ToTW: Saying Goodbye, Come Back Whenever -- or -- I remember dead people

This is a mishmash of thoughts on interacting with, respecting, and remembering the dead. Partially inspired by a death in my life, partly by my strong reaction to the phrase "rest in power," and partly by halloween, the best of all recognized holidays.

Solidarity to alleged terrorist organization "Comrades''

from Athens Indymedia

Solidarity to the four comrades persecuted for the alleged terrorist organization "Comrades''

It is a fact that the persecution of comrades by the police, is one more attempt at political, social and economic extermination of anarchists. These persecutions, however, face the relentless struggle for freedom and dignity. Solidarity will defeat the darkness of totalitarianism.

Beating Our Heads Against the Wall– It Was Worth It

received via email

A short documentary about anarchist activites in Croatia. It's available here with English subtitles. It depicts a period of anarchist activities in Croatia (2008-2020), with a focus on the regions of Kvarner (Quarnaro/Carnaro) and Istria, but also on a larger scale across Croatia, and other countries such as Slovenia, Italy, Greece, Germany, Switzerland, and Spain. This document illustrates years of organisation, struggle, and lengthy legal proceedings.

Three Years of Revenge (A Chronicle of the Network Case)

Court in Penza

The Network Case […] has been going on for exactly three years. Today, we can say that the case has come to an end: an appeals court has upheld the convictions of all the defendants [in the Penza portion of the case, not the Petersburg portion], who face six to eighteen years in prison. In the coming days and weeks, they will be transported to penal colonies to serve their sentences,

Arsons Claimed in Indonesia

Our starting point as anarchists is to believe that anarchy is a complete negation of authority. The absence of “justifying” the authoritarianism in the natural form must be destroyed. This thinking finds that deeply within ourselves: autonomy, self-care, love; take control of yourself. At this juncture we're getting stuck in a crowd of mass action that determines a time and attitude within the act. We became complacent about moralization, and therefore our passion was stifled. We became who we are not. This is of course, paralysis, but not death; comrades who attack head-on are antibodies to us – we feel it so – and this “gift” is the detonation that must resonate.

The Triumph of Democracy and its False Critics

from Contra Info, translated by Anarchist News

Chile: The Triumph of Democracy and its False Critics

While thousands of Chileans celebrate the electoral triumph to change the Constitution, we continue to wage war against all forms of power. Today the Chilean State, the political parties and the official press celebrate along with the citizens the nauseating triumph of democracy, of the institutional channels and of civic and republican culture, as if it were the triumph of a world soccer championship.

Call for Solidarity to Abtin Parsa

Call to all comrades, anarchists and anti-fascists in netherlands for solidarity with revolutionary anarchist Abtin Parsa

A revolutionary comrade is in danger of extradition to greece from netherlands

Abtin Parsa is a anarchist former political prisoner from Iran who was imprisoned for one year and half(2014-2015 in Iran).

Car Arsons Avenging Liebig34

For us, it is still a defensive fight that the power can win with its army of mercenaries. But the dissatisfaction will grow and the smell of burnt plastic will spread all over Berlin. Our solidarity and love to all fighting people of the former Liebig34, Rigaer94 and all other occupied houses!

Liberation Podcast - Julian Langer

From Liberation Podcast

We have Julian Langer here today to speak on his new book, Feral Life: Meditations on Rewilding and Anarchy. Along with his book we also talk about the idea of anti-collectivism, his personal embodiment of feral living, and the paradox that is society and its allowance of authority over itself instead of finding where their individual power (freedom) comes from.

Cory Massimino - Libertarianism, Politicians, & Borders

From Non Serviam Media

Cory Massimino studies philosophy at the University of Central Florida. He is a Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society. His research focuses on virtue ethics, market process economics, and anarchist political theory. His writings have appeared in outlets such as The Guardian, The Independent, and Playboy.

Diane di Prima, prolific Beat poet, dead at 86

from Datebook

Diane di Prima, a prolific poet who pursued the life of a Beat and rose to the position of San Francisco poet laureate, died Sunday, Oct. 25. Di Prima was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Brooklyn, raised in the Italian-American neighborhood of Carroll Gardens. Her father was a lawyer and her mother a schoolteacher. She told The Chronicle her grandfather spoke Italian to her and taught her to be an anarchist, a political leaning she supported ever after. “My mom was fearless,” Dominique DiPrima, a talk radio host and activist, told The Chronicle. “She taught us to question authority and believe in the power of our creativity. She was truly a pioneer.”

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