The bourgeois media has been framing these events as being an imported conflict between Turks and Kurds, but at the very latest now it must become more than apparent that this is not a conflict between Turks and Kurds. This is a conflict between fascists and anti-fascists, between reactionary, imperialist forces and progressive revolutionaries. And this is not a conflict to be taken lightly.
Read More The Threat of Fascism in Vienna is Real and it is Here
There is a need for us to step up our efforts to build a strong culture of anti-fascism in Scotland that is rooted in the communities we live in and come from. We talk about it a lot, but it’s time to get serious about our efforts and begin organising in areas where we don’t have a presence.
Read More Anti-Fascist Diversity is our Strength
And so it came to pass that the National Defence League (NDL), as we expected in our previous report, used their supposed defence of the George Square Cenotaph as a cover to attack the asylum seekers’ demonstration put on by the No Evictions Campaign an hour later. We can confidently dismiss all of the “history […]
Read More NDL does the bosses’ work at George Square!
Do not be mistaken- It is no coincidence that this demo by the NDL is being held at 5, just one hour before a demonstration by the No Evictions Campaign is due to take place at George Square. This demonstration by the No Evictions Campaign is organised and led by those asylum seekers so cruelly forced into unsafe hotel accommodation by Mears, the company currently holding the Home Office’s contract for housing asylum seekers.
Read More Don’t be fooled: The Statue Defenders are doing the bosses’ work
With hard times coming ahead, only solidarity will save us from the ruins. Long queues in foodbanks and support networks indicate that people are beginning to starve in many areas of every city. Uncertainty appears enhanced as a material way of being for many precarious popular classes who lost their jobs and do not know if they will ever return to work. While neighbours are supporting neighbours, the political opportunism of the right is seeking to catalyse the social catastrophe.
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“Those who killed our brother will never again be able to breathe in our streets, our squares, our neighbourhoods!
Read More The Greek Hip Hop Community on the Murder of Rapper Killah P
We will stand united in the courts on the day of the decision.
For justice, for freedom, for Pavlos!”
The 8th of September 2018 saw antifascists and hip-hop heads converge in Govanhill for the Anti-Fascist Hip Hop Night hosted by Interregnum, Edinburgh Anti-Fascist Action and McNeill’s pub.
Read More Anti-Fascism and Hip Hop Come Together in Govanhill
On Saturday the 21st of July, a coalition of militant anti-fascists came together to oppose the Scottish Defence League in Glasgow. This is an account of the day’s events.
Read More Report from a member of the ‘Edinburgh Antifa’ group on last Saturdays actions against the SDL in Glasgow.
[HAPPENING NOW: Anti-fascist demonstration in Piraeus in solidarity with the Free Social Space ‘Favela’. In the light of repeated attacks by the far-right directed at autonomous and anarchist social spaces in Greece, and in the spirit of international solidarity, we have translated the following statement from the Anarchosyndicalist Initiative Rocinante calling for solidarity to the […]
Read More Statement of Solidarity to the Favela Squat attacked by Nazis in Greece on the the 25th of February. NO PLATFORM TO NAZIS!
In introducing and utilising a conceptual split between “now” and “back then”, movements and writers ignore the underlying structural and cultural forces that fuelled recent developments and myopically scramble for a “change” which is essentially nothing but a regression.
Read More The Left Politics of Nostalgia: Against Romanticizing the Past, Towards Fighting for Revolution