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11 Things Every Anarchist Should Be Doing

  • Posted on: 6 May 2017
  • By: thecollective

From The Fifth Column

by Justin King • May 5, 2017

Anarchism. It’ll happen if we just wish hard enough, right? Or should we begin taking concrete steps to hasten its arrival? If you believe anarchism will suddenly appear as a viable society because we want it to, or because the inevitable collapse of the current unsustainable system will usher it in, you’re dismissed. Bringing about an idea as revolutionary as self-government will take work. For many of us, we are probably planting the seeds of a shade tree we will never have the pleasure of sitting under. The process must begin and it must continue. Below is a list of things every anarchist, regardless of hyphen, should begin engaging in.

Baltimore Burns, What's Next?

  • Posted on: 28 April 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Baltimore burns, finally putting the question of "Will Ferguson Spread?" to rest. This is no longer Ferguson, this is everywhere. On the day of Freddie Gray's funeral the streets were flooded with total defiance. Many of the participants were teenage students who engaged in walkouts, leading the rush into the streets. These brave, uncontrollable youths are now being bombarded by the narrative of those who wish to reinforce police power. They are being told from multiple angles that they "are wrong", "should be ashamed" and so forth.