Pioneers of anarchism: Varlam Cherkezishvili (Tcherkesoff)

  • Posted on: 28 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Freedom Press UK

Lesser-known of two “anarchist princes” exiled to London in the 1890s (the other being Peter Kropotkin), Cherkezishvili (Warlaam Tcherkesoff in the Russian manner) was an influence on British and wider European movements up to the beginning of the First World War.

Notes On Friendship And Destitution

  • Posted on: 28 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Conflict Minnesota, Anonymous submission to Conflict Minnesota

On some recent sunny evenings in south Minneapolis, an advertised reading group met to discuss the book Joyful Militancy. One of the discussions was framed with a question posed by the book: “How do we create situations where we feel more alive and capable than before?”

G.A.R.I.: Documentary on a '70s anti-authoritarian armed group

  • Posted on: 27 July 2019
  • By: anon (not verified)

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Sharing a feature-length documentary on G.A.R.I. (Revolutionary Internationalist Action Groups), which carried out a number of attacks against the Franco regime. Most famously, they kidnapped a banker, demanding freedom for anarchist prisoners in Spain.

The film, created by the child of two G.A.R.I. members, features interviews with those involved, alongside animated re-enactments, centering largely upon the kidnapping.

Eleventh congress of the International of Anarchist Federations 24-28th July 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Posted on: 27 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Anarchist Federation UK

The 11th IFA congress is taking place this week in the capital city of Slovenia over 5 days, following the last one in Frankfurt in 2016.

[editor's note: Anews has also included new issue of International Anarchist Federation PDF after main story]

The Great Anarchist Conspiracy

  • Posted on: 27 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From The Transmetropolitian Review

We are happy to present our latest work, The Great Anarchist Conspiracy, a documentary that charts anarchism’s resilient survival from the 1890s all the way up the 1970s. The fact that you are reading this, and are most likely an anarchist, is proof that our international movement has survived every attempt to crush it. Against impossible odds, and without wielding state power, the anarchist movement continues to spread across the planet, even as you read this.

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