Tag: Rojava

Rojava: statelessness in a time of pandemic

By Anya Briya Open Democracy The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES), commonly known as Rojava, has illuminated the plight of the stateless—even though statelessness in the AANES’s case defies the narrow definition of international law. Despite comprising almost a third of Syrian territory, the AANES […]

Lessons From Rojava

A very important read. Absorb every word of this. By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley This holiday season was unusually kind to the anti-imperialists among us. Trump shocked the world the week before Christmas by actually putting America first for a change and calling […]

The Syria Withdrawal: Three Cheers

Scott Horton is interviewed by Tom Woods. Predictably, this is the best overview and discussion of Trump’s withdrawal from Syria so far, including a discussion of Rojava and Chomsky’s endorsement of US intervention on behalf of the Kurds. Listen here. ——————————————————————— Scott Horton joins me to discuss the […]

Against NATO’s Imperialist Attacks in Syria

Internationalist Commune of Rojava It’s Going Down The following statement comes from the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, and denounces the recent bombings carried out by NATO forces in Syria, which have been being planned for weeks, and carried out under the guise of ‘humanitarian intervention.’ From the Internationalist […]

Rest In Power anarchist comrade Michael Israel, killed fighting ‘Islamic State’ fascists in Rojava

Insurrection News **UPDATE** via Kurdish Question People’s Protection Units (YPG) volunteers, American Michael Israel (27) from Colorado and German Anton Neshek (Zana Ciwan), were killed by Turkish warplanes on 29 November according to another international volunteer fighting alongside the pair against the Islamic State group (IS/ISIS/ISIL), north of Raqqa. [updated]. On his Facebook […]

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Beyond Social Justice

A discussion with Ian Mayes, Nexus X Humectress, and Keith Preston about how social justice activism has led anarchist movements astray and lots of other stuff. Topics include: Anarcho-pacifism Intentional communities Beyond Social Justice: how historical opposition to valid injustices has now evolved into something absurd. How totalitarian […]