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russia / ukraine / belarus / the left / opinion / analysis Monday April 24, 2017 06:28 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
The Russian Revolution of 1917 demonstrates the dangers of a revolutionary minority taking over, setting up its own state, and substituting itself for the working class and oppressed. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Saturday December 17, 2016 03:40 by Wayne Price   text 2 comments (last - sunday december 18, 2016 06:49)   image 1 image
The rise of a U.S. movement which rejects the legitimacy of Trump's presidency. read full story / add a comment
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central america / caribbean / the left / review Monday November 28, 2016 07:31 by Wayne Price   image 2 images
The recent death of Fidel Castro makes it timely to review this account of how Che Guevara and Fidel Castro created the ideology and social structure of "Communist" Cuba. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Wednesday September 07, 2016 02:02 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
There are non-anarchist radicals who advocate creating a new, third, party, to replace the Democrats at least. They share many of the values of anarchists. However anarchists regard this as a mistaken strategy. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left / review Monday August 01, 2016 06:38 by Wayne Price   text 1 comment (last - wednesday august 03, 2016 07:44)   image 1 image
Review of Frank's "Listen, Liberal." A leading liberal journalist, he exposes the Democratic Party as dominated by a section of the capitalist class, namely the top of the professional-managerial sector. He demonstrates its acceptance of inequality and its rejection of the working class. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Friday April 01, 2016 10:45 by Wayne Price   text 2 comments (last - saturday april 09, 2016 06:23)
There is a new approach on the U.S. Left, which rejects both capitalism and state socialism. In several ways it resembles anarchism. It has been promoted by The Next System Project, and has been critiqued recently by Sam Gindin--who makes some insightful comments, but also demonstrates limitations. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Friday February 26, 2016 20:49 by Wayne Price   text 3 comments (last - friday march 04, 2016 02:39)
In recent decades, there have been efforts to "rehabilitate" the U.S. Communist Party as an historical model for the Left. Anti-authoritarian socialists and anarchists find this troubling. Whle the CP did some good things it also did some very bad things. A brief summary of its history demonstrates that and explains why this is. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / the left / review Sunday October 25, 2015 04:23 by Wayne Price
Commentary on a recent draft document on the strategy and vision of the Democratic Socialists of America, from the viewpoint of revolutionary libertarian socialism (anarchism). read full story / add a comment
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international / the left / review Saturday May 23, 2015 02:33 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
Istvan Meszaros, a well-known Marxist theorist, has material which can be interesting to anarchists. He has an insightful analysis of the current stage of capitalism and the state. He makes Marx's "withering away of the state" central to his program, and he rejects electoral party politics. But paradoxically, he also supports the late Hugo Chavez's attempted use of the Venezuelan state to move to socialism. How can we understand this and respond to it? read full story / add a comment
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greece / turkey / cyprus / the left / opinion / analysis Saturday February 21, 2015 14:00 by Wayne Price   text 2 comments (last - sunday february 22, 2015 03:28)   image 1 image
Yanis Varoufakis is the Finance Minister of the new Greek government of the left-wing Syriza party. Describing himself as an "erratic Marxist," he has presented an overview of his political and economic opinions. This provides background information on the philosophy and strategy of Syriza's leaders, which can be critiqued from the perspective of anarchism. read full story / add a comment
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international / the left / feature Thursday July 10, 2014 15:28 by Wayne Price   text 4 comments (last - monday january 26, 2015 11:31)   image 1 image
The leader of the International Marxist Tendency has written an attack on anarchism from his Trotskyist perspective. He makes some correct criticisms of some versions of anarchism, in relation to those who reject revolution or political organization. But he attempts to defend the idea of a "workers' state" by limited quotes from Lenin and by mistating the history of the Russian revolution. [Italiano] read full story / add a comment
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internazionale / la sinistra / recensione Tuesday July 01, 2014 13:50 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
Il leader della International Marxist Tendency ha scritto un attacco contro l'anarchismo da una prospettiva trotzkysta. Alcune sue critiche a certe correnti dell'anarchismo risultano corrette, in particolare in relazione a coloro che rifiutano la rivoluzione o l'organizzazione politica. Ma egli poi cerca di difendere l'idea di uno "stato operaio" ricorrendo a limitate citazioni di Lenin e mistificando la storia della rivoluzione russa. [English] read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left / debate Monday February 24, 2014 03:06 by Wayne Price   text 1 comment (last - thursday march 06, 2014 09:35)   image 1 image
The Platypus Society is having a panel on "Marxism and Anarchism," 3/17, in Chicago. It prepared a list of questions on the topic. These are my responses to the questions, in preparation for the discussion. read full story / add a comment
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international / the left / review Monday December 30, 2013 12:27 by Wayne Price   text 1 comment (last - friday january 10, 2014 05:55)   image 1 image
This is a review of Ronald D. Tabor, The Tyranny of Theory: A Contribution to the Anarchist Critique of Marxism (2013).
Marxism, like anarchism, came out of movements for democracy, socialism, and working class liberation. Its goals were for a free, cooperative, classless, stateless, and nonoppressive society. Yet Marxism ended up establishing totalitarian, mass murdering, state capitalist, regimes. This is the paradox of Marxism. Why did this happen? An attempt to analyze this is made in this new book by Ron Tabor, a former Marxist and now an anarchist. Wayne discusses Ron's ideas. read full story / add a comment
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international / the left / review Monday November 18, 2013 04:26 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
A Review of Peter Hudis (2013), “Marx’s Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism” from the viewpoint of a Marxist-informed revolutionary anarchist.
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international / the left / opinion / analysis Tuesday April 30, 2013 10:42 by Wayne Price   text 8 comments (last - sunday may 26, 2013 00:10)   image 1 image
Marxists argue that anarchists really do advocate a state, or something indistinguishable from one, but do not admit it. But what anarchists advocate is the overturning of the existing state and the creation of a new, nonstate, association of councils, assemblies, and a popular mililtia. There is no such thing as a "workers' state." read full story / add a comment
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international / the left / opinion / analysis Wednesday March 21, 2012 03:52 by Wayne Price   text 14 comments (last - saturday april 28, 2012 02:22)   image 1 image
Left Communism overlaps with Anarchism. What can anarchists learn from examining the opinions on various topics held by left communists? read full story / add a comment
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internaţional / the left / opinion/analysis Tuesday January 17, 2012 08:29 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
Revoluţiile folosesc întotdeauna elemente a ceea ce este de altfel privit ca “nonviolenţa”. Luptele revolutionare revoluţionare includ greve şi alte acţiuni de masă, care sunt deseori neinarmate, cel puţin la început. [English] read full story / add a comment
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internazionale / la sinistra / recensione Wednesday November 09, 2011 23:50 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
Ecco la recensione di una collezione di pensieri sparsi sull'anarchismo, sull'antropologia e di studi accademici. David Graeber prende posizione contraria alla necessità di uno scontro rivoluzionario con lo stato e di un suo eventuale rovesciamento. Egli si dichiara, invece, a favore di un approccio gradualista che lascia lo Stato nella sua solitudine. [English] read full story / add a comment
international / la gauche / opinion / analyse Monday November 07, 2011 00:56 by Wayne Price
Un tract anarchiste distribué lors d'une conférence à New-York de la International Socialist Organization (ISO) critiquant ses positions trotskistes. read full story / add a comment

