Yearly Archives: 2014

Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (4)

The following is a translation of “Chapter 4” of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013).  We have already translated and posted the “Prologue” and the “Chapter 1″ of this work (Click here), “Chapter 2” … Continue reading

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Visions of pandora in spain: Anarchist protests

… contre-insurrection, de doctrine militaire, est devenue principe de gouvernement. comité invisible, A nos amis In one possible interpretation of the mythic figure of Pandora, she is not the harbinger/carrier of evil, but rather a source of gifts to humanity, a … Continue reading

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Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (3)

The following is a translation of “Chapter 3” of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013).  We have already translated and posted the “Prologue” and the “Chapter 1″ of this work (Click here) and “Chapter … Continue reading

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With a little help from my friends

Je est un autre. Rimbaud Friendship, this relationship without dependency, without scenes, yet full of life’s simplicity, implies an acknowledgement of mutual strangeness that does not allow us to speak of our friends but only to them, not turn them into subjects of conversation … Continue reading

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Yo también soy anarquista: A spanish pandora

The unspoken principle which rules our society can be stated like that: every citizen is a potential terrorist. But what is a State which is ruled by such a principle? Can we still define it as democratic State? Can we … Continue reading

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Black Skin White Cops

“At each moment of its existence, the police reminds the State of the violence, the banality, and the darkness of its beginnings” Tiqqun “This is why there is no such thing as death within Biopower: there is only murder and … Continue reading

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The necropolitics of neoliberalism: Clara Valverde Gefaell

Whatever reality corresponded to the distinction between the working class and the sub-proletariat/lumpenproletariat under industrial capitalism has been lost in the fragmentation of the former under financial-speculative capitalism. Industry has not of course disappeared, but the conditions under which those … Continue reading

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Victory for the hunger strike of Nikos Romanos

Autonomies takes this occasion, in solidarity with the greek anarchist Nikos Romanos and his struggle from prison against arbitrary state power, to publish an article from Thrasybulus’s blog, maintained on libcom.org. Anarchist Nikos Romanos ended his hunger strike after thirty … Continue reading

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Wars for the commons in turkey

While turkey’s president celebrates his new presidential palace, the White Palace in Ankara, of over one thousand rooms, constructed on more than 150,000 sq m, and costing over 600 million  dollars (BBC 14/11/2014), an okupied social social in the Kadiköy … Continue reading

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Border Testimonies: From Suruc/Kobane, Turkey/Syria

On the walls of Istanbul can be read the graffiti, echoing Spain’s revolution of 1936, “Kobane will be the tomb of fascism”: the fascism of Isis, and of the Syrian and Turkish states.  In the Rojava region of Syria, a … Continue reading

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