electoral politics

The French Connection: An Interview With Xavier Massot On The Growing Unrest In France

  • Posted on: 23 April 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

In 2006 Xavier Massot, author of the Black Bloc Papers, predicted the rise of the communist and fascist factions in France, as well as the fall of the traditional moderate left & right parties. A decade+ later France continues to grapple with many of the issues outlined in this interview.

TFSRadio: Dezeray on anarchist and antifa struggle at the RNC, Sean Swain on "gun safety", and some music

  • Posted on: 3 August 2016
  • By: Bursts

Airs on WSFM-LP 103.3 in Asheville / streaming at AshevilleFM from 3am EST on August 1st, 2016, through August 7th, then podcasting at radio4all.net. Also airing this week on KOWA-LPFM in Olympia, WA, KWTF in Bodega Bay, CA, KXCF in Marshall, CA, and WCRS-LP Columbus Community Radio 98.3 and 102.1 FM.

Anarchists for Donald Trump—Let the Empire Burn

  • Posted on: 9 June 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From The Daily Beast

The left-contrarian arsonist crowd is larger and wider-spread than the cubicled creatures in the Clinton campaign have accounted for.

The historic opportunity of the 2016 election is one which Bernie Sanders likely will not have the courage to embrace: The burning to ashes of the corporatist Clintonite neoliberal wing of the Democratic Party.

Dispatches from Brazil Two: The Pot Comes to a Boil, Many Demos, and Is There Any Right Left?

  • Posted on: 22 March 2016
  • By: thecollective

by El Errante

(São Paulo, Brazil) The orange halogen glow of the lamps in the courtyard at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC) makes the air seem denser and more humid than it really is. I had been asked by an anarchist group (Nu-Sol) to present on my experiences in Rojava and was about halfway through the evening…

“ So the YPG has a 45 day training protocol…” Then a series of deafening, wrenching explosions tore through the courtyard like thunder. I stopped for an instant, regrouped and continued.

Socialist Faces In High Places

  • Posted on: 21 August 2015
  • By: thecollective

From Anarkismo - by Enrique Guerrero-López and Adam Weaver - Black Rose Anarchist Federation / Federación Anarquista Rosa Negra (BRRN)

Syriza’s Fall From Grace And The Elusive Electoral Road

A note from the authors: “Socialist faces in high places” will be part of an ongoing series looking at the left in relation to the electoral path and state power.

Eight Thoughts on How to Fuck Up the Election in Montréal

  • Posted on: 8 August 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Montreal Counter-information

Every time there's an election, on the provincial or federal levels anyway, Montréal anarchists respond. There are stickers, there are posters, there are demos. ON NE VOTE PAS, ON LUTTE! declares the banner at the front of the march.