2000s

Reflekshuns from K

Some reflections on the media outrage about Mayday 2000 which includes a useful overview of international activity on the day.

May Day 2000 conference – Anti/Theses (Leeds)

Reflections on the conference held in Holloway, north London on Sat 29th-Sun 30th April 2000 as part of May day 2000.

Was it Worth it?

Some anonymous reflectons by one of the organisers of London May Day 2000, including some accounts of police surveillance and harassment.

Introduction

Introducton to Reflections on Mayday.

Reflections on Mayday 2000

A collection of texts reflecting on Mayday 2000: A festival of anti-capitalist ideas and action in London.

PDFs courtesy of the comrades at Sparrows Nest Archive, Nottingham.

Forever in Debt

Article on the stranglehold that debt has on working class communities, with some suggestions on resistance.

From Black Flag #220 (2001).

Curing The English Disease

In 1976, the Labour Prime Minister James Callaghan declared that the "English disease" of indiscipline and labour militancy was undermining the profitability of UK capital. Curing the "English disease" became the raison d’etre of the ruling class.

Article on New Labour and plans for resistance from Black Flag #220 (2001)