May 9

May 9, 2011

New issue of Resistance out

The May issue of the Anarchist Federation’s free, monthly newspaper Resistance is out now. Look out for it on a bus near you, or download it from the link above.

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May 6

May 6, 2011

Election results coming in: we lose

What we wrote in the Sunday Herald last year remains true for this year. We said “none of the parties are telling you the truth,” and they weren’t. The Holyrood elections take place in the same limbo of lies and a conspiracy of silence. A vote yesterday will be heard by politicians as you handing over control of your life and community for 5 more years. That’s a lot of trust & responsibility. Do you think they deserve it? Whether…

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Apr 29

April 29, 2011

Apr 19

April 19, 2011

Princess Bridezilla vs. Mecha-anarchists

Everyone’s talking about anarchists protesting the royal wedding.(*) The latest plot from the Met Polis is for Pre-emptive arrests of anarchists. That sounds familiar. Anti-monarchy protesters were celebrating recently after winning £80,500 in damages from the Metropolitan Police, over their unlawful arrest and false imprisonment on June 4th 2002 – the Queens Golden Jubilee. 23 people sued the Metropolitan Police, who settled out of court, and sent each of them a letter of apology. If you’re short of cash, maybe…

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Apr 15

April 15, 2011

Beyond the Granite

Ian Mitchell’s ‘Aberdeen Beyond the Granite’ was published last year. Mitchell is a historian and an award winning mountaineering writer. He also played a prominent role in Aberdeen’s anarchist and libertarian movement in the 1960s and 1970s. The novelist John Aberdein calls Mitchell’s description of Aberdeen a ‘warm provocative dander through the core of the city, the beating heart of its working-class ancestry, and the spirit of its pioneers’. It is a thoughtful and humurous glance at Aberdeen from an…

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