Squats, Sex Clubs and Punk: The Lesbian London of the 1980s
We spoke to filmmaker Siobhan Fahey about her life back then, living and partying with a gang of lesbian-separatist punk anarchists.
What Spending 24 Hours in a Squat Taught Me About Gen Z
The generation's desire to better the world is only rivalled by their need to fight the establishment – even when the establishment doesn't seem too concerned about fighting back.
How Squats Can Shape the Cities They're in
An interview with Alexander Vasudevan, the author of a new book about squatting around the world.
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Camden! A Jewel in London's Cultural History – But What is Its Future?
We spoke to the last punks in Camden about whether the borough has succumbed to holidaymakers and housing projects, or if its spirit still lives on.
From the Magpie to Demolition Diner: Memories of Bristol’s Best-Loved Squats
One of the city's last squats was auctioned off in April, so we spoke to some squat scene veterans about their memories.
Amazing Photographs of London Squatters in the 70s and 80s
Mark Cawson documented his time living in unoccupied buildings in the English capital. Now, his photographs are being exhibited for the first time.
Gangs of Street Drinkers Are Raiding London Hospitals to Get Wasted on Alcoholic Hand Gel
Turns out drinking alcoholic soap can be really bad for you, though?
Drugs, Squats and the Birth of Techno: A Mancunian in 80s Berlin
We talked to Berlin music-scene staple, Mark Reeder, about the cultural apoplexy that was West Berlin during the 1980s, and what happened when he brought Joy Division over to play.
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Remembering Jo Brocklehurst, the Artist Who Documented London's 1980s Anarcho-Punk Squatters
The late artist was "the real deal", according to those who knew her.
I Watched Anti-Austerity Activists Start a Squat in a London Pub
Bearing witness to the birth of a new rebel HQ.
Enter the Hotbox, East London's Wildest Party
This is Berlin via Aldgate.
The Notting Hill Squatters Who Declared Independence from the UK
Hated by cops and locals, "Frestonia" was home to a bunch of pioneering weirdos.
Harry Sword, Photos: Tony Sleep