Agency’s June / July Top Picks from Channel Zero

  • Posted on: 30 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

Channel Zero has a constantly updated feed of podcasts covering a wide range of issues important to anarchists, and we highly recommend spending some time exploring all there is to offer. As a start we would like to share with you our top picks from the Channel Zero feed over the past month. From now on we will be sharing our recommendations with you every month!

The trouble with student unions

  • Posted on: 30 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

A member of the Anarchist Communist Group writes on the limitations of engaging in struggle through long-professionalised institutional structures dependent on university funding.

Institutions exist to do the exact opposite of their stated aims. The police force don’t exist to protect you and stop crime, but instead to keep you in line and to facilitate a unilaterial class war.

Northwest Detention Center encampment continues, hard barricades erected

  • Posted on: 30 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

One month in, the encampment at the Northwest Detention Center immigration prison in Tacoma continues. While it has been much lower profile than #occupyicepdx, it is the site of the largest immigration prison on the west coast. Prisoners inside have repeatedly engaged in hunger strikes and other forms of resistance over the years.

ATUBES: July 2018, Digest of the Anarchist Tubes

  • Posted on: 29 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

Welcome to volume #4, issue #3 of ATUBES: Digest of the Anarchist Tubes; for the month of July 2018.

This month we're taking a closer look at a bunch of comments published by users on the website (23 in total). Enclosed as a PDF, [Letter and A4 compatible,as well as an imposed PDF* of Letter and A4 compatibility] - the July Digest of the Anarchist Tubes.

The Final Straw Radio: Donald Rooum, pt1: Author, Cartoonist + Anarchist

  • Posted on: 29 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From The Final Straw Radio, Part I

This week’s episode is part one of two (keep an eye out for part two in the future). Most of this show post is notes about repression updates, calls to take part in demonstrations and to support repressed prisoners. YAY!

Gaetano Bresci: Tyrannicide and Defender of the People

  • Posted on: 29 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From CrimethInc.

With Remarks by Malatesta and Tolstoy

On this day, July 29, in the year 1900, the anarchist Gaetano Bresci assassinated King Umberto of Italy. But there is a lot more to his story than this single deed. Here, we remember an Italian worker and immigrant who risked his life to save Errico Malatesta from an assassination attempt, then gave his life to impose consequences on the king for overseeing the murder of hundreds of poor working people.

Meet the Anarchists Making Their Own Medicine

  • Posted on: 27 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

from Motherboard

by Daniel Oberhaus

The Four Thieves Vinegar Collective is a network of tech-fueled anarchists taking on Big Pharma with DIY medicines.

The first time I encountered Michael Laufer, he was throwing thousands of dollars worth of homemade medicine into a packed audience at Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE), a biennial conference in New York City.

An Anarchist View of the Class Theory of the State

  • Posted on: 27 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From Anarkismo by Wayne Price

A Libertarian Socialist Defense of the Class Theory of the State

In order to understand government politics, it is necessary to have a theory of the state. The essay reviews classical anarchist and Marxist views of the class-based, pro-capitalist, nature of the state. But there are also non-class and non-capitalist influences on the state. These need to be integrated into a class theory of the state.

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