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dscn1721.jpg imageLa compañera kurda Melike Yasar visitó Valparaíso, Chile 16:58 Mon 23 Nov by Acción Libertaria 0 comments

En la tarde del 19 de Noviembre se realizó el encuentro organizado por Acción Libertaria-Valparaíso , el Comité Provisorio de Solidaridad con Rojava 2015 y el Comité Chileno-Mapuche de Solidaridad con Kurdistán, con Melike Yasar en la Facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad de Valparaíso.

2434769c7a4250aa1b7bf00b28751c5d.jpg imageΚοινότητες αγώνα σ&#... 17:32 Thu 17 Sep by Αναρχικό/Αντιεξουσιαστικό Στέκι Αντίπνοια 0 comments

Η άνοδος του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ στην εξουσία ήρθε σε μία κρίσιμη για το κεφάλαιο χρονική περίοδο, αφού προηγουμένως, είχαν εφαρμοστεί σκληρά μέτρα από τις προηγούμενες κυβερνήσεις και η κοινωνία είχε φτάσει σε ασφυκτικό τέλμα. Έτσι ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ ήταν το τελευταίο χαρτί της αστικής τάξης προκειμένου να διαφυλάξει την ακεραιότητα του καπιταλιστικού μοντέλου. Ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ που μέχρι τότε αυτοπροσδιοριζόταν ως κομμάτι του κινήματος ήταν η βέλτιστη επιλογή προκειμένου να δράσει εκτονωτικά, αρχικά ως έμπορος ελπίδας, στην συνέχεια καπηλευόμενος αγώνες των κινημάτων και τέλος καθοδηγώντας και εκμηδενίζοντας την κοινωνική οργή.
Καλλιέργησε αυταπάτες, οι οποίες όμως σύντομα κατέρρευσαν.

