The fight against austerity driven cuts by the ConDem coalition government failed. As we go into a fresh wave of resistance this piece takes a critical look at the UK anti-cuts movement.
Austerity is something we are constantly hearing about. It is discussed by everyone from Tories and right-wingers through to those on the Left. We were lucky enough to catch up with Kim from Critisticuffs to find out more about their insightful analysis and critique of common thinking about austerity.
It’s now six years since David Cameron said that a new Tory government would usher in “a new age of austerity.” This article looks at what this means and how groups and communities are fighting back against austerity in ways both more imaginative and more fruitful than a Saturday afternoon march with a speech by Jeremy Corbyn at the end.
While many on the left look back at the 1945-51 Labour Government as a Golden Age, what did the party actually do while in power? And what lessons can we take for today?
An article from the Assembly for the Circulation of Struggles about the recent referendum (05/07/15) in Greece.
Although the election has passed out ‘Angry not Apathetic’ campaign is relevant no matter if the polling stations are open or closed. So what has been happening since the election?
An Anarchist Federation member gives a breakdown of the current UK economic situation and how no political party can hope to save it.
Here is another article text from Organise!, the twice-yearly magazine of the Anarchist Federation. For print copies to order online or to download the entire…
Read AF recent views and discussion articles relating to Austerity, Education, Welfare, Anarchafeminism, LGBTQ, Anti-racism, Environment. See our blog for additional articles on war, prisons…
Like the one before it, April’s budget has had the right-wing media seeing ‘socialism’ coming out of the walls. For the Economist (25/4/09), it’s “bash the rich” populism, with “soak the rich tax increases” punishing not just the 1-2% of the population affected by them, but everyone else who “aspires” to wealth (but will never see it).