To begin the discussion on popular power it is important to return to the idea of a strategy of social transformation, since our political practice, as anarchists, is what could point toward this transformation.Continue reading Create a Strong People – Contributions to the debate on popular power
On Thursday, 24 February, in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, we attempted to carry out a demonstration in front of the Russian Embassy in Ankara as a response to the call for action made by anarchists in Ukraine. Even before the demonstration started, police have arrested all of our comrades, 6 in total. “Murderer state will pay!” and “State is war, war means massacre!” slogans shout during the arrest. The following statement was meant to read during the demonstration.Continue reading States are fighting, peoples are being massacred!
The theoretical elements and historical experiences discussed undergird the theses developed throughout this article. Anarchists have a conception of power and a general project around it that forms their conception of class, understood in relation to a certain type of power (domination), and constitutes the foundation of their notion of social change, which is characterized by: their belief in the capacity for action of the subjects that are part of the distinct oppressed classes, their implication in the transformation of that capacity into social force, their commitment to permanent growth of this force, and their defense of a revolutionary process that allows for overcoming enemy forces and replacing the power of domination over society by a self-managing power.Continue reading Anarchism, Power, Class and Social Change
Brazil. We express our sympathy and solidarity to the Congolese community and the family of Moïse Mugenyi Kabagambe, who was brutally murdered in a kiosk in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, about a week ago. The 24-year-old Congolese youth was beaten to death by at least three people. According to his family, he had gone to the kiosk to collect 200 Reais, which the kiosk owed him for two days of work.Continue reading Racism and xenophobia killed Moïse! [Brazil]
A statement on Rojava by the Federación Anarquista Uruguaya – FAU, Federación Anarquista de Rosario – FAR, Organización Anarquista de Córdoba – OAC, Union Communiste Libertaire, Embat – Organització Llibertària de Catalunya, Alternativa Libertaria – AL/fdca, Die Plattform – Anarchakommunistische Föderation, Organisation Socialiste Libertaire – OSL, Libertaere Aktion and the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement – AWSM (Aotearoa / Neuseeland).Continue reading The Rojava Revolution defended the world, now the world will defend the Rojava Revolution!
The objective of this article is to present a summary of research carried out for some years, which culminated in the publication of the book Bandeira Negra: rediscutindo o anarquismo [Black Flag: Rediscussing Anarchism]. As part of a collective process of global research on anarchism, developed by researchers from different parts of the world within the Institute for Anarchist Theory and History (IATH), this book has a general objective: to answer the following question in depth, what is anarchism?Continue reading Anarchist Theory and History in Global Perspective
So-called Spain: A tour of the CNT positions during the Civil War.Continue reading From libertarian communism to corporate socialism
A review of the fight against the rise of fascism in Italy and Germany and its lessons for revolutionary anarchists today.Continue reading Lessons from the Historic Fight Against Fascism – Anarchists Against the Rise of Fascism
The latest issue of the bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library is out now.Continue reading KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No. 103, September 2021
Is This the “Inevitable” Collapse of Capitalism?
Classical socialists, both anarchists and Marxists, have written of the eventual end of capitalism–either through a popular revolution creating a new society or through the self-destruction of capitalism. Global warming raises the question of whether humanity is now facing such a possible total crisis, of choosing between socialism or social ruin.Continue reading Death or Renewal: Is the Climate Crisis the Final Crisis?