oppression

Anews podcast - episode 33

  • Posted on: 15 October 2017
  • By: thecollective

https://podcast.anarchistnews.org/index.php/2017/10/15/anews-podcast-epi...

We have to apologize for the low sound quality again this episode. Some of us are not tech-friendly, and are still figuring out the parameters.

Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 33 for October 13. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.

TOTW: Fighting Oppression

  • Posted on: 11 July 2017
  • By: thecollective

There seem to me to be two main ways that people come at fighting oppression. One way is to think about how all the things are similar/the same. I think antifa is that style in practice if not in theory. The other way is the style of (for example) Black Lives Matter, which takes a group of people with (what many consider to be) a primary identifying characteristic and organizes around that.

The Internal Struggle: Battling Oppressive Tendencies in Radical Spaces

  • Posted on: 25 March 2015
  • By: worker

[E]: Anarchism is a socialist ideology which had its birth and early infancy (as an actual political movement) within the First Internationale, with the Bakunin/Marx split. Like in socialism more broadly, the question of privilege apart from class privilege has always been a problem in the anarchist movement, with the (white, male, heterosexual, able-bodied) leadership of many anarchist groups refusing to acknowledge other vectors of oppression than the oppression experienced through class struggle, the one avenue of oppression that they themselves feel.