A is for Anarchy

WHAT IS A BLACK BLOC?

  • September 3, 2019
WHAT IS A BLACK BLOC?

We’ve all seen the headlines“100s of black clad anarchists riot through downtown”“black bloc smash Starbucks windows" But what is the black bloc, and why is it used?The black bloc is often seen as a gang or group by the media and the right wing, yet this is not the case at all, the black bloc is simply a tactic used to protect the identity of protestors by giving a uniform appearance across all members of the protestors. This allows protestors to sabotage infrastructure, protect communities, prevent police incursions into established autonomous zones, and more, all whilst maintaining...

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WHO ARE THE ANARCHISTS

  • January 22, 2019
WHO ARE THE ANARCHISTS

In our first A is for Anarchy, we would like to discuss what Anarchism is, and who are the Anarchists.   Anarchism is a school of political thought that rests on one underpinning idea that runs through all forms of anarchism (except “anarcho”capitalists, but they aint anarchists so fuck them). That idea is the opposition to all forms of oppressive power, from capitalism and patriarchy, to the state itself, and some anarchist schools of thought extend this through to civilisation as we know it, and to the idea that each person is free to be them, so long as their...

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