Category Archives: Commentary

The nameless of all metropolises, unite!

Reflections amidst the proliferation of rebellions … Where, then, is the positive possibility of a German emancipation? Answer: In the formulation of a class with radical chains, a class of civil society which is not a class of civil society, … Continue reading

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Ecuador: Finding direction in an insurrection

Raúl Zibechi’s reading of the most recent revolt in ecuador unveils a shift in the radical politics of the americas (and perhaps beyond) – one announced earlier, embryonically, in the movements-insurrections of this century – and which we might wish … Continue reading

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The Quito commune: Ecuador’s insurrection

Alexander Kluge writes that the “sentiments are the true inhabitants of people’s paths of life. It can be said of them what is said of the Celts … : they are everywhere, we simply do not see them. The sentiments … Continue reading

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The stakes in Rojava: Murdering a revolution

As Rojava becomes the front line of inter-state conflict (the Guardian), it is the destruction of the revolution created and fought for on this land that is the objective of the military interventions. A reflection on the stakes of events … Continue reading

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Rojava: In defence of a revolution

The news has come, Erdogan’s turkish army has begun its offensive against north-eastern syria, against the Rojava Revolution, which threatens not only his authoritarian rule, but that of the whole middle east. Whatever doubts or hesitations one may have regarding … Continue reading

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Frédéric Lordon: Imagining revolution and the problem of scale

To share, in translation, a critical essay of “micro” revolutionary politics, by Frédéric Lordon … Lordon may be accused of simply reenacting the old marxist-social democratic criticism of anarchism: that the latter’s anti-statism ignores the inevitable role of state power, … Continue reading

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Another end of the world is possible!

The only way to address the environmental crisis and global climate change is to abolish capitalism! From the CrimethInc Collective, from brazil (24/09/2019)… What Is Burning the Amazon? A Plea from Brazilian Anarchists As the fires in the Amazon rainforest … Continue reading

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Of trees and of men

From lundi matin #209 (23/09/2019): further reflections on Capital’s ecocide (in translation) … Two weeks ago, lundi matin published a beautiful text by Alessi Dell’Umbria on the subject of extractivism in general and the Amazon fires in particular:La terre brûlée … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: A phenomenology of permanent insurrection

This struggle has played a pedagogical role for everyone who has participated in it. It is a phenomenological pedagogy in which the city that we inhabit has acquired an entirely new significance through the process of the struggle—every aspect of … Continue reading

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Some preliminary reflections about a factory occupation: the case of VIO.ME

On July 11, 2019, I visited VIO.ME, a worker run factory located in Thessaloniki, Greece. I had the opportunity to meet with one of the workers who was able to put aside time from his busy schedule for us to … Continue reading

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