It has been said that the Nuit debout uprisings had their genesis in the idea that protestors should not go home after the next protest rather they should stay and occupy space. What if we decided as workers that we would not picket outside the workplace and then go back to work after the next big strike, that we would occupy the factory!
Central to the neoliberal revolution, indeed capitalism itself, is the fashioning of an acquisitive and individualist self. To create a socialist society must, then, also have as a central concern the fashioning of a sense of self that is fraternal and ecological. The dichotomy between social anarchism and lifestyle anarchism is a false dichotomy.
This episode of the radical history series focuses on Sergei Nechayev and his tumultuous friendship with Mikhail Bakunin. For more episodes, please go to: https://soundcloud.com/paul-case-245440601/sets/the-rebel-chronicles
Noam Chomsky is such a prolific writer that it is hard to know where to start when reading his writings. What’s more, useful criticisms of these writings can be difficult to find among all the largely useless right-wing comments on the internet. So here is a list of Chomsky’s major - largely political - writings followed by a list of the more useful critiques of his thought. Please suggest any others that we've missed.