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Resist the Fourth Industrial Repression!

The First Industrial Repression saw us thrown off the land, forced into crowded towns and cities, used as human fodder for the dark satanic mills of the new steam-powered capitalist world. The Second Industrial Repression electrified the rule of The Machine. New generations were born who had never tasted freedom. Their lives and their thinking […] … Continue reading Resist the Fourth Industrial Repression!

Anarchists and the coronavirus

Special report Moments of crisis like the one we are currently experiencing can allow us to see through the surface of our world and grasp with greater clarity some hitherto hidden truths. It is with this in mind that we present this provisional and far-from-comprehensive analysis of the reaction to the coronavirus situation from […] via … Continue reading Anarchists and the coronavirus

On liberalism and fascism

We have added a new in-depth article to this site: Liberalism: the two-faced tyranny of wealth. This is very much a companion piece to the 2018 article Bringing down the fascist machine. Here’s the list of contents for the new analysis: 1. The rule of money 2. Liberalism as deception 3. Liberalism and fascism 4. … Continue reading On liberalism and fascism

The Acorn – 55 — winter oak

Number 55 In this issue: Future on fire! When the state means business New Deal for Profits Jailed for exposing US war crimes Guy Debord: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1. Future on fire! Green anti-capitalists are to target the financial heart of the City of London on Friday February 28. A Rally Against Capital (Fuck […] … Continue reading The Acorn – 55 — winter oak

The illusion of progress

Another new orgrad inspiration has been added to our A-Z of Thinkers, in the shape of Jaime Semprun, the Parisian critic of industrial society. Semprun was important for his rejection of the whole concept of “progress” and for the way he pointed out that its acceptance by large parts of the so-called left had severely … Continue reading The illusion of progress

The Acorn – 54 — winter oak

Number 54 In this issue: Mobilising against the assault on nature X-axis: the money behind the greenwash With friends like these… Neoliberalism is the new fascism George Orwell: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1. Mobilising against the assault on nature The much-vaunted “green” agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is coming under attack as its […] … Continue reading The Acorn – 54 — winter oak

“Human Thought is crush’d beneath the iron hand of Power”

We have marked the New Year by adding William Blake to our A-Z of orgrad thinkers. As we set out in the profile, this English poet and artist rebelled against the industrial world in which “Human Thought is crush’d beneath the iron hand of Power”. His metaphorical sword did not sleep in his hand, as … Continue reading “Human Thought is crush’d beneath the iron hand of Power”

The Acorn – 53 — winter oak

Number 53 In this issue: Seeing through “democracy” Greta Thunberg: the billionaires’ favourite Misdirected Rebellion Calling out the imperial gatekeepers Yellow revolt takes a striking twist Jacques Ellul: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1. Seeing through “democracy” The capitalist system will not abolish itself. In fact, it will always do all that it physically can to […] … Continue reading The Acorn – 53 — winter oak