. EZLN: The Walls Above, The Cracks Below (And To The Left) February 2017 The Storm On Our Path For us, as Zapatista originary peoples, the storm—the war—has been going on for centuries. It arrived to our lands with the lies of the dominant civilization and religion. At that time, the sword […]
What do anarchists mean when we talk about love? For some the word is inextricably associated with pacifism. Spiritual leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. preached love and non-violence as one and the same. “Peace and love”—together, these words have become a mantra invoked to impose passivity on those who would stand up for…
Truly, there are stains that it is beyond the power of man to wipe out and that can never be fully expiated.
But let us speak about the colonized.
I see clearly what colonization has destroyed: the wonderful Indian civilizations—and neither Deterding nor Royal Dutch nor Standard Oil will ever console me for the Aztecs and the Incas.
Aimé Césaire, Discourse on Colonialism
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump to the south of colonial border there’s been a blooming of discussion of fascism and the necessity for anti-fascist organizing amongst various left-wing streams of thought (anarchists, marxists, anti-racists etc.). This has only increased in the wake of his inauguration, the subsequent series of worrying (though unsurprising) executive orders that he has issued since taking the office, and the resistance that has flourished against them.
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Why are white people so angry? What do they have to be angry about? The anger of white folks is nothing new. But still, what’s up with them? To answer that, you have to take a look at what white supremacy means to a white person. Johnny Silvercloud at afrosapiophile.com explains it when discussing a photo he […]
I pledge no allegiance to their terrorist settler state.
Police with less lethal weaponry during confrontations on Backwater Bridge in November, 2016.
by Jorge Barrera, APTN National News, Jan 26, 2017
US President Donald Trump is escalating what is already a low level oil war in the heartland of America, says grassroots leader Chase Iron Eyes, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
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Happy New Years! Here is a good reading list for understanding the enemy. There is a lot of work to do in 2017 for those of us on the side of life and liberation. White supremacists might be tough on the internet but we can never let them take the streets! Let’s make Trump the last flail of a dying settler colonialism.
The term “fascism” has been thrown around left circles for decades as a proxy for authoritarianism, racism, or both. This inability to properly define and understand how fascist movements erupt and grow has created a deficit in organizing, and as we head into a Trump presidential administration and the massive growth of the Alt Right and white nationalism organizers across the left need the tools to break down these movements and how they work. There have been a lot of “reading lists” put out recently, so we thought we would compile one of our own that combines a whole number of threads that are important for understanding how fascism works. This includes detailed looks at the Alt Right, the more mainstream “Alt Lite,” the role of Neofolk and goth music, white nationalist organizing, the history of white nationalist violence, how the revival of scientific racism works, how anti-Semitism plays out…
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Good food for thought!
Conspiracy At Fort Michilimackinac, by Robert Griffing.
by Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, December 22, 2016
Ally: to unite or form a connection or relation between… to form or enter into an alliance (two factions allying with each other). Merriam-Webster Dictionary
There’s been some discussion over the last couple of years about the concept of allies and I thought I would throw my opinion into the mix…
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