10933810_1098653513483989_8172575092281804228_n.jpg imageCon el mundo patas arriba, Se fue Galeano. 23:34 Mon 20 Apr by Colectivo Contrainformativo SubVersión 0 comments

Hoy el mundo está más que nunca patas arriba, se fue a la eternidad el hombre que hizo de sus letras rebeldía y dignidad, aquel inclaudicable luchador que con su prosa emancipada atravesó el latir insubordinado de aquellas que hacemos de nuestras vidas lucha constante e intransigente contra el capital. Se fue el escritor uruguayo Eduardo Galeano.

exfel.png imageComunicado Renuncia FeL-Chile 13:52 Wed 02 Apr by Ex - militantes del Frente de Estudiantes Libertarios 0 comments

Transcurridos una serie de acontecimientos, acompañados cada uno por sus respectivas reflexiones y aprendizajes, es que los militantes libertarios que suscribimos esta declaración, y ante el quiebre ideológico que atraviesa al conjunto de los libertarios y libertarias tomamos la decisión de separarnos del Frente de Estudiantes Libertarios - Chile asumiendo, con nuestras palabras y acciones , las consecuencias políticas de tal decisión y decididos por tanto a seguir construyendo en el camino revolucionario de nuestro pueblo.

paperdragons1.jpg imageStatement of left and anarchist organizations about "Borotba" organization 14:19 Thu 06 Mar by Left and anarchist organizations 1 comments

We, the collectives and members of Ukrainian leftist and anarchist organizations, announce that “Borotba” union is not a part of our movement. During the whole time of this political project’s existence, its members tended to be committed to the most discredited, conservative and authoritarian “leftist” regimes and ideologies, which do not represent the interests of working classes in any way.

368235_114948_1.jpg imageApuntes ante la actual coyuntura de destitución del Alcalde de Bogotá 20:20 Tue 17 Dec by Grupo Libertario Vía Libre 0 comments

Posicionamiento del Grupo Libertario Vía Libre ante la destitución e inhabilitación del alcalde bogotano Gustavo Petro.

alejandroordonezygustavopetro549x345.jpg image¡Ni con Petro ni con Ordóñez! 07:27 Sun 15 Dec by Grupo Estudiantil Anarquista 2 comments

Sin lugar a dudas uno de los sucesos que más ha dado de que hablar en los últimos días es la destitución de Gustavo Petro como alcalde de la ciudad de Bogotá y su inhabilitación para ejercer cargos públicos durante 15 años según un fallo emitido por la Procuraduría General de la Nación. Según este órgano de vigilancia estatal, la medida obedece a las presuntas irregularidades presentadas en el cambio de esquema para la recolección de basuras implementado mediante un decreto en Diciembre del año 2012. La decisión fue dada a conocer a la opinión pública en boca del procurador Ordóñez a comienzos de esta semana y desde ese momento las distintas reacciones no se han hecho esperar.

1175747_507339036003691_878192099_n__copia.jpg imageA 40 años del Golpe con nuestros caídos en la Memoria y la Lucha! 17:15 Thu 19 Sep by Izquierda Libertaria Temuco 0 comments

Declaración de la Izquierda Libertaria de Temuco

40aosunidosenlalucha.jpg imageComunicado 11 de septiembre 20:53 Wed 11 Sep by Izquierda libertaria de Valdivia 0 comments

A 40 años del golpe militar nos levantaremos una y mil veces

Por vivir en dignidad

Por Socialismo y Libertad

1369091_10201883332271160_862043588_n.jpg imageA 40 años del Golpe, ¡A seguir construyendo camino Revolucionario! 12:08 Wed 11 Sep by Red Libertaria Estudiantil 0 comments

A 40 años del Golpe de Estado en Chile, rechazamos tajantemente la idea de perdón y olvido, pero también reafirmamos nuestra lucha no sólo contra el dolor y la impunidad de los asesinatos, sino también contra el Estado y el Capital, elementos que sostienen la hegemonía de la violencia.
Son 40 años de profundas huellas, de memorias resentidas, algunas olvidadas, otras televisadas; 40 años de resignaciones, de conformismos, de temor y traiciones; sin embargo, a 40 años es tiempo de que marquemos la historia con nuevos hitos, que terminen de una vez por todas con 40, 50 o más de 500 años de profunda colonización, violencia y asesinato contra nuestros pueblos, contra nuestros/as hermanos/as, contra nuestros trabajadores/as, pobladores/as, estudiantes y pueblos originarios…

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imageLessons of the Russian Revolution: Workers’ Revolutions are Different from Capitalist Revolutions Apr 24 by Wayne Price 0 comments

The Russian Revolution of 1917 demonstrates the dangers of a revolutionary minority taking over, setting up its own state, and substituting itself for the working class and oppressed.

imageAusência de ideologia de câmbio e a base para a guinada à direita Apr 20 by BrunoL 0 comments

