Reading Hostis and a lot of it has the same trappings of Tiqqunists bulllshit. It’s inflammatory and transgressive sounding but if you think about the reality of what they’re saying or the projects that have followed it’s just liberalism with an edge. Remember when those Tiqqunists kidnapped and beat an anarchist at ZAD because the anarchist opposed their attempted legalization? Good times.
Now it’s perfectly acceptable to come into the anarchist scene and loot what you can for profit. Maybe even get a book deal out of it. Internet culture is doing serious damage to the anarchist milieu. Not too long ago the idea of anonymity in line with the EZLN was the default but now turning yourself into a brand for internet clout. People like this cannot be trusted.
Very good anarchist take on problems with the internet and social media. “Caught in the Net: notes from an era of cybernetic delirium” Return Fire Vol 4. https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/return-fire-vol-4-supplement-caught-in-the-net
With all the continued confusion going on surrounding the conflict in Ukraine, I’m reposting this article comparing the wildly different responses to the now defunct “Anti-authoritarian” crew and support for anarchists in Rojava. https://www.anarchistfederation.net/anarchist-who-fought-in-rojava-response-to-no-war-but-class-war-debate/
Anti-virtual reality bombing of North Eastern research facility. https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/13/us/northeastern-university-boston-package-detonation/index.html
"One in three deaths caused by summer heat over the last three decades was the direct result of human-caused global heating, implying a toll of millions."
And In areas outside of the US where they do have parties they’re in a constant state of mitosis. They’re constantly fracturing and splitting. It’s like the joke about the Turkish left parties. When they show up to a ceremony there’s 7 flags and only 5 people.
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