Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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For those interested in Situationist ideas, this is an auspicious time to reconsider Guy Debord’s The Society of the Spectacle, originally published in 1967. Ken Knabb’s recently revised translation is a valuable resource for the study of Debord and the Situationists.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Gentrification, etymologically speaking, is a relatively new word, coined in 1964 by the English Marxist sociologist Ruth Glass. Conceptually, some would claim that it has been a feature of urban life for hundreds of years. Between 1853 and 1870, for instance, the Haussmannization of... + continue reading

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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In Parts One and Two of this series, we argued that to prevent oligarchic rule, democratic and economic institutions need to be salvaged, ironically, through anarchist political activism and Marxist capital analysis, specifically Marx’s labor theory of value, which identifies the systemic and... + continue reading

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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A retrospective of Prairie Struggle, an anarchist political organization from Canada that existed from 2011-2015.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
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At 86, Noam Chomsky is getting old. He remains indefatigable, keeping up a schedule that would exhaust a man half his age, but, unless he is indeed a demi-god, we can assume that the end is nigh. The tragic day cannot be more than a few years away, if that.

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The public prosecutor’s office has once again kept the description “terrorism” in your case files and asks that you be sent back to prison.

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Embracing a life of activism means being a teacher and student at the same time. I was recently reminded of this while re-watching a talk I gave last year at the NYC March Against Monsanto. In that speech, I told the several thousand attendees how the first step in the fight against GMOs is to “not buy them.”

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Frustrated with the empty plazas and Podemos’ electoral politics, a new social movement has emerged seeking a return to the popular horizontalism of 15-M.

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For the past year and a half, I have been a working professional with a nine to five schedule. What is different about my job is who I work with and the type of work I do.

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Some time has already passed since the web-scandal surrounding Petar Stanchev's unfortunate article, “Mr. Anarchist, we need to have a chat about colonialism”. All the better. We need cool heads to examine the underlying questions of international solidarity. Through the course of this article, I wish to tackle the problem on the basis of... + continue reading

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

A retrospective of Prairie Struggle, an anarchist political organization from Canada that existed from 2011-2015.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

At 86, Noam Chomsky is getting old. He remains indefatigable, keeping up a schedule that would exhaust a man half his age, but, unless he is indeed a demi-god, we can assume that the end is nigh.... + continue reading

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In 1989 the Greens held their national gathering in Eugene, Oregon. That was before they had entered national electoral politics, when they still focused on grassroots organizing, and what we now... + continue reading

Labor

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

Over 400 people took to the streets in Chicago for the IWW-headed Radical Coalition’s March, Rally, and Noise Demonstration this May Day. The event was the largest distinctly anti-capitalist local... + continue reading

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At least four prisoners in the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville are on hunger strike. They demand an end to the Tier Program, a system used to grant and withhold privileges from prisoners. To... + continue reading

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As floodwaters ravage Texas and Oklahoma, a new analysis finds that heavy downpours have increased dramatically since 1950. And scientists project that precipitation patterns will become... + continue reading