What proportion of anarchists support the Rojava revolution?

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Feb 13 2015 01:16
ChumpChange wrote:
If we burn its warehouses, we are directly attacking capital.

And if we burn a post box or a waste paper bin, or if we smash up a bus shelter, we're also directly attacking capital. How many warehouses should we burn before capitalism falls apart? Ten thousand? I reckon it'd take about a million bins and post boxes and about 500,000 bus stops before The Man throws in the towel and we can have teh anarchy.

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Feb 13 2015 06:19

Or we could simply 'evacuate the cemetery'.

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Feb 13 2015 17:44

"If we burn its warehouses, we are directly attacking capital." -ChumpChange

This is very much common to primitivist ideology. Primitivist want to burn up everything, because every thing, and technology, is oppressive in and of itself.

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Feb 13 2015 18:06

bangers in dog shit?

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Feb 13 2015 20:31

Yes, bangers in dog shit would bring the capitalists to their knees in no time. And I'm surprised ChumpChange hasn't yet suggested knackering cash point machines with superglue. That'd fuck up capital big style. Then we can all go live in a fucking cave.

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Feb 13 2015 20:41

You first, anagoldman. Got that plane ticket booked yet?

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Feb 14 2015 10:02
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There is currently an embargo against Rojava making trade impossible, so the revolution can only last a couple more years unless it is lifted. This can only be negotiated with states.

Basically, this.

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They probably feel threatened by the fact that there is finally a reason for revolutionary commitment, which they never intended to have anything to do with.

I didn't think we'd get to armchair psychology by only post 31...

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Feb 16 2015 12:15

This communist critique of the claimed revolutionary significance of the 'Rojava revolution' in both French and English with some follow-up discussion can be found here: http://libcom.org/library/kurdistan

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Feb 17 2015 22:11

I am not suggesting what proletarians should do in response to capitalist catastrophe, I am simply observing, and reporting on, what we have done.

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Feb 17 2015 22:06

Thank you for clarifying my position, although it is not ideology: it is my reality; and it is only primitivist in the sense of time.

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Feb 17 2015 22:22

I know this is probably difficult for you Serge but can you refrain from the 'fucking' and the 'shit'. It causes the Public Libraries to bar access to this website and it is parochial.

Plastic fork in dog shit?

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Oct 16 2015 13:19

I will be going to Rojava in January to be a part of the YPJ Lions of Rojava. I am studying the language now, reading on both current events and history of government, etc. Anyone who has additional relevant information or a veteran of a tour there, it would be most appreciated. I am a retired military officer both Army and Marine service.

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Oct 16 2015 16:05

Hi Jaguar101,

Most of the discussion on Libcom about Rojava and Kurdistan can be found here: Kurdistan News and the earlier Rojava News. There are links in those threads to other interesting threads on the site.

Don't be surprised if the moderators here remove your post. They've done so in the past for folks who have asked about recruitment. Libcom is based out of the UK, and I believe the UK is currently prosecuting a woman who announced her intention to join the YPJ on the internet.


British teenage girl charged with trying to join Kurdish forces fighting Isis
, Owen Bowcott, The Guardian, Friday 13 March 2015

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Jun 25 2016 19:39
anagoldman wrote:
Khawaga, so where are the UK based anarchist/Rojava solidarity organisations? It's not quite enough to comment..

https://www.facebook.com/rojavasolidarityscotland/

This is a Rojava solidarity group based in Edinburgh.

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Jun 25 2016 20:45
anagoldman wrote:
Khawaga, so where are the UK based anarchist/Rojava solidarity organisations? It's not quite enough to comment..

https://www.facebook.com/rojavasolidarityscotland/

This is a Rojava solidarity group based in Edinburgh.

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Jun 25 2016 20:49

I know this is an old thread, but as for the OP...

I eventually just tuned out on this issue. I followed and read the articles and threads quietly. In the end, I found both the anarchists and socialists that were very excited and the left communists were very critical often ridiculous. So my mind was never made up and I just tuned out.