Reading Group – Goodbye (for now)

After two studious years we’ll now put an end to the London Anarchist Federation’s monthly reading group in its current incarnation - it’s been incredibly educational and enjoyable to debate all things anarchism with so many of you! Thank you to each and everyone of you who attended and to Freedom Bookshop for hosting us... Continue Reading →

Reading Group #19 – Marxism (and Anarchism) #3

Due to the coronavirus we will postpone all reading groups until further notice.   Our regular reading group will next meet on Tuesday, 17th of March 2020, 7-9pm at Freedom Bookshop (84b Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX). While the last two reading groups were an introduction to Marx and his own writings on economics... Continue Reading →

Reading Group #17 – Marxism (and Anarchism) #1

Our regular reading group will next meet on Tuesday, 21st of January 2020, 7-9pm at Freedom Bookshop (84b Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX). There won't be a reading group meeting in December. This January we'll be starting another 3-months season to familiarise ourselves with another hot topic: Marxism (and Anarchism)! Schedule as follows: January:... Continue Reading →

Reading Group #16 – Solidarity Networks

Our regular reading group will next meet on Tuesday, 19th of November, 7-9pm at Freedom Bookshop (84b Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX). Lately members of the London Anarchist Federation has been discussing the idea of a solidarity network, so we decided we would do some reading on them. The texts we will be discussion... Continue Reading →

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

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 →

Reading group #13 anarchist organising part 3

Freedom bookshop, 16 July, 7-9pm To close (for now) our 'season' of anarchist organising reading groups we will look into the more practical examples of organisation with the following texts. Bearing in mind that these are not 'manuals', but require a critical approach: https://archive.org/details/zabalaza_2010_anarchist_reader https://archive.org/details/al_Rob_Sparrow_Anarchist_Politics__Direct_Action_a4 Questions to consider: - What types of power and power... Continue Reading →

Reading group #12 anarchist organising part 2

Going back to theory! Following up from last month's reading group on Synthesis and Platformism, we'll discuss Syndicalism on 21 May: Anarchist FAQ: What is anarcho-syndicalism? & Why are many anarchists not anarcho-syndicalists? p. 2646-2668. https://libcom.org/files/Iain%20McKay%20-%20Anarchist%20FAQ.pdf Rudolf Rocker: Anarcho-syndicalism. p.37-49 https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/rudolf-rocker-anarchosyndicalism Anarcho-syndicalism in the 21st century, SolFed "Fighting For Ourselves" https://libcom.org/library/5-anarcho-syndicalism-21st-century Anarchist FAQ: Other kinds... Continue Reading →

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