“Secession is only good when our team does it,” said the special pleaders at C4SS. “As such, this is the distinction between defending the autonomy of territories like the Rebel Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities, Freetown Christiania, and ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes from the states they exist within and supporting the […]
Briahna Joy Gray and Robby Soave discuss Texas Republican’s push for a referendum on the state’s secession from the US.
Whether anyone likes it or not, pan-secessionism is indeed happening. Sanctuaries for everyone and everything. Axios Two layers of security fences have been added to the Supreme Court since the leak last month of a draft abortion opinion. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Some local officials in liberal […]
By Peter R Quinones I’m still on vacation but it’s been so hot here in the Austin, TX area that I’ve spent as much time indoors as I have outside. Who am I kidding? I’ve been inside way more than outside. I wanted to type something out to […]
One of the best descriptions of the mechanics of domestic US politics I have seen to date from Michael Lind. By Michael Lind, Tablet If the Republicans retake Congress in the midterm elections of 2022, as many expect, a lament will be heard in 2023 and 2024 from […]
The Signal Why are two opposing legal systems forming in the United States? Philip Rocco on how networks of Democratic and Republican activists are reshaping America at the state level. Joshua Fuller / The Signal A peculiar chain of action and reaction is appearing in new state-level laws across […]
By Tim Renaud ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (WCBD) – Some Isle of Palms residents are expected to “declare independence” from South Carolina as they look to form “The Palm Republic.” It stems from when a small group opposed Gov. Henry McMaster’s decision to close the beaches at the […]
By Blair Taylor Taylor examines how political transformations within left social movements have helped to construct a “new spirit of capitalism” that addresses widespread demand for an ethical lifeworld, simultaneously innovating and modernizing while neutralizing critique. Today ideas and practices pioneered by oppositional movements have become mainstream political […]
This piece I wrote a few years ago has been republished at Nowhere News. By Keith Preston About 20 years ago, I began to formulate ideas for the development of what I now call a “third wave” anarchist movement, with the “first wave” being the era of classical […]
Caleb Maupin streams from Austin, TX about the March 12th Center for Political Innovation Conference that has already sparked a global reaction.
Deputy opinion editor at Newsweek, Batya Ungar-Sargon, details the outcome of the People’s Convoy in Washington, D.C.
Idris Robinson presents 10 theses on the strategic potentialities of riot, insurrection, and revolution unleashed through the George Floyd Rebellion.
This guy gets it. Some of his talks are available on YouTube. Idris Robinson, Ill Will August 16th, 2020 The following is a transcript of a talk delivered in Seattle on July 20, 2020, lightly-edited by the author for readability. A video recording produced by Red May is […]
On Race Traitors, Identity Politics, and Revolutionary Horizons Since the Uprising w/ Idris Robinson
Idris Robinson revisits and expands upon his seminal essay “How It Might Should Be Done.” In the aftermath of the CHAZ occupation in downtown Seattle, “How It Might Should” was a public talk surveying the horizon of revolutionary potential uncovered by the George Floyd Rebellion during the hot […]
By Malcom Kyeyune The Unherd They call it “The Honkening”. Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, is currently being besieged by a novel kind of protest. Honkening is a fairly appropriate name for what’s going on. Thousands of truckers have driven to the capital, and barraged the city with the noise […]
Once Ukraine/Russia started, this Freedom Rally lost all momentum. Right wing radio was lining up to have people in the convoy and spend all week building up. Now it’s 100% Russia.
Krystal and Saagar respond to the protests against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine happening in Russia itself and other European nations from Belarus to Germany and beyond
By Jeva Lange The Week Demonstrations broke out across Russia on Thursday evening as citizens protested President Vladmir Putin’s ongoing attack on Ukraine. Police, apparently anticipating the unrest, “moved swiftly to stifle any dissent at home,” The Daily Beast reports, including preemptively arresting known activists before they even […]
The other option would be having the Government admitting they been wrong but I highly doubt it
Krystal and Saagar analyze the decision by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to invoke emergency powers to crack down on the Trucker convoy and go after their bank accounts
Ryan Grim details the class divide in public support for the Canadian truckers.
Krystal dives into the reasons why the Trucker Convoy appears to have won their fight for Canada to loosen covid restrictions and how it has contrasted with mass left wing movements
By Grayson Quay The Week Canadian police moved in Saturday morning to remove protesters and end a five-day blockade of Ontario’s Ambassador Bridge, The Associated Press reported. A Canadian judge on Friday ordered protesters to stop obstructing the bridge, which they had blocked with their vehicles to protest […]
Todd Lewis is joined by Keith Preston and Swithun Dobson to discuss the Trucker resistance, within the Anglo-Sphere, to the Covid Vaccine mandates.
