The Final Straw Radio: OccupyICEPDX and J20 case updates

  • Posted on: 1 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From The Final Straw Radio

This week, we’re featuring two interviews. The first was an an interview from the IGDcast with someone affiliated with #OccupyIcePDX blocking the immigration detention center in Portland, OR. The second was a chat we had with a supporter of the J20 arrestees, from among the 230 people rounded up during the Inauguration protests of January 20th, 2017, in Washington, DC and still facing over 60 years in prison each.

From Embers: New Content in June 2018

  • Posted on: 1 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From North Shore Counter-Info

From Embers is a regular anarchist podcast produced in Kingston Ontario. We produce a few episodes a month about actions and projects going on in so-called Canada that inspire us, or about topics that we think will be relevant to anarchists living north of the border. This month, we’ve created four original episodes.

Fundraising: Total Solidarity T-shirt for Anarchist prisoners in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  • Posted on: 30 June 2018
  • By: Anarchist_BC

We from Indonesian Anarchist Black Cross sell t-shirts for fundraising "Prisons Are For Burning". The proceeds of this sale will be used in legal and medical work of the Black Cross, especially helping anarchist prisoners in Yogyakarta who were arrested during Mayday action when raising the rejection issue of New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) and anti-Sultan Ground / Pakualaman Ground and feudalism-monarchy society.

Solarpunk and anarchist infrapolitics

  • Posted on: 29 June 2018
  • By: thecollective

From Freedom News UK

Connor Owens writes on anarchism and a form of sci-fi that emphasises the possibilities of eco-utopias.

Social transformation never happens through economic or legal changes alone. Those changes are always accompanied by alterations in the more informally transformative spheres of culture and ideology, shaping the nuts and bolts of how people think and act. Anarchists have always acknowledged this. Indeed, if there’s one thing anarchists are known for among the general public, it’s having a leg in several artistic, musical, and philosophical subcultures. This goes way back. Peter Kropotkin and Emma Goldman weren’t just exquisite early theorists of class struggle and anarchisation, they also wrote entire books on Russian literature and modern theatre respectively.

Eukariot: Issue 2 - Politics of Ecstasy

  • Posted on: 28 June 2018
  • By: thecollective

From eukariot: counter-propaganda cell

Politics of Ecstasy

Must we stop obsessing about how faithfully our anti-authoritarian practices conform to certain ideological principles and, instead, try to understand how they produce moments of exultation, of “ecstasy”? Looking at our battlegrounds through the lens of ecstasy lights up shifting visions and narratives. While the regulation image of us decked in our best principles might appear unblemished, most of us writing for this issue have found the image of us stripped down to our ecstasies less flattering. So much for our plans to destabilise capitalism with our seismic passions – at the moment, our ecstasies are adding cement to its foundations…

Black and Green Podcast: Episode 9

  • Posted on: 28 June 2018
  • By: thecollective

From Black and Green Review podcast

Black & Green Podcast 9: 6-5-2018.

Some podcast housecleaning, now available on the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network, upcoming Goodlife Revival interview and Gathered Remains promo. Info on submitting work for Black and Green Review no 6. Monsanto's insane 'Climate Fieldview' "social network": automation and automatons for a dismal future. Discussion on Barbara Ehrenreich's excellent new book Natural Causes. On growing up a Zionist and writing a book about Christian missionaries, but not overlooking the colonization of Israel. Readings from Fredy Perlman.