Category: Anarchism/Anti-State

Principled Bakuninism

Larry Gambone Principled Bakuninism When looking for new Latin American Anarchist groups, I happened to find a document I think is of importance. “El Anarquismo Revolucionario: origen, evolucion y vigencia…” was written by a Mexican anarchist group called Organizacion Popular Anarquista Revolucionaria (OPAR) [1]. They subscribe to “Principled […]

Sane Anarchy

Larry Gambone Sane Anarchy IT’S A FACT. NOBODY LIKES THE STATE WHERE ARE THE ANARCHISTS? ANARCHISM AND THE NEW LEFT NEW LEFT ELITISM A CULT OF THE THIRD WORLD MISRABILISM NEO-ANARCHIST AUTHORITARIANISM AWAY WITH THE LEFTIST FRAUD THE LEFT’S LITTLE BLACK TAIL YOUTH REVOLT — A LOST CAUSE […]

Foxes, Lions, And The Total State

Auron MacIntyre Jan 3 When people imagine a total state they usually envision a dystopian science fiction novel full of jackbooted thugs and gulags full of thought criminals. This is understandable as the total states of the early 20th century like Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union prominently […]

An Anarchist Watches The West Wing

The West Wing is bad and wrong, sorry. Support Renegade Cut through Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/renegadecut #thewestwing #biden BIBLIOGRAPHY AND FURTHER READING: https://oxford.universitypressscholar… https://wwnorton.com/books/The-Art-of… https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politi… https://www.vulture.com/2014/07/stay-… https://xlauren-mx.medium.com/after-w… https://medium.com/@marcushjohnson/wh… https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/arc… https://theintercept.com/2019/02/09/o…

The Strange Case of Tory Anarchism

An examination of British culture, this remarkable account delves into George Orwell’s idea of a Tory Anarchist—someone who is concurrently a radical and a traditionalist. Filled with humorous extracts and quotes, this record explores—from Jonathan Swift to contemporary personalities—the definition of Orwell’s term, which is filled with contradictions: […]

Basic Principles of Anarchism

Morpheus Common Myths About Anarchism: Anarchists advocate complete chaos This is a complete myth with no basis in reality. Anarchists do not advocate chaos and anarchy does not mean chaos. Similar slander used to be said about the ideas of democracy and republics. In places where a Monarchy […]

Bakunin was a racist

One interesting thing about this video is that if you take everything that Bakunin is quoted as saying about Jews and replace “Jewish” with “white” he sounds like one of today’s intersectional leftists. And if you replace “Jewish” with “Russian” he sounds like MSNBC, or with “Chinese” he […]

Are Libertarians “Anarchists”?

07/04/2022Murray N. Rothbard The libertarian who is happily engaged expounding his political philosophy in the full glory of his convictions is almost sure to be brought short by one unfailing gambit of the statist. As the libertarian is denouncing public education or the Post Office, or refers to […]

Understanding the Emotional Practices of the Spanish Anarchists under Franco’s Dictatorship

By Eduardo Romanos This article studies the reactivation of activist networks in high-risk settings through a longitudinal analysis of the emotional practices of Spanish anarchists under Franco’s dictatorship (1939–75). The anarchists mobilised a series of emotions in their discourse, seeking to change the degree and quality of emotions […]

The Interplay of Politics and Science in the Making of Petr Kropotkin’s Modern Anarchism

By Richard Morgan This thesis treats the political thought of Petr Kropotkin as a site of intersection between anarchism and science. It explores moments of interaction between the diagnostic and remedial aspirations of revolutionary anarchism and certain epistemologies and methodologies of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century scientific thought. On […]

The Political Psychopath

From the boardroom to the war room Harrison Koehli 5 hr ago Remember Rod? TANNEN MAURY/EPA/SHUTTERSTOCK Before their research into corporate psychopathy, Paul Babiak and his colleagues raised several questions in need of answers. They are equally relevant to the study of political psychopathy and can be rephrased […]

Anarchist Roots & Routes

By Vishwam Jamie Heckert Following Andy Fisher’s call for a radical ecopsychology – one which heals individuals and transforms social, philosophical and psychological systems of organisation and knowledge – this paper explores the anarchist pasts and possible futures of the field. While anarchists such as Kropotkin, Goodman, and […]

The Political Thought of Errico Malatesta

Felipe Corrêa This text is divided into four main parts for the presentation of Malatesta’s political thought: a.) a brief description of the author’s life, the political environment in which he found himself and his main interlocutors; b.) a theoretical-epistemological discussion, which differentiates science from doctrine/ideology and, therefore, […]

Proudhon and Anarchism

Larry Gambone Proudhon and Anarchism Proudhon’s Libertarian Thought and the Anarchist Movement INTRODUCTION A NOTE TO NORTH AMERICAN READERS WHAT DID PROUDHON MEAN BY ANARCHY? PROUDHON’S REVOLUTION FEDERALISM NO BLACK AND WHITE PROUDHON’S ECONOMICS MUTUALISM PROUDHON THE PATRIOT WHY DID ANARCHISM CHANGE? FOOTNOTES INTRODUCTION It took me twenty […]

Libertarian Perspectives

By Manuel Armenteros This essay goes through the history of anarchist thought and action, taking as a basis the work of Peter Marshall. Besides going through many of the different types of libertarian schools of thought, from right wing free market anarcho-capitalists, to left wing voluntary socialism, arguments […]

Anarchy and the Nation: German Anarchism, Nationalism, and Revolution in Spain, 1933-1937

By Matthew A Hall I study the interwar libertarian-socialist movements in Germany and Spain. This encompasses movements of industrial unionists, councilists, and syndicalists, as well as more traditional anarchisits. Currently, I’m looking at the construction of the “working class” during the Ruhraufstand (1920). I also study Spanish anarchism, […]

Queer Anarchism Overview

ByVishwam Jamie Heckert Abbey S Willis This entry briefly draws out some historical and contemporary relationships among queer and anarchist theories and practices, highlighting the rise of a distinctive form of queer anarchism. This queer anarchism has roots in the earliest anarchist theorists who, like contemporary queer theorists, […]

«Arm and brain»: Inclusion-exclusion dynamics related to medical professional within Spanish anarcho-syndicalism in the first third of the 20 th century

By Jorge Molero-Mesa, Isabel Jiménez Lucena The aim of this paper is to analyze the dynamics within Spanish anarcho-syndicalism between manual workers and medical professionals who shared the anarchist ideology. The incorporation of technicians into the labour movement was a common feature in the Western world; however, while […]

Make Anarchism Great Again

By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Something very stupid is happening in America. People have never been more disgusted with their bullshit form of government and yet they’ve never been more devoted to engaging in the partisan bullshit that defines it. It is a […]

Anarchism and Sexuality

By Vishwam Jamie Heckert The themes of my academic work included the transformative power of love, the value of inner revolutions for social change, freedom, equality & vitality. I now serve as a yoga teacher & teacher trainer, poet, listener and guide to those seeking a deeper sense […]