Category Archives: Racism

Black Panther/Black Liberation prisoner Herman Bell to be freed after 45 years!

In a message from Herman Bell’s family posted today, it was confirmed that: “A respected elder, Herman Bell, was granted parole having met all the criteria for release according to his sentence. The parole commissioners recognized his progress after serving … Continue reading

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Updates on Black Liberation prisoners Ruchell Cinque Magee and Robert Seth Hayes

Ruchell Cinque Magee, the sole survivor of the 1970 Marin County Courthouse rebellion which attempted to free George Jackson, and former co-defendant of Angela Davis, has an upcoming parole date. As he’s served more than 25 years, and is well … Continue reading

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Antifa (2018): New documentary available to watch online

Not to be confused with last year’s similarly-titled The Antifascists, Antifa is a half-hour film, mainly focused on recent antifascist struggles in the US, but with a brief look at the UK and Germany for some historical context. As a … Continue reading

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The Antifascists (2017) available to watch online

The Antifascists, a 2017 documentary produced by people involved in the Swedish and Greek antifascist movements, is now available to watch online: As always, these kinds of films are most interesting if used as a prompt for discussion, so you … Continue reading

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Repression updates: Fabio from the Hamburg G20, Vaughn uprising prisoners and more

A few more pieces of prison-related news: In Germany, the case of Fabio, who’s been detained since the Hamburg G20 this summer, drags on. There’s really not a lot of English-language news about his case, it’s almost all Italian or … Continue reading

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Leaflets, letters, and the anti-anti-semitism of fools

I had initially intended to avoid writing anything directly about the dramas that have erupted around the London Anarchist Bookfair – partly because I think there are more important issues, but also because I wasn’t there on the day, I … Continue reading

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Mid-November round-up of workplace and social struggles

In workplace news, housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester have just voted for an extensive programme of strike action as part of their long-running dispute over pay and conditions, with a total of 49 days’ strike action planned … Continue reading

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