The Local Kids: Issue 4

  • Posted on: 21 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From The Local Kids

A compilation of texts, a contribution to a correspondence between those who desire anarchy and subversion.

At what point can one speak in the plural? When one is plus one, or should it at least be a few, or many more? Some will consider it a failure to speak as a lone voice; for others it’s the most valued stage to speak from. Determined to not be alone, putting forward questions, should one be satisfied by any response? The outcome of the encounter can be so tasteless and banal that the effort seems senseless. Determined to speak up, are there still questions left unanswered? At times the continuous affirmation of the I becomes nauseating; it’s unclear if anyone is still supposed to be listening. The persistence of the individual to carry on can be admirable, but isn’t it suspicious – this avoid

Topic of the Week: Anarcho-primitivism

  • Posted on: 19 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

"Not long ago, Primitivism was a significant strand of North American Anarchy. During the period of the WTO protests… and through the Green Scare repression of environmentalists, John Zerzan's ideas about the dangers of technology were undeniably important to many on the left."
-Towards an Anthropology as Science Fiction
Dominique Ganawaabi, Black Seed #7

Call for Anarchic Action from Féminas Brujas and Insurrectionists (FBI)

  • Posted on: 18 August 2019
  • By: anon (not verified)

Anarchists Worldwide, México City, México

WE ARE BAD AND WE CAN BE WORSE: WE ARE YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE!

“Provocation” and “illegality” means any action that is not enforced by the State and exceeds its laws and standards; that is why the authorities insist on presenting the anarchic war against the system of domination as a “provocation” that seeks to unleash repression. But reality teaches us that repression is here and now and is practiced by power on a daily basis either in a veiled or brutal manner.

Anarchy Radio: 08-13-2019

  • Posted on: 18 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From John Zerzan dot net

Heat, water, food crises. Denial re mass killings, cop shootings, etc. Ag big and small destroys biodiversity. "Chernobyl" on HBO. Media then and now. "Data spills are like oil spills." Excerpt from Kevin Tucker's "Suffocating Void." Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution," by Beth Gardiner. One call, action news.

Montreal’s 15th Annual International Anarchist Theatre Festival Seeks Plays!

  • Posted on: 16 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival

The Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival (MIATF), the only festival in the world dedicated to anarchist theatre, is currently seeking plays, texts, monologues, dance-theatre, puppet shows, mime, in English and French, on the theme of anarchism or any subject pertaining to anarchism, i.e. against all forms of oppression including the State, capitalism, war, patriarchy, etc. We will also consider pieces exploring ecological, social and economic justice, racism, feminism, poverty, class and gender oppression from an anarchist perspective. We welcome work from anarchist and non-anarchist writers.

Eric Abruptly Transferred With Urgent Medical Concerns

  • Posted on: 16 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Support Eric King

On or around 8/3 Eric when in custody at USP Lee Eric woke up unable to use his left hand/arm whole side of his body. Unable to life his arm to brush his teeth. Slurred speech and paralysis of the whole left side of his face. When looking in the mirror he experienced mirrored-self misidentification which means that he did not recognize himself in the mirror. His brain could not connect that was him. Within 24 hours all symptoms were gone.

The Speech of Russian Anarchist Alexei Polikhovich in Moscow

  • Posted on: 16 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Avtonom

The on August 10 was the culmination of weeks of both authorized and unauthorized demonstrations in Moscow and elsewhere around Russia. The wave of demonstrations began on , when 20,000 people gathered in Moscow to demand “fair” and “clean” local elections. A slew of liberal opposition candidates have been barred from running in the Moscow elections coming up on September 8. The July 20 demonstration was called to oppose what the opposition sees as collusion between the ruling United Russia Party, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, President Vladimir Putin, and their allies to prevent liberal opposition candidates from running.

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