We present three recent articles and communiques from Spain about the Catalonia independence referendum and the general strike (vaga general) of 3rd October (3-O) that…
McDonalds workers at branches in Cambridge and Crayford in S.E. London are set to strike on Monday Sept 4th 2017. This will be the first…
The Autumn 2017 16 page issue of our free paper Resistance is out in print and available for free download.
This article was written by a member of London AF (who are involved with housing activism in the City as published in Rebel City). Angry…
The latest issue (no. 6, May 2017) of London AF’ s paper is out now can be freely downloaded.
Why the British elite is losing it’s sense of control, and what that might mean for the rest of us.
The Tories have found their election slogan. The words ‘strong and stable leadership’ will be stuck on repeat for the next month, but so far there has been something off in the Tories’ delivery of their core message. Theresa May seemingly can’t end a sentence without some form of the words ‘strong and stable leadership’. The compulsion to keep repeating the mantra betrays an obsession with the words that go beyond the usual parroting of meaningless sound-bites. The Tories addiction to the slogan feels like an unconscious over-compensating. They have to say the words constantly because they know that actually these times are not stable, and they simply can not offer anything, let alone strong leadership. [continues]
Two articles with anarchist perspective on the new USA presidency, by AF members.
1 ) Whoever you vote for? Trump and anarchism.
2 ) Trump: New Possibilities.
2016 was very demoralising, and 2017 is looking worse. Anarchists have tended to be enduringly optimistic about the revolutionary potential of the working class. Now it seems to be at an all-time low. But this only makes revolutionary analysis and social activism more important than ever. It is time to work out what to do for the best in the new political environment, and to do it.
A box of ashes, the state and the next Cuban revolution
Una caja de cenizas, el Estado y la prÃ³xima revoluciÃ³n en Cuba
By Marcelo ‘Liberato’ Salinas
Translated by the Anarchist Federation, Britain. 2nd January 2017