Category Archives: Anarchism

Spanish Revolution 80th Anniversary 1936–2016

July 19, 1936 is the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War and Revolution. Next week, the ASF-IWA has organised a meeting to commemorate the occasion: On the 19 July 1936, the CNT and the FAI launched … Continue reading

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Dispatches From Occupied Rigaer94

[fwd] Dispatches From Occupied Rigaer94 It has now been over a week since our doors were first cut off, cops and security intruded into our housing project, installing themselves in our stairways and other previously collective spaces. From then, the … Continue reading

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Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair 2016 : Sunday, August 14 @ Brunswick Town Hall

For the sixth year in a row, this time at a new location: Brunswick Town Hall. • books • pamphlets • zines • films • workshops WHEN : 10am-5pm, Sunday, August 14, 2016 WHERE : Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney … Continue reading

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Floating Anarchy on The SUWA Show (June 2016)

>>> This SUNDAY, JUNE 26 /// 11am /// Victorian State Parliament /// Say NO to Racism in Melbourne

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Jack ‘The Anarchist’ Grancharoff (1925–2016)

I just learned that Jelesko ‘Jack’ Grancharoff (July 5, 1925–May 15, 2016) has died. ‘Jack the Anarchist’ was a working class intellectual, published a long-running zine Red and Black, and was an ubiquitous presence at anarchist events, from the 1960s … Continue reading

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anarchist notes : iwa-ait splits

Update (June 9, 2016) : Response to the Yellow CNT on the IWA (CNT-AIT Regional de Levante). Well it’s hardly ‘news’, but it’s note-worthy: the International Workers’ Association (IWA) / Asociación Internacional de los Trabajadores (AIT) — the anarcho-syndicalist international … Continue reading

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anarchist notes (april 13, 2016) : APRIL 2016

a few things : • on saturday (april 16), jura books (sydney) will be hosting a discussion w visiting academic alex prichard on the subject of ‘Anarchy, Freedom, and Constitutionalism’ : “How do you know when you’re free? Anarchists have … Continue reading

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“What is anarcho-syndicalism?” : ASF-IWA Australian speaking tour : February 2016

Laure Akai, secretary of the International Workers Association (IWA), will be giving a presentation on the practice of anarcho-syndicalism this month. The IWA was founded in 1922 in Berlin and has sections around the world. The series of events around … Continue reading

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antifa notes (january 30, 2016) : Black Rose, UPF and moar

Black Rose On Thursday night in Newtown an altercation occurred outside of Black Rose anarchist infoshop involving Ralph Cerminara (Australian Defence League/Left Wing Bigots & Extremists Exposed Facebook page) and Dan Evans (Reclaim Australia and principal organiser of the February … Continue reading

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Blogging 2015 …

A review of my blogging efforts in 2015. January (8 posts) In addition to several notes on anti-fascism (which included some advice on Facebook use), I wrote about the ‘Rojava Revolution’ in northern Syria and a strike and occupation at … Continue reading

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