Democracy or Autonomy?

   While social anarchists have always used the word autonomy – meaning self-directedness as well as free association – there’s been a certain ambivalence about the word democracy. This can be confusing for newcomers who start reading anarchist literature and see direct democracy being described as anarchistic in one book and lambasted in another. The... Continue Reading →

Eco-Anime: Six Movies with Ecological Themes, Tropes, and Messages

   When Ronald Regan saw the famous TV movie The Day After, which is about people surviving nuclear war on the United States, it was said to have had such a profound impact on him that it lessened somewhat his macho posturing about military action towards the Soviet Union. It's rare that movies can be... Continue Reading →

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The aesthetic-cultural philosophy of solarpunk and the politics of social anarchism were practically made for each other. This site attempts to combine them.  "The assumption that what currently exists must necessarily exist is the acid that corrodes all visionary thinking" – Murray Bookchin Solarpunk is a new science-fiction and cultural movement dedicated to imagining a... Continue Reading →

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