The Illegitimacy of Violence, the Violence of Legitimacy
- Added to Catalog: 2013
- Print Version: Download
Coming out of the context of the debates within Occupy Wall Street as it spread across the United States, The Illegitimacy of Violence, the Violence of Legitimacy is an essay by Crimethinc that explores questions of “legitimacy” in social movements. What does it mean to be “legitimate”? What does it mean to be “illegitimate”? How are these terms related to the discourse around violence and non-violence? In exploring the topic, they conclude that the quest for “legitimacy” strengthens the state and weakens resistance movements.
Zines are in PDF format. Choose imposed for printing and reading for reading on your device. The files are hosted on Archive.org, a service that does not log IP addresses.