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Anarchist Europe – a view from the outside. Part 1

Rai Ko Ris, A punk band from Nepal, toured Europe last autumn. Frontwoman Sareena Rai describes how the anarchist scene surprised her.


Editorial: The triple challenge

A peaceful society can only be based on a peaceful economy.

Swimming against the tide

The highlight of the Edinburgh festival for me was John Holloway launching his latest book Crack Capitalism (Pluto Press) in the city that was his home before he moved to work at the Auton

Serbian victory

On 16 June, the Belgrade high court acquitted a group of six anarchists of charges that they caused a general danger to society by with throwing Molotov cocktails at the embassy of Greece.

' Personally Speaking: Colin Ward in Conversation with Roger Deakin'

Dibb Directions Ltd, 2009; 155 minutes; £12; available from Housmans Bookshop: 020 7837 4473 or www.housmans.com


John Rety 8 December 1930 - 3 February 2010

John Rety, former editor of the anarchist newspaper Freedom and good friend of Peace News, has died at the age of 79.

Colin Ward 14 August 1924 - 10 February 2010

Colin Ward was the leading anarchist thinker and writer of post-war Britain. His was an anarchism that was at once constructive, creative and immensely practical.

Tripp York, 'Living on Hope While Living in Babylon: The Christian Anarchists of the 20th Century'

Lutterworth, 2009; ISBN 978-0718892029; 119pp; £19.50


Activism and... the Anarchist Bookfair

When I go, I feel revitalised, and reawoken, and really stimulated.

Anarchy everywhere

It is testimony to the spirit of trust and unity created by the organisers of the recent Anarchist Movement Conference in London that it was possible to take a photograph of the 200-plus p