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The politics of cruelty: Hostis and the apology for insurrection

In an eloquent defense of insurrectionist politics, the Hostis journal critically dismisses all moralising forms of anarchism, eulogising of democracy and pacifism.  Caught in a religious-theological past, anarchists fall far too quickly into self-mutilating performances of virtuous and moral superiority … Continue reading

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This life is shit and you choose to burn it up: Get rid of yourself

We can truly understand this society only by negating it. Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle Capitalism, as with any form of social organisation, is a mode of creating human subjectivities. Its radical nature lies in its aspiration to do so … Continue reading

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Autonomous well-being: Self-organising health care in Exarcheia

It is far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has. Hippocrates Revolution begins in the everyday, in the constitution-resistance of autonomous, self-managed social relations in the many spheres of life that make … Continue reading

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The passions of revolution

Society is always pushing you to turn into something other than what you want to be. Society attempts to make you someone else, a copy, a simulacrum. It is necessary to realize that we are not here to fulfill the … Continue reading

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The russian revolution of 1917: Alexander Berkman

It has been asserted by some writers that Bolshevik accession to power in Russia was due to a coup de main, and doubt has been expressed regarding the social nature of the October change. Nothing could be further from the … Continue reading

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The russian revolution of 1917: Emma Goldman

The argument that destruction and terror are part of revolution I do not dispute. I know that in the past every great political and social change necessitated violence. America might still be under the British yoke but for the heroic … Continue reading

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Welcome to Hell: Resistance against the G20 summit, Hamburg

In solidarity with all who resist against the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg … 

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The struggle with migrants is a struggle against State-Capital

As a complement to our most recent post, a call for support from the Steki Social Centre in Thessaloniki, we publish an interview with Tasos Sagris from Void Network, for the radio program This Is Hell (u.s.a.), along with a video from sub.Media’s Trouble series entitled Refugees Welcome:Creating Solidarity … Continue reading

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To be or not to be a democrat: Anarchy beyond democracy

We formerly shared the excellent series of essays from the Crimethinc collective critically evaluating the notion of “democracy”.  That the debate is not closed for anarchists is evident from the simple fact that it continues (e.g., Robert Graham‘s very recent … Continue reading

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Now and the anarchy of destituent power: Reading politics with the invisible committee

… they wanted to reinvent everything, each day; to make themselves masters and possessors of their own lives. Guy Debord If to constituent power corresponds revolutions, uprisings and new consititutions, that is, a violence that lays down and constitutes new … Continue reading

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