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Jobbik chased across London by anti-fascists

Hungarian far-right group Jobbik were chased across London by anti-fascists on Sunday as their leader Vona Gábor visited the UK to meet with Hungarians living in the city ahead of elections.

“What was all the fuss about?” My recent experiences of unemployment

One libcom poster's account of a spell of unemployment, and having to jump through the bureaucratic and pointless hoops of the welfare system.

Curzon workers win union recognition

Curzon cinema

Curzon cinema workers have won union recognition after a high profile campaign as an agreement was reached between union officials and Curzon management.

The Malatesta Club

Malatesta Club members, John Bishop (back right)

A short account of the celebrated anarchist Malatesta Club of 1950s London.

Anarchists and the free speech fight on Wanstead Flats

A short account of the free speech fight initiated by anarchists on Wanstead Flats in East London in 1891.

Unions woo capital's bike couriers: Rival groups are competing for the organisation of dispatch riders in an effort to improve pay and conditions

Article from The Guardian April 9, 1990 about the libertarian direct action union the Despatch Industry Workers Union.

A history of radical green spaces in East London

An emerging radical history of open spaces in Hackney is being put together by Hackney History.

Battles of Cable Street - Michael Richmond

Battle of Cable Street

One of the hundreds of anti-fascists arrested opposing the EDL march in Tower Hamlets takes a detailed look at how the state response compares with the original Battle of Cable Street.

Hundreds of anti-fascists arrested at EDL march

Anti-Fascist Network bloc leaving Altab Ali Park

Nearly 300 anti-fascists were arrested on Saturday following attempts to prevent the far-right English Defence League (EDL) from marching in the London borough of Tower Hamlets.

The death of CND as performed by the Grosvenor Square demonstrators under the direction of themselves alone - Solidarity

Police attempt to block demonstrators entering Grosvenor Square, March 1968

Solidarity compare and contrast an orderly CND Aldermaston march with the militant Grosvenor Square riot against the Vietnam war and critique pacifism as a method for social change.