UK

Ruthless cuckoos in the dovecot - Henry Worthington

What really went wrong with the national alliance against the Gulf war? Henry Worthington reports a classic case of those opposing the war on principle being manipulated by those who were not. Anti-authoritarians should look out, it could happen again.

The Blake Escape: Michael Randle Interview

Randle (left) and Pottle outside Wormwood Scrubs Prison in February 1989.

Black Flag interviews Mike Randle, one of the activists who freed George Blake from Wormwood Scrubs in 1966. (Interview from 1989)

Squaring Up To The Square Mile: A rough guide to the City of London

A booklet produced by Corporate Watch and Reclaim The Streets in April 1999, prior to the J18 Carnival Against Capitalism in London.

The Spies for Peace and after – Nicolas Walter

One of the definitive articles on Spies For Peace by one of the group's members, Nicolas Walter. Originally published anonymously in The Raven (1988).

Beyond Counting Arses

Influential document produced by eight members of the London Committee of 100 in 1963, opposing bureaucracy and promoting direct action.

The ideas expressed would feed into the work done by Spies For Peace in exposing "Regional Seats of Government" - secret bunkers for the rich and powerful in the event of nuclear war.

According to Maurice Brinton, its authors were "radicals, mainly from or close to Solidarity".

The Crowbar #21 May 24th 1983

21st issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include: Save 121 Centre campaign, letters on voting and Copenhagen, Barrier Block and Lougborough Park evictions, international news, squatting in Amsterdam, "Squatting in Lambeth" film. Albany Prison riot.

The Crowbar #11 Dec 18th 1982

11th issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include: Crowbar respondes to expose in the Daily Telegraph, a pissed off tenant from the Loughborough Estate writes about collectivising repairs, squatters pirate radio listings, police raids on Railton Road, Norwich squatters try to start Co-Op, Gipsy Hill squatters resist demolitions, internationa news, death of squatter John McCaig, Wakefield cops raid Freedom Press in search of communique from Angry Brigade Resistance Movement, Tory Councillor receives "voodoo gift", letter: police techniques, changes to social security / benefits system, squatters pirate radio busted, Crass squat the Rainbow in Finsbury Park.

The Crowbar #9 Nov 20th 1982

9th issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include: Fall of right wing Lambeth councillors, Railton Road rioters bailed, Heath Road evictions delayed, letter from Paris squatters, Police updates, spoof interview with Lambeth Council leader "Red" Ted Knight, international news, Barrier Block evictions.

The Crowbar #8 Nov 6th 1982

8th issue of Brixton based squatting newsletter Crowbar.

Contents include, evictions on Railton Road, squatters picket Lambeth Town Hall, letter: Is Crowbar biased?, two nights of rioting in Tottenham, aftermath of Amsterdam squatter riots, cops claim Brixton riots started by 3 white anarchists, Barrier Block updates - Coldharbour Lane, Gateshead cops investigate "School Stoppers Textbook".

Liverpool Anarchist #18

A "double-issue" with articles on climate and class struggle, wage slavery, Insulate Britain and radical history.