Author Archives: Julius Gavroche

Beyond Negativity: What Comes After Gender Nihilism? – Alyson Escalante

(photographs by Mike Disfarmer)   Subvert the social and civil order! Aye, I would destroy, to the last vestige, this mockery of order, this travesty upon justice! Break up the home? Yes, every home that rests on slavery! Every marriage … Continue reading

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An anarchist critique of horizontalism: Mark Bray

The concept and practice of “horizontalism” has significantly marked recent social movements.  And for some, this has suggested affinities with older anarchist politics and served to justify the participation of anarchists in them.  Yet whatever affinities there are – and … Continue reading

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Anarchism is movement: Tomás Ibáñez (5)

(Bordeaux, May 68, Archives Sud ouest) The fifth chapter of Tomás Ibáñez’s Anarchism is movement brings the principal argument of the essay to a close.  Ibáñez is here concerned to demonstrate the bases upon which the contemporary anarchist resurgence and renewal … Continue reading

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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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The politics of ecstasy: From Eukariot

The eukariot counter-propaganda cell has released a second issue of reflections-interventions.  If we share the essays that follow, it is exclusively because of how much we share with them …

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The time of revolution: Reflections with Uri Gordon

In a richly argued essay, Uri Gordon critically evaluates the notion of “prefigurative politics”, an expression that has become popular with social movements, including anarchist groups, eager to maintain the ethical unity between means and ends.  What has gone unnoticed however is what … Continue reading

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Love and revolution

… hunger and continual necessity are the greatest enemies of love. Cervantes, Don Quixote   An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word “love” — is a process, delicate, … Continue reading

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