Monthly Archives: May 2018
Spain’s 15th of May movement of 2011 marks a shift in ways of thinking and doing politics, or to borrow Amador Fernández-Savater’s expression, a shift in desire.
We share, below, a sort of exercise of recollection, not of an event, but of the impossibility of “revolutionary government”, from the CrimethInc Collective. However complex the State, however much it is inseparable from our everyday life (it is not … Continue reading
(photograph by Jean-Claude Seine)* It is difficult, if not impossible, to close political debate, even for ourselves. And therefore our announcement of the end of our series on May 68, with an essay by Tomáz Ibáñez, was premature. Below, we share … Continue reading
Our series of posts, on this, the 50th anniversary of the french May 68, began with a recent essay on the events, by Tomáz Ibáñez. And we close with an older reflection (a prologue to a larger essay on May … Continue reading
From Robert Graham’s Anarchist Weblog … Lately I have been focusing on recent events in France – the conclusion to the Tarnac trial and the police attack on the ZAD autonomous zone near Nantes. Now it is time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of … Continue reading
Reflections on anarchism in france’s May 68, by David Porter and posted at the Anarchist Library.
We continue to share articles from the crimethInc collective (21/05/2018) on the rebellion in nicaragua …
On the 17th of May, 19 squadrons of military police (that is, between 1,500 and 1,700 police) entered the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes for a second operation of destruction and eviction.
With the seeming proliferation and celebration of anniversaries of revolutions, “successful” or “failed”, we lose cite of the conceptual wealth and practical weight of the concept itself. The Autonomies collective has endeavoured, however modestly, to reflect upon the history and … Continue reading
From the CrimethInc Collective (10/05/2018) … Italy: We Partisans – Resisting the Wave of Fascism, Spring 2018 In February and March, during the run-up to the elections, Italy experienced a period of intense conflict between fascists and anti-fascists analogous to the … Continue reading