Tag Archives: revolution

Creating other worlds: Defending the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Creation takes place in bottlenecks . . . A creator who isn’t grabbed around the throat by a set of impossibilities is no creator. A creator’s someone who creates their own impossibilities, and thereby creates possibilities . . . it’s … Continue reading

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Between means and ends, between reflection and vision

(Charles Burchfield, The Builders (House Wreckers in June), 1931)   If the idea of “Revolution” is to retain any meaning, it needs to be situational in orientation, rooted in the personal desires for liberation, and also be relating to the … Continue reading

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To destroy the urban

  While the world of commodities is in liquidation, threatened by the implosion of all human contact and by ecological catastrophe, while young people slaughter each other and adults muddle through on psycho-pharmaceuticals, exactly what is at stake becomes clearer: … Continue reading

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To destroy work

Continuing a reflection that began with our last post on David Graeber’s criticism of “bullshit jobs” (and with an earlier series of articles posted under the collective title “Against labour, against capital“), we share below an article that was originally … Continue reading

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Nicaragua: A rebellion at a crossroads

The Crimethinc collective continues to provide a precious window on events in nicaragua, for english speakers.  We share below there latest article-report on the nicaraguan rebellion …

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The time of revolution: Reflections with Uri Gordon

In a richly argued essay, Uri Gordon critically evaluates the notion of “prefigurative politics”, an expression that has become popular with social movements, including anarchist groups, eager to maintain the ethical unity between means and ends.  What has gone unnoticed however is what … Continue reading

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Love and revolution

… hunger and continual necessity are the greatest enemies of love. Cervantes, Don Quixote   An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word “love” — is a process, delicate, … Continue reading

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What does the Left plan to do if “the people” don’t want a revolution?

A reflection on revolution: from Gods and Radicals (14/06/2018), an essay by Dr. Bones …

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Community against the State: Errekaleor

It is said that the history of peoples who have a history is the history of class struggle. It might be said, with at least as much truthfulness, that the history of peoples without history is the history of their struggle against the … Continue reading

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Peter Kropotkin against the State

We recently posted an essay from the Crimethinc Collective on the illusions of a “revolutionary state“.  As a complement to this text, we share an older essay by Peter Kropotkin on the same theme. If there is an urgency in … Continue reading

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