identity politics

Bay Area Intifada: Identity Politics with a Capital ‘I’

  • Posted on: 5 November 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Global Voices

It’s four in the morning, and we are sitting on my rooftop in Istanbul with Jabar, overlooking the Golden Horn. The conversation is racing at a mile a minute, from Taksim Square to Tahrir Square, to Jerusalem, Cape Town and finally, Oakland, California. We talk about the good friends we had, and good friends we lost along the way. Those with whom we shared the same opinions and barricades are recalled in kinship terms.

FRR Audiobooks: Against Identity Politics: Spectres, Joylessness, & the Contours of Ressentiment by Lupus Dragonowl

  • Posted on: 29 September 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

listen here: http://freeradicalradio.net/2015/09/29/against-identity-politics-spectre...

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Lupus Dragonowl’s “Against Identity Politics: Spectres, Joylessness, & the Contours of Ressentiment,” originally publishd in AJODA, is read aloud by Arabella Story Tella.

Things That Anarchists Say to Me in Private But Never Repeat Publicly

  • Posted on: 2 August 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Can you relate?

1) “Call-out culture was developed to allow activist groups to confront leaders who abused their privilege, but now it is being used to settle petty scores on the level of interpersonal politics. I now have a hard time believing some people when they make call-outs because I have seen too many that were based on nothing.

Round River EF! Rendezvous Report-Back

  • Posted on: 16 July 2015
  • By: DeepGreenPhilly

In the days and weeks leading up to this year’s Earth First! rondy my thoughts were often preoccupied with the state of this world that is lurching from crisis to crisis and slipping deeper into chaos. In a time when our victories seem increasingly few and strictly symbolic, and as the machinery of industrial capitalism continues its assault on the earth and those who depend on it for survival, I was very much hoping for the rondy to be a place of reflection, strategizing, commiseration with like minds, and yes, escape from the mental stress of the city.