Monthly Archives: May 2015

Anarchists organise everywhere: The catalan anarchist federation

We share and translate news from the A las barricadas (04/05/2015), about the Anarchist Federation of Catalonia, one more effort to bring together libertarian interventions in society …

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Apoyo Mutuo: Organising anarchy

  Three weeks before spanish municipal elections, Apoyo Mutuo (Mutual Aid) appears as a tool that transforms into a political actor all of those persons who do not see themselves represented in the institutional path of politics.  On the 9th of … Continue reading

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Thirty years okupying Madrid

We publish below a translation of an article that appeared in the Madrid based Periódico Diagonal (07/05/2015), celebrating thirty years of okupations in the city.  If okupations are central to any anti-capitalist politics, they are equally haunted by risks and … Continue reading

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To create rather than to beg: The politics of direct action

To demand rights, rights to goods, is to demand them of someone, invariably an authority who in one form or another controls the access to those goods.  It is to hand over one’s social fate to that authority, it is … Continue reading

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Education as debt bondage

Government by debt subjects populations to a particular regime of submission, submission of the present to a future which is nothing more than an extension of the present.  The present in fact vanishes before a kind of eternal “now” in … Continue reading

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Remembering revolutions past: Vietnam, 1975

The “third world” seems a distant place under the rule of “neoliberal” capitalism.  And yet the term once conveyed not denigration or humiliation, but revolution, the revolutions of colonised peoples against an arrogant and brutal colonial and neocolonial “first world”.  … Continue reading

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