New PDF release: An Anarchist FAQ

By Iain McKay, Gary Elkin, Dave Neal, Ed Boraas

Model 15.0

Section A. what's Anarchism?

A.1 what's anarchism?

A.1.1 What does "anarchy" mean?
A.1.2 What does "anarchism" mean?
A.1.3 Why is anarchism also known as libertarian socialism?
A.1.4 Are anarchists socialists?
A.1.5 the place does anarchism come from?

A.2 What does anarchism stand for?

A.2.1 what's the essence of anarchism?
A.2.2 Why do anarchists emphasise liberty?
A.2.3 Are anarchists in favour of organisation?
A.2.4 Are anarchists in favour of "absolute" liberty?
A.2.5 Why are anarchists in favour of equality?
A.2.6 Why is harmony very important to anarchists?
A.2.7 Why do anarchists argue for self-liberation?
A.2.8 Is it attainable to be an anarchist with no opposing hierarchy?
A.2.9 what kind of society do anarchists want?
A.2.10 what's going to abolishing hierarchy suggest and achieve?
A.2.11 Why do such a lot anarchists help direct democracy?
A.2.12 Is consensus a substitute for direct democracy?
A.2.13 Are anarchists individualists or collectivists?
A.2.14 Why is voluntarism now not enough?
A.2.15 What approximately Human Nature?
A.2.16 Does anarchism require "perfect" humans to work?
A.2.17 Aren't most folks too silly for a loose society to work?
A.2.18 Do anarchists aid terrorism?
A.2.19 What moral perspectives do anarchists hold?
A.2.20 Why are such a lot anarchists atheists?

A.3 What sorts of anarchism are there?

A.3.1 What are the diversities among individualist and social anarchists?
A.3.2 Are there kinds of social anarchism?
A.3.3 What different types of eco-friendly anarchism are there?
A.3.4 Is anarchism pacifistic?
A.3.5 what's anarcha-feminism?
A.3.6 what's Cultural Anarchism?
A.3.7 Are there spiritual anarchists?
A.3.8 what's "anarchism with out adjectives"?
A.3.9 what's anarcho-primitivism?

A.4 who're the key anarchist thinkers?

A.4.1 Are there any thinkers with regards to anarchism?
A.4.2 Are there any liberal thinkers on the subject of anarchism?
A.4.3 Are there any socialist thinkers on the subject of anarchism?
A.4.4 Are there any Marxist thinkers on the subject of anarchism?

A.5 What are a few examples of "Anarchy in Action"?

A.5.1 The Paris Commune.
A.5.2 The Haymarket Martyrs.
A.5.3 development the syndicalist unions.
A.5.4 Anarchists within the Russian Revolution.
A.5.5 Anarchists within the Italian manufacturing facility Occupations.
A.5.6 Anarchism and the Spanish Revolution.
A.5.7 The May-June insurrection in France, 1968.

Section B. Why do anarchists oppose the present system?

B.1 Why are anarchists opposed to authority and hierarchy?

B.1.1 What are the consequences of authoritarian social relationships?
B.1.2 Is capitalism hierarchical?
B.1.3 what sort of hierarchy of values does capitalism create?
B.1.4 Why do racism, sexism and homophobia exist?
B.1.5 How is the mass-psychological foundation for authoritarian civilisation created?
B.1.6 Can hierarchy be ended?

B.2 Why are anarchists opposed to the state?

B.2.1 what's the major functionality of the state?
B.2.2 Does the kingdom have subsidiary functions?
B.2.3 How does the ruling category keep keep watch over of the state?
B.2.4 How does country centralisation impact freedom?
B.2.5 Who merits from centralisation?
B.2.6 Can the country be an self reliant strength inside of society?

B.3 Why are anarchists opposed to deepest property?

B.3.1 what's the distinction among inner most estate and possession?
B.3.2 What sorts of inner most estate does the kingdom protect?
B.3.3 Why is deepest estate exploitative?
B.3.4 Can inner most estate be justified?
B.3.5 Is nation owned estate various from deepest property?

