A new poster titled 'Not An Argument', part of the ongoing series by Letters Journal exploring accumulation and organization.
Blow Up Mathias is the first issue in Chicago's new Insurectionary Anarchist periodical. We strive to create theory for actions and actions from theory.
Dropping it fresh for May Day '09, UTOPIA//EMERGENCY is a sort of (highly subjective) "best of" compilation of analysis, essays and communiques linking insurrectionary anarchist/communist theory to ongoing practices of revolt. read more »
In this pamphlet, the author of the texts 'Gasping from out the Shallows: Reflections on Revolution in the Early Twenty-first Century', 'On Lice and Fleas: Observations Starting from the Conflict Between Iran and the USA' and 'Their Passed-away Builders: The "Credit Crunch"') reflects on the failure of those texts to have any impact whatsoever. read more »
Table of Contents
I. “Exemplary Character of the University Occupations” from
Worker-Student Action Committees by Fredy Perlman and Roger
II. Documents produced by the Situationist International or
groups the Situationists were involved with during May 1968
III. Two weeks spent in Rennes
IV. An Update by the Sorbonne Occupation Committee in Exile,
Communique # 4
V. Final Communique of the Sorbonne Occupation Committee
VI. Let the occupations become time-barricades read more »
Translator's notes: Translating these 20 theses presents difficulties not only linguistically, where there are many neologisms and lexical challenges, but above culturally mediating from a continental European political context into a distant anglophone reality. Here, and in the footnotes, are a few indications for better understanding this text. read more »
defining a post-leftist anarchist critique of violence
by Ashen Ruins
Translation of Vivre-et-Lutter, by Tiqqun.
"So soon as we are identified we sound the dispersal, never letting the repression ensnare us, already reforming in some unsuspected place."
Claire Fontaine is a Paris-based collective artist, founded in 2004. After lifting her name from a popular brand of school notebooks, Claire Fontaine declared herself a "readymade artist"...a whatever-singularity and an existential terrorist in search of subjective emancipation. She grows up among the ruins of the notion of authorship, experimenting with collective protocols of production, détournements, and the production of various devices for the sharing of intellectual and private property.
Claire Fontaine also has very close connections to TIQQUN. read more »
An assemblage of some of Jean's earlier writings (early 1970's), most of which appeared in the Utopie journal.
Utopia, Subversion, Striking for the sake of it....
Hope you enjoy.
"Foucault located the disciplinary societies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; they reach their height at the outset of the twentieth. They initiate the organization of vast spaces of enclosure. The individual never ceases passing from one closed environment to another, each having its own laws: first the family; then the school (”you are no longer in your family”); then the barracks (”you are no longer at school”); then the factory; from time to time the hospital; possibly the prison, the preeminent instance of the enclosed environment. read more »
This zine encompasses six chapters from the second volume of Jensen's book Endgame. These chapters deal with dogmatic pacifism, direct action, and violence as a sometimes appropriate and effective tactic in radical struggles.
Print and web versions
http://zinelibrary.info/files/anarchy-in-the-age-of-dinosaurs.pdf (13.8 mb) or
http://tinyurl.com/cj32qm read more »
The New School Occupation: perspectives on the takeover of a building, or, why do student organizers bother to get out of bed in the morning? Anti-democratic reflections on the recent New School occupation, a case study of occupation as non-event, and seven points on occupation.
See also "Preoccupied" on this site, for more writings coming out of this occurrence.