Northern Ireland

Barricade Bulletin 16 - Dec/Jan/Feb 2021-2022

Issue 16 of Barricade Bulletin, with articles on migrant solidarity, strike action, Ryan Roberts and the Bristol Kill the Bill cases, prison organising around sexual health, the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the history of anarchism in Korea, the Derry Radical Bookfair, a review of Anarchist Cybernetics by Thomas Swann, and the disbanding of the Workers Solidarity Movement.

Crime, Punishment, and Community Policing

The term 'community policing' has been much abused in recent times, most particularly in the North of Ireland where it has become shorthand for vicious punishment beatings and shootings. In this article Gregor Kerr takes a look at the issue of community policing - what it is and more importantly what it isn't.

Workers in Northern Ireland

Yes We Have No Bananas: Class and Sectarianism in Northern Ireland by T.J.

Black Flag article from the 2000s about class and other divisions in Northern Ireland / the six counties.

Statement from John Paul Wootton for June 11 day of solidarity

A statement from John Paul Wootton, an anarchist prisoner and former Irish Republican, for the June 11 day of solidarity with long-term anarchist prisoners.

Smoking Guns

Article from Black Flag #219 (2000) on the hypocrisy of Unionist politicians' outrage at the appointment of Republicans to prominent positions following the Good Friday Agreement.

NB: This piece did not appear in the printed version of the magazine but was included in the web version at flag.blackened.net