The main means of all ruling elites throughout history to force the people to submit to their rule was to recruit metaphysical powers - magic, deities and other kinds of lies to frighten people into submission and accepting authority. People who challenge these lies were the main enemy of the rulers all along history.
Debate among Anarchists over Raising Demands A response to Crimethinc's statement, "Why We Don't Make Demands." Wayne argues that revolutionary anarchists should propose to movements which they are part of to raise militant, radical, demands. Done in dialogue with the people, it moves the struggle forward and challenges the state and the […]
A couple of hundred people came to the pro choice solidarity rally in Dublin, Ireland last nigh organised by the WSMt. It was called to protest against the prosecution of a women in Belfast for supplying her daughter with the abortion pill.
At noon, in the border town of Suruç in Turkish Kurdistan, a bomb ripped through the bodies of communists, socialists, and anarchists who were on their way to assist in the rebuilding of Kobane. Tens of people were killed, many more injured. One Black Rose member was present assisting in preparations for a campaign to support the rebuilding of Kobane and Roj […]
Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF) statement on the bombing of the Amara Cultural Center in Suruç (Pîrsus) Yesterday, nearly three hundred people set off from different cities, with the call of Federation of Socialist Youth Associations; in order to rebuilt Kobanê, which was tried to be looted by the ISIS. Today, arriving Suruç (Pîrsus), just before leaving fo […]
Solidarity protests spread across Ireland News broke on the 19th June that a Belfast woman is to stand trial for helping her daughter procure an abortion. In response on 24th June a letter was handed in signed by 215 abortion activists admitting that they are guilty of breaking the law by either taking or helping someone procure the Early Medical Abortion (E […]
The Balkan Anarchist bookfair (BASK) is an annual anarchist event that changes location each year. This year BASK will take place in Autonomous cultural Centre Nigdjezemska in Zadar, on 11th and 12th of September, 2015.
And so the question arises – who can abolish capitalism and how can we manage to do it? Again we say the only way to abolish capitalism is through workers’ revolution. By organising in the workplace and taking control out of the hands of the capitalists we can stop the capitalists destroying the environment and begin active reconstruction of economic process […]
Bil'in, Ni'ilin, Ma'asarah, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, South of Hebron Hills, Sheikh Jarrah On 1st of January 1994 in Chiapas the masses held high the flag of rebellion just after the world capitalist celebrated their triumph on the revolutions of the 20th century and promoted their neo-liberal globalization of the world. But the struggle continued i […]
Messages other anticapitalist organizations were sent to delegates or read directly by délégué.es présent.es of these organizations in the room. ---- The messages came from: Alternatives and self-management (A & A) CGA 30 NPA OCML the VP- Together (Left Front) ---- On the Alternatives and self-management (A & A) ---- Es Dear Comrades, ---- We thank y […]
While the government Dilma evolves to right, the bourgeois sectors that do not wear the uniform of governismo align with the most extreme and conservative positions to excel in the turbulence of the political scene. Conservatism wins insertion and grows at the base of society. The PT is thrown into the mass grave of bourgeois, dirty politics up to his neck i […]
The Workers Solidarity Movement strongly condemns the arrests at Wednesday evenings pro-choice demo in Dublin city centre. In particular we condemn the casual and unjustifiable use of pepper spray on pro choice protesters, one of whom was being held immobile on the ground as he was sprayed. ---- Our demonstration was called to protest the arrest in Belfast o […]
One member addresses other white people after reading I, Racist by John Metta. ---- So much to think about. ---- All my most intense understandings of my own white privilege came through shitty experiences happening to PoC who are my friends - I guess because the differences in how we were treated was most stark as we were in exact same places. I hadn't […]
In his new book Envisioning Real Utopias, Erik Olin Wright suggests that proposals for a what he calls "democratic egalitarian socialism" -- and strategies for transition to such a society -- should be evaluated "scientifically" -- that is, based on evidence and our best understanding of society -- and his book attempts to do this. ---- I […]
Like leftists and communists, anarchists and libertarians have been divided over Rojava. Some of them are very supportive and optimistic about the future of this experiment and the others are skeptical and suspicious. ---- There are many factors contributing to this. Some of these factors apply not just to anarchists, libertarians and others, but to the Kurd […]
Anarchists are still held in custody in Eskisehir. The prosecution have ordered to arrest one extra person (she was detained at her home), so it is 18 people in total. Detained comrades are awaiting trial (it should happen tomorrow (28.7). The judge has demanded extra detention time, normally they should be released after 24 hours. ---- It looks like a repea […]
It is hard for many activists when the real meaning of the struggle not a concrete achievable gains, but a global world wide struggle. This week, the concrete and the global merged when the struggle against the destruction of the Susia village recruited international support and forced Israel to delay or even cancel the demolition of the village. The pressur […]
[Southern Region] Declaration of the Third Regional Meeting southern Brazilian Anarchist Coordination - 2015 -- On 4 and 5 July, met in Curitiba Collective delegations Anarchist Class Fight (Paraná), Collective Anarchist Black Flag (Santa Catarina) and Anarchist Federation Gaucho (Rio Grande do Sul) to address the current situation, coordination of our labor […]
The following piece has been submitted to us from Rachel E. Brown, and while not a member we are posting this piece in order to open up a discussion on the matters raised. To that end one of our members has added their reply underneath (with Rachel's blessing). ---- This summer, thousands of students will attend their graduation ceremony which tradition […]