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  Anarchism - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Many anarchists are critical of the fl bloc because some blocs have engaged in property destruction against multi-national corporations and have thus gotten a label as "violent" and "adventurists" from media and large-scale liberal organizations.
Anarchists also engage in building parallel structures and organizations, such as Food Not Bombs, radical labor unions, infoshop and radical social centers, new sets of schooling systems, media in various forms, organizing around housing and land issues, and work toward accountability with police and other institutions through such tools as consensus decision-making.
Anarchists have often been portrayed as dangerous and violent, due mainly to a number of high-profile violent acts including riots, assassinations, and insurrections involving anarchists.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Anarchism   (8504 words)

 Symbolism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Symbolism is the systematic or creative use of arbitrary symbols as abstracted representations of concepts or objects and the distinct relationships in between, as they define both context and the narrower definition of terms.
The term "symbolism" is often limited to use in contrast to "representationalism"; defining the general directions of a linear spectrum wherein all symbolic concepts can be viewed in relation, and where changes in context may imply systemic changes to individual and collective definitions of symbols.
Human language is based in the use of phonemes as representative symbols, and the analogous written forms are typically deferential to the phoneme.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Symbolism   (515 words)

 Anarchy Basics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Anarchist communists like Mikhail Bakunin and Peter Kropotkin built on the Marxist critique of capitalism and synthesised it with their own critique of the state, emphasizing the importance of a communal perspective to maintain individual liberty in a social context.
Anarchists, however, use a narrower definition, reserving the term anarchy for an anarchist society: that is, a society organised on the principles of anarchism, though exactly what these principles are differs from anarchist to anarchist.
Anarchist ideas are generally held to go back as far as Ancient Greece, where Zeno of Citium was, according to Kropotkin, "[t]he best exponent of Anarchist philosophy in ancient Greece" and the philosopher Aristippus said that "the wise should not give up their liberty to the state".
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 architecture - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
However, individuality is still cherished and sought for in the design of buildings seen as cultural symbols - the museum or fine arts centre has become a showcase for new experiments in style: today Deconstructivism, tomorrow maybe something else.
Buildings are one of the most visible productions of man, and vary greatly in design, function, and construction implementation across the globe from industrialized countries to "third world", or developing countries.
The skills of the architect are sought after in many situations ranging from complex building types such as the Skyscraper, Hospital, Stadium, Airport, etc. to less complicated project types such as commercial and residential buildings and development.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/architecture   (1976 words)

 Anarchy in Interpretation
This friendship proved to be a decisive occurrence in her life; in 1892, she conspired with Berkman in his failed attempt to assassinate Henry Clay Frick in retaliation for Frick's role in the attack on the strikers at Homestead.
Her anarchist agitation was interrupted in 1901 when Leon Czolgosz, a self-proclaimed anarchist, assassinated President William McKinley.
But it didn't take long for her to realize that the Bolsheviks were no anarchists and that the massive dictatorship created by Lenin was crushing the "spontaneity of the masses." In 1921, Libertarian sailors revolted at Kronstadt against the Bolshevik government.
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 Anarchism - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The word "anarchy", as most anarchists use it, does not imply chaos or anomie, but rather an egalitarian form of human relations that is intentionally established and maintained.
Similarly, anarchistic tendencies can be traced to the philosophers of Ancient Greece, such as Zeno, the founder of the Stoic philosophy, and Aristippus, who said that the wise should not give up their liberty to the state http://www.flcrayon.com/page.jsp/library/britt1910.html.
While anarchists recognize that the use of violence is ultimately an individual decision, some have proposed mechanisms by which an anarchist society would help to fix problems, and end tensions within communities.
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 The Anarchist Alternative to Leninism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is high time that Anarchists should explain their views, their aims, their tactics and meet this nursery tale of the spectre of anarchism with an explanation of the real differences between Anarchism and Leninism.
The anarchist revolution is marked by two key things: the abolition of capitalism and the state.
Kropotkin argued that anarchists "have endeavoured to promote their ideas directly amongst the labour organisations and to induce those unions to direct struggle against capital." The "chief aim of anarchism" is to "awaken" the "constructive powers of the labouring masses."
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 The Trojan Horse of National Anarchism : Thunderbay IMC
They are attempting to use anarchist symbolism and rhetoric to recruit both “White Nationalists” (WN, a catch-all term for the various kinds of white racists) as well as anarchists - especially green anarchists- to their strange belief system.
Anarchists seek the abolition of all hierarchies on the basis o four commmon humanity - not a separatism based on ethnic, religious, or sexual identity.
But if people appear in your scene sporting the National Anarchist symbol (a prple star with NA in the middle), or attempt to promote the setting up of separate ethnic villages, know that these people are not talking about a new kind of anarchism, but just a very old and obscure style of fascism.
thunderbay.indymedia.org /news/2005/03/19220.php   (2121 words)

