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Note 1: This was supposed to be "Part 2" of a single Beltaine Diary of which my Diary entitled "Bringing In The May: The Heroes of Haymarket" was to be "Part 1". (So I'm posting this now, even ...
by thanatokephaloides
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun May 31, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I hate to write a diary about freeing the caged mountain lion in us all that begins by saying "I am not" some things, but this one needs to start that way. Before you exit, stage left, please note:
by Galtisalie
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Haymarket Tragedy Note: This is not presented as a general overview of May Day history and the Haymarket Martyrs. For a general overview, please ...
by ZhenRen
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Reprinting this diary from last year's May Day: In the US, May Day used to be the internationally-recognized day of recognition and celebration for Labor and its struggles--at least until the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
One hundred and twenty-nine years ago today, history was made at the Haymarket Square in Chicago, Illinois. This piece of history was so critically important to the lives of working men and ...
by thanatokephaloides
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I've been mulling over why Libertarians haven't been more critical of Israeli policy towards Palestinians (it turns out some have been for decades). I'll get to my own views later, first, let's ...
by subir
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 07:20 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Tonight's piece is a co-production of NY Brit Expat and Geminijen. What we decided we wanted to do was to allow women to speak for themselves, so we reproduced some quotes from these women. We ...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In the Critique of Cynical Reason, a great bestseller in Germany (Sloterdijk, 1983), Peter Sloterdijk puts forward the thesis that ideology’s dominant mode of functioning is cynical, which ...
by annieli
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 08:58 AM PST with 3 Recommends
The unintended consequence of GOP's Minimal State goals are policies that will transform the US into a Failed State an example of minarchism. An anarcho-capitalism might more accurately be called ...
by annieli
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Austin is the new Kiev (CNN) -- A man shot up a federal courthouse and a Mexican consulate -- which he also seemingly tried to set ablaze -- early Friday before ...
by annieli
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 11:44 AM PST with 17 Recommends
While I don't have a lot of free time available (that is not owned and controlled by my employer) in which to write the kind of polished post this topic warrants, I believe an under-reported ...
by ZhenRen
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 12:52 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
The Spanish Civil War, which lasted from 1936 to 1939, is largely remembered today, if at all, merely as a military prelude to the Second World War, in which the newly-rearmed Nazi Germany was able ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 12:15 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Alexander Berkman is perhaps best-known for being the lover of famed anarchist and radical feminist Emma Goldman. But Berkman was an important figure in his own right--he was a leading theoretician ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 07:15 AM PST with 10 Recommends
I would very much like to thank everyone who showed an interest in the Anarchistic Alchemists Alliance group for doing so. I am humbled and gratified, and I hope to make it worth all of your while.
by thanatokephaloides
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 03:37 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I awaken this morning to see several other diaries on Mayday, and maddeningly, all seem to indulge in revisionist history by leaving out the central fact that it was anarchists and the anarchist ...
by ZhenRen
Comment Count 118 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 09:00 AM PDT with 113 Recommends
Here it is International Workers' Day 2014 and the capitalist monster is stronger than ever. It has all but destroyed democracy in the United States and is taking its toll around the world. What ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 09:33 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
“While some men are born small and some achieve smallness, it is clear enough that Adam Smith has had much smallness thrust upon him.” - Amartya Sen, Harvard economist and Nobel laureate ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 249 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 07:55 AM PDT with 157 Recommends
The website, Libcom.org , has a post up about a report issued by a Russian Food Not Bombs group claiming that on March 9th, 2014, Food Not Bombs anti-war protest organizers were kidnapped and beaten,
by ZhenRen
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Mar 15, 2014 at 10:15 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
This diary series is a slightly edited version of Contradictions of Capitalism, a book that I wrote in the early 90's which is still available now on Amazon. I have updated some parts of it to ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 05:17 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This diary series is a slightly edited version of Contradictions of Capitalism, a book that I wrote in the early 90's which is still available now on Amazon. I have updated some parts of it to ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 05:39 AM PDT with 4 Recommends