London

Responding to Evening Standard bollocks on the tube strike

A commuter's rant about the (unsurprisingly) anti-worker coverage of the tube strike by the Evening Standard.

Rinke, Erich Otto A.k.a. Rau, Rinkius, Big Otto (1853-1899)

A short biography of German anarchist Otto Rinke

Disabled People Against Cuts storm British parliament

DPAC occupy Parliament

This week severely disabled people from the activist group Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) occupied the lobby of, British Parliament building the House of Commons, in protest against government plans to scrap the Independent Living Fund

Cores, George 1869-1949

A brief autobiography of George Cores an English anarchist active for over sixty years.

Organising as the AF; our politics and what the group actually does

London AF Banner

I was reluctantly asked to introduce the Anarchist Federation (AF) some months ago at an open workshop and this is the expanded and edited notes derived from this event. It should be noted from the outset; these are entirely personal and may not be endorsed by the group in their entirety.

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.