 Simply Anarchy
An anarchist is someone who wants to live in a society without government, and who does not believe that government is needed for individuals to flourish in a society.
There are as many kinds of anarchy as there are governments, and anarchists disagree wildly on a range of issues, sometimes very disrespectfully.
You're confusing capitalism with state capitalism, which is a common mistake amongst anarchists and socialists.
www.insolitology.com /simplyanarchy   (700 words)

 Any Other Anarchist here? - MFN Forums
Well scene as the members from Rage Against The Machine are Anarchists and were on the matrix i decided to post this here, scene as i dont know this board to well.
Anarchists are stupid (especially American ones) because they think they are being opressed horribly.
If you are an Anarchist you do not go out and rape someone just for fun or for any reason, so if people actually became Anarchists there will be no crime because they know its wrong to do that.
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 Anarchist Black Cross Network: Resistance is Global
If we are going to denote and demand that all symbolism that degrades a people, then how can it be that there is no protest over the Amerikkkan red, White and Blue.
This flag… the Amerikkkan flag, is the true symbol of racism, exploitation, imperialism, sexism, and the deliberate destruction of our communities via the proliferation of drugs, which have enslaved more people than what chattel slavery had ever done.
If we are going to demand that symbolic racism be removed from sight then surely the Red, White and Blue should and ought to be the main target.
www.anarchistblackcross.org /content/writings/ali2.html   (646 words)

 Anarchist symbolism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1831, the fl flag was displayed as an emblem of protest during an uprising of silk workers in Lyon.
Regardless of the exact origins of anarchism, it is a fact that the color fl became associated with anarchism starting in the 1880s, as a sign of mourning for the Paris Commune of 1871.
Some of the fascists had previously been involved in the anarchist movement, and indeed Proudhon was often held up as a precursor of their ideology, particularly those influenced by Georges Sorel and Henri Bergson.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Anarchist_symbolism   (3000 words)

 What's Happening: Books & Events (Fall, 1998)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It includes essays such as "History and Symbolism in the Zapatista Movement," "Chiapas and the Global Restructuring of Capital," and "Zapatista Indigenous Women." Readers may also be interested in The Chiapas Rebellion: The Struggle for Land and Democracy by Neil Harvey (Duke University, October 1998).
The truly global, inter-continental character of the classical anarchist movement is increasingly being represented in the historical literature.
Two important projects need your support: Social Anarchism, a central forum for the discussion of anarchist ideas since 1980, is suffering financial burdens caused by the loss of thousands of dollars after the collapse of Fine Print distributors and continual increases in printing costs.
perspectives.anarchist-studies.org /4Whatshappening.htm   (1350 words)

 Kansas City: Anarchist anti-war protest rocks Plaza : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The anarchist protesters marched through the liberal peace rally chanting, "We're fed up with symbolism.
Anarchist graffiti of the “Circle A” (the anarchist symbol) was discovered later near the scene.
The anti-war, anti-capitalist, and anti-government message of the protesters was clearly articulated through chants they were shouting while causing chaos on the Plaza.
sf.indymedia.org /news/2005/05/1714884.php   (334 words)

