Tag Archives: autonomy

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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A world without police: Peter Gelderloos

“Violence” is something new in history. We decadents are the first to know this curious thing: violence. Traditional societies knew of theft, blasphemy, parricide, abduction, sacrifice, insults and revenge. Modern States, beyond the dilemma of adjudicating facts, recognized only infractions … Continue reading

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Scenes from the class struggle in spain: For an okupied social centre

The class struggle cuts not just through the spaces of salaried labour; it divides agencies across all of the different spheres of social reproduction.  Without the latter, the former would cease to exists. We have tried over the years to … Continue reading

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Creating radical autonomy: Fraguas

“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as … Continue reading

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Creating radical autonomy: Errekaleor Bizirik!

To construct anti-capitalist forms of life at the margins, or in the weaves, of the system, is a delicate and precarious task with no possible guarantee of success.  Over the years, we have tried to share as many examples and … Continue reading

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Building new solidarities between movements: insurrectionary politics of food autonomy in the city of Athens

The question of rebellion/revolution is often posed in terms of the question, “what is to be done?” However, by so articulating any reflection-practice on radical political change, we are lead to consider revolution in terms of struggles between and for … Continue reading

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Struggles for autonomy

The question  “what is to be done?” for anti-capitalist and anti-authoritarian politics often invites the suggestion that there must be a single, unequivocal answer to it, at multiple levels: ends or goals, tactics and strategies, organisations, all supposedly grounded in … Continue reading

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Renzo Novatore: My iconoclastic individualism

Anarchy is not a social form, but a method of individuation. No society will concede to me more than a limited freedom and a well-being that it grants to each of its members. But I am not content with this … Continue reading

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Elisée Reclus: On anarchist colonies

As a complement to our last post, the essay “The limits of community” by Ruymán Rodríguez, we share the first of two essays, among others cited by Rodríguez, that help to further understand the bases of his reflection.  The first essay, … Continue reading

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The limits of community

We share an essay by Ruymán Rodríguez that critically evaluates the radical poltical potential of the idea of community.  Without defending the need to abandon the creation of communities as part of a larger anarchist political project, Rodríguez nevertheless argues … Continue reading

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