Activist Security Handbook

Anyone considering exercising and/or protecting their democratic rights, and/or trying to change the world into a better place would benefit from reading the Activist Security Handbook. Written by UK activists who have successfully campaigned for over a decade in the face of increasing repression from the state and corporations, it was first published in 2004 […]... Read More

Participating Online with Safety Toolkit

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has developed a series of briefings to help those working on-line improve the security of their computer and on-line communications. The briefings were developed as part of a project aimed at improving the on-line security of computer users such as journalists and human rights workers. But the content of […]... Read More

Specific suggestion: General strike

By Garret Keizer Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust. —Isaiah 26:19 1. Of all the various depredations of the Bush regime, none has been so thorough as its plundering of hope. Iraq will recover sooner. What was supposed to have been the crux of our foreign policy—a shock-and-awe tutorial on the utter futility […]... Read More

In Anticipation of a General Strike

The opening post of the Centre of the Psyclone blog showed how on track Psyclone was with its projections and anticipated events, having depicted the student protests over a year before they happened.This sample extract from the novel further demonstrates the point, and gives an insight into how pending industrial actions and protests could develop. […]... Read More

The Masque of Anarchy

In August 1819, a gathering of 20,000 working people assembled in Manchester to listen to “Orator” Hunt. The meeting was to have been entirely constitutional in character, and the workers brought their wives and babes as hostages for their good behaviour. The meeting had but fairly started when a regiment of cavalry charged down upon […]... Read More