Archive for the ‘Anarchist News’ Category

June 28th, 2014 - 10:14 pm § in Anarchist News

10 years of Anarchist News

This is the date that is more-or-less 10 years after the first entry of a very early (think php-nuke) version of anarchistnews on the Wayback Machine. The original mission of anarchistnews was to improve on deficiencies of the active news wires of that time These deficiencies were being too broad (a[...]

March 27th, 2014 - 3:19 pm § in Anarchist News

Winners of the 2013 Anarchist News Awards

Context A lovely event space, or as lovely as a cold theater/warehouse space can be. Bright graffiti on the walls, people dressed up in a mixture of thrift store fabulous and job interview/funeral attire. An emcee who directed over a dozen different anarchist luminaries to present and present awards[...]

December 15th, 2013 - 4:37 pm § in Anarchist News

Initial query about 2013 “best of @” awards

Consider this a warning and an invitation. We are putting together an event, several awards (including a statue and art), and categories for the 2013 awards. We would like your input before we settle on the categories of awards. Who would you like to see recognized for their work i[...]

June 17th, 2012 - 10:27 pm § in Anarchist News

Anarchist News: June 2012 updates

Anarchist infrastructure. What do we need and how do we get it? It took a while for me to come around to the idea we needed infrastructure of the sort that anarchist news provides. Of course it isn’t enough but it is what we have and it is reliable. Often times it is reliably frustrating: [&he[...]

February 6th, 2011 - 4:21 am § in Anarchist News

Editorial – How you gonna come?

It might not seem like it (especially when contemplating the absurdity of certain threads or the disrespect in others), but @news is a project of infrastructure. This building of infrastructure for anarchists is a challenging endeavor–not because many anarchists are young and sure of themselve[...]

January 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm § in Anarchist News

What is anarchist news?

At best, anarchists are heterodox. They share a few simple ideas with each other and run with them in a thousand different directions. Those anarchists who strive for a pedagogical unity–in the name of a revolutionary program or idealized revolutionary subject–are missing a serious point[...]

December 1st, 2010 - 10:56 pm § in Anarchist News

Editorial: Are we losing?

Some anarchists have made the audacious claim that the fall of the Soviet Union and the resulting rise of neo-Liberalism (aka the new Corporatism) have put anarchism into the position of being the radical opposition for our time. This claim seems to make sense as anarchism is international (not NIMB[...]

December 1st, 2010 - 9:47 pm § in Anarchist News

Anarchist News: December 2010 Digest and unrelated notes

December is the time of lists. Here is mine. This months[...]

November 1st, 2010 - 7:38 pm § in Anarchist News

Is The Internet Real? – November 2010 editorial

This month hasn’t been a particularly eventful month. There were no major international events that mobilized anarchist forces from around the globe. There hasn’t been a big conference or book fair where some scandal or revelation has occurred. There has been police repression across the globe b[...]

October 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm § in Anarchist News

The line between privacy and transparency – October 2010 Editorial

This month has been another set of airings of dirty laundry on the anarchist Internet. With all the different ways that people have to air their issues with one another in a more-or-less public way, this is probably a good time to review some thoughts around privacy and transparency, as they pertain[...]