Tag Archives: anarchism

Notes towards an introduction

This is a very brief preliminary attempt to give a bit of context to interviews carried out by myself and Lynn Alderson in 1977, in which  women activists in the UK  discussed anarchism, feminism and the relationship between the personal and the political. See Anarchism and  Feminism:  Voices from the Seventies for the interviews and further … Continue reading Notes towards an introduction

Lilian Wolfe – Lifetime Resistance

1972. ‘I think I was born an anarchist, and events in my life just enabled me to realize that that was what I was.’ Interview with 96-year-old Lilian Wolfe, lifelong anarchist, pacifist and war resister, by Sandy Martin, Stratford Women’s Liberation Group.

Sexual Anarchy, Anarchophobia, and Dangerous Desires

2011. How are ideas of sexual and political dangerousness connected? How can we challenge the polarization between academics and activists, theory and practice, and find new ways of propagating ideas?
Preface to Anarchism and Sexuality: Ethics, Relationships and Power, eds. Jamie Heckert and Richard Cleminson.

Anarchists, Aliens and Detectives

2005. When an ex-anarchist sued an ex-policeman for libel, the trial became a melodrama linking anarchists, aliens and terrorists in the run-up to the Aliens Act of 1905.

Article in History Today, 55:12.