Black Flag

Secrets and Lies: David Shayler

Article in Black Flag #220 (2001) on David Shayler, the former MI5 agent and his cosying up to liberal reformists.

Reforming Zeal: Jack Straw vs football fans

Black Flag article from 2001 on New Labour's proposals for draconian legislation aimed at football fans.

A New Intifada - Palestine: Where Now?

Article from Black Flag #220 (2001) on the bankruptcy of Israeli and Palestinian leaders.

Cock Up Or Conspiracy - Fascists Target Pub

Seven anti-fascists were arrested on 28 November 2000 as the National Front failed in their attempt to close down a pub in North London.

Article from Black Flag #220 (2001)

Rough In Hackney - East London Borough Goes Bankrupt

Workers and residents in Hackney, North London, are fighting a corrupt and incompetent council which has lost £26... £76... who knows how many… millions of pounds. Strikes, occupations and demonstrations have been the response to cuts and closures. There's more to come.

Article from Black Flag #220 (2001)

Butchery In Chechnya

In the run up to the presidential elections, a war in Chechnya is a useful distraction from the economic chaos and corruption of daily life in Russia.

Article from Black Flag #219 (2000).

International News - Black Flag #219 (2000)

Shorter international news items from Black Flag #219 (2000)

Smoking Guns

Article from Black Flag #219 (2000) on the hypocrisy of Unionist politicians' outrage at the appointment of Republicans to prominent positions following the Good Friday Agreement.

NB: This piece did not appear in the printed version of the magazine but was included in the web version at flag.blackened.net

UK news - Black Flag #219 (2000)

UK news pieces from Black Flag #219 (2000) covering the fascist International Third Position attempting to buy a village in Spain, plans for London Mayday 2000, the closing of the UK Anarchist Black Cross Network and the sacking of the editor of the virulently anti-immigrant Dover Express.