anarchy

B Town A Team Hates the US

Urban military drills were recently performed late one night in Bloomington, Indiana, terrifying many local residents. The uproar throughout town caused one city council woman, Susan Sandberg, to justify the drills after the fact. Despite abhorring violence and having expressedthe desire to take guns out of people's hands, she also expressed support for war, well-armed police, and the necessity of putting down certain dissidents -- including anarchists.

No Whistling In The Atlanta Forest: A Communique

four construction vehicles with broken windows, one of them is nothing but charred remains, and next to it is another charred vehicle

This is a story about a couple of queers who gathered last night to reject destruction in the name of profit and power and to destroy the machinery of the nefarious polities that have defiled the Atlanta Forest. We have deep respect and regard for acknowledging that this is Muskogee land and was the site of horrific abuses, of displacement, chattel slavery, and prison slavery.

Constructing an Anarchism: Approaching An-Archy

from The Libertarian Labyrinth

What is anarchy? This is a question that I have returned to repeatedly, a bit obsessively, with different results each time. I have come to the conclusion that anarchy is what we might call a still-emerging concept. At times it strikes me as almost shockingly self-evident, bold and bare like the lovers in some one of a thousand anarcho-naturist poems—or sometimes maybe just bold...

TOTW: Anarchy & Morality

In the upswing of revolt we've seen this year, we're seeing everyday people set cop cars and precincts ablaze with great approval from onlookers. Meanwhile anarchists make the best of the spotlight to explain to the public the truth about today's anarchists. Responding to people's perception of anarchism as dangerous, distancing themselves from anarchists of the deed in an effort to make people stop blaming everything bad on anarchists. To the degree that anarchy is rehabilitated for the general public, more people will ask themselves: "What's so bad about anarchy, anyway?"

MARGINS OF REALITY - Massimo Passamani

MARGINS OF REALITY -- Episode 1: Massimo Passamani

MARGINS OF REALITY is a new podcasting project undertaken by a group of friends who share an intense passion for anarchy and limitless experimentation. We have been collaborating with each other for quite some time on a number of print projects (some of which will be familiar to the more notorious cretins out there), another podcast (over at www.freeradicalradio.net), and a weekly anarchist reading group that most of us have been attending for years. In embarking on this new endeavor, our intention is not only to document and share some of the insights, aporias, and experiences that have emerged out of our conversations and lived experiences of revolt; we also aim to create for ourselves and others a space of limitless experimentation and limitless self-creation for those with the audacity to "base [their] affair on nothing" and consciously construct their life against all domination and submission.

June on theanarchistcinema - Green-Anarchy

June films flyer

from http://theanarchistcinema.org/blog/june/

We are happy to announce that selections have been made for green-anarchy month on theanarchistcinema.org! The schedule and list of titles is as follows:

Princess Mononoke (1997) — June 5th
Alone in the Wilderness (2004) — June 12th
Night Moves (2013) — June 19th
Stalker (1979) — June 26th

Anarchy Against Unity: Five Theses on Anti-fascist Left Unity Today

1. The left-wing of ideology obfuscates as much as its right-wing counterpart.

The left operates according to a calcified logic that veils the nature of the social order around us. Regarding anti-fascism, this confusion manifests within the context of a false dichotomy imagined between fascism and democracy. The master plan is that anti-fascism must function immediately as a means of restoring capitalism to its more “human” state, demonstrable trajectories of fascism as an outgrowth of liberalism be damned. Other instances of muddled theory include reductive frameworks that posit class as the sole site of struggle, the obsession with consciousness raising, and an unyielding faith in the democratic principle.

FRR Books Podcast: On The Advantage And Disadvantage Of History For Life by Friedrich Nietzsche

fucking who knows

Listen Here: http://freeradicalradio.net/frr-books-podcast-on-the-advantage-and-disad...

Listen Here: https://archive.org/details/frrnietzsche_20200227

What is the point of studying history? The greatest argument I have heard is that if we know history we can change the future. Nietzsche makes this argument, but this ignores the fact that history is often a weight and a burden. Despite what most liberals believe, knowledge is not always 100% positive. Sloterdijk said that "Those who first uttered the phrase that knowledge is power didn't mean only to make that equation, but to also intervene in the game of power." This is the positive of knowing history, power! But, knowledge can also be a burden. Knowledge can function as a chain which limits us. What is heavier than history?

Night Forest Journal Issue 2

Night Forest Cell of Radical Poets

Night Forest Journal Issue 2 is here!

Little over a year since Issue 1 was released, we are happy to bring this collection of poems, short stories, essays and art to you who have found this tribal space.

These words are for rebels, animals, anarchists, aestheticists and those who find the tame abhorrent.

We will let the pieces speak for themselves and encourage you to meet them, not as an attempt to provide something perfect and pure, but as personal works of raw poetic expression.

https://nightforestpoetry.wordpress.com/night-forest-journal-issue-2/

Announcing Actually Black Fridays!

Friday again? No problem.......

PREPARING FOR OUR FIRST ACTUALLY BLACK FRIDAY:

Hey scrubs, Critical Mass Crew here! You may have heard our call to action in our previous post (if not you can read it here). Here's a summary: "Shit's fucked, anarchists are alone as usual, and it's time we start acting on our own behalf."

The Critical Mass Project

Critical Mass! Get Off Your Ass!

Critical Mass is a project to get anarchists out into the street and causing trouble. Every month until May Day there'll be a new challenge which independent anarchists and crews will be able to creatively solve, naturally leading into higher levels of struggle with the systems of control with the intention of making an especially explosive May Day 2020.

Audre and Emma: Genealogies of Anarchistic Critique and Resistance

Picture of Audre Lorde wearing Emma Goldman t-shirt, laughing, good times, etc.

From: http://interferencearchive.org/audre-and-emma-genealogies-of-anarchistic...

We will be showing a collage of video documentaries and historical stock footage related to Audre Lorde and Emma Goldman (30-45 minutes) and followed by a discussion relating to the intersecting philosophical themes that they both illustrated in their writings that relate to the anarchistic genealogy of the refusal and rejection of state, capital(ism), and the multitude of hierarchies (institutional & interpersonal) that dominate our lives.

Interference Archive
314 7th Street, Brooklyn, NYC
Saturday Dec 28, 6 pm – 8 pm

On the "Anarchist Society"

From: https://medium.com/@NoWing/on-the-anarchist-society-312a0bf90f09

I’ve had the pleasure of talking to anarchists of many stripes and colors. From anarcho-capitalists, to anarcho-communists…From anarcho-primitivists to anarcho-transhumanists. While all of these ideologies claim to be anarchist, I have always noticed something that keeps me from really seeing them as anarchist. To me, these kinds of ideologies seem to have more in common with something like communism, socialism, or capitalism, than actual anarchy. Too many anarchists want to prescribe solutions, and propose ways of living, rather than voluntarily work with others to come up with an egalitarian way of living.

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