Liverpool

Anti-Fascist Action: an Anarchist perspective

An overview of Anti-Fascist Action and the shifts in focus that led to its demise, by an ex-Liverpool AFA member. Written for Black Flag magazine in 2005.

Liverpool Anarchist #12

Latest issue of the Liverpool Anarchist with articles about the University strike, signing support, international unrest and May Day.

Meccano factory occupation timeline

A timeline of the 1979 occupation of the Wavertree Meccano factory by mostly women workers, written by Dr Greig Campbell.

Fighting Back in "Smack City"

A 1986 article from Class War describing mass resistance to heroin dealers and the police in Liverpool.

Class War issue 16? Oct 1985 The Working Class Strikes Back

An unnumbered issue of Class War from 1985.

Contents include: working class fight back against Liverpool heroin dealers, Handsworth riot, Why I Hate The Rich, Guardian smears Class War, report on disastrous Bash The Rich march on Hampstead, Labour Party, hunting, Class War circulation up to 15,000, Some Wimmin Use The Siserhood Like The Masons Use Brotherhood, Fuck SPUC (anti-abortionists),

Scan courtesy of Splits and Fusions archive.

Liverpool Anarchist #10

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Latest issue of the Liverpool Anarchist with articles on the Manchester and Kirkby rent strikes, Birkenhead Teaching Assistants and a revolutionary vision for housing.

Liverpool Anarchist newsletter

A local monthly newsletter covering local organising, radical history and direct action in the city of Liverpool. Our content is committed to being anti-state, communist and against all oppression.

Our website can be found at: https://liverpoolanarchist.wordpress.com/

Stoned by the Mersey: Opposing the Blackshirts in Liverpool

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

The 1912 Leeds Anarchist Conference

Carrying on a regional tradition common in the 1890s and early 1900s(for example in Scotland), anarchists met for what was the first known UK wide conference in 1912.

We here reproduce a text by Joseph Buckman who appears to be a historian of working class struggles and immigration especially of the jews.

The effects of the Hillsborough disaster and police cover up

The frontpage on the left is the infamous smear paper

Steve Kelly is the brother of one of the 96 Liverpool FC fans crushed to death in 1989 in Hillsborough, this is his account of how the police treated the families of the victims and the impact of the coverup and media smears.