The Politics of Impotence

  • Posted on: 9 April 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td><em>What follows is a response to "The Politics of Impatience", originally found on Libcom and so graciously contributed to Anarchist News. This introduction should also read as a disclaimer: fighting on the internet isn't going to solve any of the problems facing us today. We address our problems in the street. We spent an hour writing this not with the naive hope that it is part of a constructive dialogue, but as a response to an absurd article designed to isolate and deride anarchists who actually do the damn thing.</em>

What happened in Olympia -- Some notes on opacity

  • Posted on: 9 April 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>On April 8, 2010, the metropolis finally opened its arms to us. With a history of somewhat homogenous anarchist events in Olympia, WA, we attempted to detach ourselves from the traditional mode of collective attack that the city has become familiarized with. Rather than bloc up, cause some destruction, and try to run away before the police snatch us, we decided to have a march in response to recent state violence wherein smashing a few windows and avoiding arrest wasn't the purpose of the action.

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