In the Shadow of Social Democracy: Right-Wing Challenges and Left Alternatives 18:12 Apr 24 0 comments
Trump o el final del neoliberalismo progresista 15:20 Jan 23 0 comments
The End of Progressive Neoliberalism 15:18 Jan 23 0 comments
Slavoj Zizek: The Left’s Fidelity to Castro-ation 18:59 Nov 30 0 comments
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Murray Bookchin has passed away
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Murray Bookchin, an early proponent of what he described as social ecology, died at home early Sunday at the age of 85.
He was surrounded by family when he died of heart failure at home, said his daughter, Debbie Bookchin.
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Listen, Trotskyist! 06:37 Tue 31 Oct 2 comments
An anarchist leaflet given out at a conference of the International Socialist Organization in NYC which challenged its Trotskyist views.
Why elections fail to bring about real change Feb 19 0 comments
Why can’t the 99% simply vote in a government that acts in their interest and not that of the 1%
Sedition, Subversion, Sabotage: Jan 28 0 comments
We'll be most successful by using both legal and illegal tactics but keeping the two forms separate. Illegal direct action is sometimes necessary to impair the system, impede its functioning, break it in a few places, open up points of vulnerability for coming generations to exploit. As groups we should do only legal resistance. Since we have to assume we are infiltrated and our communications are monitored, illegal acts must be done alone or in small cells without links to the group. Security is essential. Police may have the identity of everyone in the group, but if members are arrested and interrogated, their knowledge will be very limited. The principles of leaderless resistance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaderless_resistance) provide the most effective defense for militants.
On Dogmatism Apr 07 0 comments
Dogmatism is a manifestation of theoretical and/or ideological deficiencies, such as idealism (metaphysics), sectarianism, elitism or followership. It’s a significant obstacle to working class emancipation, which we must identify and comprehend in order to combat it. There are several variants and expressions, including:
An anarchist critique of horizontalism Feb 24 3 comments
Horizontalism is an emerging term used to describe the key common characteristics of the waves of rebellion of the last decade. Occupy in 2011 was the peak to date but the term Horizontalism itself appears to originate the rebellion in Argentina after the 2001 banking crisis there. Marina Sitrin in her book on that rebellion says the term (in Spanish obviously) was used to describe the neighborhood, workplace & unemployed assemblies that emerged to form "social movements seeking self-management, autonomy and direct democracy." Image by Author:Meeting in Gezi Park, June 2013more >>
Murray Bookchin Aug 11 0 comments
La creación de una tendencia que el llamó "comunalismo", criticada por muchos fundamentalistas "superrevolucionarios", que ni siquiera se toman la molestia de estudiarla a la luz de las experiencias actuales, constituye un camino de construcción altamente valorable y necesario, en los tiempos en que los movimientos sociales se encuentran con tan baja autoestima y grado de fuerza.
Zapatistas announce details of organisation of Intercontinental encounter Nov 29 EZLN 3 comments
The Sixth Declaration of the Selva Lacandona proposed a new Intercontinental encounter to follow up those held in the 1990's in Chiapas and the Spanish state. This communique announces details of a consultation to take place until June 30th on holding it that proposes that “Intergalactic Committees” be formed on the five continents.