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#UK: Some thoughts on the anarchist bookfair in #London

London. UK. Hello everyone, First off, we just wanted to offer a massive thank you to everyone who contributed to the 2020 Anarchist Bookfair in London, all of you who contributed lives panels, talks and pre-recorded media regardless of whether it was made for the bookfair or not, thank you for making take part and sharing your knowledge, information and skills with us all.

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Green Solidarity: Learning from the GRASS experience – GAF does #London Bookfair 2020 [Video]

London. UK. Video of a workshop with Green Anti-Capitalist Front as part of the London Anarchist Bookfair 2020.

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#UK: Border Securitisation in the Channel

Article by Thom Tyerman and Travis Van Isacker. This post was written in conjunction with activist networks working against the UK border regime in Northwest France, including Watch the Channel, Calais Migrant Solidarity and Calais Research. Thom and Travis research UK border securitisation and have written previously on the eviction of migrants’ homes and other everyday practices of segregation in Calais.

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D.i.Y.CULTURE #13 – Election Special

Giving in to vote-begging, could encourage anti-social behaviour and is likely to lead to abuse of power. If you really want to help these people, act responsibly and support grass-roots initiatives and community direct-action instead.

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#UK: The Overseas Operations Bill and Labour: yet another reason to leave #Labour

UK. On September 23rd the Overseas Operations Bill was passed through Parliament with a massive majority at its second reading. The Bill’s main proposals are to put a strict time limit on prosecution of war crimes committed by the British armed forces.

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#STOPHS2 #UK: #Calvert Reserve Protection Camp evicted

UK. September 22. 2020. Rudely awoken this morning by NET. Calvert is currently (yesterday, September 22, 2020) being evicted, support needed – Calvert Jubilee Nature Reserve, Buckingham, MK182HE.

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An update from the #NoTAV campaign and thoughts on its relevance for #StopHS2

The No TAV campaign in northern Italy has been fighting an expensive, unneeded and corrupt high speed railway link for over three decades. The proposed mafia-linked freight train service from Turin to Lyon has been repeatedly exposed for its fantastical predictions and is slated by local people who see no reason to leave their homes for a white elephant. If you are already thinking about the similarities to HS2 here in England then you are in the right place. I will start by giving a very brief history of No TAV, then an update on recent events. In the second half, I will concentrate on what the Stop HS2 movement can learn from No TAV.

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