Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: building a global movement

The seventh and final part in a series of articles discussing the anarchist movement as it relates to non-European peoples and cultures. What lessons are to be learned from the examples of anarchism beyond the West? How can we build upon them to make a truly global resistance movement? Throughout this series, one of my major sources has … Continue reading

Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: resistance in Latin America

Part six in a series of articles discussing the anarchist movement as it relates to non-European peoples and cultures. Latin America is, as far as the planners in Washington have always been concerned, the United States’s “backyard.” As such, it has been acquianted with US imperialism and the reality of the global “free market” doctrine … Continue reading

Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: the Oriental anarch

Part five in a series of articles discussing the anarchist movement as it relates to non-European peoples and cultures. Asia is home to over half of the world’s population, with 1,338,612,968 people in the People’s Republic of China alone. As such, it represents a vital demographic of the global working class, and one which cannot … Continue reading

Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: the uprisings of the indigenous

Part four in a series of articles discussing the anarchist movement as it relates to non-European peoples and cultures. In the course of this article, I will be discussing struggles in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas. This may be surprising given that each prior and coming part of this series deals with a … Continue reading

Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: red and black on the Dark Continent

Part three in a series of articles discussing the anarchist movement as it relates to non-European peoples and cultures. In African Anarchism: the history of a movement, Sam Mbah and I.E. Igariwey state the following case; To a greater or lesser extent, all of […] traditional African societies manifested “anarchic elements” which, upon close examination, … Continue reading

Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: revolution and reaction in the Middle East

Following on from Black anarchism, the second in a series of articles discussing the anarchist movement as it relates to non-European peoples and cultures. The Middle East is, perhaps, a hub for the most oppressive injustices in the world today. Contained within this one region, you can find powerful examples of almost every evil that … Continue reading

Anarchism, ethnicity, and culture: black anarchism

In his paper Non-Western Anarchisms: Rethinking the Global Context, Jason Adams makes the following observation; In order to truly understand the full complexity and interconnectedness of anarchism as a worldwide movement however, a specific focus on the uniqueness and agency of movements amongst the “people without history” is a deeply needed change. This is because … Continue reading