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Against the Green State

The most firmly held myth of our time is that no society can exist without a government and that we need the state to protect us – including from environmental destruction.

Activism and... Anarchism '68

I would like to dissent from the celebration of May ’68.

Editorial: Belgium

You may or may not have noticed that since 10 June - for over five months - the people of Belgium have struggled on without a government.

Nicolas Walter & David Goodway (ed), 'The Anarchist Past and other essays' and Sharon Rudahl, 'A Dangerous Woman: The Graphic Biography of Emma Goldman'

Five Leaves, 2007; ISBN 1905512163; 192pp; £9.99; A Dangerous Woman: The Graphic Biography of Emma Goldman, New Press, Fall 2007; ISBN 1595580646; 128pp; £11.99


Good shoemaker and poor fishpeddler

On 23 August, many anarchists will mark the 80th anniversary of the execution by electric chair of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two working class (male) Italian anarchist immigrant

Campaign conundrums, beloved leaders, and cuddly anarchists

Here's a quiz: who said this?

Donald Rooum, 'Wildcat: Anarchists Against Bombs'

Freedom Press 2003; ISBN 1 9044 9101 4; £3.00