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southern africa / the left Saturday July 21, 2018 - 05:45 by Warren McGregor   image 1 image
A call for socialist Left unity is heard widely today in South Africa, but is usually taken as a call for unity of praxis (unity in theoretical programme and action). This is sometimes framed as transcending old divides (these seen as outdated, divisive or dismissed as dogmatic), and sometimes as unity in order to have action (rhetorically set up as the opposite of “arm chair” theory).

What do we as revolutionary anarchists think? ... read full story / add a comment
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Διεθνή / Αριστερά Saturday July 07, 2018 - 20:13 by Πέτρος Πέτκας   image 1 image
«Δημοκρατικός συγκεντρωτισμός»: έννοια ασφυκτικής πληρότητας και αναλλοίωτης ταυτότητας! - Πρώτη δημοσίευση: περιοδικό Πανοπτικόν #23 ... read full story / add a comment
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mashriq / arabia / iraq / the left Friday June 15, 2018 - 07:57 by Shawn Hattingh   image 1 image
In this education series we look at experiments, which have arisen through working class struggles, to create alternatives to capitalism. This will include looking at present and past alternatives to capitalism. In doing this, we are not saying these experiments should be carbon copied – they have often taken place in very different times and contexts.

Rather we are trying to show that, through struggle and experimentation, new societies that overturn capitalism can be brought into being; even under very harsh conditions. This, we believe, provides hope to working class struggles: what we have today under the capitalist and state system can be ended and replaced by a better society. Experiments in alternatives show clearly how another world is possible.

