theatre

The anarchist play

HENRY NEVINSON was a celebrated journalist of the early decades of this century, famous for his exposure of slavery in Angola and the Cocoa Islands. He was a subscriber to FREEDOM and a friend of Kropotkin and Malatesta. This article was reprinted in his book Essays in Freedom (1909).

An introduction to my blog, and notes on an anarchist approach to industrial art

Still from the Spanish-made anarchist film, Nuestro culpable

A short post detailing the ethos behind my blog, and an example of me attempting to apply this ethos to a practical problem: that of collective creative art.

Jacopo Fo’s speech at his father Dario’s funeral

Jacopo Fo.

Dario Fo, actor, Nobel prizewinner, communist and political activist died in Milan on October 13th. He was 90 years of age. His son, Jacopo, gave an emotional speech at his father's funeral.

Where Civilisation Begins

ARNOLD WESKER, born in Stepney in 1932, is the author of The Kitchen, Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots, I'm Talking about Jerusalem, and Chips with Everything. He is the prime mover in Centre 42, whose origins and hopes he explains in this extract from a broadcast talk.

Tomorrow's Audience

JOHN DUNCAN and Richard lngrams started the drama company 'Tomorrow's Audience' in August 1961. His article is shortened from his account of it in Axle Quarterly, by courtesy of the editors.

Death of Franca Rame, actor and political activist

The funeral of actor, communist and feminist activist Franca Rame was held in Milan on the morning of Friday 31st May 2013. She died aged 84.

"El sainete porteño" and Argentine reality: The tenant strike of 1907

An article by Donald S. Castro on Nemesio Trejo's theatre production Los inquilinos (The Tenants) and the 1907 rent strike in Buenos Aires, Argentina on which it is based.

UK strike news roundup

Recent weeks have seen a number of strikes and sucessful strike ballots in the UK

Strikes at Culture & Sport Glasgow

Workers at leisure centres, art galleries, community centres and other cultural sites in Glasgow have taken part in two days of strike action over pay and working conditions.