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Delving into historic anarchism

Many of you probably have an image of anarchism in your head from the mainstream media... it probably has something to do with Molotov cocktails, mohawk haircuts, chaos and lawlessness. This is mostly untrue and very misleading. I've spent the last few months studying the history of the movement, as I now find myself living in the area where it reached its peak nearly 100 years ago. I've been shocked and delighted by how modern the concepts were and how relevant they still are.

As it is so often misunderstood, I've decided to break it down based on the aspects that resonate with me the most...

Thanks for reading!

Further Reading:

- The Spanish Anarchists- The Heroic Years 1868-1936 - Murray Bookchin

- Living My Life - Emma Goldman

- Anarchism and other Essays- Emma Goldman

- The Dawn of Everything- David Graeber, David Wenegrow

- Manufacturing Consent- Noam Chomsky

- Exquisite Rebel: The Essays of Voltairine de Cleyre

- The Ministry for the Future- Kim Stanley Robinson


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