B.4 How does capitalism have an effect on liberty?

B.4.1 Is capitalism in keeping with freedom?
B.4.2 Is capitalism in line with self-ownership?
B.4.3 yet not anyone forces you to paintings for them!
B.4.4 yet what approximately sessions of excessive call for for labour?
B.4.5 yet i need to be "left alone"!

B.5 Is capitalism empowering and in line with human action?

B.6 yet won't judgements made via people with their very own cash be the best?

B.7 What periods exist inside sleek society?

B.7.1 yet do periods truly exist?
B.7.2 Does social mobility make up for sophistication inequality?
B.7.3 Why is the lifestyles of periods denied?
B.7.4 What do anarchists suggest through "class consciousness"?

Section C. What are the myths of capitalist economics?

C.1 what's wrong with economics?

C.1.1 Is economics fairly price free?
C.1.2 Is economics a science?
C.1.3 are you able to have an economics in keeping with individualism?
C.1.4 what's wrong with equilibrium analysis?
C.1.5 Does economics fairly mirror the truth of capitalism?
C.1.6 Is it attainable to have non-equilibrium dependent capitalist economics?

C.2 Why is capitalism exploitative?

C.2.1 what's "surplus-value"?
C.2.2 How does exploitation happen?
C.2.3 Is possessing capital adequate cause to justify profits?
C.2.4 Do earnings characterize the productiveness of capital?
C.2.5 Do gains characterize the contribution of capital to production?
C.2.6 Does the "time value" of cash justify interest?
C.2.7 Are curiosity and gains now not the present for waiting?
C.2.8 Are gains the results of innovation and entrepreneurial activity?
C.2.9 Do gains replicate a gift for risk?

C.3 What determines the distribution among labour and capital?

C.4 Why does the marketplace turn into ruled by way of tremendous Business?

C.4.1 How large is gigantic Business?
C.4.2 What are the results of huge company on society?
C.4.3 What does the lifestyles of massive company suggest for financial idea and salary labour?

C.5 Why does enormous enterprise get an even bigger slice of profits?

C.5.1 Aren't the super-profits of massive enterprise as a result of its greater efficiency?

C.6 Can industry dominance by way of significant company change?

C.7 What reasons the capitalist enterprise cycle?

C.7.1 What position does classification fight play within the company cycle?
C.7.2 What function does the marketplace play within the company cycle?
C.7.3 What else impacts the enterprise cycle?

C.8 Is kingdom keep watch over of cash the reason for the company cycle?

C.8.1 Does this suggest that Keynesianism works?
C.8.2 What occurred to Keynesianism within the 1970s?
C.8.3 How did capitalism comply with the challenge in Keynesianism?

C.9 could laissez-faire guidelines lessen unemployment, as supporters of "free market" capitalism claim?

C.9.1 may slicing wages lessen unemployment?
C.9.2 Is unemployment attributable to wages being too high?
C.9.3 Are "flexible" labour markets the reply to unemployment?
C.9.4 Is unemployment voluntary?

C.10 Is "free market" capitalism tips to decrease poverty?

C.10.1 Hasn't neo-liberalism benefited the world's poor?
C.10.2 Does "free trade" gain everyone?
C.10.3 Does "free market" capitalism profit every body, specially operating type people?
C.10.4 Does development instantly suggest everyone is larger off?

C.11 Doesn't neo-liberalism in Chile turn out that the loose marketplace merits everyone?

C.11.1 Who benefited from Chile's experiment?
C.11.2 What approximately Chile's fiscal progress and occasional inflation?
C.11.3 Did neo-liberal Chile be sure capitalist economics?

C.12 Doesn't Hong Kong exhibit the potentials of "free market" capitalism?

Section D. How do statism and capitalism have an effect on society?

D.1 Why does country intervention occur?

