In Volume One of Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas, I included excerpts from Peter Kropotkin’s essay on the Paris Commune, in which he argued that the lesson to be drawn from the Commune was the need for the people themselves to abolish capitalism and to create anarchist communism through their own direct action. 1,471 more words
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Following the very clear vote in favour of equal marriage in Ireland, the Archbishop of Dublin has spoken of a social revolution and of a Church becoming disconnected with the people. 303 more words
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness
You might’ve heard that we’re undergoing a social and spiritual revolution, but what exactly does this mean?
Some people are familiar with the idea of social revolution, which we have people like Che Guevara and Bob Marley to thank for, while others are more familiar with spiritual revolution, which some well-known people like Russell Brand have brought to the mainstream’s attention. 1,090 more words
Another May 1st has come and gone. Sometimes I post material from the Chicago anarchists and Haymarket Martyrs around May Day, whose executions on November 11, 1887 helped to cement May 1st as an international day of solidarity and protest for workers around the world. 1,821 more words