Tag: anarchism

What a fascinating resource this is: Sociologists’ Knowledge of Anarchism Project. Thanks to Martyn Everett for passing it on. To explore sociologists’ knowledge about an alternate theoretical paradigm also concerned with society: anarchism. Sociologists tend to have an extremely variable familiarity with anarchist ideas—some who know a lot and others who know very little beyond […]

This looks like a fascinating call for papers: Anarchist Technologies Repair Manual fixing the world through resistance and repair CFP: Call for Papers for an Edited Book Anarchism is experiencing a renaissance in locations all across the world. Facilitated by information technologies, new anarchist communities are forming and more established ones are gaining greater recognition. […]

My commitment to anarchism is something which ended with sociology, more specifically when I realised that I understood anarchism to entail the overcoming of social structure. Seeing that as a conceptual impossibility, I came to see anarchism as untenable. But I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, not least of all because it’s become clear […]

Four thoughts: I love “what is X” questions. “Widening the bars of the cage” is the most succinct way I can articulate my orientation to political questions. Claiming Dewey as a proto-anarchist would be a wonderful intellectual move It would also be a terrific rejoinder to the self-indulgent liberalism of Richard Rorty