D.1.1 Does kingdom intervention reason the issues to start with?
D.1.2 Is nation intervention the results of democracy?
D.1.3 Is country intervention socialistic?
D.1.4 Is laissez-faire capitalism truly with out kingdom intervention?
D.1.5 Do anarchists aid kingdom intervention?

D.2 What effect does wealth have over politics?

D.2.1 Is capital flight that powerful?
D.2.2 How vast is company propaganda?

D.3 How does wealth impression the mass media?

D.3.1 How does the constitution of the media impact its content?
D.3.2 what's the influence of advertisements at the mass media?
D.3.3 Why do the media depend on govt and enterprise "experts" for information?
D.3.4 How is "flak" used as a method of disciplining the media?
D.3.5 Why is "anticommunism" used as keep an eye on mechanism?
D.3.6 Isn't the "propaganda model" a conspiracy theory?
D.3.7 Isn't the version contradicted by way of the media reporting executive and company failures?

D.4 what's the courting among capitalism and the ecological crisis?

D.5 What explanations imperialism?

D.5.1 Has imperialism replaced over time?
D.5.2 Is imperialism only a fabricated from inner most capitalism?
D.5.3 Does globalisation suggest the top of imperialism?
D.5.4 what's the courting among imperialism and the social periods inside capitalism?

D.6 Are anarchists opposed to Nationalism?

D.7 Are anarchists against nationwide Liberation struggles?

D.8 What factors militarism and what are its effects?

D.9 Why does political strength turn into targeted less than capitalism?

D.9.1 what's the courting among wealth polarisation and authoritarian government?
D.9.2 Why is govt surveillance of voters at the increase?
D.9.3 What motives justifications for racism to appear?

D.10 How does capitalism have an effect on technology?

D.11 Can politics and economics be separated from every one other?

D.11.1 What does Chile let us know in regards to the correct and its imaginative and prescient of liberty?
D.11.2 yet definitely Chile proves that "economic freedom" creates political freedom?

Section E. What do anarchists imagine reasons ecological problems?

E.1 What are the foundation factors of our ecological problems?

E.1.1 Is industrythe reason behind environmental problems?
E.1.2 what's the distinction among environmentalism and ecology?

E.2 What do eco-anarchists suggest rather than capitalism?

E.3 Can deepest estate rights defend the environment?

E.3.1 Will privatising nature keep it?
E.3.2 How does monetary strength give a contribution to the ecological crisis?
E.3.3 Can capitalism's concentrate on momentary profitability take care of the ecological crisis?

E.4 Can laissez-faire capitalism guard the environment?

E.4.1 Will laissez-faire capitalism truly finish pollution?
E.4.2 Can laissez-faire desert live on less than capitalism?

E.5 Can moral consumerism cease the ecological crisis?

E.6 what's the inhabitants myth?

Section F. Is "anarcho"-capitalism a kind of anarchism?

F.1 Are "anarcho"-capitalists quite anarchists?

F.2 What do "anarcho"-capitalists suggest by way of freedom?

F.2.1 How does inner most estate have an effect on freedom?
F.2.2 Do "libertarian"-capitalists help slavery?

F.3 Why do "anarcho"-capitalists in most cases position no price on equality?

F.3.1 Why is that this forget for equality important?
F.3.2 Can there be concord of pursuits in an unequal society?

F.4 what's the right-"libertarian" place on inner most property?

F.4.1 what's wrong with a "homesteading" concept of property?

F.5 Will privatising "the commons" bring up liberty?

F.6 Is "anarcho" capitalism opposed to the state?

F.6.1 What's flawed with this "free market" justice?
F.6.2 What are the social effects of this kind of system?
F.6.3 yet definitely marketplace Forces will cease abuse through the rich?
F.6.4 Why are those "defence associations" states?

F.7 How does the heritage of "anarcho"-capitalism express that it's not anarchist?

F.7.1 Are competing governments anarchism?
F.7.2 Is executive suitable with anarchism?
F.7.3 Can there be a "right-wing" anarchism?

F.8 What function did the nation absorb the production of capitalism?

