riots

South African Riots: The Social Crisis Erupts

In mid-July the social crisis in South Africa (SA) exploded in a week of rioting, looting and arson which swept across the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. By the end of the month over 330 people had been killed and a trail of destruction left across the major cities and shopping centres.

After the Cuban Protests: Discussion with Proletarios Cabreados

We are publishing here our translation of a further document on the Cuban protests in July, entitled Análisis de la actual crisis y revuelta en Cuba desde la perspectiva comunista radical, by a group in Ecuador which goes under the name of Proletarios Cabreados (Pissed off Proletarians). You can find them at proletariosrevolucionarios.blogspot.com

The Only Way Out Is Always Through the Police: A History of the Rise and Fall of the 2020 New York Riots

A deep and critical look at the rise and fall of the George Floyd rebellion on the streets of New York and how it relates to, was informed by, and differs from past waves of social struggle and revolt. This article was first published on It's Going Down.

United We Stood: Writings and Analysis from the Vaughn 17

A collection of new writings and analysis from the Vaughn 17, a group of prisoners who faced charges following an uprising at the James T. Correctional Center in Delaware. Most of the Vaughn 17 are still being held indefinitely in solitary confinement in Pennsylvania. This zine was first posted at It's Going Down.

What actually Happened in Bristol – and How a Narrative is Built

An article from a member of Bristol Anarchist Federation on the Kill the Bill demonstration and media narratives around it.

Class War issue 16? Oct 1985 The Working Class Strikes Back

An unnumbered issue of Class War from 1985.

Contents include: working class fight back against Liverpool heroin dealers, Handsworth riot, Why I Hate The Rich, Guardian smears Class War, report on disastrous Bash The Rich march on Hampstead, Labour Party, hunting, Class War circulation up to 15,000, Some Wimmin Use The Siserhood Like The Masons Use Brotherhood, Fuck SPUC (anti-abortionists),

Scan courtesy of Splits and Fusions archive.

“You have shown us that being peaceful is useless” – The Case of Pablo Hasél

The following is an interview with an anonymous anarchist in Spain regarding the recent riots and general response to the prosecution of anti-fascist rapper Pablo Hasél. This interview was conducted by Radio Fragmata from Greece, and previously published by Enough is Enough.

Bradford: 'Race Riots' and other media inventions – No Platform

Two articles from the militant anti-fascist group No Platform on events in Bradford in July 2001.

Taken from the now defunct No Platform website at http://noplatform.antifa.net/

Lightly edited for grammar, spelling etc.

The Reality Behind the 2001 Oldham Riots – No Platform

A collection of articles from the militant anti-fascist group No Platform on the causes and consequences of the 2001 Oldham riots.

Taken from the now defunct No Platform website at http://noplatform.antifa.net/

Lightly edited for grammar, spelling etc.