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Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Benefit party for Freedom Press

Friday 4th March 7pm till late entry: donations Freedom Bookshop Angel Alley 84b Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX All welcome! Benefit party for Freedom Press and Bookshop collective, the longstanding anarchist publisher based in Whitechapel, East London  founded in 1886 by a group of friends, including Charlotte Wilson and Peter Kropotkin.

Latest Anarchist newsletters/radical bulletins

A round up of all the latest anarchist printed media and radical propaganda. All are free and available from Freedom bookshop, or visit their respective websites to order or download your copy. Freedom Bookshop Angel Alley 84b Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX Phone: 020 7247 9249 Email: shop@freedompress.org.uk

Hacked off! – photo article

Over 700 people from one of London’s most militant boroughs didn’t let the wet weather dampen their spirits as they marched defiantly through the streets to Hackney town hall on Saturday 19th February to protest against the cuts which will have a devastating impact on the area. Accompanied by the samba band, Whitechapel Anarchist Group [...]

Georgia Prisoners, Standing Up By Sitting Down!

USA prison system in a state of collapse as inmates get organised As we went to press with the previous issue, news was breaking of a historic strike by U.S. prisoners in at least ten Georgia prisons, including Baldwin, Hancock, Hays, Macon, Smith and Telfair State Prisons. The strike, which was initially meant to be [...]

Cuts Hypocrite Spotter Cards

At the Lewisham Carnival Against Cuts you might see politicians posing as being anti cuts, or pretending to stand up for local services. BEWARE – All 3 main parties support huge cuts to public services, the only thing they disagree on is how fast to do it, hardly a principled defence of our public services. [...]

Hackney activists help out

Old folks threatened to be turfed out of their homes Anarchists and local activists sprung into action after they found out a property company had planned to evict elderly residents from their homes without proper notification or prior consultation to make way for a profitable redevelopment.

Art and politics

This is the first in a series looking at the Freedom Press building, the organisations who use it, and how we are developing an active political hub for anarchists and radicals to base their activity. First is the newly created art exhibition space on the second floor. Twenty odd years ago when I arrived in [...]

Latest Freedom (7203) out now!

Latest edition of Freedom (Vol 72 No 03) Thessaloniki 4 walk free! is now available to buy. Either direct from Freedom bookshop or any good radical bookstore. Alternatively take out a subscription. More…

Latest issue of Freedom (7203) out now!

Latest edition of Freedom (Vol 72 No 03) Thessaloniki 4 walk free! available to buy. Either direct from the shop or from any good radical bookshop or social centre. Freedom Bookshop Angel Alley 84b Whitechapel High Street London E1 7QX Opening hours: Monday to Saturday Midday till 6pm, Sunday Midday till 4pm Phone: 020 7247 [...]

Grass is not always greener

The strange case of the climate activists and undercover cop The trial against six people charged with conspiracy to shut down Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in 2009 collapsed on its first day at Nottingham Crown Court as activists exposed that undercover police officer, Mark Kennedy, had been spying on them for seven years, and had actually [...]