Author Archives: Julius Gavroche

Eduardo Colombo: The intransigent anarchist

Eduardo Colombo is the third of our anarchists whom we have grouped under the title of writers of “May 68”, which includes Jaime Semprun, Miguel Amorós and Amedeo Bertolo. The reference to “May 68” is a political metaphor in this … Continue reading

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The threat to Rojava: An anarchist reading

From the Crimethinc. Collective …

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From Brazil: A call for resistance, a call for rebellion

Published with the Crimethinc. Collective, we share a call from Brazil to resist the new Bolsonaro regime (in english and portuguese).

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Lessons from the gilets jaunes

Radical political movements and thought have always been nourished by rebellions and insurrections that were rarely or never foreseen, largely outside of any movement’s control, and whose fate was decided in struggle with both opposing protagonists and institutions of power. … Continue reading

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For Osvaldo Bayer

… libertarian socialism is the way…or as I prefer to say, libertarian solidarism, that’s where we can find the essence of a better world, the essence of a society formed from the grass roots up, through the people’s discussion, the … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: The trials of critical theory

Ah, reason, solemnity, mastering of emotions, this really dismal thing called reflection, all these privileges and splendours man has: what a price had to be paid for them! how much blood and horror lies at the basis of all ‘good … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: The seductions of “History”

How foolish it would be to suppose that one only needs to point out the origin and this misty shroud of delusion in order to destroy the world that counts for real, so-called “reality.” We can destroy only as creators. – But let us … Continue reading

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Tourism: The spectacle of travel

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust A celebration of the Left Hand Rotation’s documentary film, “Fascínio”. Tourism is the highest form of alienation in our time. The modern traveler is divorced from all relations to place and … Continue reading

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An experiment in cartography: Mapping the gilets jaunes

From the Crimethinc. Collective, reflections on and testimonials of the gilets jaunes … The Yellow Vest Movement: Showdown with the State: Reports from the Clashes in Paris, around France, and across Europe (14/12/2018) Since November, France has been shaken by … Continue reading

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Amidst the polyphony of the gilets jaunes

In the occupied roundabouts of france, occupations which are the most emblematic expression of the gilets jaunes or “yellow vest movement”, the word or speech has been freed.  Individuals, people, who would formerly never have encountered each other, find themselves protesting, … Continue reading

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