Category Archives: anarchism

Political Collapse: The Center Cannot Hold

By Kirkpatrick Sale Source: CounterPunch Have you noticed? From Hong Kong to Baghdad, Paris to Tehran, 2019 is shaping up to be, as the New York Times dubbed it, “the year of the protest.” Violent—and often deadly—anti-government protests are breaking … Continue reading

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The 4 Greatest Enemies of the State

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “It’s no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~Krishnamurti How do we know that our society is profoundly sick? 1.) Our society pollutes the air it needs to … Continue reading

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When the state is unjust, citizens may use justifiable violence

By Jason Brennan Source: aeon If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black horticulturalist wrestled down on the streets of New York City in 2014 – you might choose to pepper-spray them … Continue reading

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Building a Cooperative Economy

By Oliver Sylvester-Bradley Source: Resilience In permaculture terms the economy sometimes feels like a segregated monoculture planted with terminator seeds, sprayed with patented pesticides on venture capital backed farms designed to maximise profits in an unsustainable market place full of … Continue reading

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Writing Nameless Things: An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin

(Editor’s note: in light of the recent passing of Ursula K. Le Guin we should appreciate even more the wisdom and insight communicated through her novels as well as in this article from last November, one of Le Guin’s last … Continue reading

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3 Characteristics of a True Political Awakening

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times History is written by the winners, or so they say, but there is an agreed upon version of our story that is taught to us in school and reinforced in everyday life by the … Continue reading

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Live Free or Die: The Psychology of Rebellion & Dissent

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “I rebel—therefore we exist.” ~Albert Camus, The Rebel Dissent is a tricky subject. The need to rebel against atrocity is deeply ingrained in the human condition. Even if most of us don’t act … Continue reading

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Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

By Ben Case Source: ROAR Magazine The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back. Broken windows, mass arrests and one well-timed punch marked Donald Trump’s inauguration alongside massive … Continue reading

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