Tag Archives: autonomy

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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A revolution remembered: Hungary 1956

Notre heritage n’est précédé d’aucun testament. René Char It is a strange and sad story that remains to be told and remembered. What the councils challenged was the party system as such, in all its forms, and this conflict was … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: To live the commune – Interventions by the revolutionary erotic committee

France’s Nuit Debout movement may be the first of the post-2011 “movements of occupation” that dissipates almost entirely due to its own democratic self-delusions.

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