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Anarchism in the streets: Federación de Anarquistas Gran Canaria (FAGC)

Get into the neighbourhoods, don’t be afraid of hostility, suspicion, quarrels and base passions, that, I assure you, you will encounter.  Take advantage rather of the fact that the virtual recuperation penetrates even into those with an empty stomach.  Seek … Continue reading

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La Esperanza commune, Gran Canaria: Revolution through okupation

Whether in time of revolution or in time of peace, the worker must be housed somehow or other; he must have some sort of roof over his head. But, however tumble-down and squalid your dwelling may be, there is always … Continue reading

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To be an anarchist: Ruymán Rodríguez

We share once again an essay, in translation, by Ruymán Rodríguez of the FAGC – Federación de Anarquistas Gran Canaria (alasbarricadas.org 26/03/2017).  What follows is a critical reflection on what it means to be an anarchist, born of Rodríguez’s experience with the FAGC. … Continue reading

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In solidarity with Ruymán Rodríguez and the FAGC

On the 30th of April 2015, in Santa María de Guía, Grand Canary, the anarchist activist Ruymán Rodríguez, member of the Federación de Anarquistas de Gran Canaria (FAGC)/Anarchist Federation of the Grand Canary, member of the recently created Sindicato de … Continue reading

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Anarchist myths

We share below a reflection by Ruymán Rodríguez of the Federación de Anarquistas Gran Canaria on the limits of an anarchism exclusively thought in terms of anti-statism and anti-capitalism.

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Rebel neighbourhoods: Vallcarca, Barcelona

As we once wrote of Madrid’s Carabanchel neighbourhood … “There are cities where particular neighbourhoods guard a memory of past disobedience and rebellion. They were in the past often referred to as working-class neighbourhoods, or quartiers populaires, to employ the … Continue reading

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The limits of community

We share an essay by Ruymán Rodríguez that critically evaluates the radical poltical potential of the idea of community.  Without defending the need to abandon the creation of communities as part of a larger anarchist political project, Rodríguez nevertheless argues … Continue reading

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Anarchy and 15M

As 15M approaches its second anniversary, it is an occasion to reflect on its young and yet rich history, on its present, and possible future.  Far be it from us however to suggest any kind of omniscient or final judgement … Continue reading

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