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Abolitionism & the Threat of Reformism

from It's Going Down

An Online Panel Hosted by Forest City Anarchists

Announcing an online forum on abolitionism and the threat of reformism. Hosted by Forest City Anarchists.

On Saturday October 23rd at 7PM EST, join us on Twitch for a live discussion about abolitionism, the threat of reformism, and how it all relates to the state. We have several guests lined up to cover these topics and then follow up by answering questions from the audience.

Announcing the Rust Belt Rising Center

from It's Going Down

Announcing a new anarchist political center in so-called Rockford, Illinois.

We’re excited to announce our new political center in Rockford, Illinois. The mission of Rust Belt Rising is to spread ideas and practices of autonomous revolutionary traditions and anarchy informed by black, brown and indigenous resistance to the State, Capital, and colonialism.

The End Is the Beginning: Anarchist Abolitionism as Communicative Creation

from Center for a Stateless Society

by Eric Fleischmann

Thomas Malthus, in his infamous work An Essay on the Principle of Population, takes several sections to critique the ideas of arguably the first modern anarchist thinker William Godwin. In one, Malthus writes,

In Honor of Karen Smith, in Solidarity with Keith Soanes and All Those Incarcerated

from It's Going Down

Report on recent noise demo and demonstration in memory of anarchist and abolitionist Karen Smith who passed away in November and in solidarity with Keith Soanes.

On November 29, 2020, Florida Prisoner Solidarity (FPS, formerly Gainesville IWOC) lost a founder and main organizer, Karen Smith, in a fatal car accident. A week of memorial events with family and friends culminated in a powerful demonstration in her honor at the gates of Florida State Prison (FSP) in Raiford on December 6th.

Interview w/ 815 Mutual Aid Network

from The Commoner

Decolonial, Abolitionist Mutual Aid - An Interview with 815 Mutual Aid Network

We’re not an explicitly anarchist project although we have anarchist members. We try to have some anarchistic values such as horizontal organizing, decentralization and anti-oppressive politics. Our politics are located in decolonial and black liberation frameworks which is different from much of the anarchist movement which comes from European anarchism.

For The Total Destruction of America

via AMW

For The Total Destruction of America: An Anarchist Perspective on the Upcoming Civil War

“As to the seventy five years [in prison], i am not really worried, not only because i am in the habit of not completing sentences or waiting on parole or any of that nonsense but also because the State simply isn’t going to last seventy five or even fifty years.”

—Kuwasi Balagoon, December 9, 1983

Let Empire collapse: why we need a decolonial revolution

from ROAR

Repatriating Indigenous land and organizing anti-state Indigenous-Black-POC Power alternatives is better than pouring resources into the liberal-progressive vote.

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