October 16, 2018
Our next reading group will meet 7pm at Freedom Bookshop on the 16th October. This month we will be discussing crime and justice with the following texts as reading material.
Chapter 5, Crime, from Peter Gelderloos’ Anarchy Works available online here: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/peter-gelderloos-anarchy-works.pdf p.89 Crime
Normalizing judgement p.177-183 in Foucault’s Discipline and Punishment, available online here: https://monoskop.org/images/4/43/Foucault_Michel_Discipline_and_Punish_The_Birth_of_the_Prison_1977_1995.pdf
The article on policing in edition 203 of the magazine Black Flag, available online here: http://libcom.org/library/black-flag-203-1993
At the beginning of the session someone will need to explain to me how to pronounce Foucault. See you all there!
October 13, 2018
Meinhof + Anarchistwood + Bug Central + Hanging Johnny
October 6, 2018 – October 7, 2018
South London Scum presents
Saturday 6th October 2018
LINK (Belgium) HAVE BROKEN UP!!!
two piece Vegan, Riot Grrrl Punk band featuring sisters Breagha (Guitar/Vocals) and Onnagh (Bass/ Backing Vocals).
Bristol hardcore featuring current and ex-members of ephemeral foetus, bring to ruin, rejected, this ends here, Jesus bruiser and war system
VENUE CHANGE!!!!! @ AMERSHAM ARMS, 388 NEW CROSS RD, LONDON SE14 6TY.
EARLY START!!! 7.00-11.00pm.
£7 (C’mon! Two of the bands are driving all the way down from the Highlands of Scotland!)
September 22, 2018
4th annual 56@infoshop benefit gig with SHOCKS OF MIGHTY, MINDFRAME, DISSENT, MISERABLE WRETCH
September 15, 2018
Saturday 15th September 2018
South London Scum presents:
@ the Hand in Hand pub, 61 New Park Road, SW2 4EN London, United Kingdom.
August 25, 2018
This month we’ve decided to take a break from the reading (those Situationists were hard..) and instead we will watch No Gods No Masters: A History of Anarchism which is available on youtube in three parts:
Watch the film in your own time and then come to the reading group at Freedom Bookshop, 7pm 18th September to discuss!
August 21, 2018
Our reading group will continue on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, aka 21st August 7pm at Freedom Bookshop. This month we’re looking at culture, power and consumerism with the following texts on Situationism and the well decent band, Crass, in an article confusingly written by someone called Cross. Cross on Crass, then.
Matthews: An Introduction to the Situationists (https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/jan-d-matthews-an-introduction-to-the-situationists.pdf)
Debord: Decomposition: The Ultimate Stage of Bourgeois Thought, In: Report on the Construction of Situations, p.6 (https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/guy-debord-report-on-the-construction-of-situations.pdf)
Guy Debord: Chapter 8 – Negation and Consumption Within Culture, In: Society of the Spectacle, p.68-77 (https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/guy-debord-the-society-of-the-spectacle.pdf)
Cross: “There Is No Authority But Yourself ”: The Individual and the Collective in British Anarcho-Punk (https://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/mp/9460447.0004.203/–there-is-no-authority-but-yourself-the-individual?rgn=main;view=fulltext)
July 17, 2018
This month we will be looking at anarchist economics and have selected three pieces which cover this, including practical examples of anarchy in action. The meeting will be 7pm on the third Tuesday of the month (17th July) at Freedom Bookshop, 7pm.
Chapter 3 of Anarchy Works by Peter Gelderloos (https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/peter-gelderloos-anarchy-works#toc21)
Eric Buck: The flow of experiencing in anarchic economies. In: Contemporary Anarchist Studies, p.57-69 (https://libcom.org/files/Contemporary_Anarchist_Studies.pdf)
Uri Gordon: Anarchist Economics (https://philosophersforchange.org/2012/02/15/anarchist-economics/)
June 29, 2018
London anarchist federation are please to welcome Simon Springer, anarchist geographer, to discuss ‘Beautiful Anarchism: Geography, Possibility, Hope’.
Simon is the author of the Anarchist Roots of
Geography, Fuck Neoliberalism, the handbook of neoliberalism, among others. More information is available on his website: http://people.geog.uvic.ca/springer
We will be taking donations on the night to maintain the LARC space and for London AF publications and events.