Anews Podcast – episode 38

  • Posted on: 19 November 2017
  • By: thecollective

Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 38 for November 17. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.

Editorial: Mass Shootings are on the Rise

TOTW – Public Relations

Question of the Week: What do you think of worker-owned businesses?
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ToTW: Anarchist PR and Recruitment

  • Posted on: 13 November 2017
  • By: thecollective

Anarchism has a bad PR problem. For those who are not familiar with anarchism, the image that it has in the mainstream media is that of a bunch of violent crazy people who are up to no good. The way that anarchists often present themselves does not help matters either, with them often giving people the impression that anarchists are all self-righteous arrogant jerks. If the goal is to recruit people to anarchism, i.e., to have there be more anarchists in the world, these are some significant barriers to having new people becoming interested in anarchism.

Changing the Conversation: The Need for an Anarchist Lens on Campus Sexual Assault

  • Posted on: 7 October 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Agency - by HILLARY LAZAR

This is Part 1 in an Agency series: Confronting Sexual Assault on Campus

In May, despite administrative efforts to prevent her from doing so, Emma Sulkowicz, a former Columbia University student dragged the mattress where she was allegedly raped by fellow student, Jean-Paul Nungesser, onto the commencement stage.

Introducing Agency, the World’s First Anarchist PR Firm

  • Posted on: 20 May 2015
  • By: worker

From Konbini - by DJ Pangburn

Since time immemorial, anarchism has had a PR problem. Its many ideological strands have never truly controlled their respective images and terms of debate in the public consciousness. Instead, for over a century this ground has been ceded to politicians, mainstream media and big business, who have separately and collectively framed anarchism as — to borrow the term once leveled against Throbbing Gristle — “wreckers of civilization”.

Rethinking Anarchism: An Interview with 'Agency'

  • Posted on: 11 December 2014
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From The Hampton Institute - by Devon Douglas-Bowers

Below is the transcript of a recent interview I did with Agency , a new website that looks to promote "contemporary anarchist perspectives and practices through commentary on current events, media relations, and educational campaigns. "

What made you come up with this idea? What made you come up with the name?

An Anarchist Response to Ebola | Part Two: Envisioning an Anarchist Alternative

  • Posted on: 9 December 2014
  • By: worker

Anarchists are part of the global conversation on what’s broken in the world, but when things really fall apart—like with the current Ebola outbreak—is the state the only answer? How might a stateless society respond to a challenge like this one? This article provides an anarchist response to these questions, while highlighting issues that require those of us with anarchist politics to carefully think through our position.

This is part two of a two part series. Part one is available here: Part one: What Went Wrong?