activism

The Politics of Evasion: A Post-Globalization Dialogue at the Edge of the State

The book Politics of Evasion struggles with contemporary question about Socialism and Anarchism in the context of changing logics of state and capital.

Seize power or seize the campus?

Reflections on the failures of the 2014 Wheeler Hall Occupation—small thoughts put forward by 'Prometeo', first published 2015 on the Ritual Magazine website.

Militancy: highest stage of alienation - Part 2

Le Militantisme : stade suprême de l'aliénation

Published in France 2 years after part 1, part 2 puts part 1 in into the political context it was published in and expands on its themes.

ISOnuts: one stop activism and the gentrification of the left

An Activist enters the bizarre and alienating world of the International Socialist Organization.

Sisters Uncut Occupy London’s Holloway Prison

Image credit @sistersuncut, flares on the roof of Holloway Prison

Sisters Uncut, a UK-based feminist group, held a week-long occupation of north London’s Holloway Prison in late May in response to conservative austerity policies that have had a damaging effect on social services for victims of domestic violence.

Revolutionary organisations and individual commitment - Monsieur Dupont

Some advice to revolutionaries from 'Monsieur Dupont'.

2008: Disruption of Oil Land Auction

An account of an environmental activists disruption of an auction for oil extraction rights in 2008.

The recuperation of authentic outrage

The victory of the Trump campaign, and the catapultic rise of the alt-right movement from the shadows of the internet into the mainstream political paradigm, has stimulated a mobilization of opposition, and an immediate call to action. However, the specter of performative activism and pseudo-outrage continues to blur the lines between genuine action and specious placation.

Militancy: highest stage of alienation - Organisation des Jeunes Travailleurs Révolutionnaires

A critique of the role of the political militant, its misery and arrogance; written by Dominique Blanc and published by the OJTR in France, 1972.

We are not "anti" - Bernard Lyon

Translation of 'Nous ne sommes pas Anti', a 2005 text by Bernard Lyon of the French group Théorie Communiste.