 NeMe: Anarchism, Representation, and Culture by Jesse Cohn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Stirner has always been marginal to anarchist theory, and largely irrelevant to anarchist practice: the movements that constitute anarchism's appearance on the world stage-the First International, the Makhnovist rebellion in the Ukraine, the Spanish revolution of 1936-were workers' movements, populist and communitarian rather than egoist, scarcely compatible with Stirner's declarations that "truth...
Right now, large sections of the anarchist movement in the U.S. and elsewhere are influenced by the theoretical work of John Zerzan, whose opposition to all forms of "representation," symbolic and political, runs so deep as to include a call for the abolition of art and language itself.
He is currently completing a book on anarchist literary theory, focusing on the question of "representation" as it affects the three realms of interpretation, aesthetics, and politics, with the working title of Anarchism and the Crisis of Representation.
neme.org /main/310/anarchism-representation-and-culture   (2916 words)

 Would you like a gas mask with your waffle cone? | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
April 19, 2006 7:41 AM When Anarchist Performance Art takes the guise of a humble Ice Cream Truck, I can't help but think that money spent funding the arts is money well spent.
Believe me, when an anarchist sees the red and fl, fasicsm is the last thing that comes to mind.
The combination of red and fl began was subseqently used by the anarcho-syndicalists to symbolize their shared ideals of socialism and anarchism.
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 You Want True REVOLUTION?
The skull is still there as a one hundred percent guaranteed promise of death for every single human being, and it is precisely the fear of death that makes this symbol so unpopular in privileged bourgeois circles.
Christian Anarchists, on the other hand, recognize their mortality though this symbol.
The symbol of the skull is often associated with terrorist groups and regimes, death squads, the Nazis, etc.
la.cacophony.org /CS_anarchist.html   (634 words)

 GuerillaScience Blog » Blog Archive » Anarchy in the Mainstream?
Whether or not this was an intention nod to anarchists remains to be seen, but it does raise some interesting questions.
Part of the anarchist ethos is the DIY culture, building our own independent media outside of the status quo, but wouldn’t increased public visibility, even if the stories are slightly mangled by the press increase the numbers of new anarchists?
If we managed to plant the anarchist seed in some of these disenchanted leftists through mass media we may be able to swell our ranks.
blog.guerillascience.com /?p=27   (387 words)

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It is an anarchist theory, suffused in the thorny style of Hegel, and in some aspects inspired by the dialectics of Marx, although Debord often disregarded the nuts&bolts of economic/judicial systems to concentrate on themes of worker/consumer alienation, and in particular a criticism of the pyschological aspects of Capitalism.
The Platonic project of Situationalism was to encourage the individual to shake off the mass hypnosis of the false dreams and distractions, and to begin to live a 'real' life, in the pursuit of real desires.
As would be befitting an anarchist approach, the possible pananceas or solutions were often left to the reader to interpret.
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 Anarchist Age Weekly Review Number 285
Some anarchists work on the premise that they should only involve themselves in workplace struggles, community struggles or struggles that involve a significant number of people.
He didn't write books, he wrote for a number of anarchist publications, giving an incisive analysis of what was happening in the world at that moment.
All material in the Anarchist Age Weekly Review can be used by anarchists, anarchist collectives and non-profit organisations as long as the source of the material is mentioned in the article.
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 Anarchy symbol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 purevolume™ | Monkey Anarchist Symbolism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Symbolism [Archive] - MFN Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Dr. John C. Rao: The Unrepentant Catholic’S Cautionary CALENDAR
The problem, as far as anarchists were concerned, was authority, including, especially, the authority of property owners.
Anarchists were convinced that a few simple “deeds” of a new type of knight errant could ring out the old and bring in the new.
Again, perhaps the answer to endemic class strife was the introduction of the front-line experience into the life of the population behind the lines as well.
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