Critique

Citizen Participation vs Class Power: On Community Organizing

Ray Valentine on Organizing Work talks about the limitations of the community organizing model. About five years ago, after a friend told me about a flyer he had seen taped to a tree near my...

Anarchist & Antifascist Thoughts on The New Zealand Shooting

An anarchist and antifascist response to the State's reaction to the New Zealand mass shooting. March 15, 2019 marks one of the most horrifically visible manifestation of far-Right hatred that most can think of in...

Wilderness of Mirrors: Notes on the Trump-Russia Scandal

A look at American's obsession with the Russia scandal, while also asking the critical question, what radicals can get out of the conversation? For the last two years, Americans have entertained a singular obsession with...

Ammon Bundy, the Caravan, and Patriot Race Politics

When Patriot leader Ammon Bundy defended the recent Central American refugee caravan and criticized Donald Trump, a lot of liberals and leftists were confused, and a lot of Patriot activists were mad. But Bundy’s...

It is Time to Get Serious About Security At Events

"All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand Enemies, and when they catch you, they will kill you... but first they must catch you." -Watership Down Along with many people that surely...

Take Your Pick: Law or Freedom

We saw you last night among thousands of other anti-Trump demonstrators around the US. Their signs proclaimed, “No one is above the law.” You were the one with the sign reading “I love laws.”...

The Whims of Those who Rule: Our Age of Lawlessness

Photo via: @portlandresists Tonight thousands of people are protesting across the country in reaction to Trump's ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Led by MoveOn, progressive groups are mobilizing in fear that with Sessions' departure,...

Of Movements and Midterms: Which Way to Actual Power?

If you weren’t already made excruciatingly aware by the deluge of campaign ads, promotional material, scathing op eds, and speculative media coverage…the midterms are upon us. Historically, far less people vote in the midterms...

Lessons Regarding Warfare: On Confronting J20 Repression

A critical and at times biting look back on the fight against J20 repression. This text will hopefully lead to more reflections, responses, and above all - critical reflection as we look back and...

Trump, and the Mirage of Economic Prosperity

The following essay from Anathema argues that the success of "our" economy that we are told about over and over, from a variety of parasites, is nothing more a cycle of boom and bust...