In 1968 in Carrara, Italy the International of Anarchist Federations was based during a world Anarchist convention in Carrara in 1968 by the three current European federations of France, the Italian and the Iberian Anarchist Federation in addition to the Bulgarian federation in French exile. In the United Kingdom this was associated with the punk rock motion, as exemplified by bands corresponding to Crass and the Sex Pistols. The housing and employment crisis in most of Western Europe led to the formation of communes and squatter movements like that of Barcelona, Spain.
In the North East of England and elsewhere, “councils of motion” were arrange, with many rank and file Communist Party members usually playing a crucial role. The councils of action took control of essential transport and different duties. When the strike ended, the miners were locked out and remained locked out for six months. A surge of well-liked … Read More