Reading Group Recommends: A ‘window into modern police work’

Our regular, monthly reading group meetings are currently on hold due to Covid 19. Until we’ll be able to meet again, we’ll switch from books to films and recommend documentaries relevant to anarchists... Every single day, all over the world, we see new examples of police violence, and analysing and examining police and police ‘work’... Continue Reading →

Organise! Pandemic Special Edition

Due to the pandemic we decided not to print an issue of Organise! but we are publishing one online instead. The current special issue contains articles by AF, member federations of our International, and others we like. Read online: http://organisemagazine.org.uk/2020/04/15/organise-pandemic-special/ Download the special issue PDF here: http://afed.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/organise_pandemic_special_issue_spring_2020.pdf Contents:  

Reading group 15th Oct 2019: Internationalism

As ever, we will be meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (15th October, 7pm at Freedom Bookshop). This month we will be focusing on internationalism with the following texts: Criminalizing solidarity: Syriza’s war on the movements - https://roarmag.org/essays/criminalizing-solidarity-movement-refugees-greece/ Internationalism and the Question of Revolutionary Leadership - https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/internationalist-commune-bager-rosa-internationalism-and-the-question-of-revolutionary-leadersh For a new Internationalism of Women - https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/internationalist-commune-for-a-new-internationalism-of-women

Open Meeting on The 2nd of October

In September 2020 the government will be rolling out compulsory lessons about LGBT+ relationships nation wide. When this scheme was trialed in Birmingham earlier this year there was a backlash against it and a rise in hate crime in the area, with the far right trying to jump on the band wagon. With the potential... Continue Reading →

Reading group #14 queer anarchism

Our next reading group will be on Tuesday, 17th September, 7-9pm at Freedom Bookshop (84b Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX). This month, we'll be discussing queer anarchism with the following texts: http://afed.org.uk/queer-an-anarchist-deconstruction/ http://blackrosefed.org/radical-queers-class-struggle/ http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/susan-song-polyamory-and-queer-anarchism-infinite-possibilities-for-resistance http://marx.libcom.org/library/transphobia-class-issue Questions to consider: - What are some of the objectives of queer theory? - What does queer anarchism contribute... Continue Reading →

Queer Liberation — Not Rainbow Capitalism

An anarchist critique of Pride in London This year, Pride in London is doing its best to commemorate fifty years in LGBT+ struggle, from the Stonewall riot to now. It is a significant milestone. We must remember those who took part in the riot, such as Stormé DeLarverie, Marsha P Johnson, and Sylvia Rivera, and... Continue Reading →

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