TOTW: The Mechanics of Conversation

  • Posted on: 21 May 2018
  • By: SUDS
Doggo

How can we have good conversations? Discourse can be challenging, even while talking with an agreeable audience who share an intellectual lineage. But, what makes a good conversation turn bad, or worse, boring?

There is a centuries old history of conversation, but while there is much written about anarchist manners--prescribed principles and actions and those to avoid--there is little content regarding the mechanics of conversation from an anarchist perspective.

Declaration of “Scripta Manent” accused at the hearing of May 31st

  • Posted on: 26 May 2018
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)
A fist seemingly composed of pure fire

May 24, 2018

https://actforfree.nostate.net/

In view of the presence in solidarity at the court on 31 March, we are writing these few lines to reaffirm a few fundamental concepts regarding this trial and the court carrying it out. First of all, we reaffirm our closeness to the arrested comrades: for us they are brothers and the pride with which they are confronting this little theatre makes us proud.

Announcing the formation of the Anarchist Union of Afghanistan & Iran

  • Posted on: 23 May 2018
  • By: thecollective

From asranarshism.com

This union is a free and voluntary agreement, and each individual or group will continue to operate independently in addition to being in the union

In the union, all anarchist tendencies, except for religious, pacifist and so called capitalist anarchists, have the potential to be volunteered

Grenoble, France – Fascinating and miserable (16/04/2018)

  • Posted on: 23 May 2018
  • By: thecollective

In the night of Monday 16th April, 3 estate agencies, an Apple store and the offices of a construction and public works firm were vandalized in the centre of the city of Grenoble.

For rebel individuals destruction and devastation have always represented both the goal and the means to live their own negation of the world. From small acts to big attacks, widespread gestures, fascinating or miserable, make conflictuality against all forms of power real.

Munich, Germany: French Consulate Vandalized in Solidarity with the ZAD

  • Posted on: 23 May 2018
  • By: thecollective

During the night from 16.05 to 17.05.2018 we painted the facade of the French Consulate in Munich with red laquer.

A few weeks ago, the French government launched the eviction of the ZAD (zone to defend) at Notre-Dames-des-Landes in Brittany. The ZAD was occupied a few years ago by hundreds of activists to prevent the construction of a major airport. Squatters moved into houses that had previously been cleared by the police, they built tree houses and new buildings. Over the years, the ZAD has become an experiment of a new society and a life beyond egotism, precarity and exploitation by the capitalist system.

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