Solidarity across borders has a long and proud history, from working class labour struggles, feminist campaigns and war resistance to fights against apartheid, fascism and corporate power. Anarchists have always recognised the importance of standing together with comrades in far off lands. We understand that all our struggles are linked and we share the same enemies. But we have also learned that international solidarity is not without it’s problems and questions that need asking. Here are just a few:
– What can the uk anarchist movement learn from, and what can it really offer, struggles in other places?
– Is it easier to support revolutionary movements in far off places than struggling for revolution here?
– Can we really understand enough of the complexities of the struggles we hope to support?
Here are some links to relevant reading: