Tag Archives: Anarchism

anarchist notes (april 25, 2017) : IWA-AIT, Michael Schmidt +++

IWA-AIT A little under 12 months ago, the anarcho-syndicalist International Workers’ Association / Asociación Internacional de los Trabajadores (IWA-AIT) underwent an acrimonious split. Well, of sorts. In any event, at its XXVI Congress (December 2-4, 2016, Warsaw, Poland), the (Spanish) … Continue reading

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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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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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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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International Week for Anarchist Prisoners (August 23-30, 2015)

Re-post: “Call out for an International Week for Anarchist Prisoners In summer 2013 members of several ABC groups discussed the necessity of introducing an International Day for Anarchist Prisoners. Given there are already established dates for Political Prisoners Rights Day … Continue reading

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Graeber et al on the ‘Rojava Revolution’

Below I’ve republished David Graeber’s recent interview with Pinar Öğünç about his recent (December) trip to Rojava as part of a small international delegation to the area. I’ve also included links to several articles of relevance. A good collection of … Continue reading

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In Defence Of #Anarchism: Tearing Down The Links To The Butchers Of #ISIL [New Matilda]

I wrote an article for New Matilda on anarchism and the Islamic State. You can read it here. I may add a few further notes here at some point, but in the meantime, please note that this coming Saturday there’s … Continue reading

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La Revolución de Octubre 1934 (José Muñoz Congost)

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Asturian October 1934 revolution Exilio Libertario, a Melbourne-based group of Spanish anarchist exiles, have published in PDF format a booklet in Spanish written by compañero José Muñoz Congost. [La Revolución de … Continue reading

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Islam & Anarchism

Yeah yeah Hakim Bey. But also Alpine Anarchist: “News (Mar 2014): We are proud to offer yet another updated edition of the popular “Varieties of Islamic Anarchism: A Brief Introduction” pamphlet, put together by our dear friend Anthony T. Fiscella. … Continue reading

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Sado-workism: the new culture of work in Australia [Boris Frankel]

Gillard snubs UN on single parent welfare, The Australian (AAP), March 4, 2013 | PM’s pay to crack $500k as part of MP salary rise, Stephanie Peatling, The Sydney Morning Herald, June 13, 2013. Former prime minister Julia Gillard defended … Continue reading

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