Mutual Aid in Times of Crisis: Ecological, Economic, and Political
On the ground, doing what is needed
The mutual-aid tendency in man has so remote an origin, and is so deeply interwoven with all the past evolution of the human race, that it has been maintained by mankind up to the present time, notwithstanding all vicissitudes of history.
-- Peter Kropotkin, Mutual Aid
Nov 7, 2013
Anarchy: A letter for insurgent dreamers
“The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
-- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
What is anarchy? That question and its impacts have reverberated before and since the elusive idea was named in the 1800s Europe. The concepts of freedom and liberation from authority, whether individual, community or state have existed probably since before humans could speak.
Jun 23, 2014