Further Reflections on Anarchist Tendencies and Mutualist History
This is a collection of another Twitter thread, in the course of which I've been sharing some reminiscences on how "neo-proudhonian" mutualism emerged and how those who have adopted the label or encounter it in anarchist circles might understand the particular
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Jeanne Deroin, “A ceux qui nous méconnaissent / To Those Who Misunderstand Us” (1848)
A ceux qui nous méconnaissent.
On nous nuit par excès de zèle, on nous accuse parce qu’on nous méconnaît, et de tous parts ce ne sont que clameurs comme si nous voulions re
#1848 /English

Contr’un Collections: Proposed Contents
Early Writings


Rambles in Various Fields (2018-2022)
To Be Anarchist: Translations

Fernand Planche, “To Be Anarchist” (manuscript)
[several similar translations from this period]

Coming to Terms with the Anarchist Past

Coming to Terms with the Anarchist Past
The Synthesist’s Consolation
Theories of Anarchist Developm

E. Armand, The Anarchist Individualist Initiation — XVII
17. La réciprocité
179) Recherche d’une base individualiste anarchiste des rapports et accords entre les hommes.
Sur quelle base asseoir les rapports entre les humains dès lors qu’en sont exclues l’obligation et la sanction ? De quelle mét
.Armand /English

P.-J. Proudhon, “Property is Theft” (manuscript)
The theory of indefinites explains how this proposition is an absolute truth, and how nevertheless [property] is an organic and social necessity.
/English -JosephProudhon

“Analysis of the Doctrine of Babeuf” (1796)
Nature has given to each man an equal right to the enjoyment of all goods. The aim of society is to defend that equality, often attacked by the strong and the mean in the state of nature, and to increase the common enjoyments through the cooperation of all.
#1796 /English

Victor Yarros, “Benjamin R. Tucker—The Man”
Of Benjamin R. Tucker, the founder and leading exponent of individualist. philosophical Anarchism, I have written elsewhere. Of Tucker the man, little has been written by anyone, and I propose to record here impressions and recollections of him based on many years close association with him, per

Victor Yarros, “‘Egoism’ Bedeviling Anarchism”
Benjamin R. Tucker’s rather sudden conversion to Max Stirner’s philosophy of Egoism was a calamitous accident. There is nothing in common between individualist and philosophical Anarchism as Tucker developed it on the foundations laid by Jefferson, Thoreau, Emerson, Warren, Spoone

Reflections on Anarchist Tendencies and Mutualist History
So much energy is wasted in debating anarchist labels that we imagine designate historical tendencies with clear programs, but mostly emerged from contexts where the rich diversity of anarchist ideas was reduced to forms appropriate for some earlier round of sectarian debate.
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Of Justice in the Revolution and in the Church: Popular Philosophy—Program (1860)
At the beginning of a new work, we should explain our title and our intentions.

Ever since humanity entered the period of civilization, for as long as
/English -JosephProudhon

Pierre Mualdes, “Etre anarchiste / To Be an Anarchist” (1924)
To be an anarchist is to be individualist, first of all. It is oneself that one is most keen to liberate, but as one's total emancipation is intimately linked to that of one's neighbors, one is communist by force
#1924 /English

Prosper Enfantin, “The Priest—Male and Female” (1831)
(18 juin 1831.)
Le but commun de la société est le progrès moral, intellectuel et physique des associés.
L’ association se compose d'artistes, de savants et d'industriels.
Les chefs
#1831 /English

Enzo Martucci, “Beyond All Morality” (1947)
Anarchy is neither moralism nor educationism, but free and unprejudiced satisfaction of all natural needs and feelings, permanent in time, even if they manifest themselves, with diverse degrees of intensity, under varied conditions and at various moments.
#1947 /English

E. Armand, “La première impulsion / The First Impulse” (1916)
You reproach me for yielding too often to my first impulse — for treating as an adventure what is in reality only a banal event in my life;
#1916 .Armand /English

Tomás Ibáñez, “Pourquoi j’ai choisi l’anarchie / Why I Have Chosen Anarchy” (1962)
If, among the wide range of ideas that have presented themselves to me, I have finally chosen the libertarian ideal, it is because, like every person on the planet, I am fundamentally
#1962 /English

hors du troupeau — for all the brave pianos lost at sea
I made the mistake, somewhere along the way, of allowing myself to make a few of these audio collages where the seams were not so obvious and the results were — gasp — sort of genuinely pretty.

A Schematic Anarchism: Rethinking Anarchism Without Adjectives and Synthesis
The schematic anarchism introduced over the last few months is at once a comparatively adjectiveless anarchism and a tool for synthesis. It is, however, not an example of anarchism without adjectives or anarchi

A Schematic Anarchism: Rethinking Anarchism Without Adjectives and Synthesis
The schematic anarchism introduced over the last few months is at once a comparatively adjectiveless anarchism and a tool for synthesis. It is, however, not an example of anarchism without adjectives or anarchist synthesis in th

A Schematic Anarchism (Introduction)
One way to get at what is constant in the widest senses of anarchy and anarchism is to begin with what is least contestable about the elements of those terms. Etymology is certainly no definitive source of meaning — and few things are more tiresome than the attempt to resolve ideological debates with

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