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Global Resistance and Rising Anarchism - The New Politics of the 21st Century

By Devon Douglas Bowers

Activist Post

A number of occurrences have taken place over the past 13 years since the rise of the new millennium; we have seen and are seeing the rise of popular movements all over the world and a resistance to the forces of imperialism, capitalism, and subjugation, from the most recent Arab Spring to the world’s largest coordinated anti-war protest in history with the global protests against the Iraq War[1], to the rise of the Occupy Movement and the rise of indigenous resistance as can be seen in the Idle No More campaign of Canada’s First Nations population. 3,744 more words

Anarchism/Anti-State

Between infoshops and insurrection: U.S. anarchism, movement building, and the racial order

I’m sure our right-wing readers will be properly offended by this piece.

By Joel Olsen

LibCom.Org

Joel Olson argues against two major tendencies in American anarchism, counter-institution building and militant street protests, and suggests building a movement against the racial order should be a priority. 4,766 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies

The Militia Movement Continues to Grow: Record number of anti-government militias in USA

Dissent is on the rise.

By Donna Leinwand Leger

USA Today

Radical anti-government “patriot” groups and militias, galvanized against gun control, will continue to grow even as the number of groups operating in the USAreached an all-time high in 2012, a report Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center finds. 933 more words

Culture Wars/Current Controversies

A Recovering Racist for Justice for Mike Brown

The fact that Mike Brown was MORE than 130 feet away from Officer Darren Wilson when he was shot –NOT the less-than 35 feet as told in MSM–should have been all the evidence necessary to indict Wilson for murder. 751 more words
The Activist Mama

16 Days Activism, EASSI Hosted by NTV Uganda to talk about GBV

As we mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, we join thousands of organizations around the world in calling for an end to gender-based violence. 25 more words

Activism

#FergusonDecision: Movement and Resistance is necessary

No indictment. Though 7 intentional shots is murder, he wasn’t even charged for involuntary manslaughter at the least?! Yet we have laws criminalizing the most petty and trivial of things. 493 more words

Society & Culture

FIFA’s Opportunity to Act Virtuously

A young Nepalese man, unsatisfied with his life in Nepal, packed his bags and traveled to Qatar full of hope, promise, and the prospect of a bright future. 2,203 more words

Ethics