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Social reproduction is a relatively recent term. In the 1970s, we spoke of it in terms of domestic work, referring to all the activities that reproduce our daily life and at the same time, in a capitalist society, also reproduce … Continue reading
A political demand/action must be judged not only from the perspective of its goal, but also, and more fundamentally, from its capacity to generate unity and organizational potential among those who challenge and struggle against capitalism.
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
Autonomy is the body without organs of politics, anti-hierarchical, anti-dialectical, anti-representative. It is not only a political project, it is a project for existence. Individuals are never autonomous: they depend on external recognition. The autonomous body is not exclusive or … Continue reading
It is often forgotten that the international March 8th women’s day began with striking female factory workers. The strike, the withholding of women’s work, lies at its origins, and not the docile protests or celebrations of acquired “rights” that would … Continue reading
I don’t say that my values and desires are the right or true ones. For instance, I don’t say that it is right or true to love anarchy and hate domination. I affirm my values. This affirmation is not like … Continue reading
What follows is the second of a two part essay from the collective Out of the Woods, posted on Libcom.org, reflecting on refugees-migrants, climate change, the violence of border politics, anti-migrant populisms and no borders politics.
We have begun to recognize that for our movements to work and thrive, we need to be able to socialize our experiences of grief, illness, pain, death, things that now are often relegated to the margins or the outside of … Continue reading
Je me révolte, donc nous sommes. Albert Camus, L’Homme révolté What follows below is a rich reflection on insurrection originally published in Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed, N° 70/71 and 72/73 (04/06/2016). The essay, authored by Lupus Dragonowl and entitled … Continue reading
An excellent video report from Global Uprisings and Brandon Jourdan of the Vio.Me. factory occupation in greece. Any revolutionary movement will inevitably confront the issue of production. In radically changing capitalist society, how can the basic needs of people be … Continue reading