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For March 8, women’s day: Lucia Sanchez Saornil and the struggle against patriarchy

From the birth of the Church, out of the womb of Fear and the fatherhood of Ignorance, it has taught the inferiority of woman. In one form or another through the various mythical legends of the various mythical creeds, runs … Continue reading

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For March 8, women’s day: Mujeres Libres

Cowards don’t make history; and the women of Mujeres Libres (Free Women) were no cowards. Courageous enough to create revolutionary change in their daily lives, these women mobilized over 20,000 women into an organized network during the Spanish Revolution, to … Continue reading

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For March 8, women’s day: Voltairine de Cleyre and the anarchy of life

I Am I am! The ages on the ages roll: And what I am, I was, and I shall be: By slow growth filling higher Destiny, And widening, ever, to the widening Goal. I am the Stone that slept; down … Continue reading

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Alejandro de Acosta: Anarchy as thinking in which anything goes

Whatever becoming anarchist entails, it is ultimately neither the subject of a pedagogy nor the object of an ideology. One can’t say that anarchist philosophy is merely a decision concerning the concepts, theories, intuitions, books, and thinkers that are to … Continue reading

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Alejandro de Acosta: Against teaching, against pedagogy (and against politics as teaching)

For Jacques The teacher can be (must be) hated. … It is not only the space of the classroom that bestows upon the teacher authority, it is not only the legislation that concentrates in his person the characteristics of a police officer … Continue reading

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Imagining feral revolution in times of carnival

The principle of laughter and the carnival spirit on which the grotesque is based destroys this limited seriousness and all pretense of an extratemporal meaning and unconditional value of necessity. It frees human consciousness, thought, and imagination for new potentialities. … Continue reading

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The State unveiled: Spain’s anarchist hunt comes to a temporary end

Spain’s Audiencia Nacional tribunal has closed the legal proceedings and State driven persecution of anarchists known as Operación Piñata. (Wednesday, January 31st, 2018) Once again, everything has ended in nothing.  Almost three years after the arrests of fifteen people under Operación Piñata … Continue reading

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For Ursula K. Le Guin

A Few Words to a Young Writer: Socrates said, “The misuse of language induces evil in the soul.” He wasn’t talking about grammar. To misuse language is to use it the way politicians and advertisers do, for profit, without taking … Continue reading

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With and beyond anti-fascism (3): Georges Bataille and the anarchy of life

Fascism is not to be debated. It is to be smashed… Buenaventura Durruti It was one of the greatest errors in evaluating dictatorship to say that the dictator forces himself on society against its own will. In reality, every dictator … Continue reading

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Revolution in the end time: A reflection

We are writing to answer the question we ask and are asked daily: “But really, what should we be doing?” Posted on the anarchist library, and anonymous reflection on radical anti-capitalist politics in our time of permanent crisis.

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