Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Other Tattoo - Ellis D. Hayes

A forensic representation of Bowed Joseph Smith

The story of Bowed Joseph Smith, notorious cobbler and rabble rouser in Edinburgh in the 1780s.

Bowed Joseph is said to have returned to support people resisting the eviction of Edinburgh Unemployed Workers Centre in 1994...

Three strikes and you're out - building claimants' counter power

News and analysis from comrades in Edinburgh, detailing the 3 Strikes and You're Out policy, since adopted by many Anti-JSA Groups.

(Subversion article from 1996 on resistance to bullying benefit office officials.)

Communities of resistance unite! The Edinburgh Unemployed Workers Centre (1980-1994)

This paper looks into the history of the Edinburgh Unemployed Workers Centre (EUWC) and the struggles of anti-authoritarian revolutionary groups in Edinburgh during the 1980s and early 1990s. Grassroots and direct action oriented groups started to organise together in the early 1980s against the various attacks on the working class. They were often based in the EUWC and developed highly sophisticated forms of community resistance which culminated in their crucial role in the Poll Tax rebellion.

Fighting Talk Edinburgh: Broadsheet of Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action

An archive of Fighting Talk Edinburgh, a publication produced by Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action in the early 1990s. First made available online by the Anti-Fascist Archive.

Transphobes at Out Of The Blue in Leith. Edinburgh Sisters Uncut and Co respond.

A Report from Edinburgh on opposition to transphobia.

Resistance No. 162 ( Anarchist Federation)

Resistance is the Anarchist Federations publication on social struggles and analysis of them. This issue covers Grenfell, Fascism, Trump, the Racist vans, Deliveroo, the struggle to reclaim Pride, Edinburgh Mothers against the benefit cap, Rent Strike, No to Prisons and Anti-Fracking.

The Dawn No. 2 Sept-Oct 1923 (Edinburgh Anti-parliamentary Communist Group)

Publication produced by Edinburgh Anti-parliamentary Communist Group in 1923. As of yet no more information is known.

Scottish Anarchist -Fight the Rich, Not their wars

Leaflet and newsheet produced in 2001 against the Iraq War by numerous scottish anarchists and liberations including I believe the Scottish Federation of Anarchists(SFA).

My first meeting with Kropotkin - Thomas Hastie Bell

Edinburgh anarchist Thomas Hastie Bell (aka Tom Bell) describes his experiences meeting Peter Kropotkin and gives insight into the Socialist League in Edinburgh in the 1880s and 1890s. Appears to have been published in 1942.