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The history of the Federación Anarquista de Gran Canaria (FAGC) – Theory and analysis

Gran Canaria. Spain. The Federación Anarquista de Gran Canaria or FAGC celebrates its 10 years of existence this month. In the past Organise Magazine already translated a series of articles written by them outlining their ideological approach in what they call “neighbourhood anarchism”. But to celebrate this anniversary we decided to translate a summary of their history in these 10 years where they went from disrupting speeches by reforminist unions during the 15M square occupations to being the single entity in Gran Canaria that has facilitated more houses for people. All of this while enduring police repression and torture, internal conflicts and splits, twitter censoship, attacks and outrage from stablished anarchist and much more.

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Street #Anarchy pt.1 – Two Anarchisms | Theory and Analysis

“Anarchism is not a romantic fable, but a hard awakening […]”

Edward Abbey, A Voice Crying in the Wilderness [Vox Clamantis en Deserto], 1990.
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The call of #anarchism: An identity made in practice

Ruymán Rodríguez, anarchist associated with the Federación de anarquistas Gran Canaria (FAGC), has for over a number of years defended an anarchism in the streets, against mere ideological posturing and/or academic self-stimulation.  From his rich experience with the FAGC, created in the wake of the 15th of May movement (15M) in spain, he has consistently sought to think through the theory and practice of anarchism.

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