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The Open Road Goes Ever On

The Open Road newsjournal was an anti-authoritarian paper founded in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976 by a group of anarchists, yippies, feminists and environmentalists who had come out of the new left, student, radical youth, anti-war and counter-cultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s. 318 more words

Anarchism

Hell is Other People In Committees and Councils

Reading Bob Black’s reply to Bookchin’s municipalism, Anarchy After Leftism, I hit a part in Black’s “On Organization” that struck a nerve:

The first is that the vast majority of the Athenian citizen minority abtained from participation in direct democracy, just as the majority of American citizens abstain from our representative democracy.

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Ursula Le Guin on Murray Bookchin and the Ecological Imperative

Below, I reproduce some comments by Ursula Le Guin on Murray Bookchin, taken from her preface to a new collection of some of Bookchin’s writings on libertarian municipalism, communalism and direct democracy, … 524 more words

Anarchism

The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy by Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin may be one of the most influential radicals of the past century.  His in-depth knowledge of ecology, political theory, and anthropology provides the structure for his, not only theoretical, but practical solutions to the difficult situations we find ourselves in today.  77 more words

Anarchism

Bookchin is Back (BOOK DROP)

Vermont philosopher and eco-anarchist Murray Bookchin may have left us a few years ago, but his ideas live on in a new book collection just published by… 128 more words

Arts

An Interview With Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Howie Hawkins on Activism and Social Movements

(This interview was originally published in 2010 on Znet and in the Industrial Worker. The full interview can be found here: http://howiehawkins.com/2010/index.php/interviews/399-interview-by-brendan-maslauskas-dunn)

Brendan Maslasuaks Dunn (BMD): I understand you spent some time in the Bay Area growing up. 2,374 more words

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