“Which side are you on?”, asks a famous american labour song. Perhaps the answer to the question, taken as a question with revolutionary implications, has never been simple, contrary to the illusions of hindsight and/or ideology.Continue reading Tracing the lines of the barricade
A reflection to interpellate any anarchist: what if State politics and Capital in our time (they having assumed in all lucidity the present reality of the ecological catastrophe that threatens human existence) have taken on as their combined ambition to free themselves from the human population? Most of us will die – we are dying now – and rather than perpetuate the illusion of a State concerned with its citizens (the “social contract” which grounded modern welfare States), the State now abandons us, leaves us to our own irrelevance and superfluousness, folds and gathers in upon itself, to prepare for the survival of a few, whether here, in an increasingly inhospitable earth, or elsewhere.Continue reading In search of forms of life before the desertion of State-Capital
Here we are, at the beginning of everything! Raoul Vaneigem, 17 November 2019.Continue reading Raul Vaneigem: Insurrection as a politics of life
Statement about the war against squats on the Greek Territory by Rouvikonas, Anarchist Federation of Athens and Popular Antifascist Action. This leaflet was spread during a spontaneous intervention in the Kolonaki neighbourhood (Athens).Continue reading #Exarcheia: Statement about the war against squats on the Greek territory
More than tiring, the capitalist world exhausts possibilities; indeed, through fatigue, it blinds to our exhaustion. What lies before us is a repetition of the same. But that repetition can not entirely cover over the meaningless of our lives divorced from the world and any sense of self, that is, divorced from everything but spectacle.Continue reading Revolution born of exhaustion
Every day the catastrophe grows
The political game of alternatives has come to an end
Europe has totally closed its borders
Governments only hold on with their police
The big media are running out of argumentsContinue reading Politics in times of catastrophe
Lundi Matin wrote: “We received this anonymous text from Bordeaux. We liked it very much, so here it is.“Continue reading Everything is burning already; Let us burn together!
Let “things go on as before”: this is the catastrophe. It does not lie in what will happen, but in what, in every situation, is given.
It is the negative that we still have to do, the positive is already given to us.
Franz KafkaContinue reading A few epistemological considerations for the attention of those who wish to rebel against extinction
The day after November 17, 2019 in Athens: a taste of blood in the mouth. (18/11/2019)Continue reading The repression of autonomy: #Exarcheia