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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.

Another Word for White Ally is Coward - Audiozine

  • Posted on: 17 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From Resonance Audio Distro

“The concept of the White Ally is bankrupt. One cannot be an ally to a category of people. To speak the words “I am a White Ally to people of color” is to commit an act of double speak, to internalize non-sense. There is no singular black voice that can be listened to, no authentic community leadership which to follow. There are only many different people with different ideas, life experiences and perspectives. To think otherwise, to think that all black people share a common opinion is extremely problematic, one might even say racist. One can be an ally to individuals though there are other words in the English language which describe this relationship with more grace: friend, lover, partner and sometimes cellmate or co-defendant.”

The Local Kids — Issue 1 — Summer 2018

  • Posted on: 4 July 2018
  • By: thecollective

From The Local Kids

The year is 2018. Our living environment is increasingly interconnected and transparent. This is obvious for the digital reality but is also true for the physical – if the distinction between the two hasn’t already become too artificial. These tendencies have reinforced the validation of the self through affiliation to a group and subjugation to its norms. Before our eyes identities are being constructed, clashes erupt in the scramble for a space to carve out and claim. A bonus for its members is that the enforcing of the norms now is horizontally distributed. As society becomes more totalitarian, the main feeling becomes anxiety. Will for one more day our imperfections pass unnoticed, or maybe just tolerated? And while we invest everything in this socially acceptable image of ourselves we have created, we become the role we were only playing. Is this life?

Eukariot: Issue 2 - Politics of Ecstasy

  • Posted on: 28 June 2018
  • By: thecollective

From eukariot: counter-propaganda cell

Politics of Ecstasy

Must we stop obsessing about how faithfully our anti-authoritarian practices conform to certain ideological principles and, instead, try to understand how they produce moments of exultation, of “ecstasy”? Looking at our battlegrounds through the lens of ecstasy lights up shifting visions and narratives. While the regulation image of us decked in our best principles might appear unblemished, most of us writing for this issue have found the image of us stripped down to our ecstasies less flattering. So much for our plans to destabilise capitalism with our seismic passions – at the moment, our ecstasies are adding cement to its foundations…

Call for Submissions to Class Dismissed

  • Posted on: 26 June 2018
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

A group of us have been talking about the ways in which we’ve often felt alienated from our own movements due to the lack of post secondary and would like to hear from organizers with similar experiences. Rising from these chats, some of us have been talking about an idea for a compilation zine we’re calling ‘Class Dismissed’.

Anarchy in a Small Pond: New zine on being an anarchist in smaller places

  • Posted on: 10 June 2018
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From 613 Anarchy

This new zine published in Kingston, Ontario discusses both the challenges and advantages of being an anarchist in smaller places. The first two pieces are reflections on workshops facilitated by the authors on these questions in North Carolina and Virginia. The third piece is a From Embers interview with Christine from Prince Edward County on rural organizing. The last piece is a report-back on Kingston's 2018 May Day.

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