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Eduardo Colombo: The political space of anarchy (1)

We return to our series grouped under the title of “writers of May 68”, within which we have included Jaime Semprun, Miguel Amorós, Eduardo Colombo and Amedeo Bertolo. The reference to “May 68” is a political metaphor in this instance, … Continue reading

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Eduardo Colombo: The intransigent anarchist

Eduardo Colombo is the third of our anarchists whom we have grouped under the title of writers of “May 68”, which includes Jaime Semprun, Miguel Amorós and Amedeo Bertolo. The reference to “May 68” is a political metaphor in this … Continue reading

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Jesse Cohn: Demodernizing Anarchism

Decolonising anarchism, according to Jesse Cohn, amounts to freeing it from its modernist assumptions: that culture is opposed to nature, that human culture progresses by an expanding autonomy from the heteronomy of nature, a progress grounded in the technological dominion … Continue reading

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Amedeo Bertolo: The Utopian Function in the Anarchist Imaginary

Utopia lies at the horizon. When I draw nearer by two steps, it retreats two steps. If I proceed ten steps forward, it swiftly slips ten steps ahead. No matter how far I go, I can never reach it. What, … Continue reading

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Amedeo Bertolo: The subversive weed

In the 1970s, Amedeo Bertolo engaged with newly emergent political concepts and movements which seemed both to recuperate older anarchist thought and practice, as well as to leave anarchism behind. For Bertolo, the concern was not to dismiss the new … Continue reading

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Amedeo Bertolo: Democracy and beyond

“Why, how can you ask such a question? You are a republican.”A republican! Yes; but that word specifies nothing. Res publica; that is, the public thing. Now, whoever is interested in public affairs — no matter under what form of … Continue reading

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Amedeo Bertolo: A life in anarchy

In this way, an iridescent and multiform anarchism is invented in which the militant but also the poet is recognised, which includes struggle, struggle but also life. Amedeo Bertolo [Anarchy is] neither a means, nor an end … it is … Continue reading

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Anarchism is movement: Tomás Ibáñez (6)

In July of last year, we began the translation of Tomás Ibáñez’s Anarquismo es movimiento/Anarchism is movement. In the same month, we concluded the translation of the essay’s central chapters. With this post, we bring the labour to a conclusion, … Continue reading

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For Osvaldo Bayer

… libertarian socialism is the way…or as I prefer to say, libertarian solidarism, that’s where we can find the essence of a better world, the essence of a society formed from the grass roots up, through the people’s discussion, the … Continue reading

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Miguel Amorós: The trials of critical theory

Ah, reason, solemnity, mastering of emotions, this really dismal thing called reflection, all these privileges and splendours man has: what a price had to be paid for them! how much blood and horror lies at the basis of all ‘good … Continue reading

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