Category Archives: anarchism

The Problem with (Non-Anarchist) Socialists

I completely trust anarchists to self-manage air traffic control. — Bhaskar Sunkara (@sunraysunray) August 12, 2016 I’m sorry, but what’s the implication here? That capitalism is good, because people are forced to work because of the threat of starvation? Or that … Continue reading

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Protesting Trump

The Black Rose Anarchist Federation / Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra posted a “Fuck Trump Reportback” about protesting Trump in Richmond, VA. I see how this is useful for organizing experience and getting people involved, but I don’t necessarily understand the point … Continue reading

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I’m Old, But Not as Old as Proudhon Would Have Been

When I saw that Proudhon was born this day in 1809, I remembered how he was one of the first anarchists I read when I was first becoming interested in anarchism, and how exciting his ideas were. A whole new world opened up, … Continue reading

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Sheri Berman Meet Student Power

Few things make me as happy as when some pompous liberal attacks anarchism and then gets their ass handed to them.

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Bernie Sanders, Anarchists, and Voting

Let’s start this with a couple of admissions: I am an anarchist who hopes that Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic primary so I can vote for him in the general election next year. I am also an anarchist who is … Continue reading

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The Tremendous Waste of Maintaining the Market System

The post-capitalist world I would like to see is the one of anarchist communism, where there is no government, there are no owners or bosses, and there is no money. Rather than having to work because you need money for … Continue reading

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Malatesta’s Pragmatism

The more I read Malatesta – and especially his later works – the more I appreciate his particular brand of anarchism, style of writing, and thoughtfulness. He seems to me to be particularly pragmatic, especially the older he gets. Perhaps … Continue reading

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