Anti Fascist Action

The People Armed: The Role of Women in the Spanish Revolution

Article from Fighting Talk #15 (1996).

Mick O'Riordan: The Connolly Column

Photo - Michael O’Riordan, International Brigade Volunteer (1938)

Mick O'Riordan was a young member of the Communist Party of Ireland when he went to Spain with the International Brigade. Here he describes the background which saw Irish fascists and anti-fascists mobilising around the events in Spain.

Article from Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine #15 (1996)

Another Spain

AFA introduction to a series of articles on the Spanish Civil War in its magazine Fighting Talk #15 (1996)

Arditi del Popolo - The First Anti-Fascists

The rise to power of Mussolini and the Fascists in Italy, from 1919 to 1922, provides us with important lessons, not just about Fascism but also about the tactics & organisation necessary to fight it. Equally the critical role of the wider working class struggle is thrown into sharp focus. We believe the lessons are clear enough that they emerge simply from relating the story...

Article from Fighting Talk #14 (1996).

Steps VS Anti-Fascist Action

Two pieces from AFA's music initiative Cable Street Beat from the early 2000s.

Taken from the now-defunct AFA website at http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Senate/5602/index2.html

Anti-Fascist: Or Pro-Police? - Anarchist Black Cross

Article from Black Flag in 1986 about Searchlight's attempts to influence Anti-Fascist Action.

Dover residents against racism

Article from Black Flag #215 1998.

Direct Action #49 (June-July 1988)

Issue #49 of Direct Action, with articles on the EEPTU being expelled from the TUC, the limits of a P&O Ferries dispute, closures of scabby UDM mines in Nottinghamshire, rail union ASLEF failing to support victimised members, poll tax resistance in Scotland, Norman Fowler in Bolton, the ozone layer, reports of recent anti-fascist activity, a media union calling for troops out of Ireland, library cuts and occupations, a struggle for reinstatement at Burton's, a report from an IWA congress, Solidarnosc and Polish workers' struggles, letters on animal liberation and anarcho-syndicalism, the contraceptive Depo-Provera, and more.

Direct Action #45 (December 1987-January 1988)

Issue #45 of Direct Action, with articles on post, Liverpool rail, and West Yorkshire bus disputes, the poll tax, wrongful imprisonment, Northern Ireland and the Enniskillen bombing, the Manchester Martyrs march, Remembrance Day, AFA and the NF, a Hackney housing activist dying of chemical poisoning, a review of "The Killing Floor", deaths in winter, Australian apartheid, the gentrification of New York, solidarity between Norwegian and Polish workers, a solidarity conference in Leeds, letters on working in the trade unions, and more.

Fighting Talk Edinburgh: Broadsheet of Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action

An archive of Fighting Talk Edinburgh, a publication produced by Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action in the early 1990s. First made available online by the Anti-Fascist Archive.