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Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Manchester Anarchist Bookfair

Saturday 2nd October 2010 11am-5.00pm Dancehouse Theatre, 10 Oxford Road Manchester M1 5QA (Opposite BBC) Following on from the massive success of  last years event comrades in Manchester have pulled out all the stops to ensure this year’s bookfair is even bigger and better. During the day there are numerous talks (see below) as well [...]

Getting Active: Things are hotting up

Bristol once again re-enforces its reputation as a thriving hub of a political activity. Anarchists connected to Bristol Anarchist Federation have upped the stakes and issued a challenge to the UK anarchist movement under the banner Anarchists Against The Cuts which they see as a way for groups and individuals to unite to form a [...]

Global unemployed reaches all time high

New figures published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), paints a grim picture of the current global employment situation, revealing worldwide unemployment has risen by 30m since the beginning of economic crisis in 2007, putting the world jobless figure at 210m, the highest level in history, with little sign [...]

Latest edition of Freedom out now

Latest edition of Freedom (Vol 71 No 18) The Pope’s Eyeing Kids is now available to buy. Either direct from Freedom bookshop or any good radical bookstore. Alternatively take out a subscription. More…

Anger at police custody deaths

Friends and family of Sean Rigg, the 40 year old musician killed by police, stormed Brixton police station on the 2nd anniversary of his death to demand justice and seek answers surrounding the circumstances of his demise. Over a hundred people converged on the station on August 21st to commemorate the memory of Sean, who [...]

Freedom Press bestsellers

We’ve updated the top ten most popular Freedom Press publications currently for sale. You can either buy from our bookshop or order and purchase directly online (postage and packing free). A full list of all books available online here. Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution ISBN: 190449110 Price £15.00 Peter Kropotkin Freedom Press Buy online

The Third Revolution- Talk by Nick Heath

Sunday 10th October we will be hosting a talk by Nick Heath (Anarchist Federation) on his new pamphlet “The Third Revolution”, examining the resistance to the Bolshevik Government. Available to buy here for £3. Post free. More…

Lastest edition of Freedom out now

Latest edition of Freedom (Vol 71 No 17) Our Forgotten Wars is now available to buy. Either direct from Freedom bookshop or any good radical bookstore. Alternatively take out a subscription. More…

Simon Chapman and 3 other defendants to again face the Greek Courts

Statement of the London Thessaloniki Solidarity Group The solidarity group was formed in 2003 soon after the arrests at the EU summit demonstrations in Thessaloniki. The entire basis of the arrests in 2003, was and still remains, an arbitrary attack upon the demonstrations, where culpability was placed upon those that the Greek authorities sought to [...]

Marxism’s anarchist theory of exploitation

Jonny Ball (Freedom, vol. 71, no. 12) asks whether Marx’s analysis of capitalism is still valid. He argues that in “Marxist theory, the profit of the bourgeoisie is based on the theft of surplus value from the proletariat” and so capitalism “creates inequality and class antagonisms since the working classes are paid less than what [...]