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Interview with southern African anarchists, 2006

A detailed and interesting interview between Black Flag magazine and members of the South African Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Federation covering their organisation, and the situation for workers in South Africa at present.

Anarcho-syndicalism, racism and struggle

Interesting account of an anarcho-syndicalist and member of the Direct Action Movement about being an ethnic "minority" in Britain and how to oppose racism, from around 1983.

Multiculturalism or the cultural logic of multinational capitalism? - Slavoj Žižek

Bill Gates in Mozambique

The loopy leninist (lite) takes aim at the homogenous heterogenity of modern capitalism.

Black autonomy: civil rights, the Panthers and today - Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin and JoNina Abron

 Lorenzo Kom'boa Ervin and JoNina Abron

Interview with two anarchist ex-Black Panthers about their involvement in the civil rights movement, the Panthers and the relevance of anarchism to black struggle.

Day the East End said 'No pasaran' to Blackshirts

Next Wednesday marks the 70th anniversary of the day that the workers of the East End of London united in defiance of Sir Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists and refused to let them march through their streets.

Intakes: 'Rostock or: How the new Germany is being governed'

In this abridged translation of an article originally published in Wildcat (Germany), it is shown how the state is using the issue of racism to develop its 'social strategy of tension'.

1992: The LA riots

A brief account of the six days of rioting which set Los Angeles aflame following the acquittal of four police officers who were filmed beating black motorist Rodney King.

We want to riot, not to work: The 1981 Brixton uprisings

Pamphlet reflecting on the 1981 anti-police riots in Brixton by the Riot Not To Work Collective. Gratefully taken from the fabulous Red Notes.

1976: The Notting Hill Carnival riots

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An account of the riots at the popular West London carnival which were sparked by the arbitrary harassment and arrests of young black attendees by police. Taken together with similar anti-police riots such as those in Broadwater Farm and Brixton in 1981 they forced a dramatic change in policing methods in the the capital.