By James Anthony The Post Millennial Both parties were concerned about the movement “spreading” to other countries, and wondered why nobody has put a stop to this sooner. On Thursday morning, CNN correspondent Rosemary Church and Associate Professor Stephanie Carvin were talking about the Freedom Convoy and worried […]
By Callie Patteson New York The Department of Homeland Security has warned that a trucker convoy protesting vaccine mandates — similar to the ones that have transfixed Canada in recent days — could start in the US on Super Bowl Sunday. A bulletin warning of the potential protest […]
By Matt Taibbi Denouncing truckers for “unacceptable views,” Canada’s Prime Minister skipped town rather than face evidence of his own unpopularity. Is neoliberalism finally cracking? On the morning of the 21st of December, 1989, Romanian General Secretary Nicolae Ceaușescu was in a foul mood. The Berlin Wall had […]
Ron Perlman Calls for Secession: ‘You Don’t Wanna Live in My World and I Certainly Don’t Want to Live in Yours’
By David Ng, Breitbart Left-wing Hollywood star Ron Perlman has given up on the United States, calling for secession in the form of a national divorce between red and blue states. Perlman laid out his proposal in a typically gruff tweet on Thursday. “It’s time that every state […]
CIA analyst turned Democratic Rep says Canada’s Freedom Convoy is an ‘effective’ protest, believes we’ll see a trucker rally in the US SOON and urges Trudeau to reach agreement to let traffic cross the border
By Elizabeth Elkind, Politics Reporter and Andrea Cavallier and Hannah Parry For Dailymail.com Rep. Elissa Slotkin, from Michigan, suggested the Canadian government say ‘uncle’ to the truckers in a bid to get trade going again Six auto factories across Michigan and Canada are closing or partially closing Toyota […]
By Chantal Da Silva, NBC News The mayor of Canada’s capital declared a state of emergency Sunday to deal with an unprecedented protest that has seen truckers shut down Ottawa’s core for more than a week over Covid-19 rules. Dubbed the “Freedom Convoy,” the demonstration has seen hundreds […]
By Jessica Suriano, The Nation A conversation with Richard Kreitner about rethinking the history and the meaning of secession. The United States has never been an equal, peaceful, or functional nation, despite what the history textbooks say. It was built from genocide, slavery, and stolen land. This year, […]
The Conversation Architecture and anarchy may not seem like the most obvious pairing. But since anarchism emerged as a distinct kind of politics in the second half of the 19th-century, it has inspired countless alternative communities. Christiania in Copenhagen, Slab City in the California desert, La ZAD in the French countryside, and Grow […]
By Dani Anguiano The Guardian Shasta county’s recall efforts highlight how distrust in the government has led to increasing extremism in local politics. A retired police chief and self-described Reagan Republican with decades of public service, Leonard Moty checked all the boxes to represent his community in one […]
The Police Chief in Ottawa held a press conference to insist that no officers on the Ottawa police force have been aiding and abetting the protesting truckers who have all but shut down the Canadian capital. Of course, his declaration merely fueled speculation that cops are, in fact, […]
By Michael Warren Davis, The American Conservative The best reason for breaking up the states is also the most obvious: there’s way too many of them. The idea that one government can effectively govern 300 million people spread over 4 million square miles and worth about $23 trillion […]
By William Costa, The Guardian A 1,600-hectare (4,000-acre) gated community, dubbed El Paraíso Verde, or the Green Paradise, is being carved out of the fertile red earth of Caazapá, one of Paraguay’s poorest regions. The community’s population – consisting mainly of German, Austrian and Swiss immigrants – will […]
J. Xie, S. Sreenivasan, G. Korniss, W. Zhang, C. Lim, and B. K. Szymanski Phys. Rev. E 84, 011130 – Published 22 July 2011 We show how the prevailing majority opinion in a population can be rapidly reversed by a small fraction p of randomly distributed committed agents […]
While Jeff Deist may theoretically be in favor of a “national divorce,” he was opposed to CHAZ/CHOP leftist enclave when it emerged in Seattle. Fortunately, Walter “Defending the Undefendable” Block called him out on that. The bottom line is that if there is going to be a “national […]
People have finally woken up to the fact that they need local and regional civic coordination to erode the dregs of the old neocons.
By Aleksey Bashtavenko Academic Composition The American mentality is unabashedly elitist. Indeed, mediocrity is anathema to the American way of life. Much of the Americans’ ire toward communism has nothing to do with its tyranny, but with their animus toward equality. John Steinback had it right: Americans see […]
By Nicolas Gregoris Mises Institute Neil Sedaka said it best – “breaking up is hard to do”. Ask any 16-year-old and they’ll tell you that’s certainly true, but Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) recently made headlines when she suggested not just a breakup, but a “National Divorce” on […]
By Peter R. Quiñones I hope that you understand, or are at least beginning to, that the radical Left is not going to stop. Many people have pointed out that their belief in equity for all, which really means the destruction of the status quo and the lifting […]
Kevin Carson is by far the best contemporary left-anarchist economist. His ideas on economics are more or less what I think the dominant mode of production would look like in a world where anarchist movements achieved political hegemony on a cultural and intellectual level. Although, like Noam Chomsky, […]
This week’s guest, Henry Williams, gives us a look into how he and the Gravel Institute team have built a major digital platform to spread leftist ideas and debunk reactionary claims. As a Columbia undergrad, Henry helped to launch and run the campaign of Alaskan Senator Mike Gravel, […]
A Lancashire village self-regenerating—via community centre, library, shop, pub—is good to see. But not every place has enough capital, human or financial, to succeed
The Alternative We’re always on the hunt for stories of community self-determination – people stepping over the line of bureaucracy (and passivity) to seize the development of their towns and locales. (One of our most popular blogs in 2021 were the activists in Maryhill, Glasgow seeking to develop […]
By Joe Quick, Seasteading Institute A new nation based on freedom and natural rights is currently being founded right in your backyard! If you are ready to stop arguing and start seasteading, join Atlas Island and be a part of sea-cession. Atlas Island is a clear three stage […]
By Kevin Carson, Anarchist Library Reviews Abstract Preface Part One: Background Chapter One: The Age of Mass and Maneuver I. A Conflict of Visions II. The Triumph of Mass in the Old Left III. The Assault on Working Class Agency IV. Workerism/Laborism Chapter Two: Transition I. Drastic Reductions […]