violence

Anarchism and violence

Anarchism and Violence, a tract by L.S. Bevington, published 1896. Copy from Victorian Women Writers Project.

Words can cut deep: speech and violence

A post about an often overlooked role that speech and expression play in human interactions.

The time suffragette Theresa Garnett horsewhipped Winston Churchill

Theresa Garnett in 1909

A short account of suffragette Theresa Garnett attacking then-Home Secretary Winston Churchill with a horsewhip in 1909, written by Anny Cullum.

The weaker sex? Violence and the suffragette movement

Police survey Saunderton Railway Station after a suffragette arson attack, 1913

Fern Riddell examines violence used by the UK suffragette movement in the early 20th century, and why it is often ignored by historians.

On the necessity of destruction

an ode to 2017

Joy and hatred are not necessarily elements on the opposite end of some spectrum—subjectivity’s scream lies helplessly at the very centre of social transformation itself.

Anarchism and violence: Severino Di Giovanni in Argentina 1923-1931 - Osvaldo Bayer

A biography of the Italian insurrectionary anarchist Severino di Giovanni.

Occupy Everything: Anarchists in the Occupy Movement 2009-2011

Since the first day that Zuccotti Park was occupied there has been a shadowy figure haunting Occupy Wall Street. The anarchist. Who is this anarchist? What role has she played in the Occupy Movement? What would Occupy be without him?

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?

This nonviolent stuff'll get you killed - Charles Cobb

Armed Black Panthers

Civil rights scholar Charles E. Cobb Jr. describes the vital role that armed self-defense played in the survival and liberation of black communities in America during the Southern Freedom Movement of the 1960s.