Anarchism

Going on the Offensive: Movements, Multisectorality, and Political Strategy

In an era of pandemic and mass protest we are witnessing an uptick in political militancy, from attacks on police stations and the seizure of space to wildcat strikes and rent strikes. These are promising developments, but the balance of class forces remains lopsided, evidenced by the massive corporate bailout package, countless workers being exposed […]

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Towards a History of Anarchist Anti-Imperialism: Only the Workers and Peasants Will Go All the Way

Reordering the global hierarchy of wealth, power, and resources are critical questions that any internationalist revolution will face. Often ignored or obscured, South African author Lucien van der Walt provides a well needed overview of the relationship between anarchism and anti-colonial struggles. By Lucien van der Walt “In this struggle, only the workers and peasants […]

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Create a Strong People: Discussions on Popular Power

This piece by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa offers important commentary on the concepts of popular power, the state and power more broadly speaking. Translation by Enrique Guerrero-López Versión Español By Felipe Corrêa “Strong people don’t need leaders” Emiliano Zapata The Strategy of Social Transformation To begin the discussion on popular power it is important to […]

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Strategy and Tactics for a Revolutionary Anarchism

As COVID-19 continues to spread, triggering an unprecedented global crisis, we need to take up the challenging task of both responding to the urgency of the moment and positioning ourselves for the post-pandemic period, which remains uncertain. This will require a critical engagement with strategy and tactics that are tied to a long-term vision. To […]

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Towards An Anarchist Theory of Power

The following piece by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa reviews contemporary discussions of power from an anarchist perspective and their contributions to a broader theory of power for utilization in building analysis and strategy. To avoid confusion the article title has been changed to refer to an “anarchist theory of power” but we have preserved the […]

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Anarchism, Power, Class and Social Change

This article by Brazilian anarchist Felipe Corrêa discusses the relationship of anarchism with power, class, and revolutionary social change. Starting from a definition of anarchism it proposes to conceptualize power in terms of asymmetric, or uneven, relationships between social forces. It also puts forward that anarchists have a conception of power based on the belief […]

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Means and Ends: The Anarchist Critique of Seizing State Power

We are excited to publish contemporary thinkers and writers on libertarian socialist and anarchist thought such as Anarchopac, please consider a patreon contribution to support their work.  -Editor Watch or listen to a YouTube version of this article by Anarchopac. Click here or scroll to the bottom of this article. By Anarchopac The anarchist critique […]

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Towards Mass Movements: Presentation on Intermediate Analysis

Below we present a transcribed talk by Pablo Barbanegra on the concept of “intermediary analysis.” Pablo was a member of Miami Autonomy and Solidarity (MAS) which was one of the several groups that merged to found Black Rose/Rosa as a national political organization in 2014. While MAS did not originate the concept of the intermediate […]

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