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Anews podcast - episode 31

  • Posted on: 2 October 2017
  • By: thecollective

https://podcast.anarchistnews.org/index.php/2017/10/02/anews-podcast-epi...

Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 31 for September 27. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.

Editorial: On the Art of Reading Every Comment
TOTW – Bullshit Jobs and Anarchist Integrity
A101 question: why do some anarchists say they’re anti-anarchism?

Anews podcast - episode 28

  • Posted on: 11 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

https://podcast.anarchistnews.org/index.php/2017/09/12/anews-podcast-epi...

Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 28 for September 8. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.
Editorial: Definitions of Fascism
TOTW - Scarcity of Labor
A101 question: What role do games play in anarchy?
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(Belated) May Day Feature: A Memo from the Office

  • Posted on: 3 May 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Running Wild

A MEMO FROM THE OFFICE (Contributed by another comrade in So-Called Australia)

Jobs Destroy Our Dreams

When I’m not at work I study the world. I read news articles and books, I listen to podcasts and I write my own articles and reflections. I practice music and I share music. I exercise and I go outside. I volunteer and try to help build a different world with other people. I dream of new possibilities for everybody and for myself.

Same Battle, New Field: Problems of Opportunism and Organization

  • Posted on: 22 April 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Libcom by Easy K

Criticism of NGO organizing tactics and reformism from the perspective of an Anarchist labor organizer in New England. The piece is meant highlight the need for new forms of organization to meet the needs of the current struggle. (Specific to the U.S. context)

Topic of the Week: the Co-operative Movement

  • Posted on: 6 June 2016
  • By: thecollective

Co-operative modes of property, labor, production, distribution, and consumption have been around as long as their hierarchical alternatives. Sometimes anarchists have argued in favor of cooperatives: that the workers are able to own and manage the enterprise, make decisions together as stake-holders, and operate with an emphasis on other values besides competitive profit-making. Other times, cooperatives have been criticized as self-exploitation, reformist, and/or counter-revolutionary.

May Day Across North America

  • Posted on: 30 April 2016
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

May Day is an anarchist holiday against capitalism. Following demonstrations in the wake of strikers being killed by the police in Chicago in 1886, which left scores of workers killed as well as several police, the state rounded up several anarchist organizers and militants, Samuel Fielden, Albert Parsons, Louis Lingg, George Engel, Adolf Fischer, Oscar Neebe, Michael Schwab, and August Spies, and sentenced them to death despite any evidence connecting them to the violence. In the wake of the execution of the “HayMarket Martyrs, ” militant working-class formations began to mark May Day as a holiday to remember the slain anarchists as well as to honor their fight for a world free of capitalism. Meanwhile, many others were radicalized by the events in Chicago and became anarchists in the process of supporting those executed by the State. Others such as Lucy Parsons, a former slave who was married to a former Confederate soldier, Albert Parsons, who was executed, went on to play a huge role in the anarchist and wider labor movement. By honoring May Day, and moreover, by connecting it to struggles happening now, we build a link to the past; to others who fought and died to make these ideas a living, breathing reality.

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