The Anarkismo network relays the communiqué of the Lyon group of the Union Communiste Libertaire (UCL), an organisation active in France and Belgium and which is a member of the network. We express our solidarity with our comrades in Lyon and relay their communiqué and their call for financial solidarity.Continue reading Lyon, France: Fascist attacks will not stop us!
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first modern social revolution in the glorious history of oppressed people’s struggle, the Paris Commune of 1871. For 72 days, the proletarians of the city of Paris re-organised the social relationships in terms of direct democracy, towards the direction of economic equality, mutual aid and political freedom.Continue reading The victories of the future will flourish from the struggles of the past! Long live the Paris Commune!
Statement on International Working Women’s Day 2021.Continue reading Against patriarchal oppression and capitalist exploitation: No one is alone!
The LNP government has announced this week its planned changes to the JobSeeker payment in so-called Australia. After 27 years of no increases, they have decided to raise the dole from $40 a day all the way up to $43 a day. This leaves the payment far below the relative poverty line ($457 a week), let alone Henderson Poverty line ($550) which Anti-Poverty Network QLD argues is the minimum acceptable raise.Continue reading So-called Australia: Building Popular Power In Poverty
Liberals and others declare that the defeat of Donald Trump and of his coup-attempts demonstrate that “the system works,” that the U.S.A. has an effective “democracy.” I cannot see it that way.Continue reading Did the System Work? Aftermath of the 2020 Election
“The prison does not prevent anti-social acts from taking place. It increases their numbers. It does not improve those who enter its walls. However it is reformed it will always remain a place of restraint, an artificial environment, like a monastery, which will make the prisoner less and less fit for life in the community. It does not achieve its end. It degrades society. It must disappear”Prisons and Their Moral Influence on Prisoners, Peter Kropotkin, Kropotkin’s Revolutionary Pamphlets. Roger N. Baldwin, editor. Vanguard Press, Inc. 1927
Continue reading International Statement for the liberation of the political prisoners, arrested during the 2019 social revolt in Chile
“Our companions shall not feel alone. The people with whom they shared joys and sorrows, failures and victories, remain with them more than ever, resisting with a strong passion. Feeling more love and hate each day. The love and hate through which, together, we will change the world from its roots”.Juan C. Mechoso, Acción Directa Anarquista: Una Historia de FAU, 2002
Philippines. These universities are not alone. In fact, this struggle for our lives, for our freedom to dictate our destiny, is the struggle of every student, in every institution across the archipelago! All schools, colleges, and universities have their own versions of our very native concept of bayanihan, that entails a camaraderie and solidarity where no one will be left behind. It is in our values and in our history that we can learn what it takes to take our liberty now.Continue reading #Philippines: Students Lead the Militancy!
Can Radicals Use the State?
Continue reading A Fundamental Thesis of Revolution and the State
A fundamental thesis which all varieties of revolutionary socialists and anarchists once generally accepted: this state cannot be used to create socialism (communism or anarchism). It must be overturned, destroyed, and replaced by alternate social forms.
Statement by various groups and organistations from across the planet in solidarity with the struggle of the Mapuche people.
Continue reading Solidarity with the Struggle of the #Mapuche People
Statement by anarchist groups and organisations from across the planet about the current revolt against racism and oppression.Continue reading The Oppressed Classes Rise Up Against Racism and Discrimination