Cooperating with Chaos: Portraits of Anarchists at Studio Place Arts

  • Posted on: 23 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From Montpelier Bridge

A philosopher leans with his right elbow against a table, looking broodingly into space. His ruffled, gray beard and receding hairline, possibly encouraged to withdraw after years of pensive pulling, contrasts his formal suit. Though still, the painting feels active as a flurry of colorful brushstrokes swirl about him, illustrating some sort of creative ether.

“Hazen,” is just one of the 24 pieces of art that make up Storm: Nihilists, Anarchists, Populists and Radicals, an exhibition at Studio Place Arts (SPA) in Barre. The exhibition, located on the second floor, includes oil paintings, classical drawings, and watercolors by Nitya Brighenti.

Socialism Will Be Free, Or It Will Not Be At All!

  • Posted on: 23 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

Socialism is officially a buzzword again. According to a recent poll, 44% of U.S. millennials “prefer socialism to capitalism”, and even mainstream Democrats are starting to call themselves socialist. As one headline put it: “Socialism is so hot right now.” Used to describe everything from Bernie Sanders to Stalinist Russia, there are few words which inspire such varied and contradictory meanings. Like most buzzwords, socialism’s true meaning has been obscured by its popularity.

Edinburgh Bookfair: ‘Vibrant, engaged, queer, feminist’

  • Posted on: 23 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

In this short reaction piece, a collective member from radical retailer Lighthouse Books comments on the hugely positive takeaways from yesterday’s inaugural Edinburgh Anarchist Feminist Bookfair. The event was standing-room only for many of its talks.

In permanent struggle against the State and its control: down with the law on internal security!

  • Posted on: 23 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

The approval of the Law on internal security (LSI) in Mexico is a symptom of the need for global capitalism to renew its power sources and to expand its economic progress, to the advantage of class society and its anthropocentric vision of the world. In regard to the repression of expressions that oppose or don’t support global domination, which goes along with expropriation and seizing of lands, winds and waters and the exploitation of ‘energy resources’ and human and animal bodies, the State is working on changes in important laws in order to attain its goals.

The Rebel Beat 087: Sounding off with the anarchist music journalists

  • Posted on: 23 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From The Rebel Beat

This month’s episode of The Rebel Beat podcast features an interview with two people who are huge inspirations for the work we do on this show – Ron Sakolsky and Sheila Knopper. They’re anarchists. They’re grassroots music journalists. They’re radio pirates. And among them, they’ve got a well of music knowledge deeper than the Pacific ocean.

Anews Podcast Episode 73, July 20, 2018

  • Posted on: 21 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

https://podcast.anarchistnews.org/index.php/2018/07/22/anews-episode-73/

Welcome to the Anews podcast. This is episode 73 for July 20, 2018. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.
Editorial: Anarchists vs Anarchists, Greek tourist version
TOTW: Anarchy and Escapism

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