squatting

From Beneath The Keyboard - a collection of stories

An anthology of anarchist and squatting fiction and poetry of variable quality. Published by Hooligan Press in 1987.

Autognome newsletter

Partial online archive of Autognome, a London anarchist/squatters freesheet. At least six issues were published in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Quote:
Autognome was a provocative rag, the halfblood child of some of the rowdy London end of the free festival-oriented Free Information Network, with refugees from Brixton squatters mag Crowbar, based around publishing dates of upcoming radical events, news of demos and campaigns, and potshots at the left, the right and pretty much everyone…

- Past Tense

Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries: Survival, Revolt and Queer Antagonist Struggle

A collection of speeches, interviews and writings from the Stonewall veterans Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera. Edited and introduced by Ehn Nothing, published by Untorelli Press.

Do Or Die #8 1999

8th issue of Do Or Die published in 1999. 345 pages. Full contents below.

"Do or Die—riding the space hopper of self-delusion through the garbage heap of despair since 1992"

PDF from the Do Or Die archive.

The State's Revenge – Arnim Stauth

September 1981: Lummer enters a cleared house on Bülowstrasse

Article on the revenge prosecution of squatters by the West German state in the 1980s.

Originally published in Die Tageszeitung (4 January 1985).

New Life In An Old Factory - Corliss Anderson and Eddie Roberts

Kerngehäuse

Overview of the squatted Kerngehäuse in Berlin, a former factory which hosted a number of collectives when occupied.

Originally appeared in Bar Fax.

New Chauvinism?

A problematic account of violence against women and macho behaviour in the squatting movement of West Berlin in the early 1980s.

The original article is followed by some letters in response, some of which seem to excuse violence against women and other sexist behaviour.

A difficult read, which is presented here as an insight into the downsides of subcultural political scenes and not because we agree with it.

Five Houses - Dora Schemme and Barbara Rosenberg

Jagowstrasse 12 Feb 1981

Profiles of five squatted houses in West Berlin in the early 1980s, including quotes from the female occupants.

Interviews by Dora Schemme and Barbara Rosenberg. Originally published in German feminist magazine Courage (#4 April 1981): "Frauen Besetzer Hausen"

Love & Rage Vol. 2 No. 4, April 1991

Vol 2, Issue 4 of Love & Rage, with articles on the Gulf War, letters, a report from an invasion of a Minneapolis TV station, a Queer Nation position paper setting out the "bash back" position, a hunger strike among women prisoners in Canada, the treatment of anarchist prisoner John Perotti, a beating in the Mansfield, Ohio control unit, the On Gogol Boulevard column with a report from an international syndicalist conference organised by the SAC, the Bulgarian Federation of Anarchistic Youth, a letter from the Berlin squats, Chris Day on building local anarchist groups, and notes of revolt with anti-gentrification resistance in New Orleans and more.