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A Missed Opportunity For An Enraged Mob

If only the anarchists had succeeded in their tactics, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan would be over by now, right? Enraged mobs against war! [...]

Considering Anarchism

This network is specifically inclusive of all Anarchist struggles and supports all of them as long as they adhere to these Points of Unity, even though not everyone in the Network might consider a particular struggle a priority. [...]

The Anarchist Theory Under Which It's OK for Me to Cheat on Alicia

I loved reading the anarchist CWC’s treatise on why adultery is OK. Such choice entertainment! What’s my favorite bit? Well, gosh, it’s so hard to pick. The bit comparing monogamy to the exploitation of migrant workers is unforgettable. But really, the cherry on the sundae is the exclusive use of masculine gender (he, him, his) [...]

Crimethinc and the Police-Free Zone: Burn a Cop, But Be Polite About It

When taking my kids on a walk up to the campus of the Ohio State University last week, I spotted this sticker placed on a flagpole. The small text reads “trust, respect, and communication are essential to healthy community; protect your friends and neighbors from uniformed gang members and other suspicious characters.”

Now that’s cheeky, [...]

Anarchists for Accountability in Contracting

To follow up on Truman’s sad observation that Hawai’i for Democracy has been converted into a credit card advertisement, allow me to note a more quick and abrupt transformation. Comeout2009.org, the website that three short weeks ago was calling for an anarchist protest of the inauguration of Barack Obama with language like this:

Bankers and [...]

Update: Anarchist Protest at Inauguration in DC Moves Forward

An update to yesterday’s post:

Substantive plans for an anarchist protest at the January 20, 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama are moving forward at Come Out 2009, with a January 5 strategy meeting in the works and the following statement of purpose:

For all those disillusioned with our country’s electoral system, who believe government “of [...]

Anarchist Protest at DC Inauguration in Maintenance Mode

Comeout2009.org is a website, the title of which describes “An anarchist protest of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration.” My curiosity is piqued. As far back as December 19, the website linked in to video of a lecture by a UM-Amherst professor called “Capitalism Hits the Fan: A Marxian View” but since then the website has been [...]