TV Times - 11 - 17 October

This week's pick is an analysis of mathematical discoveries of recent years and how this has impacted upon ideas of how free market economies operate.

Sex, work, and Gilles Dauvé

Django's thoughts on Gilles Dauvé's For a world without moral order.

TV Times - 4 - 10 October 2008

This week's pick is a documentary expose of the appalling and impossible situation troops on active service are placed in.

The death of the "Israel lobby?"

Will the news that the US vetoed Israeli plans to strike Iran's nuclear infrastructure put to bed the myth of the "Israel lobby"? I'd like to think so, but I doubt the comfort provided to some by such a view of the world will cease its appeal.

The peccadillos of Winston Churchill

Following a few questions and misconceptions on the man himself, I thought I'd reiterate a few of them to balance things out a bit.

After the break... more Freedom

The copy deadlines for the rest of the year have been set, so if you have an article to send in, you know where to check...

Jobs on the paper

We’ve had a few drop-outs in the last couple of collective issues, so Freedom is looking for more people…

All change in Angel Alley

I’ve recently been having a lot of fun with old bits of paper at Freedom Press indulging my mild archiving OCD, as preparations are made to move the building's retail arm downstairs by our tame shop-guru amid a serious change-around.

A brief account of Unison's national conference, 2008

A critical account of the 2008 Unison national delegate conference by libcom group member Steven Johns, analysing how the union's bureaucracy systematically attempts to remove control of the union from its rank and file and also looking at the response to the from the union's left-wing.

Forthcomin Attractions September - November 2008

A selection of titles being distributed in the UK by Turnaround, due to be published between September - November 2008

plus a couple of other recent releases.

libcom on wordle

Have fun.

Those poor soldiers

Apparently, if you compare the wages of soldiers with traffic wardens the poor old grunts come off worse, according to the head of the armed forces General Sir Richard Dannatt.

Projectile debating

This post is coming a little later than would be usual, as I just took my first proper (non-anarchist-related) break in what seems like ages after Projectile finished and only just got back from it.

Vol2 of Global Fire released

CONTENT NOTE: In 2015 it came to light that one of the authors of this work, Michael Schmidt, has advocated merging anarchist and white supremacist ideas both privately under his own name and publicly under pseudonyms. We are not aware of such themes in this work but readers should be advised.

Against the State

new book from Crispin Sartwell

New book on Herbert Read

New book from Freedom Press!

ChristieBooks Films 2008 updates and news

Latest items at the start of the thread

Citizen journalism

CNN are close to launching a new website called iReport dedicated to ‘citizen journalism’ (a media term for non-professionals who report and write the news). The citizen journalist has been a topic of heavy debate across many sections of the media, particularly in the NUJ where it is considered a threat to the standards and reputation of the industry.

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9 Songs, dir. Michael Winterbottom, 2005. Film review

Review of 9 Songs, the ‘dirtiest film ever shown in Britain’.