London

Battle of Cable Street, 1936, photo gallery

Photo gallery from the 1936 Battle of Cable Street, which saw over 100,000 working-class residents in London's East End oppose a march by Oswald Mosely's British Union of Fascists, forcing them to abandon it entirely.

Chicago Martyrs Meeting, London 1891

An account of a meeting to remember the Chicago Martrs, held in South Place, London, 1891

Ready, Welling and able: reflections on the events at Welling, 16.10.93 - Colin B West

Police arrest a demonstrator, Welling 1993

An account of, and thoughts on, the demonstration against the far right British National Party headquarters in Welling, London in 1993 by one of its participants, writing under a pseudonym.

Personal recollections of the anarchist past - George Cores

A personal account of episodes in the life of a little-known anarchist militant and shoe-maker from Leicester, George Cores, 1869-1949, who was involved in the Socialist League.

London's radical printmaking workshops of the 1960s and 70s - Jess Baines

Poster Workshop rent poster

Jess Baines looks back at London's printmaking workshops of the 1960s and 70s, DIY sites of political and community activism that rejected the role of the artist to participate in a network of campaign groups, radical publishers and distributors.

ALB on the front of the English Language Gazette again!

Craig Tallents

Workers from the Leicester Square School of English have secured a front page spot on this month's English Language Gazette.

Parker, Colin, 1948-2015

Colin Parker

A short biography of Colin Parker, one of the founders of the Anarchist Federation

Second victory against wage stealing language school

Speak up for workers rights

In another victory against a now-notorious wage-stealing language school, a London English teacher has won a four-figure wage theft settlement.

Lifting the curtain on West End wage theft: LSSE campaign continues

Workers at the Leicester Square School of English keep setting 'em up and knocking 'em down as last Thursday's rush hour protest forced the Drapers to close off a busy thoroughfare in the City of London.

LSSE struggle: Next stop, the Drapers

Craig Tallents

Having already successfully run rings around their wage stealing boss, workers at LSSE are getting ready to hit him where it really hurts: as a member of the Draper's Guild.