From Expressive Egg
Anarchism is the only way of life that has ever worked or ever can. It is the only actual alternative to the pseudo-alternatives of the left and right, of optimism and pessimism, and even of theism and atheism. That being so you would expect it to be widely ignored, ridiculed and misunderstood, even by nominal anarchists.
(A Response to “Beyond Negativity: What Comes After Gender Nihilism?”)
“We are radicals who have had enough with attempts to salvage gender. We do not believe we can make it work for us. We look at the transmisogyny we have faced in our own lives, the gendered violence that our comrades, both trans and cis have faced, and we realize that the apparatus itself makes such violence inevitable. We have had enough."
The logic of the state and capital—of punishment and imprisonment, must be replaced by a rejection of oppression and exploitation. This call is one step in that direction. We come together to break the loneliness and isolation. Offensive solidarity with the comrades who face repression in France and other regions in the Earth. The memory of our comrades is fuel to stoke the flames of our lives in permanent revolt.
Anonymous Anarchist Agency
Hello! ANEWS has an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) channel, #anarchistnews on the irc.anarchyplanet.org server. It's a general chat for anarchists and their friends to provide a non-sectarian place for news and discussion related to ANEWS, anarchist ideas, and hopefully some good conversations. Please use general IRC etiquette; say hi, don't be a troll, and know that the chat is new and often IRC is slow, so responses will vary depending on the day and time.
From It's Going Down
The last weeks our movement lost a comrade.
On Saturday November 10th, 2018 our comrade, Dimitris Armakolas attempted to raise a banner in solidarity with political prisoner Marios Seisidis, in the Athens neighborhood of Petralona (a historical neighborhood of Athens with a powerful political context). In this act, Dimitris climbed an electrical pylon in Merkouri square. The banner read “Freedom to Marios Seisidis,”* and shared information for his upcoming court date on the 21st of November in hope to raise awareness of his case, and increase attendance and support the day of his trial.