Anarchists old and new are populating film and TV a lot at the moment – reflecting the profound anxiety of the times.
Today’s anarchists should give up the fantasy of 'abolishing the state'. That simply plays into the agenda of the rich and privileged.
Between institutional collapse and false promises of utopia, people seek to define their own lives and their relations with others by thinking and acting as though power no longer existed.
Liberty is a political matter bound up with institutionalised struggles for equality among individuals, groups, networks and organisations. This is where the cult of the free individual falls down.
If anarchists reject private property and the state, they need to devise alternative, radical practices of power-sharing. Republican constitutionalism offers one way to think about this.
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There's far more to anarchy than protests and men in masks.
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There's a new counter-culture movement that is seeking to bypass the bureaucracy of science and hack biology for the benefit of the masses.