Successful Anarchist Bookfair Marred by Police Attack

  • Posted on: 24 October 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Thousands of people crammed into the London Voluntary Resource Center in Holloway Road for the 22nd annual Anarchist Bookfair on Saturday 22 October. As usual people came together to buy and trade books, films, t-shirts, stickers, gossip, and new directions for the anarchist movement in Britain and beyond. About three dozen meetings and seminars took place throughout the day, on subjects such as precarious labour conditions, no-borders and migration issues, anarchism in film, housing co-operatives, and the proposed National ID card scheme.

Anarchist Author Ba Jin dies

  • Posted on: 19 October 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Revered Chinese Author Ba Jin Dies at 100

Monday October 17, 2005


Associated Press Writer

BEIJING (AP) - Ba Jin, one of China's most revered communist-era writers who attacked the evils of the pre-revolutionary era in novels, short stories and essays, died Monday in Shanghai, the official Xinhua News Agency said. He was 100.