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Was there something queer about May 68?: The FHAR and Guy Hocquenghem

Workers of the world, masturbate! Front Homosexuel d’Action Revolutionnaire slogan We should put into practice the truth that there is no revolutionary subject—there is no subject at all. There are only historical drives that ruffle this or that part of our … Continue reading

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The long and winding May of 1968 (3): The italian autonomist movement

Autonomy is the body without organs of politics, anti-hierarchical, anti-dialectical, anti-representative.  It is not only a political project, it is a project for existence. Individuals are never autonomous: they depend on external recognition.  The autonomous body is not exclusive or … Continue reading

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The Situationists and May 1968

We share an essay by Miguel Amorós critically analysing the situationist reading of and role in May 68 (from libcom.org), followed by a series of Situationist texts from the events of May 68 … A brief review of the role played … Continue reading

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We fight because we like it: Maintaining our morale against seemingly insurmountable odds

They are just ghosts, the ones who think people fight to win! They fight because they like it. And There Was Light, Autobiography of Jacques Lusseyran, blind hero of the French Resistance From Conflictual Wisdom, through the hands of the Crimethinc … Continue reading

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Walter Benjamin: Messianism and Revolution – Theses on History

The essay that we share below, by Andrew Robinson, bears the virtue of clarity; like a collector, he assembles the bits of Walter Benjamin’s work on messianism and revolution.  And yet because he writes as a collector of ideas, Benjamin’s … Continue reading

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For March 8, women’s day: Queering anarchism, queering feminism

Feminism is often trapped in reified forms of female-feminine identity, appealing to state authorities for the recognition and protection of women’s rights (when rights must be taken-created, not asked for), affirming a female “nature” against an ambient, violent misogyny, demanding … 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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Crossing the borders of struggles: In solidarity, in memory, with the Mapuche and Santiago Maldonado

The enslavement to capitalism occurs in multiple spaces and times.  If commodity production and the submission to money homogenises and deterritorialises, the reproduction of capitalist social relations distributes human populations across differential, hierarchical and conflicting geographies and histories.

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On non-state power: Raúl Zibechi

Collective labor underpins the commons, and is the true material base that produces and reproduces living communities, based on relations of reciprocity and mutual help rather than the hierarchical and individualized relations at the core of state institutions. The community … 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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