Yesterday’s spontaneous gathering in the centre of Glasgow took place in solidarity with a Polish non binary transgender activist Margot Szutowicz who has been put and is currently unlawfully held in pre-trail detention for a supposed act of vandalism. She is a part of Warsaw-based queer radical collective “Stop Bzdurom” which promotes sexual education and […]Read More Call for Solidarity with Polish LGBTQ+ Community
The argument against our legal freedoms being encroached upon is more complex than good versus evil, or goodies and baddies. That the radical right and the conspiracy theorists have a narrative driven by opposing the government encroaching upon our freedoms does not mean that they have occupied all possible narratives about it.Read More The Radical Left Have Cards to Play. The Rest are Bluffing.
Given the small size and timidity of our movements when compared to those in other European cities, recent arrests indicate a very focused effort by Police Scotland to destroy any instance of autonomous, collective organising that directly challenges the State and the dominant order. The question is, what do we do?Read More ‘An Injury to One’… Some Reflections on State Repression and Movement Responses
[This post is reproduced from the Edinburgh Antifascist Action facebook page; the post is dated 29th of March] Last night activists from Edinburgh Antifascist Action dropped banners on a bridge facing the Edinburgh Leonardo factory in solidarity with the Kurdish people under attack from Turkey. The banners read “Hands Off Afrin” and “Leonardos Kills!” While […]Read More Edinburgh Antifascist Action: Statement on Banner Drop in Solidarity with Afrin
Today on Wednesday 14th of March, students and staff mobilised for the 12th day of action in support of the UK-wide University and College Union (UCU) pensions dispute with Universities UK. 61 Universities are participating in the strike and student movements around the country are on the rise, directly challenging the marketisation of higher education.Read More ‘Our Pensions, Your Education’: University Staff and Students in Glasgow Mobilise for the UCU Strike
Squats present the actual proof of the infinite potential that the reconstruction of these social relationships can bring – free from profit and oppression.Read More Statement of Solidarity with the Evicted Squats in Greece
[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!
Greek anti-fascist rapper Penthimos Clown (of Vavel A.D. and part of In.Flammen) discusses hip hop, political engagement and his 2016 album ‘Century for a Moment’.Read More Hip-Hop, Anti-fascism and Political Engagement
Last year during the UK elections, David McHarg was arrested twice because of a poster that was displayed at his door which wrote: “Fuck off you Tory cunts”.Read More Arrested for a Poster: David McHarg is on trial for displaying an anti-Tory poster on his window.