violence

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.

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.

The gun control we deserve - Patrick Blanchfield

Houston gun show at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 2007. M&R Photography

An article by Patrick Blanchfield about the various possible outcomes for gun control in the United States.

No apologies: anti-racism, multiculturalism and violence

Fascist takes beating in Dover, January 2016.

As neo-nazis and anti-fascists prepare to head to Dover this weekend, Ed Goddard takes a look at the importance of violence as a tool in the anti-racist toolkit both in the struggles of the past and present.

Beating the fascists?: The German Communists and political violence 1929-1933 - Eve Rosenhaft

Eve Rosenhaft examines the involvement of Communist Party militants in political violence against Nazis during the years of Hitler's rise to power in Germany (1929-33).