anarchism

Over the walls of nationalisms and wars: statement of participants of 8th Balkan Anarchist Bookfair

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This text is the collective statement of the participants of the 8th Balkan Anarchist Bookfair (BASK) in Mostar which took place at the beginning of September, 2014. It is an important statement in light of recent and seemingly rising apologetics among anarchists and the anti-authoritarian left regarding nationalism.

Anarchism in the rear-view mirror

A critique of anarchism by two former members of platformist groups in Quebec, We do not necessarily agree with all the points they make, but reproduce for reference.

Nationalism and the “National Question” - Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin's essay in which he criticizes nationalism, and compares the anarchist and Marxist response to the phenomenon.

'Extra-ordinary Anarchist Revolutionary Network that Everyone Should re-Tweet' founded!

A serious piece of satire reflecting on the experience of political anarchist organizations.

Communalism: from its origins to the 20th century - Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth's history of radical and religious communes. Available in text and as a PDF.

Were we wrong? - Murray Bookchin

An essay in which Murray Bookchin argues against the dominant Marxist and anarchist view of capitalist development and revolutionary change. Published in Telos, Vol. 65, Fall, 1985, pp. 59-74.

Prophet of community: the romantic socialism of Gustav Landauer - Eugene Lunn

Eugene Lunn's in-depth study of Gustav Landauer's life and thought.

Critique’s quarrel with church and state (excerpt) - Edgar Bauer

Sketch of Edgar Bauer

The young Edgar Bauer (1820-1886) was credited by Gustav Landauer and Max Nettlau with founding the anarchist tradition in Germany. The following is a selection from his 'Der Streit der Kritik mit Kirche und Staat' (1843), pp. 260-269. After the failed 1848 revolutions Bauer renounced radicalism and embraced conservatism.

Of Tea-Parties and Patriots: liberty for who? - Dave Strano

An article by Dave Strano written and directed towards members of the “Liberty Movement,” participants in the Tea Parties and Town Hall meeting protests.

What they mean when they say peace

A response from Crimethinc to the Governor of Missouri's insistence on "peace now, justice later".