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Excerpt from Marx's review of the Reichstag debate, 1878

English translation of an excerpt from Marx's review of the Reichstag debate. The review is based on reports made and sent by Wilhelm Bracke.

Marx, individualist communist! (excerpts on the individual) - Karl Marx

A collection of excerpts from Marx's works that addresses individuals, their subordination arising from their mutual isolation and separation by which they submit to an alienated power that unites them by isolating them - the market, the state, enterprise, capital, classes. And on the creation of a society where individuals relate as individuals (i.e. not as private property owners, nor as classes, nor as post holders, or other reified identities, such as nationality, ethnicity, etc.), where labor was abolished by self-expression (or self-activity) through the free association of individuals according to their desires, capacities and needs with the world-historical productive forces …

The Politics of Evasion: A Post-Globalization Dialogue at the Edge of the State

The book Politics of Evasion struggles with contemporary questions about Socialism and Anarchism in the context of changing logics of state and capital and the false hopes of a return to social democracy.

Is the State Part of the Matrix of Domination and Intersectionality? An Anarchist Inquiry

The notions ‘matrix of domination’ and ‘intersectionality’ have become buzzwords in discussions of power relations (patriarchy, racism, capitalism). Systems of domination must be examined in terms of their overlaps and mutual influences (‘matrix’), institutions and individuals being necessarily positioned at the intersections of these systems. Informed by anarchism, this article raises the possibility of viewing the state per se as a system of domination, oppression, appropriation and exclusion, one that is interwoven with other systems and influences them as much as they influence the state.

The nation State and nationalism - Oiseau-tempête (André Dréan)

During this end of the century, it is hard to ignore the flood of nationalistic expressions. Nationalism appears to have become the world’s most shared mass ideology.

The Chomsky effect or anarchism of the State - Oiseau-tempête (Claude Gillon)

A French ''Oiseau-tempête" journal's (post-Situationist; Marxist autonomist/insurrectionary anarchist) critique of Chomsky translated into English. This comes from the ninth issue of Oiseau-tempête as its twelfth article and is authored Claude Guillon.

Fascists are the Tools of the State: Peter Gelderloos

An essay published in 2007 about the relationship of Fascism (in broad strokes, nationalistic movement terms) and the State.

Rojava: the fraud of a non-existent social revolution

Cult of personality - portrait of Öcalan

Text from Mouvement Communiste and Kolektivně proti Kapitălu in response to recent myths propagated about the Rojava "revolution", with a detailed background about inter-imperial rivalries, the so-called "Kurdish question", national questions in general... To many leftists and anarchists, Rojava is a paradise on earth. We say: down with paradise!