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Murray Bookchin: The Communalist Project

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Desertification of Subjective Life/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published in the Harbinger, a Social Ecology Journal on September 1, 2002. Whether the twenty-first century will be the most radical of times or the most reactionary—or will simply lapse into a gray era of dismal mediocrity—will depend overwhelmingly upon the kind of social movement and program that social radicals create…

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Huey Newton: Speech At Boston College

in Collapse of Knowledge/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

Speech originally given at Boston College on November 18, 1970. Power to the people, brothers and sisters. I would like to thank you for my presence here tonight because you are responsible for it. I would be in a maximum‐security penitentiary if it were not for the power of the people. Chairman, for Ericka Huggins,…

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Richard Smith: Capitalism and the Destruction of Life on Earth: Six Theses on Saving the Humans

in Environmental Destruction/Expressions of Crisis/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published Nov 10, 2013 in Truthout. As global capitalist economic growth accelerates planetary ecological collapse, this article, originally published on November 10, 2013, argues that – impossible as it may seem at present – only the most radical solution – the overthrow of global capitalism, the construction of a mostly publicly-owned and…

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Havin Guneser: On Kurdish Struggle at EZLN Hydra Seminar

in Causes of Crisis/Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

“Without understanding how masculinity was socially formed, one cannot analyze the institution of state and therefore will not be accurately be able to define the war and power culture related to statehood… This is what paved the way for femicide and the exploitation and colonization of peoples…” Listen to the full talk by Havin Guneser…

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Dilar Dirik: Building Democracy without the State

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published in ROAR Magazine. “When people first came to our house a few years ago to ask if our family would like to participate in the communes, I threw stones at them to keep them away,” laughs Bushra, a young woman from Tirbespiye, Rojava. The mother of two belongs to an…

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Kali Akuno: Until We Win: Black Labor and Liberation in the Disposable Era

in Causes of Crisis/Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/Mass Dispossession/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published Sep 4, 2015 in Counterpunch. Since the rebellion in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014, Black people throughout the United States have been grappling with a number of critical questions such as why are Black people being hunted and killed every 28 hours or more by various operatives of the law?…

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Pablo González Casanova: Crisis: Tendencias y alternativas

in Expressions of Crisis/Global Eliminationist War/What Is To Be Done

Este artículo fue publicado originalmente el 20 de octubre de 2016 en La Jornada. El sistema de dominación y acumulación en que vivimos -conocido como capitalismo- tiene como atractor principal: la acumulación de poder y riquezas. En su comportamiento actual, para lograr sus fines el sistema emplea todos los modos de producción que lo precedieron.…

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Krisis Group: Manifesto Against Labour

in Causes of Crisis/Desertification of Subjective Life/Economic Crisis/Expressions of Crisis/What Is To Be Done

This article was originally published Dec 31, 1999 by the Krisis Group. 1. The rule of dead labour A corpse rules society – the corpse of labour. All powers around the globe formed an alliance to defend its rule: the Pope and the World Bank, Tony Blair and Jörg Haider, trade unions and entrepreneurs, German…

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EZLN: Get Organized (On the Elections)

in Decomposition of State and Representative Institutions/Expressions of Crisis/What Is To Be Done

This piece is published in Critical Thought in the Face of the Capitalist Hydra (2016) April-May 2015 To the compas of the Sixth: To those who are reading because this interests them, even if they’re not part of the Sixth: These days, just as every time this thing they call the “electoral process” rolls around,…

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James Boggs: Community Building: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

in What Is To Be Done

“Community Building: An Idea Whose Time Has Come” is a speech delivered on April 5, 1987, in Detroit to an African American Leadership Conference titled “Return to the Source II,” a follow-up to a conference two years prior during which he gave a “State of the Nation Address.” “That is why the main question before…

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