What does the history of anarchist books tell us about the diffusion of subversive ideas across national borders and long time spans? Anna Regener maps how state suppression has failed to prevent the ‘worlding’ of anarchist literature
What role did football play in Francoist prisons? Jessica Thorne on the importance of culture and sport as a vehicle for politicisation.
Andrew Whitehead ponders the politics of a 1955 anarchist pamphlet which encouraged those going to the polls to ‘Vote for Joe Soap.’
A subscriber to Freedom for more than fifty years, David Goodway laments the end of one of the world’s oldest left-wing papers
Now almost thirty years old, the London Anarchist Bookfair is a big deal, attracting thousands of the curious and committed. Ross Bradshaw of Five Leaves – a radical bookseller turned radical publisher – has seen it develop.