Tag Archives: Uri Gordon

Uri Gordon: Anarchism and nationalism

Uri Gordon’s essay, “Anarchism and Nationalism: On the Subsidiarity of Deconstruction”, is a very important contribution to the to the debate on nationalism and modern anti-colonial struggles within anarchism. And we share it below as a complement to our previous … Continue reading

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Uri Gordon: The national question in Palestine/Israel (and trying to read events after October 7)

Uri Gordon’s book, Anarchy Alive! Anti-authoritarian Politics from Practice to Theory (Pluto Press, 2008) remains one of the best recent essays, in the English language, on anarchist practice and theory. His voice, if we can express it this way, is … Continue reading

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Uri Gordon: Anarchism in Israel and Palestine

Anarchism has been a political undercurrent in Israel and Palestine for a century, appearing in three disconnected waves: the libertarian socialism of the early Kibbutz communes, the publishing and cultural activities of Yiddish-speaking immigrants, and contemporary Israeli anarchism. In Palestinian … Continue reading

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Reading Fredy Perlman with Uri Gordon

We share a timely and critical reading of Fredy Perlman’s work by Uri Gordon … Leviathan’s Body: Recovering Fredy Perlman’s anarchist social theory Uri Gordon (Anarchist Library and Anarchist Studies (2023)) Abstract Fredy Perlman’s anarchist maximalism had a formative influence on … Continue reading

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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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The anarchist critique of democracy (9): CrimethInc.

The anarchist collective CrimethInc. initiated in the month of May a critical analysis and discussion of “democracy”, promising a series of reflections.  What follows is the ninth essay, by Uri Gordon, in which he discusses the attractions and risks of … Continue reading

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The dark tidings of Uri Gordon

Published in 2009 as part of an anthology of contemporary anarchism, Uri Gordon’s essay, “Dark tidings: Anarchist politics in the age of collapse”, remains an important reflection on anarchist theory and practice, which we endeavour to share and diffuse in … Continue reading

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