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By Ruth Kinna

ISBN-10: 1851683704

ISBN-13: 9781851683703

Ruth Kinna attracts on numerous assets to give an explanation for the primary of the rejection of the country, the idea of revolution and the position of anarchism in background, from the Russian Revolution and Paris 1968, to the increase of the global anti-globalization circulation.

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56 Whilst many modern anarchists – from anarcho-syndicalists to postmodernists – classify themselves as anticapitalists rather than anti-statists, the experience of the revolution and the subsequent creation of the Soviet State have added weight to the view that anarchism revolves around the rejection of the state, since this is the point on which anarchism and Marxism divide. In 1922 in a bad-tempered exchange with the ‘left Bolshevik’ Nikolai Bukharin, Luigi Fabbri argued: The state is more than an outcome of class division; it is ...

They broke bones, smashed teeth, shattered skulls. They left blood on the walls, on the windows, a pool of it in every spot where people had been sleeping. When they have finished their work, they brought in the ambulances … This really happened. Not back in the nineteen thirties, but on the night of July 21 and the morning of July 22, 2001. Not in some third world country, but in Italy: prosperous, civilized, sunny Italy. The conclusion drawn by this activist is That the police could carry out such a brutal act openly … means that they do not expect to be held accountable for their actions.

Kropotkin’s Revolutionary Pamphlets (New York: Dover, 1970), 293–6. R. ), 16. P. Wolff, In Defense of Anarchism (New York: Harper & Row, 1970), viii. I. Horowitz, The Anarchists (New York: Dell Publishing, 1964), 30–55. M. Bookchin, ‘Anarchism: Past and Present’, in H. ) Reinventing Anarchism Again (Edinburgh: AK Press, 1996), 24. J. Purkis and J. Bowen, Twenty-First Century Anarchism (London: Cassell, 1997), 3. J. Zerzan, Running on Emptiness: The Pathology of Civilization (Los Angeles: Feral House, 2002), 195.

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