1984: George Orwell

Romano de George Orwell pri mondo regas unu partion. Dikaturo de la partio nepre dominas ĉia de penson kaj agon.

We ain't scurred: state harassment won't stop movement against police brutality - Twin Cities GDC

A statement by the Twin Cities General Defense Committee (GDC) of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) about a recent incident of state harassment.

What every radical should know about state repression - Victor Serge

Victor Serge's exposé of the surveillance methods used by the Czarist police reads like a spy thriller.

New evidence shows U.S. government spied on Wobblies, activists

An article by Brendan Maslauskas Dunn about military infiltration of an anti-war group around the Port of Olympia.

Next stop 1984: computers, identification cards and immigration control

Article written for Zerowork issue 3 about new technologies available to states to control migration and the working class.

Cities under siege: the new urban militarism - Stephen Graham

Psychogeographical look at the ever increasing encroachment of militarism and high tech surveillance into urban areas.

1984 - George Orwell

A world with constant surveillance, perpetual war and a militarised police state, George Orwell's most famous novel was a warning against totalitarian governments, all the more relevant now then when it was written.

Freedom of your information

Photo by Marc Vallée/ (c) Marc Vallée, 2008. All rights reserve

If you are in any doubt as to the extent of the state’s control freakery and paranoia, then you need not be any longer.

CCTV in the common room

Blog reporting on my schools introduction of CCTV cameras in the sixth form block.

Evelyn Manesta and the resistance to "modern" photographic surveillance

An article by Not Bored's Bill Brown on the Suffragettes' resistance to modern photographic surveillance, the introduction of which exposes the fallacy of the 'democratic' State.