É lugar comum ouvir em análises e expressões vindas de todas as camadas da esquerda e da centro-esquerda, algo como “quando este povo vai se levantar indignado”? Além do sentimento de revolta e frustração – totalmente compartilhado por este que escreve – a afirmação também traz elementos de certa condescendência com o governo deposto e algo da perigosa inocência politica. Neste breve texto, tento demonstrar como a categoria ideologia foi desprezada e, por óbvia consequência, a relação com o oligopólio da mídia – em especial com a empresa líder – foi reificada.

imageAnarchist Lens: The Green Experiment Feb 28 by Kevin Doyle 0 comments

In this post, Anarchist Lens returns to the subject of electoral politics and how it demobilises the struggle for change. The example of the German Greens is examined. In the late 70s, Die Grünen (The Greens) emerged as a new force on the German and European left. Radical and activist led, they claimed to be aware of the pitfalls of the electoral process and were, in their own words, an ‘anti-party party’. Yet, in less than twenty years, they had capitulated on all their key principles: tolerating nuclear power, rubber-stamping German participation in NATO and even agreeing to capitalist-friendly market reforms. How did this transformation come about?

imageLa experiencia del Confederalismo Democrático: ¿opción para los pueblos? Jan 28 by Alejandro Azadî 0 comments

Oriente Medio es históricamente visto, desde Occidente, como una zona caliente. Desde las películas hollywoodenses hasta las empresas de viaje, ponen el acento en la extrema violencia que vive la región. Sin embargo, lo que nadie dice sobre esa violencia es que es agitada, y financiada, sistemáticamente, por Occidente y su punta de lanza: los Estados Unidos.

imageWhere the revolution is more likely to happen, in developed or non-developing countries? Dec 25 by Zaher Baher 0 comments


There is no doubt that over the last couple of decades our movement has declined dramatically . Not only it is not achievable anymore, in fact it cannot maintain what had already achieved before. It is also very clear that Marx's theory is not the remedy for the current situation any longer. I believe it is extremely hard to expect that the revolution to take place in the advanced industrialised countries, at least not in the very near future.

This article puts forward the argument of possibility that the revolution could happen in the less or non-industrialised countries, before the advanced industrialised countries.

The article explains the mechanisms that exist in the non-industrialised countries that brings about the revolution.

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imageΚοινότητες αγώνα σ&#... Sep 17 0 comments

Η άνοδος του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ στην εξουσία ήρθε σε μία κρίσιμη για το κεφάλαιο χρονική περίοδο, αφού προηγουμένως, είχαν εφαρμοστεί σκληρά μέτρα από τις προηγούμενες κυβερνήσεις και η κοινωνία είχε φτάσει σε ασφυκτικό τέλμα. Έτσι ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ ήταν το τελευταίο χαρτί της αστικής τάξης προκειμένου να διαφυλάξει την ακεραιότητα του καπιταλιστικού μοντέλου. Ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ που μέχρι τότε αυτοπροσδιοριζόταν ως κομμάτι του κινήματος ήταν η βέλτιστη επιλογή προκειμένου να δράσει εκτονωτικά, αρχικά ως έμπορος ελπίδας, στην συνέχεια καπηλευόμενος αγώνες των κινημάτων και τέλος καθοδηγώντας και εκμηδενίζοντας την κοινωνική οργή.
Καλλιέργησε αυταπάτες, οι οποίες όμως σύντομα κατέρρευσαν.

imageStatement of left and anarchist organizations about "Borotba" organization Mar 06 1 comments

We, the collectives and members of Ukrainian leftist and anarchist organizations, announce that “Borotba” union is not a part of our movement. During the whole time of this political project’s existence, its members tended to be committed to the most discredited, conservative and authoritarian “leftist” regimes and ideologies, which do not represent the interests of working classes in any way.

imageApuntes ante la actual coyuntura de destitución del Alcalde de Bogotá Dec 17 0 comments

Posicionamiento del Grupo Libertario Vía Libre ante la destitución e inhabilitación del alcalde bogotano Gustavo Petro.

image¡Ni con Petro ni con Ordóñez! Dec 15 Grupo Estudiantil Anarquista 2 comments

Sin lugar a dudas uno de los sucesos que más ha dado de que hablar en los últimos días es la destitución de Gustavo Petro como alcalde de la ciudad de Bogotá y su inhabilitación para ejercer cargos públicos durante 15 años según un fallo emitido por la Procuraduría General de la Nación. Según este órgano de vigilancia estatal, la medida obedece a las presuntas irregularidades presentadas en el cambio de esquema para la recolección de basuras implementado mediante un decreto en Diciembre del año 2012. La decisión fue dada a conocer a la opinión pública en boca del procurador Ordóñez a comienzos de esta semana y desde ese momento las distintas reacciones no se han hecho esperar.

imageA 40 años del Golpe con nuestros caídos en la Memoria y la Lucha! Sep 19 0 comments

Declaración de la Izquierda Libertaria de Temuco

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