Monthly Archives: January 2016

Deserting nationality: Anarchists write to the french president

On Friday, the 22nd of January, the french government announced that will present to the council of ministers a project of law to prolong the state of emergency in the country, declared on the 14th of November, in the wake … Continue reading

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In the times of the idiot

We share below a reflection on idiocy, first and foremost our own, or that of those who believe, in action, if not in thought, that some modicum of happiness is to be found in the splendid isolation of work and … Continue reading

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The arab spring and the return of rebellion/revolution: The 25th of January

(Street Art by Alaa Awad) A graffito on a wall in Tahrir Square, Cairo read: “The regime did not change, but the people changed”. It is five years since the eruption of the “Egyptian Revolution” in nationwide mass protests on … Continue reading

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Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (Conclusion)

The Conclusion of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013) brings to an end, after trials and tribulations, the translation of this work, through which we have sought to share with English readers the work of … Continue reading

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Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (8)

What follows below is the 8th Chapter of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013).  This chapter addresses the complex relationship between anarchism, nationalism and the nation-State, as well as the issue of anarchism’s ability to … Continue reading

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Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (7)

What follows below is the 7th Chapter of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013).  This chapter addresses the mutual influences between anarchism and feminism, radical ecology and pacifism/anti-militarism.  We have already translated and posted the … Continue reading

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Against democracy: An anarchist criticism

While all societies make their own imaginaries (institutions, laws, traditions, beliefs and behaviors), autonomous societies are those that their members are aware of this fact, and explicitly self-institute … .  In contrast, the members of heteronomous societies attribute their imaginaries … Continue reading

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Merry crisis and happy new fear: Invisible Committee, To Our Friends

On the happy occasion of a new year, we share the chapter, “Merry Crisis and Happy New Fear” form the Invisible Committtee’s To our friends.  (The full text can be found on line at the Anarchist Library).

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