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Did the System Work? Aftermath of the 2020 Election

Wayne Price

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.

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International Statement for the liberation of the political prisoners, arrested during the 2019 social revolt in Chile

“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

“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
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#Philippines: Students Lead the Militancy!

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.

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A Fundamental Thesis of Revolution and the State

Can Radicals Use 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.

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The Oppressed Classes Rise Up Against Racism and Discrimination

Statement by anarchist groups and organisations from across the planet about the current revolt against racism and oppression.

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Why Racism? Why Anti-Racism? – Can White People be Allies of People of Color?

Racial oppression is rooted in capitalism. White people are not oppressed as white people, but do suffer from capitalism in other ways. White anti-racism cannot only be based on moral values but must also be related to their own oppressions caused by capitalism.

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Statement by Kurdish-speaking Libertarians: “We condemn the Turkish state attack and invasion of the Iraqi #Kurdistan”

The support and solidarity with innocent people can be done in different ways. It can be through launching complaints, expressing anger and frustration, protests, and demonstrations. The best kind of support and solidarity is boycotting all the goods that are made in Turkey and by Turkish companies wherever they are. Boycotting its media, universities, language colleges and stopping holiday bookings to Turkey. While Turkey has got so many interests in Iraqi Kurdistan the boycott is very effective. Turkey has hundreds of companies plus colleges, shops, factories there, and it is the main country for Kurdish holiday makers. In short Iraqi Kurdistan is one of the main market for the Turkish capitalists and the others. Boycotting Turkey and the Turkish goods can also put pressure on the Kurdistan Reginal Government, KRG, Iraq and the foreign companies to meet people’s demand.

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Women under #lockdown all around the world

International statement from various anarchist organizations – some being members of the Anarkismo network – about the situation of women in this global health crisis of capitalism.

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