AS EUROPE slowly asphyxiates in the grip of the financial markets, an old yet familiar figure from the not-so-distant past has re-entered the landscape of crisis – the anarchist as class avenger and agent of violent mayhem.
Anarchists – or groups calling themselves anarchists – have played a sporadic role in street protests and demonstrations in various countries since the crisis began, particularly in Greece and Italy.
My piece for The Week/ First Post online magazine on the Informal Anarchist Federation. You can read the rest here: http://www.theweek.co.uk/europe/euro-debt-crisis/47196/anarchy-eu-black-flag-flutters-europe-protests#ixzz1wTzJdGym
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