direct action

Comment on Anarchy 13 & 14: direct action and disobedience

Comment from "HD" on articles about direct action in previous issues of Anarchy written by Nicolas Walter, discussing the mass trespassing in the Peak District in the 1930s.

Anarchy #014

Issue of Anarchy magazine from April 1962 dealing with pacifism and direct action.

Direct Action and the New Pacifism

NlCOLAS WALTER, who was one of the original members of the
Committee of 100 is a frequent contributor to Anarchy and to Freedom

Anarchy #013

Issue of Anarchy Magazine from March 1962 focussing on the concept of Direct Action.

Against the metaphysics of scarcity, for the practical copiousness - humanaesfera

A reply to the following objection: "The abundance (overcoming scarcity) is impossible since we live in a world with limited resources, not only economically, but physically, so overcoming scarcity is a metaphysical, absurd demand, which requires a complete automation of the infinite universe to deliver to each individual, raised to the status of a god, every whim and arbitrariness."

Intakes: An activist's perspective on the fracking struggle at Balcombe

For this Intakes article, we asked one of our friends who had been along to the Balcombe site to share with us his experience of the anti-fracking campaign and to give us his perspective on its prospects for escalation.

Snitches get Pulitzers

Journalists document social movements solely to advance their careers, but their work often helps the police and employers target people who take direct action