Friendly Fire Collective’s Dissolution Reflections

Collective Statement Friendly Fire Collective was always an experiment - always changing, re-forming. As a national collective, we formed around a potential zine for anarchist Quakers, and after that fell through, a potential retreat for Quaker anarchists. Over time, that retreat vision changed, hoping to connect revolutionary leftist Christians or, more generally, “mystics”. 30 or … Continue reading Friendly Fire Collective’s Dissolution Reflections

Leonard Peltier’s 2019 Thanksgiving Message: Walking on Stolen Land

Leonard Peltier is a political prisoner who has spent over 40 years in prison in the US. He was active in the American Indian Movement and the broader New Left. He was targeted by the FBI’s COINTELPRO and was falsely convicted for the murder of two FBI agents. You can join the international movement to … Continue reading Leonard Peltier’s 2019 Thanksgiving Message: Walking on Stolen Land

Lenin: Socialism and Religion

Published:Novaya Zhizn, No. 28, December 3, 1905. Signed: N. Lenin. Published according to the text in Novaya Zhizn. Present-day society is wholly based on the exploitation of the vast masses of the working class by a tiny minority of the population, the class of the landowners and that of the capitalists. It is a slave society, since the … Continue reading Lenin: Socialism and Religion

Against Privatization: Students Fight Back in India

Graffiti seen at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India, where students have occupied the administration block in protest against a massive fee hike that will drive the poor people out of the university. The students are fighting against the privatisation of education that is becoming rampant in India especially because of the right wing government … Continue reading Against Privatization: Students Fight Back in India

Poem: Welcome the unwelcome (Jose Maria Sison)

Long before you come, You rattle your sabres Made in some alien land, You boast of your ill intent Against the toiling masses. Come as you please In whatever strength, We watch your parade From the simple and easy start To the complex and difficult paths. Our welcome is even readier When we hear your … Continue reading Poem: Welcome the unwelcome (Jose Maria Sison)