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The Anarchist Federation is an organisation of class struggle anarchists, based in Britain and Ireland, which aims to abolish Capitalism and all oppression to create a free and equal society.

To contact us email edinburgh@afed.org.uk

Articles by Edinburgh Anarchist Federation

Three reasons to go to our prison abolition talk

“On Wednesday 26th March a hearing will take place to decide whether Stacey Hyde has permission to appeal against her murder conviction.” (link to Justice for Stacy Hyde) “Jeremy also writes that he is working his way through all the books people have been sending him from his wishlist and thoroughly enjoying all of them.

Protest the Edinburgh Tory Party Conference this Sat 15th

Edinburgh Anarchist Federation will be participating in Saturday’s march to demonstrate against the Scottish Tory Party Conference. Look for our banner and red and black flags to join us on the march.

ECAP shutdown workfare exploiters on Monday

Fun news from ECAP Note the “UK-wide week of action from 29 March — 6 April“: Anti workfare campaigners swooped on four Salvation Army shops in Edinburgh on 3rd March, blockading them all and turning away customers and a delivery lorry.

Solidarity Federation Workplace Organiser Training

There will be a Solidarity Federation Workplace Organiser Training Day on Saturday, 22nd March in Edinburgh, it’s open to all workers, apart from managers, you do not have to be a SolFed member or an anarcho-syndicalist to attend. If you would like to attend, please email training[AT]solfed.org.uk The Solidarity Federation workplace organiser training programme is […]

Talk: Sex Work and Organisation

This month, as the first of a series of public talks we’ll be holding once a month this year, Edinburgh Anarchist Federation invite you all to a discussion of the situation of sex work in Scotland today, workplace organising and police raids. We’ll be hosting hopefully a number of current sex workers who are part […]

2 prisoner updates and a film screening on Sunday

Mixed bag. First, this film being shown for free at the Banshee Labyrinth on Sunday night sounds amazing: Bruno Davert, an engineer worker in the papermaking industry, is a victim of the relocation of his company. He has been on the dole for almost two years, alternating between moments of self-awareness and depression, and confronting the humiliation […]

AF pub social, Thursday 13th

Now that we’ve stopped pretending we’re going to drink less and our Xmas credit card bills are serving as draught excluders ’til the gas bill comes due, we’re off to the pub to spend January’s paycheque before the sheriff officers call. Come join us. We’ll be at the Windsor Buffet near the top of Leith […]

Cece McDonald free; Jeremy Hammond transferred

We have news of two of the prisoners that we sent cards to at our Xmas social. First, the good news: CeCe was released from prison on January 13, 2014, which was her long-anticipated release date. She’ll serve the remainder of her 41-month sentence on parole, consistent with Minnesota sentencing law. Then, the not-so-good-but-useful bit of news about […]

Announcing AFEM2014

This year there will be an AnachaFeminist conference in the UK with national scope and international reach. It will be in London on Sunday October 19th (day after the London Anarchist Bookfair). There have been a couple of organising meetings and you can now visit the website (subscription feed here) to find out more. Expect us to be […]

Xmas Cards – meaningless ritual? Not ones sent to prisoners

I’ve given and been given so many Xmas cards in my life that at some point they got devalued. Don’t send me one if all there is my name and your name and I see you all the time. Yeah, you work in my office. No, I can’t remember the last time we spoke. A […]