Category: Anarchism/Anti-State

The Anarchist Mission in the Modern World

Anarchist News It’s not a novel idea, for today large projects aimed to rebuild the world are in decline. In the twentieth century, the powerful movements mobilized millions of people to storm political Olympus and start “great construction projects”. But during the last century, they have gone bankrupt […]

Welcome to the New Age of Anarcho-Fascism

For the prosecution. From 2017. By Jared Keller, Pacific Standard On August 15th, President Donald Trump threw the door wide open for American fascism. Speaking confidently on his home turf of Trump Tower in New York City, Trump blamed “many sides” for the violent clashes between antifascists and alt-right groups […]

The Anarcho-Fascist Manifesto

For the defense. By Velkan Corvinus, The Revolutionary Conservative Today, April 20, 2021, we decreed the birth of the NTC, this being our first day of public struggle for the Tempestist Revolution: calling for the organization of our struggle and resistance. Our only objective is the destruction of […]

A Call To My Machiavellian Friends

Caveat: I don’t personally belong to the LP or have any positions on its internal faction fights. I do have an interest in anti-state movements and enjoy observing these things from the sidelines. By Peter R. Quinones For those unaware, one of the most disgraceful state Libertarian Parties […]

The Slippery Slope of Anti-Discrimination Laws

By Pierre Lemieux Non-discrimination can easily come to mean discrimination. Suppose a law bans discrimination against individuals of Group 1. If that means the interdiction of imposing special obstacles or constraints on individuals of Group 1, it is pretty clear what non-discrimination means. But suppose that non-discrimination against […]

Anarchism as a Social Movement, 1870–1940

By Bert Altena One of the characteristics of anarchist movements is their pattern of appearance and disappearance. In fact, there are two different patterns. One is short-term and occurred mainly during the period of classical anarchism (i.e. 1870–1914). During these years, in several countries, the anarchist movement disappeared, […]

Conflicto-Bolo

Anarchist News In the non-utopic utopia of bolo’bolo, no ibu (person more or less) can be expelled from a bolo (an autonomous, autarkic collection of 300-500 ibu). Within that imagined world of interdependence, where the 300-500 people in your immediate vicinity rely on you and you them for […]

Between Biden and the Border: An Anarchist Analysis of the First Three Months of the New Administration

It’s Going Down https://ia801402.us.archive.org/33/items/igdbiden-100/IGDBiden100.mp3 On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we discuss the first three months of the Biden administration, looking at three specific topics: Migrant detention camps continue to grow, as the Biden administration continues to push for a “smart” wall and militarization across […]

Anarchism reloaded

ABSTRACT The contemporary re-emergence of anarchism on a global scale deserves serious attention from students of ideology. As the defining orientation of prominent activist networks, anarchism today is the principal point of reference for radical social change movements in the North, and represents a mature and complex genre […]

Social anarchism and organisation

By Jonathan Payn This document, first published in Portuguese under the title  Anarquismo Social e Organização and adopted at the first Congress of the  Feder-ação Anarquista do Rio de Janeiro in August 2008, seeks to map out the FARJ’s theoretical conception of an organised, class struggle anarchism and, […]

Anarchist Supervillains

Anarchist News For all our talk of solidarity, there are some anarchists who other anarchists just love to hate. In every milieu there are larger than life figures who’ve transgressed in one way or another – either through something they said, or wrote, or did – and who […]

Juxtaposing Anarchy: From Chaos to Cause

By Colin Jenkins Anarchy is synonymous with chaos and disorder. It is a term that stands in direct contrast to the archetype of society we have become accustomed to: hierarchical, highly structured, and authoritative. Because of this, it carries negative connotations. Merriam-Webster, the consensus source of meaning within […]

A review of a collection of articles on anarchism and syndicalism in the colonial and postcolonial world, 1870-1940

A review of: Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World (1870-1940): The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social LiberationEdited by Steven Hirsch and Lucien van der Walt; with a Foreword by Benedict Anderson Abstract: The volume under review is a very informative and, an immenselythought-provoking […]

Juxtaposing Anarchy: From Chaos to Cause

By Colin Jenkins Anarchy is synonymous with chaos and disorder. It is a term that stands in direct contrast to the archetype of society we have become accustomed to: hierarchical, highly–structured, and authoritative. Because of this, it carries negative connotations. Merriam–Webster, the consensus source of meaning within the […]

For and Against Primitivism

Anarchist News Ted Kaczynski’s thorough critique of anarchoprimitivism takes center stage here, in “The Truth About Primitive Life: A Critique of Anarchoprimitivism.” The article is well-supported by three pages of Works Cited and fully 313 endnotes (available on TheAnarchistLibrary.org). In favor of anarchoprimitivism is “Civilization Will Stunt Your […]