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What is the State? A New Animated Video Primer From Anarchist Agency & AK Press

As we collectively face an increasing level of social and environmental crises around the world, many people are questioning how the State—a system that wreaks so much destruction—even came to exist and why it has such a stranglehold on us. As anarchists we feel that it is important to acknowledge that the State is the framework for ordering and controlling relations among human society, the economy, and the natural world, and that we have the power to create a better world.

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Stand with Anarchist Publishers Banned by #Facebook

Anarchist Agency published an open letter to oppose Facebook’s “both sides” narrative as they align with the Trump administration to suppress the voices of activists and media producers associated with left protest movements.

You can sign the open letter here. Note: This is meant as an open letter not as a petition to Facebook. The letter has been posted on Change.org as a means to easily collect signatures in support of the statement above. All signers and will be added to this version on the Agency website periodically.

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#COVID19 and Uprisings for Black Liberation Used as a Pretext for Advancing Mass Surveillance

On the night of June 1, amidst mass uprisings against police violence and structural racism, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) deployed it’s most advanced spy plane, equipped with sophisticated long-range video cameras that can capture footage day or night, see through haze, and provide infrared thermal imaging, in order to spy on Black Lives Matter protesters in Washington, DC.

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#Anarchism Anarchist Agency: Not Just In The Streets; Anarchisrs In The Media

Anarchists,

The president is tweeting about us. We’re on the front page of the New York Times. Journalists are clamoring to report on us. Right now there is an elevated interest in anarchism thanks to the spectacular resistance to Trump and the alt-right. Our collective is doing the most we can to take advantage of this opportunity to spread anarchist voices, but we need your help. This is not a plea for donations—we want your views and your voices.

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