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After a period of dormancy, Japan is now awake

An article about racism and the far-right in Japan from issue 92 of the (UK) Anarchist Federation’s 'Organise!' magazine.

Rojava between genocide and compromise

The invasion of Rojava by the state of Turkey is brutal, barbaric and have no justification. This article explains how and why Rojava arrived to this destination.
What may happen later and whether the war can be stopped or not.

It's Not Working: Steeltown USA and Worker Ownership

In the late 1970s American manufacturing was in extreme difficulty. The Carter administration turned to a series of radical (for the American government) new inititatives including letting workers buy their workplaces when the owners wanted to pull out.

The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism by Ruth Kinna [Book review]

Review of Kinna's 2019 book looking at questions of political violence, class, and class-struggle anarchism.

Something should be done (or How to revolt) [book review]

Something should be done: an anarchist’s adventures in trade unionism by Peter Good tells how he and his workmates tried to improve things (for the workers and patients) at a large mental hospital back in the 1970s.

Stockholm march in memory of Björn Söderberg, 2019

5-600 people took part in the Day of Civil Courage torch march in Stockholm, organized by Björn's union, Stockholms LS

Letter from four imprisoned women in Iran's Evin prison, September 2019

Painting by Inji Aflatoun

Letter from four imprisoned women in Iran's Evin prison, September 2019, translated from the original Farsi.

[VIDEO] Satisfying Answers on Socialism: An Open Letter to Destiny

A response to the debate on socialism between YouTuber Destiny and author/professor Ben Burgis, from a libertarian-socialist / libertarian-communist perspective. Topics covered:

1. Are capitalists immoral?
2. Can socialism overcome incentives to destroy the environment?
3. Will widespread ignorance continue in socialism?
4. Can socialism provide a strong, thriving economy?

Also: Marx gets a makeover! (In the literal, not revisionist sense!)

[VIDEO] Breaking the Wheel? An Open Letter to Sam Tarly

A video using the popular TV show Game of Thrones as a launching point to discuss the fact that most people are unreasonably dismissive and close minded towards alternatives to capitalism and the state.They laugh off the very idea of it without giving proper consideration. The video is designed to make sense even to those who've never watched the show.

A University Administrator Inquiry

An article examining the field of university administration, first published by Notes from Below.