On the occasion of Eric Hobsbawm’s death in 2012, this American establishment hack celebrates the occasion by damning the “Stalinist” Hobsbawm and…

On the occasion of Eric Hobsbawm’s death in 2012, this American establishment hack celebrates the occasion by damning the “Stalinist” Hobsbawm and lionizing George Orwell, champion of the loonies in the Spanish Civil War .You gotta read it to believe it.Stephen Schwartz is Executive Director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism and co-author with Víctor …

I feel particularly touched by this donation to the #J20Defendants’ legal defense fund-raiser’s #ArtOfResistance: pieces by various artists as…

I feel particularly touched by this donation to the #J20Defendants’ legal defense fund-raiser’s #ArtOfResistance: pieces by various artists as incentive for extra-generous donations. It’s not only a piece by a longtime artist and friend, Erik Ruin, my collaborator on a picture-essay book “Paths toward Utopia: Graphic Explorations of Everyday Anarchism” (PM Press). It’s a one-of-a-kind …

Just added! More #ArtOfResistance, as incentive to donate generously to the #J20Defendants’ legal defense fund

Just added! More #ArtOfResistance, as incentive to donate generously to the #J20Defendants’ legal defense fund. Fuck the state; love and protect our friends!See the “updates” section at https://FundRazr.com/j20resistance. Then donate $250 (or more), and mention in the comments which of the two packets you want — each containing various pieces shown here (thanks to the …

Just added! More #ArtOfResistance as incentive to donate generously to the J20 legal defense fund, thanks to Indigenous Action, Taala Hooghan…

Just added! More #ArtOfResistance as incentive to donate generously to the J20 legal defense fund, thanks to Indigenous Action, Taala Hooghan Infoshop, and Klee Benally! For a donation of $250 (or more), be the first to grab one of two variety of anticolonial variety packets. See the “updates” section at:https://FundRazr.com/j20resistanceFor more info on J20 and …

All FB events — meaning times and places — are set for my “Rebellious Mourning” wanderings to Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, and various Ontario…

All FB events — meaning times and places — are set for my “Rebellious Mourning” wanderings to Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, and various Ontario cities, from Nov 24 to Dec 3. Share with whoever you think might be drawn to conversations about structural loss and how we might better collectively mourn-resist, and why.And I’ve three events …

Ditch this “Left”, According to Noam, Stalin handed Spain to the fascists

Ditch this “Left”According to Noam, Stalin handed Spain to the fascists. For the record, Stalin sent 772 Soviet pilots to the anti-fascist Spanish Republic. He sent 673 airplanes to the anti-fascist republic to Hitler’s 756 and Italy’s 766 to the Franco fascists. This kind of “left” accuses Stalin of not supporting the anarchist “revolution”–a revolution …

Eric Hobsbawm, probably the most influential Marxist historian of the 20th century, argues that in the 1930s one could not be neutral in the coming…

Eric Hobsbawm, probably the most influential Marxist historian of the 20th century, argues that in the 1930s one could not be neutral in the coming war of fascism against socialism–of Germany against the Soviet Union.There were only two choices in the 1930s: Hitler’s Fascism or Soviet socialism. Equal hostility to both was impossible. In fact …

Why do they turn reality upside down?, “This state and this society produce [the]religion [of capitalism], which is an inverted consciousness of the…

Why do they turn reality upside down?“This state and this society produce [the]religion [of capitalism], which is an inverted consciousness of the world, because they are an inverted world.” –Karl Marx, A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, 1843 (updated to fit the faith of our own time)