Liverpool

Militant anti-fascism and the Occupy movement

A brief overview of the ideas behind militant anti-fascism, and why physically confronting the far-right is necessary. Aimed at people who've been taken in by the idea of pacifism as an absolute, but specifically the Occupy movement and those camping at Occupy Liverpool.

From Barcelona With Love: The spectre of Spanish anarchism in Liverpool

A look at the early influence of Spanish anarchism on Merseyside.

Liverpool councillor Joe Anderson is scum

Liverpool council leader makes unfounded allegations of violence against protestors.

Kelvin McKenzie's fake apology

Kelvin McKenzie the former editor of the Sun has apologised for remarks that he and his paper made about the people of Liverpool following the Hillsborough tragedy.

Liverpool N30

A brief reflection on today's march and rally in Liverpool

Working-class history: Anarcho-syndicalism on Merseyside

Extracts from the book Building the Union: Studies on the growth of the workers’ movement: Merseyside, 1756-1967 by Bob Holton about anarcho-syndicalism in the area in the early part of the 20th century.

Portet, Lorenzo 1870-1917

A short account of the life of Lorenzo Portet, active alongside Francisco Ferrer and an anarchist militant in Spain, Argentina, France and Liverpool.

Ten days in the class war: Merseyside and the 1926 general strike

Battleships on the Mersey, riots in Wirral, and almost everyone refusing to work! Adam Ford takes a look at the role played by Merseysiders in the biggest strike the UK has ever seen, and launches a new internet archive about those ten incredible days.

UK workplace news roundup, August 2010

Recent industrial news from the UK, including transport strikes in Liverpool, walkouts at West Lothian Council and Southampton libraries, and strike ballots for London firefighters, ambulance drivers, and tube staff.

Liverpool dockers dispute photo gallery, 1995

Photographs from the Mersey docks dispute of 1995-6.