In this article, the first article of the education series on alternatives to capitalism, we look at an experiment that is taking place today, known as the Rojava Revolution, to overturn capitalism and the state system in northern Syria (which is being subjected to an imperialist and civil war). In Rojava a social revolution, influenced by libertarian socialism, has been underway since 2012 and a new society has emerged in the process.
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Βόρεια Αμερική / Μεξικό / Αριστερά Saturday May 05, 2018 - 19:49 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
Πώς θα έπρεπε οι αναρχικοί των ΗΠΑ να ανταποκριθούν στην αύξηση του ενδιαφέροντος για το σοσιαλισμό; Υπήρξε αύξηση του ενδιαφέροντος των ΗΠΑ για τον «σοσιαλισμό», ιδίως μεταξύ των νέων ενηλίκων. Ποια είναι η σημασία αυτού; Τι σημαίνει "σοσιαλισμός" στους ανθρώπους; Γιατί συμβαίνει αυτό τώρα; Τι εμποδίζει την ανάπτυξη ενός σοσιαλιστικού κινήματος; Ποια θα πρέπει να είναι η αντίδραση των αναρχικών και άλλων αντιεξουσιαστών σοσιαλιστών; ... read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left Tuesday January 02, 2018 - 03:33 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
There has been an increase of U.S. interest in "socialism," especially among young adults. What is the significance of this? What does "socialism" mean to people? Why is this happening now? What is holding back the development of a socialist movement? What should be the reaction of anarchists and other anti-authoritarian socialists? ... read full story / add a comment
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greece / turkey / cyprus / the left Saturday December 30, 2017 - 22:11 by Zaher Baher   image 1 image
This article is about the direction of PKK , whether getting closer to the Idea of their leader , Ocalan, or not. In the same time it remind the supporters to the Kurdish in Rojava and Bakur, Turkey Kurdistan, the only solidarity attitude neither correct nor useful. They need to have a critical solidarity attitude. ... read full story / add a comment
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ibèria / the left Wednesday December 20, 2017 - 17:54 by Miguel G. Gómez   image 1 image
No hi ha dubte que el 21D acaba alguna cosa. No és la fi de la partida però el que vingui el 22D ja serà diferent. Ja estarem a una altra cosa. Segons totes les evidències Espanya és un país enmig d’una greu crisi, atès que l’Estat s’ha fos ja la guardiola de les pensions, o que el BCE ha decidit no comprar-nos més deute. Per pagar les pensions estan parlant de vendre tots els hospitals! Arribarà un altre cicle de mobilitzacions socials? Fins a on seran capaços d’arribar?
[Castellano]
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southern africa / the left Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 18:23 by Lucien van der Walt, with Sian Byrne and Nicole Ulrich*   image 1 image
A lightly edited transcript of a presentation at a workshop hosted by the International Labour Research & Information Group (ILRIG) and the Orange Farm Human Rights Advice Centre in Drieziek extension 1, Orange Farm township, south of Soweto, South Africa, on 24 June 2017. It was attended by a hall full of community and worker activists, including veterans of the big rebellions of the 1980s. ... read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / the left Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 18:12 by Jonathan Payn   image 1 image
A lightly edited transcript of a presentation at a workshop hosted by the International Labour Research & Information Group (ILRIG) and the Orange Farm Human Rights Advice Centre in Drieziek extension 1, Orange Farm township, south of Soweto, South Africa, on 24 June 2017. It was attended by a hall full of community and worker activists, including veterans of the big rebellions of the 1980s. ... read full story / add a comment
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iberia / la izquierda Monday December 04, 2017 - 18:54 by Miguel G. Gómez   image 1 image
Este artículo es la traducción de una contextualización del momento político actual desde una perspectiva libertaria y estratégica. El artículo de opinión desgrana diversas facetas de las fuerzas en lucha y da una propuesta desde abajo. [Catalá] ... read full story / add a comment
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Διεθνή / Αριστερά Friday October 13, 2017 - 19:22 by Κ. Μπερνέρι   image 1 image
Οι αντικοινοβουλευτικοί συνδικαλιστές και αρκε­τές κομμουνιστικές φράξιες που επικαλούνται το μαρξισμό, απέρριψαν την κατάκτηση των δημόσιων αρχών από τους σοσιαλιστές -είτε πριν από την επανάσταση, είτε στη διάρκεια της.
Όποιος κοιτάξει την ιστορία του σοσιαλισμού έπειτα από την αποπομπή των αναρχικών, θα μπορέ­σει να δει μόνος του τη βαθμιαία υποβάθμιση του μαρξισμού σαν πολιτικής φιλοσοφίας μέσα από τις ερμηνείες και την πρακτική των σοσιαλδημοκρατών.
Ο λενινισμός είναι, αναμφίβολα, μια επιστροφή στο επαναστατικό πνεύμα του μαρξισμού, συνάμα όμως είναι και μια επιστροφή στις ψευδαισθήσεις και στις αφαιρέσεις της μαρξιστικής μεταφυσικής.
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Διεθνή / Αριστερά Friday September 22, 2017 - 19:57 by Αναρχική Ομοσπονδία   image 1 image
Για να τελειώνουμε. Τις διαφορές μας με τον Σταλινισμό, τον Λενινισμό και τα μη αναρχικα ρεύματα που αναφέρονται στην επανάσταση θα τις λύσουμε εκεί που πρέπει, μέσα στους κοινωνικούς αγώνες. Με την διαπάλη, όσο σκληρή κι αν χρειαστεί να γίνει, στους κόλπους της κοινωνικής βάσης. Η ιστορία μας δίδαξε πολλά, γνωρίζουμε τα λάθη και την αφέλεια των πολιτικών μας προγόνων. Δεν ξεχνάμε τίποτα. ... read full story / add a comment
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Ελλάδα / Τουρκία / Κύπρος / Αριστερά Saturday August 26, 2017 - 20:52 by Αντώνης Δρακωνάκης   image 2 images
ΣΥΡΙΖΑ: η στρατηγική της κολακείας και το τέλος των κινημάτων
Άρθρο του Αντώνη Δρακωνάκη, όπως μπορεί να το διαβάσει κανείς στη Πολιτική Επιθεώρηση «Κοινωνικός Αναρχισμός» των Ελευθεριακών Εκδόσεων Κουρσάλ. ... read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left Friday July 07, 2017 - 10:56 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
There has recently been controversy on the Left over "free speech" for right-wingers (not necessarily fascists). Should it be supported or physically opposed? Some leftists have revived interest in the ideas of Herbert Marcuse on "repressive tolerance" and why it should be opposed. Marcuse's theory is reviewed and arguments are raised against it from a revolutionary anti-authoritarian perspective. ... read full story / add a comment
italia / svizzera / la sinistra Tuesday June 27, 2017 - 21:44 by Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA
Alle organizzazioni politiche anticapitaliste che hanno come orizzonte una società egualitaria fondata sulla libertà non sfuggirà la necessità sempre più pressante di costruire situazioni di cooperazione e di coordinamento per sostenere quelle forze sociali che sono il tessuto reale dell'alternativa di oggi e di domani.
Il comunismo, quello libertario, è sempre all'ordine del giorno. ... read full story / add a comment
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ireland / britain / the left Thursday June 15, 2017 - 20:24 by Andrew Flood   image 4 images
Corbyn’s strong showing in the June 2017 UK elections has given a big morale boost to the left.  A considerable youth vote, self-mobilising in larger part as a reaction to the ‘me and mine’ selfish society revealed by the Brexit vote seriously set back Tory plans for a fresh wave of Brexit required austerity.  Activists used social networking to overcome what had previously been seen as an all powerful smear machine of the billionaire print press.  Very few outside the radical left expected this outcome, what drove it and more importantly where can it lead?
[ This is a long read so you can also listen to an audio of the text ] This piece is not going to answer that in terms of assumptions and assertions but as far as possible through hard numbers.  66% of 18-24 year old’s voted Labour, only a quarter of that, 18% voted Tory [p4].  27% of those 18-24 year olds said the NHS was the most important issue for them, even though they are least likely to need it [p40].  For the over 65 age group this was flipped, only 23% voted Labour and over twice as many (58%) voted Tory [p4].  In fact, given the way the UK election system works, if only 18-24 year olds had voted, Labour would have been heading for 500 seats.  If it had only been those over 65 voting the Tories would have had over 400 seats. ... read full story / add a comment
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Διεθνή / Αριστερά Tuesday May 30, 2017 - 18:39 by Μιχαήλ Μπακούνιν   image 2 images
Το κείμενο αυτό περιλαμβάνεται στην έκδοση του έργου του Μιχαήλ Μπακούνιν «Η Παρισινή Κομμούνα και η ιδέα του Κράτους», σε μετάφραση Τζακ Λουμάλα και επιμέλεια Γ. Ξυλαγκρά, εκδόσεις «Ελεύθερος Τύπος» (σ.σ. 94-103).
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russia / ukraine / belarus / the left Monday April 24, 2017 - 07:28 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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brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / a esquerda Thursday April 20, 2017 - 04:41 by BrunoL   image 1 image
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. ... read full story / add a comment
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netherlands / germany / austria / the left Tuesday February 28, 2017 - 21:02 by Kevin Doyle   image 2 images
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? ... read full story / add a comment
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