F.8.1 What social forces lay in the back of the increase of capitalism?
F.8.2 What used to be the social context of the assertion "laissez-faire"?
F.8.3 What different kinds did nation intervention in growing capitalism take?
F.8.4 Aren't the enclosures a socialist myth?
F.8.5 What concerning the loss of enclosures within the Americas?
F.8.6 How did operating humans view the increase of capitalism?

Section G. Is individualist anarchism capitalistic?

G.1 Are individualist anarchists anti-capitalist?

G.1.1 What approximately their aid of the unfastened market?
G.1.2 What approximately their help of "private property"?
G.1.3 What approximately their aid for salary labour?
G.1.4 Why is the social context very important in comparing Individualist Anarchism?

G.2 Why do individualist anarchists reject social anarchism?

G.2.1 Is communist-anarchism compulsory?
G.2.2 Is communist-anarchism violent?
G.2.3 Does communist-anarchism goal to damage individuality?
G.2.4 What different purposes do individualists provide for rejecting communist-anarchism?
G.2.5 Do so much anarchists trust the individualists on communist-anarchism?

G.3 Is "anarcho"-capitalism a brand new kind of individualist anarchism?

G.3.1 Is "anarcho"-capitalism American anarchism?
G.3.2 What are the diversities among "anarcho"-capitalism and individualist anarchism?
G.3.3 What approximately "anarcho"-capitalism's help of "defence associations"?
G.3.4 Why is individualist anarchist aid for equality important?
G.3.5 could individualist anarchists have accredited "Austrian" economics?
G.3.6 may mutual banking easily reason inflation?

G.4 Why do social anarchists reject individualist anarchism?

G.4.1 Is salary labour in line with anarchist principles?
G.4.2 Why do social anarchists imagine individualism is inconsistent anarchism?

G.5 Benjamin Tucker: capitalist or anarchist?

G.6 What are the guidelines of Max Stirner?

G.7 Lysander Spooner: right-"libertarian" or libertarian socialist?

Section H. Why do anarchists oppose nation socialism?

H.1 Have anarchists continuously antagonistic kingdom socialism?

H.1.1 What used to be Bakunin's critique of Marxism?
H.1.2 What are the most important transformations among Anarchists and Marxists?
H.1.3 Why do anarchists desire to abolish the nation "overnight"?
H.1.4 Do anarchists have "absolutely no idea" of what to install position of the state?
H.1.5 Why do anarchists reject "utilising the current state"?
H.1.6 Why do anarchists try and "build the hot international within the shell of the old"?
H.1.7 Haven't you learn Lenin's "State and Revolution"?

H.2 What components of anarchism do Marxists quite misrepresent?

H.2.1 Do anarchists reject protecting a revolution?
H.2.2 Do anarchists reject "class conflict" and "collective struggle"?
H.2.3 Does anarchism yearn "for what has long past before"?
H.2.4 Do anarchists imagine "the country is the most enemy"?
H.2.5 Do anarchists imagine "full blown" socialism might be created overnight?
H.2.6 How do Marxists misrepresent Anarchist rules on mutual aid?
H.2.7 Who do anarchists see as their "agents of social change"?
H.2.8 what's the dating of anarchism to syndicalism?
H.2.9 Do anarchists have "liberal" politics?
H.2.10 Are anarchists opposed to leadership?
H.2.11 Are anarchists "anti-democratic"?
H.2.12 Does anarchism live to tell the tale basically within the absence of a powerful workers' movement?
H.2.13 Do anarchists reject "political" struggles and action?
H.2.14 Are anarchist enterprises "ineffective," "elitist" or "downright bizarre"?

H.3 What are the myths of nation socialism?

