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1980s

Anarchy #37 1983/4

Penultimate issue of Anarchy (second series) from the mid 1980s.

London Workers Group Bulletin #10 May 1981

An issue of the bulletin produced by London Workers Group from May 1981.

An "unemployment special" Including articles on the myth and reality of unemployment, unemployment and organisation, report on London Unemployed Peoples Conference, list of claimants unions, book review: In And Against The State, Librarians against literacy, Brixton riots, assembiles in Spain, Stuff Forte campaign, parody letter from Ted Knight causes controversy in Brixton, the unions and the lives of the workers by Combate (Portugal).

Class War issue ?? 1986 spot difference

An unnumbered issue of Class War from circa August 1986, with articles on gentrification and corrupt councils in the inner cities, South Africa, slag off of recent Class War Federation national conference (!), sugar, shoplifting, the war in Ireland, Nicky Crane, tactics, Wapping printworkers dispute, hosptialised copper, sports.

Class War issue ?? 1987 Tebbit's balls

An unnumbered issue of Class War from circa June/July 1987 with articles on Conservative Party MP Norman Tebbit, King Edward's tiny penis, Eastenders actor Anita Dobson, yuppies, riots, betting, class prejudice in the judiciary, 1987 General Election and the moral panic about rap group the Beastie Boys.

Tatty the Rat

Archive of Tatty the Rat, a short-lived comic strip that ran in the Anarchist Communist Federation's paper Liberation, dealing with issues like the Broadwater Farm riot and 1987 general election. Credited to Arthur Mix.

Liberation - Paper of the Anarchist Communist Federation (1986-87)

An archive of Liberation, a paper produced by the Anarchist Communist Federation in the mid-late 1980s. Taken from the excellent archive at the Sparrow's Nest.

Struggles at Medgar Evers College

Midnight Notes' coverage of intersectional struggles at a New York College in the early 1980s.

Jenny Tells Her Tale: Stories From the Yorkshire Miners

John Dennis gardening for the strike

Memories of the 1984-5 miners' strike from Jenny Dennis, who was married to a Kiveton Park miner. Covering a range of subjects including the links the strike made with autonomous movements across Europe.
Content note: this text mentions sexual abuse and state violence, and contains some language that would now be considered dated.

1989: Venezuela Caracazo food riots

In the 1980s Venezuela was suffering a major economic crisis, in response the government imposed extreme austerity policies that led to massive hikes in the cost of food, fuel and services. By 1989 protests had erupted and escalated to major rioting and government imposed a state of emergency.

Socialist Fulcrum - Socialist Party of Canada

spc-fulcrum-1974-01-jan-feb-mar-cover

Socialist Fulcrum, published quarterly 1968-1984 was an official publication of the Socialist Party of Canada, originally of Victoria branch. Full archive from official two bound volumes.