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Month: November 2011

Black Flame @ FAU Lokal in Berlin

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in Events

Buchvorstellung zur Geschichte des Anarchismus weltweit mit einem der Autoren: Lucien van der Walt, Sozialwissenschaftler aus Johannesburg/ Südafrika (Uni Witwatersrand) In dem Buch “Black Flame” wird ein Überblick anarchistischen Denkens von den Anfängen im 19. Jahrhundert bis zu heutigen antikapitalistischen Kämpfen auf 5 Kontinenten gegeben. Die Autoren betrachten den Syndikalismus als wichtigsten Zweig des Anarchismus […]

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore @ the Claremont Colleges

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in Events

Gay culture has become a nightmare of consumerism, whether it’s an endless quest for Absolut vodka, Diesel jeans, rainbow Hummers, pec implants, or Pottery Barn. Whatever happened to sexual flamboyance and gender liberation, an end to marriage, the military, and the nuclear family? As backrooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and […]

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore @ University of San Francisco

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Events, Happenings

Gay culture has become a nightmare of consumerism, whether it’s an endless quest for Absolut vodka, Diesel jeans, rainbow Hummers, pec implants, or Pottery Barn. Whatever happened to sexual flamboyance and gender liberation, an end to marriage, the military, and the nuclear family? As backrooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and […]

Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? San Francisco Book Launch with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore & contributors!

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in Events

A delicious discussion with contributors Jaime Cortez, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Debanuj DasGupta, Booh Edouardo, Eric Stanley, Harris Kornstein, Gina de Vries, Horehound Stillpoint, Matthew D. Blanchard, and your lovely host Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore Join editor Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore for a sweet and sassy intervention into the heart of queer culture! Why Are Faggots So Afraid […]

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore @ City Lights Bookstore

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in Events

Gay culture has become a nightmare of consumerism, whether it’s an endless quest for Absolut vodka, Diesel jeans, rainbow Hummers, pec implants, or Pottery Barn. Whatever happened to sexual flamboyance and gender liberation, an end to marriage, the military, and the nuclear family? As backrooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and […]

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore @ Pegasus Books

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Events, Happenings

Gay culture has become a nightmare of consumerism, whether it’s an endless quest for Absolut vodka, Diesel jeans, rainbow Hummers, pec implants, or Pottery Barn. Whatever happened to sexual flamboyance and gender liberation, an end to marriage, the military, and the nuclear family? As backrooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and […]

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore @ Powell’s

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Events, Happenings

Gay culture has become a nightmare of consumerism, whether it’s an endless quest for Absolut vodka, Diesel jeans, rainbow Hummers, pec implants, or Pottery Barn. Whatever happened to sexual flamboyance and gender liberation, an end to marriage, the military, and the nuclear family? As backrooms are shut down to make way for wedding vows, and […]

Remembering Colin Ward at Housmans, December 7

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Anarchist Publishers, Events

The latest issue of Anarchist Studies (‘Anarchist Studies, Vol,19, No 2, 2011) is being launched on 7th December 2011 at Housmans, to celebrate the life and work of Colin Ward. Ward was one of the best known anarchist writers of his generation and his work on children and play, urban architecture and plotlands, squatting and […]

Lucien van der Walt at Freedom Bookshop, December 10

Posted on November 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Events, Happenings, Recommended Reading

BLACK FLAME: The revolutionary class politics of anarchism and syndicalism DATE: 2pm, Saturday 10th of December PLACE: Freedom Bookshop BLACK FLAME: The revolutionary class politics of anarchism and syndicalism Lucien van der Walt & Michael Schmidt ‘Black Flame’ examines the anti-authoritarian class politics of the anarchist/syndicalist movement, and its 150 years of popular struggle on […]

Two Notes from Athens

Posted on November 25th, 2011 in AK Authors!

A.G. Schwarz, co-editor of We Are an Image from the Future, has sent us this fascinating update on events in Greece and the response to the book by anarchist comrades here and abroad. It’s certainly an understatement to say “the book represents an extremely complicated project undertaken over a difficult, dangerous, and highly charged year […]