In the last post I made I discussed the unwillingness of the left to go far enough to make real change. In this post I am discussing the failure of anarchists to educate and organize. Before we are even ready to make the bold moves that the left are opposing [...]
¡No pasarán! (Not pass) Was the battle cry of the revolution. They stood alone against the fascists with no support...
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Steven Kurlander posted a piece on the Huffington Post that attempts to call anarchists terrorists. To begin with Kurlander...
Recently the internet has been a buzz with an interview with Peter Brabeck-Letmathe the CEO of Nestlee in which he says that water should be privatized not a human right. This video is the perfect example of what anarchists have been warning people about for centuries. At least since Proudhon. [...]Read more ›
Part One: “… the consciousness of the necessity of a fundamental revolution” In the Communist Manifesto, Marx writes: “Does it require deep intuition to comprehend that man’s ideas, views, and conception, in one word, man’s consciousness, changes with every change in the conditions of his material existence, in his social [...]Read more ›
This is a post from libcom.org. I thought these were wonderful resources so I am reposting it here. Libcom.org’s reading guide on anarcho-syndicalism, a tradition of anarchist-inspired workers’ unions. Key texts Anarcho-syndicalism – an introduction – Short, accessible introduction written by the libcom.org group. Anarcho-syndicalism in the 20th Century – [...]Read more ›
After a hiatus, HELLO. This is an odd post from an old timer, but now something relevant. So let’s go line by line. For years, your nice little Occupy correspondent had been sitting in Oklahoma, going on about well, this speech from a certain Disinfo.con. The speech was by media [...]Read more ›
It’s Christmas time again, and it seemed a perfect time to discuss the role of gifting within society. Nearly every child who celebrates Christmas will, at some point in their childhood, say something to the effect that “I wish it could be Christmas all the time!” and without fail, this [...]Read more ›
I have been asked a number of times the last few days about my stance or for a statement on the recent school shooting. I often try to remain silent in these issues, but, well if you read my stuff you know I never stay quiet. When I was younger [...]Read more ›
My life has been in chaos. My recent move from Kansas City Missouri to Cincinnati Ohio took a lot of time and effort. As I pulled into the new neighborhood I was moving to without ever seeing it I was a bit shocked. I would say it was a mild [...]Read more ›
“A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism. All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre: Pope and Tsar, Metternich and Guizot, French Radicals and German police-spies. Where is the party in opposition that has not been decried as communistic [...]Read more ›
TRIGGER WARNING: If you think your opinion is the only possible legitimate opinion on the subject of Privilege, you probably should stop reading this post now. I grew up in a family that had a color line. One of my brother’s is relatively darker than the rest of us, and [...]Read more ›
For the FMAA crowd, “private property” is a sacred right that comes from nothing other than being born. Their thinking is that if you “own” yourself, than anything you do becomes and extension of your “self”. They have seized on the idea that a person should keep the “full product [...]Read more ›
In the current 2012 election the republicans are reciting the words of President Obama in an attempt to frame him negatively as some socialist. Fox news and the pro-capitalist types are really having fun with this one. The problem is that it shows that both sides have absolutely no idea [...]Read more ›