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The gilets jaunes: Insurrection at the end times of capital

Walter Benjamin, in an early and originally unpublished essay, described capitalism as a religion, a purely cultic religion without dogma or theology; a religion in which things and deeds have meaning only in relation to the cult. The ends are … Continue reading

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Giorgio Agamben: Challenging the anarchy of power through the anarchy of forms-of-life

Smettetela di pensare ai vostri diritti, smettetela di chiedere il potere. Pier Paolo Pasolini, Il Pci ai giovani We return to the work of Giorgio Agamben, in the translation of a lecture from 2013, dedicated to the concept of destituent power.  … Continue reading

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The Hong Kong insurrection: Reading the shape of things to come from tactics

From an anonymous contributor, news from Hong Kong’s ongoing insurrection (posted on Its going down 13/08/2019) …

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In solidarity with Vincenzo Vecchi and all imprisoned anarchists

News of the arrest of Vincenzo Vecchi in france last week reminds all of us yet again of the determination of State authorities to silence and criminalise dissidence, by whatever means available. Vecchi was finally condemned by italian courts in … Continue reading

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Looting Back: An Account of the Ferguson Uprising

From the CrimethInc. Collective (09/08/2019) …

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Looking back-forward at the gilets jaunes: A taking stock

We share an unfinished debate on the yellow vests’ movement, on what is or was radical within it, and where it failed, if indeed it did so. Our caution here is dictated by the different positions in the exchange below. … Continue reading

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Beyond violence and non-violence: Peter Gelderloos

… nonviolence, in its current manifestations, is based on falsified histories of struggle. It has implicit and explicit connections to white people’s manipulations of the struggles of people of color. Its methods are wrapped in authoritarian dynamics, and its results … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Anarchists in the Resistance to the Extradition Bill

From the CrimethInc. collective, an interview with an anarchist collective in Hong Kong, on the ongoing protests against a proposed extradition law with china.

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Breaking through the domestication of the Stonewall Riots

‘Q’ then, will never be a coherent letter tacked as a bridge on some list of identities. The past decade shows the poverty or ruin of every attempt to do so. We’ve said already that these words are magic. We … Continue reading

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Update from nicaragua

The CrimethInc. Collective continues to provide valuable reports and analyses about events in Nicaragua …

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