Moving to Oakland vs. Creating a Network of Hubs

As anarchists living in the Midwest, we often look to other places for inspiration. Surely anarchist communities are “stronger,” “better,” “bigger,” and/or “more inspiring” elsewhere. In that spirit, we appreciated the recent article titled “Please Don’t Move To The Bay” excerpted from an upcoming anarchist journal from the Midwest titled Archipelago. It looks at the … Read moreMoving to Oakland vs. Creating a Network of Hubs

5/10: Occupy Everything! Event

Here’s an exciting upcoming event on anarchists and the Occupy phenomenon: Occupy Everything: Anarchy, Occupy, & the Oakland Commune May 10 // 7 PM // The DAAC (115 S Division) Join Occupy Grand Rapids and friends for a discussion on anarchy, Occupy, and the Oakland Commune. Hosted by Aragorn!, editor of the new book Occupy … Read more5/10: Occupy Everything! Event

Demystifying Anarchism at Occupy Oakland

Following up on the general strike in Oakland, there has been some anti-anarchist sentiment expressed among folks in Occupy Oakland. In most cases, it seems that much of the criticism has focused on some anarchists’ use of property destruction, although some people have criticized anarchists as “taking advantage” of the occupation. In response, a group … Read moreDemystifying Anarchism at Occupy Oakland