topic of the week

TOTW: Virtual Anarchy

  • Posted on: 6 August 2017
  • By: thecollective

With the growth and increasing pervasiveness of the internet it is becoming more likely that people are being introduced to anarchism, and all things related to anarchy, on the internet. It has been said on the A News podcast recently that there are many anarchists now who experience their whole lives as anarchists online, not in face-to-face contact with other anarchists.

TOTW: Chasing Politics

  • Posted on: 31 July 2017
  • By: thecollective

The ups and downs of mainstream politics are generally a clusterfuck to say the least.

How do we respond expediently when things are so unpredictable? What does the slippery nature of the public's relationship with and reaction to politics mean to us anarchists? Is there anything destabilizing about the constant political upheaval that you've found to be beneficial or detrimental to what you do as an anarchist? What causes a project that began as a response to a mainstream political moment to materialize into something that lasts beyond that fleeting moment in politics?