Scotland’s Libertarian Left

This article was published in Bella Caledonia and attempts to explore the idea of ‘self-determination’ and the connections between a libertarian socialist or anarchist tradition and a republican one.

The working class and the "immigration debate"

The Kaiser Chiefs: you can deport them

A critical response to an article about immigration in the Financial Times quoted favourably on a "pro-working class" website containing anti-immigrant misinformation and scaremongering.

Braveheart and Scottish nationalism

Article on national self-determination in Scotland. Written by Iain MacSaorsa, Scottish Anarchist, number 3, the magazine of Scottish Federation of Anarchists.

An introduction to ‘A visit to the Island of Sanday’

This is Stuart Christie’s introduction to Rev. Alexander Goodfellow’s ‘A visit to the Island of Sanday’, part of which was published by Cienfuegos Press. It is a commentary on nationalism and Scottish independence, putting forward an alternative system of direct democracy and self-managed federalism.

Red and Black (and Brown) Hypocrisy

Turning a blind eye to right-wing involvement in syndicalist movements.

If you want peace, prepare for class war - TPTG

Amidst the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, TPTG analyse and explain the roots of the conflict and give an account of the original "Balkanisation" of the Balkans.

No national solutions

The Commune's Clifford Biddulph replies to the debate on the national question.

Why anti-national?

Why is nationalism so effective and so persistent? What is the basis for the continual appeal of nationalism in its many forms? Wine and Cheese tackle the question.

The earth is not flat: a review of 'Against Nationalism'

David Broder of The Commune critiques the Anarchist Federation pamphlet Against Nationalism. We do not agree with the critique but reproduce it as part of a constructive debate.

Namibia: Reflections on 20 years after independence

Election poster for the ruling South West African People's Organization (SWAPO).

Jade McClune, from The New Worker, on Namibia, at twenty.