n/a There are preliminary ideas about anarchism and the difficulty it faces. The short piece of writing is sombre in places but ends on a positive note. It is an attempt to separate anarchism from other ideologies.
Why are Anarchists and Libertarians divided over Rojava? In my opinion the best attitude towards Rojava is “supportive and being critical” at the same time. Criticizing it alone and keeping distance from it does not benefit our current anarchist movement. This attitude again shows incapability of recognizing the reality of the movement, and would bring the b […]
none This is by an author who summerized the " 60's civil war in the U.S." in a few short paragraphs. I add in a long intro slamming the media etc. for reducing the 60's to ONLY the civil rights movement (leaving out the more radical/revolutionary currants like the Black Panthers), and the peace movement (leaving out the equally massive i […]
The heroic Bil'in, Niilin, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, Ma'sara, and Sheikh Jarrah keep the weekly flame from extinguishing. It is hard for many activists when the real meaning of the struggle are not concrete achievable gains, but a global worldwide struggle. This week, the concrete and the global merged when the struggle against the destruction of Susiya […]
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 […]
Yesterday morning police who made an operation to some houses arrested 1 anti authoritarian activist with 12 people. The terror units who raided houses at 07:30 a.m. charged some friends and comrades of being members of YDG-H (Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement) which is the youth organization of kurdish liberation movement. It's said by the police […]
Got a bike and want to pass it on? This is an attempt to get bikes and other provisions to refugees in Calais. ---- If you have, or can source a bike to donate, then please, please join us this August bank holiday weekend on our little trip cycling across the channel: Critical Mass to Calais, taking bikes beyond borders! ---- We will release more details nea […]
A comrade from the CNTE who worked as a psychologist with drug dependant persons at CIBE/ Red Cross Alicante was unfairly dismissed, without good reason or proper process from her job of 8 years. The comrades in Spain are demanding her reinstatement plus the dismissal of the coordinator of CIBE who is responsible for this situation. The IWA supports these de […]
An Interview with AK – Antiauthoritarian Movment on Syriza, the Referendum and what is to be done. ---- Who are you and what is your relationship to the extraparliamentary movement and to Syriza? ---- AK is a network of antiauthoritarian assemblies founded in 2003 which are based on antihierarchy, direct democratic decision making and the abolition of power. […]
The cartoon on the left is from a few months ago but expresses how Kurds saw the role of the Turkish state towards ISIS and the conflict in Syria. Considerable evidence of support for ISIS from the Turkish state has been published in the international media over the last months. An ISIS commander told the Washington Post on August 12, 2014, "We used to […]
In recent weeks, there have been some texts by unions in Spain, concerning the Libertarian Federation of Mexico, his claims to be supported by "laCNT, the AIT, the FAI and IFA" and his allegations of the Anarchist Federation from Mexico. ---- The AIT has never been in contact with the Libertarian Federation of Mexico. ---- Perhaps one source of con […]
The Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU: Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions) - Gaza reaffirmed its "unwavering support" for BDS and the boycott of the Histadrut. ---- Occupied Palestine, July 15, 2015 - On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the movement Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS), the Palestinian General F […]
"Alternative Libertaire amplify calls for international mobilization for the release of A. Koltchenko but the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, detained and prosecuted within the scope of the same charges in this case." ---- Activists of Alternative Libertaire are met, on the occasion of their twelfth congress on 23, 24 and 25 May 2015 hail the str […]
This initiative is promoted by a group of militants and activists from different social movements and unions of Aragon. We are people who participate individually in anarcosindicatos, student organizations or social centers as well as other collectives and base assemblies both districts as sector. ---- We understand that the 15M supposed an inflection point […]
Attempted Extension Anarchism is a series of trial to explain the basics of this philosophical and political movement and make them available through the development of short texts on various subjects grouped in themes. All text can be found using the wording "extension" and the names of topics. ---- The first text is part of the introduction to th […]