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
The second issue of the Grand Rapids anarchist zine “Act/React” is out now. It has a range of writings on topics including body image, the anarchist community in Grand Rapids, Bartertown Diner, punk rock, and graffiti. The intro to the zine states: act/react is back with issue two! we are excited that even more people … Read moreAct/React Issue #2 Out
The group organizing this summer’s Finding Our Roots Midwest anarchist conference have announced an update on the organizing so far: So we’ve made it through Chicago’s winter and Finding Our Roots 2011 is starting to come together! The dates are set for June 10th-12th and don’t forget we’re still accepting workshops! We are also … Read moreUpdates on the Midwest “Finding Our Roots” Anarchist Conference