Tag Archives: anti-fascism

Is Alexander Reid Ross the CEO/dad of antifa?: On contagion, shades of grey, and the three-way fight

In recent years, there have been a number of controversies on the left over the subject of “red-brown alliances”, those areas where some right-wingers attempt to recruit from, or actively cooperate with, sections of the left. There have been many … Continue reading

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Saturday June 13: A report from Trafalgar Square

Yesterday was an eventful day. For the sake of posterity, here’s a lightly-edited version of the report posted on twitter by the Malcolm X Movement:* “History was made today in Ldn: Militant independent black working class youth-led history, in the … Continue reading

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Class struggle news and events round-up for early March

Another round-up of recent news and upcoming events: In some good news for renters, two different women have won out-of-court settlements from “No DSS” letting agents – there’s no specific ban on the practice, but it seems that letting agents … Continue reading

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Urgent call to protect Kevan Thackrar from attacks, and more prison/repression/legal news

A quick listing of repression/prison-related news: There’s an urgent call to help protect Kevan Thackrar, a prisoner who was recently the victim of a racist attack, and is now being moved to a cell next to someone who’s previously attacked … Continue reading

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Antifascist updates: London report, Portland sentencing, international memorial campaign

A few quick pieces of antifascist news: Irregular-but-interesting anarchist/antifascist blog While Rome Burns has a critical report up from the Hallowe’en/not-actually-Brexit-day goings-on in London, which is worth a read, as are the accompanying below-the-line comments. Following on from last week’s … Continue reading

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Support antifascist prisoner David Campbell and anti-ISIS prisoner Aidan James

David Campbell, a New York-based antifascist, is starting an 18-month sentence after being convicted of “gang assault”, a charge that sounds similar to the notoriously terrible principle of “joint enterprise”, allowing people to be convicted for someone else’s actions. To … Continue reading

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Quick notes on the Free Tommy mob – Manchester, London, and beyond

A few statements have come out in the wake of last weekend’s events, when a Free Tommy demonstration in Manchester, seemingly totally unopposed, trashed a lefty stall in the town centre. From Plan C London: “Plan C LDN stands in … Continue reading

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Antifascist prisoner Jock Palfreeman on hunger strike, and last-minute callouts for this weekend

Jock Palfreeman, antifascist prisoner and chair of the Bulgarian Prisoners’ Association, has launched a hunger strike “as a protest against the corruption and abuse of power by the management of Sofia Prison, and in particular, the chief of staff, Desilav … Continue reading

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You can’t polish a turd, but you can stick a yellow vest on it: solidarity with striking railway workers facing fascist attacks

In a feeble attempt to magic a social movement into being by adopting some symbols associated with the revolt in France, a small amount of fascists took to the streets on Saturday wearing yellow vests, and, in at least one … Continue reading

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New resources: analysis of revolt in the service sector, and a database of known spycops

A few resources that have come out over the last few days: Notes from Below have published a new mini-issue focusing on the service sector strikes at the start of October, which looks well worth a read: “This mini-issue reflects … Continue reading

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