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September 2nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm § in Anarchist News

Non-Sectarian means incoherent – editorial September 2010

Anonymous commenting means both that there are plenty of problematic ideas and ways of expressing ideas (problematic or not) to comment on AND that ill-thought-out criticism can easily get lost in better criticism. It also means that people share their ideas with relatively little fear of censure or[...]

August 2nd, 2010 - 6:16 am § in Anarchist News

Anarchist News Digest 2010 & other updates

There are several updates here so please read if you are interested in the site. 1) The August 2010 issue of the Anarchist News Digest is online. It has stories on attacks against the existing order, the states (over)reaction, prisoners, analysis and some errata. Check it out. 2) There will be more [...]

July 18th, 2010 - 11:03 am § in Anarchist News

Editorial: Six years of Anarchist News

You may be surprised to know that Anarchist News is six years old this week. The first year was rough as we formalized our look and software but not long after we started we had decided that our goal was two fold. One we wanted to be non-sectarian in regards to the kind of anarchist […][...]

July 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 am § in Anarchist News

July Anarchist News Digest and the moderation group

Enjoy this months Anarchist News Digest. We are considering making this a monthly print publication and sending copies throughout the land. If you would be interested in receiving a bundle for your community drop us a line. This month we would like to welcome our brand new moderation group. This gro[...]

June 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm § in Anarchist News

Why Anarchist, Why News?

Anarchism is the simplest of ideas. Humans desire freedom and have the capacity to live in freedom from systems of control including (but not exclusive) the State, Capitalism, and Hierarchy, et al. In addition there is a history of individuals and groups that have tried to wrest autonomy from our mo[...]

June 1st, 2010 - 1:47 am § in Anarchist News

Name change & an update regarding moderation – June 2010

As of this month we are changing the name of the Anarchist News newsletter (formerly known as ATubes) to the Anarchist News Digest (AND). While we thought referencing the Internet as a series of tubes was cute, perhaps it wasn’t cute enough for the newsletter. Download the newest issue, print [...]

May 9th, 2010 - 10:41 pm § in Anarchist News

Privacy settings & changes in services

This week the issue of moderation became a hot topic again. There is a pleasant fiction that anarchist news is a place where anarchists, and our friends, can sit around the campfire of relevant news and have a discussion with each other. But even if this were true our motivations are too varied. We [...]

May 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 am § in Anarchist News

May ATubes & Anarchy Planet

The May ATubes is available. Check it out. We believe this is a good way to print out the months news related to anarchists. We envision this being printed, copied, and distributed in public spaces. Please tell us about successes and failures with this strategy in the comments. Light moderation has [...]

April 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm § in Anarchist News

On Moderation – part 3 of an endless series

Attentive viewers will have noticed that I have started light moderation. This means ‘unpublishing’ comments at this point and I’d like to share the mechanism by which I will moderate a comment. 1) It is entirely hostile to the anarchist project 2) It is offensive to my not-so-deli[...]