Freedom

The will and the way? A review of John Rapp's Daoism and Anarchism...

A review of Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China by John A. Rapp (Bloomsbury Academic, 2012)

Massacre at Marikana: the fight continues in South Africa

Mineworkers of the Marikana diamond mine in South Africa are continuing their strike. Their perseverence comes after violent police efforts to suppress the strike, efforts culminating in a horrendous bloodbath on 16 August, when police machinegunned protesting miners, killing 34 and arresting at least 250 of them.

Interview with Kent Anarchists

Kent Anarchists are a new local group trying to find their feet, obviously, in Kent - of all places. They recently put out a number requests for contacts and are running a regularly updated blog, Joe Maguire had chance to ask them a few things for the Freedom paper.

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The folly of voting

The following is a leaflet entitled, ‘The Folly of Voting’. It was published by Freedom Press in 1904. There is a small, faint photocopy of it in the first issue of ‘The Raven’ in 1987, but unfortunately it is not clear enough to be scanned and blown up. As it is unlikely an electronic version exists, and as I have far too much time on my hands, I have typed the whole thing out, for your reading pleasure.

First things first… Review of Milestein's Anarchism and Its Aspirations

A review of Cindy Milestein's book - Anarchism and Its Aspirations (AK Press, 2010)

Stormy warnings ahead in higher education

Education?

JoeMaquire looks at rocky road ahead in Higher Education.

A lengthy reply to David Hoffman

This reply has been a while in compiling, as Hoffman has, for a man regularly protesting how little he cares about the opprobrium of the anarchist set, been remarkably hardworking in his efforts to send letters to pretty much anyone who will listen to him say what a great guy he is and how Freedom is basically Dr No's richer, more unscrupulous successor.

The Freedom anarchist bookshop volunteering guide

I've started doing the odd day at Freedom for a while as I have some spare time and was handed the standard guide for new fish today.

In defense of the city. Review of 'Common Ground in a Liquid'

Review of Matt Hern's 'Common Ground in a Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future'