competition

Topic of the Week: Anarchist Projects in Relationship

  • Posted on: 1 February 2016
  • By: thecollective

It's easy (and simplistic) for new sites (and other media forms) to compete with each other. This is understandable since new projects are frequently started out of some kind of frustration with existing options, as well as out of some positive desire (for self expression, a particular kind of conversation, etc). This site was partially motivated out of frustration with Infoshop's liberal inclusions (among other things), and itsgoingdown was apparently motivated in part by irritation with the trolls here (among other things).

topic of the week: Games and Anarchy

  • Posted on: 11 January 2016
  • By: thecollective

Games are ubiquitous, and, as they become bigger and bigger money-earners, they're gaining in social cred (here is a link to someone promoting games as a way to solve serious world issues http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_bavelier_your_brain_on_video_games?langu... although the idea of putting so much responsibility on fun seems contradictory).