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Anarchism is movement: Tomás Ibáñez (4)

The fourth chapter of Tomás Ibáñez’s essay, Anarchism is movement directly engages the debate over the significance of “postanarchism”.  Neither tempted by a blind adherence to this current of thought, nor categorically dismissive, Ibáñez attempts to navigate between these extremes, … Continue reading

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Anarchism is movement: Tomás Ibáñez (3)

Engaging directly with the contemporary resurgence and renewal of anarchism, Tomás Ibáñez, in the third chapter of Anarchism is movement, endeavours in part to conceptualise what he calls the “constitutively changeable” nature of the movement.  Binding together thought and action, … Continue reading

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Anarchism is movement: Tomás Ibáñez (2)

Tomás Ibáñez, not without hesitation and only as a heuristic, employs the term “neoanarchism” to refer to the resurgence and changing nature of the movement in the wake of May 1968, France.  But these changes have not been without their … Continue reading

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Anarchism is movement: Tomás Ibáñez (1)

With this post, we begin the publication of an english language translation of Tomás Ibáñez essay, “Anarchism is movement: Anarchism, neoanarchism and postanarchism” (2014).  Among our motives for undertaking the exercise, there is first the desire to share with english … Continue reading

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Thinking through May 68 (to the May of 15M): Tomás Ibáñez

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

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I love Paris in the springtime: Tomás Ibáñez and the anarchy of May 68

VI.  To articulate what is past does not mean to recognize “how it really was.” It means to take control of a memory, as it flashes in a moment of danger. For historical materialism it is a question of holding … Continue reading

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Catalonia after the storm: Tomás Ibáñez

El Roto The debate among anarchists around the Catalan independence movement continues unabated.  From a distance, as always, it is difficult to follow events, to grasp all that is at stake, to draw reasonably clear conclusions.  It is however our … Continue reading

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Tomás Ibáñez: The anarchism to come

Tomás Ibáñez is arguably one of the most important voices of spanish anarchism, and the resonance of his work extends beyond his country of origin.  Infrequently translated into english, we have tried in earlier posts to modestly fill that gap. We … Continue reading

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The happiness of Sisyphus: An interview with Tomás Ibáñez

We share below the translation of an interview with Tomás Ibañez, reflecting on the current rise, in the wake of the mass social movements of 2011,  of “left-wing” political parties.  The interview was originally published in the greek efsyn.gr (02/05/2015), and … Continue reading

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Tomás Ibáñez: “One never takes power, it is power which takes us”

On the occasion of the publication of Tomás Ibáñez’ book, Anarquismo es movimiento, we republish below, in translation, an interview with him that appeared in La Marea (29/06/2014): a reading of contemporary anarchism.

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