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Privatisation and Gentrification, Reaction and Resistance, in Hackney's 'Regeneration State' – Black Flag

Article on gentrification in the London Borough of Hackney, from Black Flag #222 2002.

Drugs and Guns – Black Flag

Article on drug related violence in North West London and the Nation of Islam’s community based response. From Black Flag #218 1999.

Building Mutual Support and Organising in Our Communities

A pamphlet collecting stories and organising tips from the London Coalition Against Poverty, published in 2014.

Citizen Participation vs Class Power: Thoughts on community organizing

Ray Valentine talks about the limitations of the community organizing model. This article was first published by Organizing Work.

Fighting On Home Turf: Community Politics & the IWCA

A Black Flag article on the working class community politics of the Independent Working Class Association (IWCA) from 2003.

P.M. - "The Power Of The Neighbourhood" and The Commons

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The follow up to Bolo'Bolo which expands on the idea of the role of sustainable community units after capitalism.

Originally published by Autonomedia in 2014.

Taken from http://o500.org/

P.M. - Bolo'Bolo

A playful description of a world composed of small community units (Bolos) after capitalism.

Originally published by Semiotext(e)/Autonomedia in 1983.

Taken from http://o500.org/

Rebel City issue 7

Issue 7 of the London Anarchist newspaper Rebel City.

Co-published by London AF group, Haringey Solidarity Group, IWW, Solfed and others.
Contents: Housing, benefits, IWW, Community struggles & self-organisation, Corbyn & Momentum, Land justice, The Grenfell Tower Inferno & Mutual Aid, Antifascism in the time of Trump, Memory in history,  London Anarchist Bookfair, Direct Action Environmentalism.

East London rent strikes, 1938-9

240 families on rent strike in Quinn Square, Bethnal Green, circa 1938

On 13 February, 1938, a rent strike began in Stepney, east London. This is an account of tenants' struggles in the area at the time, by Past Tense.