Monthly Archives: November 2018

Gustav Landauer on the german revolution of 1918-19

Gustav Landauer would fully engage with the events of the German Revolution, both as writer and militant.  And if criticised certain decisions or actions, he did not hesitate to commit himself to revolution whose anarchist dimension is often ignored. We … Continue reading

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Remembrance: The German Revolution of November 9th, 1918

The end of the first world war was a moment of crisis in global capitalism; a crisis that was grasped by many as a possibility for revolution.  If the times would be above all marked by the russian revolution, its resonances … Continue reading

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Remembrance: The untold history of armistice and the end of World War I

A Short Poem for Armistice Day Gather or take fierce degree trim the lamp set out for sea here we are at the workmen’s entrance clock in and shed your eminence. Notwithstanding, work it diverse ways work it diverse days, … Continue reading

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Remembrance: Lest We Forget – Workers Stopped Capitalism’s First World War

Repression of War Experience Now light the candles; one; two; there’s a moth; What silly beggars they are to blunder in And scorch their wings with glory, liquid flame— No, no, not that,—it’s bad to think of war, When thoughts … Continue reading

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Remembrance: Of war and against war

The Drum I hate that drum’s discordant sound, Parading round, and round, and round: To thoughtless youth it pleasure yields, And lures from cities and from fields, To sell their liberty for charms Of tawdry lace and glitt’ring arms; And … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Between capitalism and anti-capitalism – the struggle for territory (2)

For us, nature is not a pre-social fact, but a product of culture and history, a space defined by an eminently rural sense of time, which is why we shall employ the word “territory” when referring to it. Similarly, by … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Between capitalism and anti-capitalism – the struggle for territory (1)

It is revolutionary to know how to make a loaf of bread, but it is also revolutionary to know how to make a barricade. Its segregation as well as its resistance do not have the goal of its isolated survival … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: Anti-capitalism as a struggle for space

A basic principle of anti-developmentalism says that a society full of capital is an urban society, which is why a society without capital must be an agrarian society. From this perspective, a liberated urban space would therefore have to be … Continue reading

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The struggle against borders

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Miguel Amorós: Technology and the making of fascist totalitarianism

Without a historical subject, the unity of theory and practice, of reality and reason, is impossible. Events do not awaken consciousness, but at most instill resignation, thus tending to lose their significance as the terrain of practice, but never totally. … Continue reading

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