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Ursula K. Le Guin: A story of the underside of revolution

What is an anarchist? One who, choosing, accepts the responsibility of choice. She had never feared or despised the city. It was her country. There would not be slums like this, if the Revolution prevailed. But there would be misery. … Continue reading

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Letter to a chilean on the current situation

We share a letter in two parts, a letter which is a reflection on the chilean insurrection, on insurrection, and on anarchism and insurrection. (Posted in spanish at portal libertario oaca and a las barricadas. The letters were published in … Continue reading

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Politics in times of catastrophe

From lundi matin #211 (08/10/2019) … A few epistemological considerations for the attention of those who wish to rebel against extinction Let “things go on as before”: this is the catastrophe. It does not lie in what will happen, but … Continue reading

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A flag is nothing more than a flag: Santiago López Petit

Further reflections on the insurrection in catalonia … End Game Santiago López Petit (Lobo suelto 23/10/2019) The Spanish State will never grant independence to Catalonia. And if there is no negotiation, if there is no negotiated separation, history teaches us … Continue reading

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Anarchists, rebellion and nationalism in catalonia: Tomás Ibáñez

The militant demonstrations around national independence in catalonia continue (The Guardian 27/10/2019) in the face of State repression; a growing militancy that “threatens to transform the demands and consciousness of the movement itself.”(CrimethInc. 23/10/2019) However justified we are in believing … Continue reading

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The nameless of all metropolises, unite!

Reflections amidst the proliferation of rebellions … Where, then, is the positive possibility of a German emancipation? Answer: In the formulation of a class with radical chains, a class of civil society which is not a class of civil society, … Continue reading

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Rojava: In defence of a revolution

The news has come, Erdogan’s turkish army has begun its offensive against north-eastern syria, against the Rojava Revolution, which threatens not only his authoritarian rule, but that of the whole middle east. Whatever doubts or hesitations one may have regarding … Continue reading

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Frédéric Lordon: Imagining revolution and the problem of scale

To share, in translation, a critical essay of “micro” revolutionary politics, by Frédéric Lordon … Lordon may be accused of simply reenacting the old marxist-social democratic criticism of anarchism: that the latter’s anti-statism ignores the inevitable role of state power, … Continue reading

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Resistance in Rojava

From the CrimethInc. Collective (07/10/2019) … The Nationalists and the Jihadists Together: And Against Them, Only Autonomous Resistance Trump’s betrayal of Rojava shows the symbiotic relationship between far-right nationalist tyrants like Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and … Continue reading

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Malatesta: Revolution in practice

Woe betide us and the future of our ideas if we shouldered the responsibility of a senseless destruction that compromised the continuity of life! Errico Malatesta Revolutions do not happen at the behest of revolutionary organisations. As events – and … Continue reading

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