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Anarchy in Europe

  • May 31, 2012
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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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I’m a writer, campaigner and journalist.  My latest book is The Savage Frontier: The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination (New Press/Hurst, 2018).  The Infernal Machine is where I write on politics, history, cinema and other things that interest me.

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