H.3.1 Do Anarchists and Marxists wish an identical thing?
H.3.2 Is Marxism "socialism from below"?
H.3.3 Is Leninism "socialism from below"?
H.3.4 Don't anarchists simply quote Marxists selectively?
H.3.5 Has Marxist appropriation of anarchist principles replaced it?
H.3.6 Is Marxism the one innovative politics that have worked?
H.3.7 what's wrong with the Marxist thought of the state?
H.3.8 what's wrong with the Leninist conception of the state?
H.3.9 Is the kingdom easily an agent of monetary power?
H.3.10 Has Marxism continuously supported the belief of workers' councils?
H.3.11 Does Marxism goal to provide strength to staff organisations?
H.3.12 is gigantic company the precondition for socialism?
H.3.13 Why is nation socialism simply nation capitalism?
H.3.14 Don't Marxists think in workers' control?

H.4 Didn't Engels refute anarchism in "On Authority"?

H.4.1 Does business enterprise suggest the top of liberty?
H.4.2 Does loose love exhibit the weak spot of Engels' argument?
H.4.3 How do anarchists suggest to run a factory?
H.4.4 How does the category fight refute Engels' arguments?
H.4.5 Is the best way operates "independent of all social organisation"?
H.4.6 Why does Engels' "On Authority" damage Marxism?
H.4.7 Is revolution "the so much authoritarian factor there is"?

H.5 what's vanguardism and why do anarchists reject it?

H.5.1 Why are forefront events anti-socialist?
H.5.2 Have vanguardist assumptions been validated?
H.5.3 Why does vanguardism suggest occasion power?
H.5.4 Did Lenin abandon vanguardism?
H.5.5 what's "democratic centralism"?
H.5.6 Why do anarchists oppose "democratic centralism"?
H.5.7 Is the way in which revolutionaries organise important?
H.5.8 Are forefront events effective?
H.5.9 What are forefront events powerful at?
H.5.10 Why does "democratic centralism" produce "bureaucratic centralism"?
H.5.11 are you able to offer an instance of the destructive nature of leading edge parties?
H.5.12 without doubt the Russian Revolution proves that forefront events work?

H.6 Why did the Russian Revolution fail?

H.6.1 Can goal elements clarify the failure of the Russian Revolution?
H.6.2 Did Bolshevik ideology impact the result of the Russian Revolution?
H.6.3 have been the Russian employees "declassed" and "atomised"?

Section I. What may an anarchist society glance like?

I.1 Isn't libertarian socialism an oxymoron?

I.1.1 Is socialism impossible?
I.1.2 Is libertarian communism impossible?
I.1.3 what's wrong with markets anyway?
I.1.4 If capitalism is exploitative, then isn't socialism as well?
I.1.5 Does capitalism successfully allocate resources?

I.2 is that this a blueprint for an anarchist society?

I.2.1 Why talk about what an anarchist society will be like at all?
I.2.2 Will it's attainable to move instantly to an anarchist society from capitalism?
I.2.3 How is the framework of an anarchist society created?

I.3 What may the industrial constitution of an anarchist society glance like?

I.3.1 what's a "syndicate"?
I.3.2 what's workers' self-management?
I.3.3 What does socialisation mean?
I.3.4 What kin exist among person syndicates?
I.3.5 What might confederations of syndicates do?
I.3.6 What approximately festival among syndicates?
I.3.7 What approximately those that don't need to affix a syndicate?
I.3.8 Do anarchists search "small self reliant groups, dedicated to small scale production"?

I.4 How may an anarchist economic system function?

I.4.1 what's the element of financial job in anarchy?
I.4.2 Why do anarchists wish to abolish work?
I.4.3 How do anarchists intend to abolish work?
I.4.4 What fiscal selection making standards may be utilized in anarchy?
I.4.5 What approximately "supply and demand"?
I.4.6 definitely communist-anarchism may simply result in call for exceeding supply?
I.4.7 what is going to cease manufacturers ignoring consumers?
I.4.8 What approximately funding decisions?
I.4.9 may still technological strengthen be noticeable as anti-anarchistic?
I.4.10 What could be the benefit of a large foundation of surplus distribution?
I.4.11 If socialism gets rid of the revenue reason, won't functionality suffer?
I.4.12 Won't there be an inclination for capitalism to reappear?
I.4.13 Who will do the soiled or disagreeable work?
I.4.14 What concerning the one who won't work?
I.4.15 what is going to the office of day after today glance like?
I.4.16 Won't a libertarian communist society be inefficient?

