Cuban Anarchism Reborn – Speaking Tour, From AFed.


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Denmark makes the news… in the not-so-cool way

Denmark goes careering into fascism. You could stop buying their fucking bacon for a start, it’s mostly water anyway, they actually used to advertise it with that sinister hissing sound.

Red And Black Telly: Has the big crash finally arrived?

Oink, oink

According to Anthony Beevor, under the Spanish Inquisition’s persecution of Muslims and Jews, many people took to eating pork to divert suspicion. One reason it features so prominently in the Spanish diet. Hundreds of years later, progressive Denmark follows suit.

Mid-Jan round-up: antifascism, undercover cops, prison news and more

Cautiously pessimistic

At time of writing, the junior doctors’ strike planned for the 26-28th is currently suspended, although the action planned for Feb 10th is still provisionally on. At the moment, it’s still too early to tell if the talks have really achieved anything or if this is just the latest in a long line of powerful-seeming strikes being pissed up the wall to no effect.

Return to Dover, January 30th

Next weekend, the big news down south is the return to Dover to oppose the latest fascist march there on the 30th – transport is running from Berkshire/Oxford, Brighton (looks like that’s now full, though), London and Manchester (again, it might be late to book from there, but can’t hurt to ask), as well as from within Kent itself. See here for a longer analysis of the situation from Plan C.

Further North, that weekend the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh is hosting…

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Iain Duncan Smith and Frank Fucking Field – Two Sides Of The Same Coin

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frank-field-mp-008 If it looks like a wanker, and sounds like a wanker, it’s probably Frank Field.

Few people in the modern Labour Party are as much of a wanker as Frank Field – and there’s some fierce competition.

Reportedly a Tory in his youth, Field has slithered around the margins of UK politics for decades, always looking for a way in and always fucking it up whenever he is given one.  After the 2010 election he even slimed his way into David Cameron’s affections, being granted the title of Poverty Tsar – a lord of misery with an insincere smile sent out to provide ideological cover for the Tory Government’s vicious social security cuts.

Duirng the previous Labour administration Field was briefly Minister for Welfare Reform – a position now occupied by the equally odious Lord Fraud.  During this period he proposed a breath-takingly complex reform of the entire benefits system…

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Dover – Final Update

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There’s less than a week to go until our protest in Dover, and antifascists from across the country are finalising travel details, making sure we get maximum numbers on the streets to support Kent Anti-Racism Network and proudly say that while refugees are welcome here, racists and fascists aren’t!

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