February 22, 2019
Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist political theorist, activist, and writer. Her work influenced numerous political and social movements in the US and Europe, especially for anarchism, feminism, atheism, anti-imperialism, anti-militarism, and anti-capitalism.
February 17, 2019
'One of the first questions people often ask when they are introduced to one another in our society is “what do you do?” This is more than just polite small talk — it is an indication of the immense importance work has for us.
February 10, 2019
"Social ecology is based on the conviction that nearly all of our present ecological problems originate in deep-seated social problems. It follows, from this view, that these ecological problems cannot be understood, let alone solved, without a careful understanding of our existing society".
February 4, 2019
"We won this fight because everyone made themselves the hero of their own story. Everyone took it as their job to save this crucial freedom. They threw themselves into it. They did whatever they could think of to do. They didn’t stop to ask anyone for permission.
January 31, 2019
Voltairine de Cleyre (November 17, 1866 – June 20, 1912) was an American anarchist, known for being a prolific writer and speaker, and opposing capitalism, the state, marriage, and the domination of religion over sexuality and women's lives. These latter beliefs have led many to cite her as a major early feminist.
January 25, 2019
Imagine a world without police.
Almost every social problem--from noisy neighbors to broken
taillights--has become a point of police intervention. The result is an epidemic of harassment
and violence. What if we found other ways to solve issues? What if we abolished the institution entirely?
Published by the activist group For a World Without Police
January 15, 2019
Full Essay https://www.pegc.us/archive/Articles/eco_ur-fascism.pdf
While Eco is firm in claiming “There was only one Nazism," he says, “the fascist game can be played in many forms, and the name of the game does not change.” Eco reduces the qualities of what he calls “Ur-Fascism, or Eternal Fascism” down to 14 “typical” features.
January 8, 2019
Chances are you have already heard something about anarchists and what they are supposed to believe. Chances are almost everything you have heard is nonsense. Anarchists believe human beings are capable of behaving in a reasonable fashion without being forced to. It is really a simple notion. But it’s one that the powerful have always found dangerous.