I.5 What might the social constitution of anarchy glance like?

I.5.1 What are participatory communities?
I.5.2 Why are confederations of participatory groups needed?
I.5.3 could confederations produce bureaucrats and politicians?
I.5.4 How will whatever ever be made up our minds by means of a majority of these meetings?
I.5.5 Are participatory groups and confederations not only new states?
I.5.6 Won't there be a chance of a "tyranny of the majority" less than anarchism?
I.5.7 What if I don't are looking to sign up for a commune?
I.5.8 What approximately crime?
I.5.9 What approximately Freedom of Speech below Anarchism?
I.5.10 What approximately political events, curiosity teams bodies?
I.5.11 How will an anarchist society guard itself the ability hungry?
I.5.12 could an anarchist society supply healthiness care and different public services?

I.6 What concerning the "Tragedy of the Commons"?

I.6.1 How can estate "owned by way of every body within the world" be used?
I.6.2 Doesn't communal possession limit person liberty?

I.7 Won't Libertarian Socialism wreck individuality?

I.7.1 Do tribal cultures point out that communalism defends individuality?
I.7.2 Do anarchists worship the prior or the "noble savage"?
I.7.3 Is the legislation required to guard person rights?
I.7.4 Does capitalism shield individuality?

I.8 Does progressive Spain express that libertarian socialism can paintings in practice?

I.8.1 Is the Spanish Revolution inapplicable as a version for contemporary societies?
I.8.2 How have been the anarchists capable of receive mass renowned help in Spain?
I.8.3 How have been Spanish business collectives organised?
I.8.4 How have been the Spanish commercial collectives co-ordinated?
I.8.5 How have been the Spanish agricultural co-operatives organised and co-ordinated?
I.8.6 What did the rural collectives accomplish?
I.8.7 have been the agricultural collectives have been created via force?
I.8.8 yet did the Spanish collectives innovate?
I.8.9 Why, if it was once so solid, did it now not survive?
I.8.10 Why did the C.N.T. collaborate with the state?
I.8.11 used to be the choice to collaborate a fabricated from anarchist theory?
I.8.12 used to be the choice to collaborate imposed at the CNT's membership?
I.8.13 What political classes have been discovered from the revolution?
I.8.14 What financial classes have been realized from the revolution?

Section J. What do anarchists do?

J.1 Are anarchists serious about social struggles?

J.1.1 Why are social struggles important?
J.1.2 Are anarchists opposed to reforms?
J.1.3 Why are anarchists opposed to reformism?
J.1.4 What angle do anarchists take to "single-issue" campaigns?
J.1.5 Why do anarchists try and generalise social struggles?

J.2 what's direct action?

J.2.1 Why do anarchists favour utilizing direct motion to alter things?
J.2.2 Why do anarchists reject vote casting as a way for change?
J.2.3 What are the political implications of voting?
J.2.4 absolutely vote casting for radical events may be effective?
J.2.5 Why do anarchists aid abstentionism and what are its implications?
J.2.6 What are the results of radicals utilizing electioneering?
J.2.7 absolutely we must always vote for reformist events that allows you to divulge them?
J.2.8 Will abstentionism bring about definitely the right profitable elections?
J.2.9 What do anarchists do rather than voting?
J.2.10 Does rejecting electioneering suggest that anarchists are apolitical?

J.3 What types of organization do anarchists build?

J.3.1 What are affinity groups?
J.3.2 What are "synthesis" federations?
J.3.3 what's the "Platform"?
J.3.4 Why do many anarchists oppose the "Platform"?
J.3.5 Are there other forms of anarchist federation?
J.3.6 What position do those teams play in anarchist theory?
J.3.7 Doesn't Bakunin's "Invisible Dictatorship" end up that anarchists are mystery authoritarians?
J.3.8 what's anarcho-syndicalism?
J.3.9 Why are many anarchists now not anarcho-syndicalists?

