July 19th sees the first sessions of a five-day celebration of anarchist thought in the Swiss border town that hosted the visionaries of a definitive, and historic, break with Marxism. St Imier is as far as history tells, one of those legendary events which would mark the moment in which anarchism finally nailed itself to
A round-up of titles coming out over the next few months on anarchism and related topics. Freedom Press Anarchy in Actionby Colin WardPublication: OctoberISBN: 978-1-904491-45-3This year marks five decades since the release of Ward’s most influential book introducing anarchism in the everyday. This seminal piece will be republishied with supporting essays from writers in the
We need to keep showing up for each other when faced with the devastating
consequences of inequality and injustice.
We ask all those in France and around the world who recognise themselves in this struggle to make the week of May 1st an intensive week of actions against the state and capital.
Repost from DOXA Ilya Leshiy (not his real name) has been participating in hostilities as part of various Ukrainian formations for a year now and is fighting against Russian military aggression. DOXA talked to him about everyday life at the front, the difficult status of a volunteer and participation in an anti-authoritarian platoon, as well
Mass protests in Israel against the government’s slew of laws intended to weaken the judiciary have come to a head in the last 48 hours. Sunday night saw a spontaneous blockade of a major traffic artery in Tel Aviv, and today a demonstration is taking place in front of Parliament. After weeks on the fence,
Freedom reports good praxis from our comrades in Paris, via Paris Luttes: Let’s block Paris with bins! The place for bins is on the road to block the traffic! Today, one of our most strategic allies in blocking our logistics-based society is … the bin! Thanks to our comrades in the striking waste services, we
Kaf came from the isle of Wight, and like most of us born in the early sixties she fell in love with punk rock as soon as she became aware of it, which was from the start. As a young teenager she discovered a new energy and lust for life in a world that seemed
When I was a teenage frequenter of espresso bars the arguments about ‘anarchy – would it work’ enlivened the wait for the bus home from school. I held my ground – ‘yes it would’ – till that bloody film Lord of the Flies came out. Then I was subject to derision and the gleeful scorn
Marxism is not for the contemporary working classes. Marxism claims to be for the contemporary working classes. But the intellectual foundations work to exclude the very people, like me, they claim to want to emancipate. As a movement, it inherently demands interacting with key writers and influential theorists. There is a lore that comes with