antifascism

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.

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.

The Big Picture: Combat 18 - Fantasy Fascism?

Anti-Fascist Action aricle about the neo-Nazi group Combat 18, from issue 16 of Fighting Talk.

The Strange Story of Combat 18 – Dan Woinsaker

Over the past 4 years Dan Woinsaker has kept his eyes and ears open to keep readers informed of developments in the Nazi music scene, and the most significant thing in Britain was Combat 18's takeover of Blood & Honour. As C18 tears itself apart this will undoubtedly have an effect on the future of B&H and so we have asked Dan W. to have a look at the strange story of C18.

AFA and the Police - Whatever You Say, Say Nothing

Anti-Fascist Action's guide to interactions with the police. From Fighting Talk issue 4, 1992/3.

Fighting Talk 10 (January 1995)

Issue 10 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine.

Fighting Talk 9 (1994)

Issue 9 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine. A football special.

Legacy Of The Pink Triangle - Sam Lowry

Prisoners wearing pink triangles on their uniforms are marched outdoors by Nazi

From the Nazis' concentration camps to the streets of London today, lesbians and gay men have been a target of fascist attacks. Sam Lowry examines this history of persecution.

From issue 2 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine, 1992.

Dissecting the right's "free speech" rhetoric

An analysis of the reactionary co-option of the term "freedom of speech" in the age of Trump and Bolsonaro, and discussion of how best to respond to it.

Bomber Harris Joins Anti-Fascist Action

Wildcat (UK) article on the limitations of anti-fascism. Whilst this is generally a good piece the comment about anti-fascists having "internalized the democratic/Zionist guilt trip" is especially concerning given the later trajectory of Wildcat in the 2000s.