J.4 What tendencies in society relief anarchist activity?

J.4.1 Why is social fight an outstanding sign?
J.4.2 Won't social fight do extra damage than good?
J.4.3 Are the recent social events a favorable improvement for anarchists?
J.4.4 what's the "economic structural crisis"?
J.4.5 Why is that this "economic structural crisis" vital to social struggle?
J.4.6 What are implications of anti-government and anti-big enterprise feelings?
J.4.7 What concerning the communications revolution?

J.5 What substitute social organizations do anarchists create?

J.5.1 what's group unionism?
J.5.2 Why do anarchists aid business unionism?
J.5.3 What perspective do anarchists take to latest unions?
J.5.4 What are commercial networks?
J.5.5 What types of co-operative credits do anarchists support?
J.5.6 Why are mutual credits schemes important?
J.5.7 Do so much anarchists imagine mutual credits is enough to abolish capitalism?
J.5.8 What may a latest process of mutual banking glance like?
J.5.9 How does mutual credits work?
J.5.10 Why do anarchists help co-operatives?
J.5.11 If employees actually need self-management then why are there so few co-operatives?
J.5.12 If self-management have been extra effective then definitely capitalists may introduce it?
J.5.13 What are sleek Schools?
J.5.14 what's Libertarian Municipalism?
J.5.15 What angle do anarchists take to the welfare state?
J.5.16 Are there any ancient examples of collective self-help?

J.6 What tools of kid rearing do anarchists advocate?

J.6.1 What are the most hindrances to elevating unfastened children?
J.6.2 What are a few examples of libertarian child-rearing methods?
J.6.3 If teenagers don't have anything to worry, how can they be good?
J.6.4 Isn't "libertarian child-rearing" simply one other identify for spoiling the child?
J.6.5 what's the anarchist place on teenage sexual liberation?
J.6.6 yet isn't this problem with sexual liberation only a distraction from revolution?

J.7 What do anarchists suggest by way of social revolution?

J.7.1 Why are such a lot anarchists revolutionaries?
J.7.2 Is social revolution possible?
J.7.3 Doesn't revolution suggest violence?
J.7.4 What could a social revolution involve?
J.7.5 what's the position of anarchists in a social revolution?
J.7.6 How may an anarchist revolution guard itself?

Appendix: Anarchism and "Anarcho"-capitalism

Appendix: The Symbols of Anarchy

Appendix: Anarchism and Marxism

Appendix: The Russian Revolution

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The paradox is that their only true allies are those who, out o f solidarity with freedom o f expression, reprinted the Muhammad caricatures. The Obscene Underside of Religions Any critical examination of the dark potential o f Islam should undoubtedly embrace Judaism and Christianity as well. Much work has already been done here: the obscene underside of the Catholic universe is a topic that is over-analysed in our societies, as are the parallels between Jewish, Christian and Muslim fundamentalisms.

First, we should remember that Germany and France were resolutely against the 2003 war on Iraq. Sec­ ond, the regime o f Saddam Hussein had, prior to its overthrow, pursued its own aggressive politics —instanced particularly in its attack on Iran in 1980, in which it was silently supported by the US. But what should surprise us is how our media present the current refugee crisis. It is more or less as if beyond Greece there is a kind o f black hole spewing out refugees, a black hole of war and devas­ tation, and on the Anatolian coast there exists some kind of loophole through which refugee particles are allowed to escape onto Greek islands.

Where are the European intelligence services to explore this dark netherworld? The fact that refugees are in a desper­ ate situation in no way excludes the possibility that their flow is part of a well-planned project. ) are much more open to the refugees than the really wealthy ones (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the U A E , Qatar and so on). Saudi Arabia and the Emirates have taken almost no refugees, although they are neighbours o f the area o f crisis, as well as rich and culturally much closer to the refugees (who are mostly Muslims) than Europe.

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