ome recent articles


‘A Cult of Sensations: John Cowper Powys’s Life-Philosophy and Individualist Anarchism’, Powys Journal, XIV (2004), pp. 45-80.


Entries on George Julian Harney, James Leach, Peter Murray M’Douall and William Lovett, in H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison (eds.), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004).


(with Paul Lewis) ‘Obituary: Christopher Pallis’, Guardian, 24 March 2005.


‘Aldous Huxley and Alex Comfort: A Comparison’, in H. Gustav Klaus and Stephen Knight (eds.), ‘To Hell with Culture’: Anarchism and Twentieth-Century British Literature (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2005), pp. 111-25.


'Anarchism and the Welfare State: The Peckham Health Centre', <> (May 2007).


'Herbert Read, Organicism, Abstraction and an Anarchist Aesthetic', Anarchist Studies, XIX,1 (2011), pp. 82-97.


'What Does It Mean To Be an "Anarchist"?, <>


'Colin Ward and the New Left', Anarchist Studies, XIX, 2 (2011), pp. 42-56

[reprinted in Carl Levy (ed.), Colin Ward:  Life, Times and Thought (London:  Lawrence & Wishart, 2013), pp. 53-71].


'Not Protest but Direct Action: Anarchism Past and Present', <> (March 2012)


Joint entry on G. Scott Williamson and Innes H. Pearse, <> (2012).


‘Literature and Anarchism’, in Ruth Kinna (ed.), The Continuum Companion to Anarchism (London and New York: Continuum, 2012), pp. 192-211.


'The Making of The Making', in Roger Fieldhouse and Richard Taylor (eds.), E.P. Thompson and English Radicalism (Manchester and New York:  Manchester University Press, 2013), pp. 48-69.


'Freedom 1886-2014:  An Obituary', (2014).


'Freedom, 1886-2014:  An Appreciation', History Workshop Journal, no. 79 (Spring 2015), pp. 233-42.


'G.D.H. Cole:  A Socialist and Pluralist', in Peter Ackers and Alastair J. Reid (eds), Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain:  Other Worlds of Labour  in the Twentieth Century (Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), pp. 245-70.


'Orwell and Anarchism', George Orwell Studies, I, no. 1 (2016), pp. 37-55.  


'Williams's Orwell', foreword to Kristian Williams, Between the Bullet and the Lie:  Essays on Orwell (Chico, CA:  AK Press, 2017),

pp. 1-7.


'Gerald Brenan (1894-1987):  Bloomsbury, Gamel Woolsey and Spain', Powys Journal, XXVIII (2018), pp. 34-64.


'Preface', Nicolas Walter, About Anarchism (Oakland, CA:  PM Press, 2019), pp. v-xv.