military and law enforcement

Too Young to Go to War but Old Enough to be Executed

blindfolded soldier herbert burden

A short account of Herbert Burden, a 17 year old boy executed by the British Army for desertion during the First World War. Burden was among 306 British and Commonwealth soldiers executed by the British Military for ‘cowardice and desertion’ during the First World War. The article originally appeared on the WordPress blog Running Past.

What made large scale resistance possible at the G20 in Hamburg?

Police spray protester with pepper spray laced water cannons

An on-the-ground account from the G20 protests in Hamburg, Germany originally posted by Black Rose Anarchist Federation. Similar to the impact of the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, we may look back at the Hamburg G20 protests as a symbol of global discontent that ruling elites were not able to ignore or dismiss. Beyond the tear gas and street fights, we raise the question: What made this display of dissent possible?

Australian Draft Resistance and the Vietnam War - statements by Michael Matteson and Geoff Mullen

An overview of anarchist involvement in the Australian anti-war movement by Takver.com followed by two articles in the form of statements by Michael Matteson and Geoff Mullen, who were both imprisoned for draft resistance.

The CIA reads French theory: on the intellectual labor of dismantling the cultural Left - Gabriel Rockhill

Notwithstanding its limitations, an interesting historical look at the state's utilisation of academia and the cultural sphere in the struggle to discredit Marxism. First published 28/02/17 in 'The Philosophical Salon' of the 'LA Review of Books'.

Behind the camouflage; a new strike wave in the Bangladeshi garment sector

Garment workers protest - Ashulia, Dec 2016

Following a period of relative quiet after the 2013 Rana Plaza factory disaster, new struggles emerge from the garment factories.

Strike Against War: Helen Keller

Speech at Carnegie Hall, New York City, January 5, 1916, under the auspices of the Women's Peace Party and the Labor Forum

Alfred Olango and the hatred of solidarity

Sending the police to deal with mental health crises is bad for everyone, so why does it continue to happen?

Where Myths Lead to Murder: Philip Agee

An extract from CIA defector Philip Agee on the operations of the CIA and the propaganda it uses to silence criticism.

C. Inza Deboise- Domestic Violence and Social Work from an Anarchist Perspective

Article by a domestic violence worker about the complicity of social services in the enforcement of patriarchy.

La Proceso

Romano de Franz Kafka, la proceso estas pri la luktado de "K" kontraŭ la leĝa sistemo.