A.1 What is Anarchism?
Anarchism is a political theory which aims to create anarchy, “the absence of a master/sovereign”, to create a society within which individuals co-operate freely as equals. Anarchism opposes all forms of hierarchical control (state/capitalist) as harmful for the individual and as unnecessary. Anarchism is a much more subtle and nuanced tradition than simple opposition against government power,...
Section A - What is Anarchism? (Introduction)
Modern society faces three potential catastrophic crises: 1) social breakdown: greater poverty, violence & all sorts of abuse, and deterioration of community structures of self-help and mutual aid 2) destruction of the planet’s ecosystems 3) proliferation of weapons of mass destruction Conventional thinking regards these issues as separable, each with its own causes and thus in need...