The other day while browsing Anarchist News we came across a neat new project called The Hammer. It’s a new effort aimed at providing short reviews of recent anarchist publications including zines, books, magazines, and more. Hopefully, this will be the first of many issues to come. Among the reviews in the first issue of … Read moreGrand Rapids Gets Some Recognition from The Hammer
As a reminder that there are many anarchist and other political prisoners being held in cages across the United States, we’re going to be posting the excellent “Political Prisoners’ Birthday” calendar posters as they are released. The August 2011 poster provides information on five different political prisoners who are currently held in the United States. … Read moreAugust Political Prisoner Birthdays
We’re always excited to see efforts aimed at exposing new people to anarchism and explaining the concepts to new folks. After all, if we can’t do that, we’re not going to get very far. Recently anarchist writer Uri Gordon (who published a good primer on anarchist theory called Anarchy Alive! a few years back) authored … Read moreA Good Introduction to Anarchism
Over two years ago, a radical queer/trans anarchist known as Bash Back! organized an action that disrupted a church service at an anti-gay church outside Lansing, Michigan. The action resulted in a lawsuit from the rightwing Alliance Defense Fund. As part of the ongoing lawsuit, the U.S. District Court recently issued an order prohibiting members … Read moreU.S. Court Rules Against Bash Back!
The third issue of the Grand Rapids anarchist zine “Act/React” has been published. This issue features: A basic introduction to anarchism titled “Breaking It Down” A piece titled “Against the University” that critiques student activism and the idea that the university is fertile ground for revolutionary work. The discussion is grounded in the author’s experiences … Read moreAct/React #3 Out Now