Anti Fascist Action

The Blueshirts – Ireland’s Fascists

History article from Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine, issue 8 (1994)

Russia: “network” case lawyers prepare for court battle

Lawyers for Viktor Filinkov and Yuly Boyarshinov, two of the defendants in the “network case”, are now preparing for their trial.

AFA book review: Anti-Fascism in Britain by Nigel Copsey

Review by Dan Marden from issue 24 of Fighting Talk magazine (2000).

A Class Analysis? AFA Review of “The Nazis, Capitalism and the Working Class" by Donny Gluckstein

Book review by Tom Cord, from Fighting Talk magazine issue 23 (1999).

October Rally: Is 'Anti-Racism' Working?

In a bold move Anti-Fascist Action organised a debate around the question "Is Anti-Racism Working?" at the annual October Rally. With a wide range of opinion on the panel, the starting point was Roger Hewitt's controversial film challenging liberal anti-racist policies - 'Routes of Racism'. The film suggested that where anti-racist policies were applied clumsily they can lead to young white working class people feeling they were being treated unfairly, and this contributed to the increased level of racism and racist attacks. In other words, anti-racism isn't working.

Left Luggage: AFA on the conservative left

From issue 17 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine (1997)

Stoned by the Mersey: Opposing the Blackshirts in Liverpool

History article from issue 13 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine.

Trouble on the Tyne: The fight against the Blackshirts in the North-East

History article from Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine issue 10.

The Battle For Chapel Market

Chapel Market, with the Agricultural pub on the right

Anti-Fascist Action history article about countering the National Front in Islington in the early 1980s.

From Fighting Talk magazine issue 19.