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  • The Desert Anarchist

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    Some have been assassinated. Some lived full lives. A reigning feature has been a misunderstanding of a message, due to poor historical memory, or a lack of critical thinking. One of the most misunderstood figures of the twentieth century was the anarchist writer Edward Abbey. The first of five children, Edward Paul Abbey was born on January 29, 1927 in the tiny village of Home, Pennsylvania. After learning to read when he was four, he became an incessant reader and, showing an ego that would prevail

  • Jesus: The First Anarchist

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    Jesus: The First Anarchist "In God We Trust," reads the American dollar, mouths the American government. The bosses put their hands on bibles and take office, they put their hands on bibles and swear to be truthful and honest and follow the teachings of the people's God. But are they following God's will? Have they ever been? JESUS: AN ANARCHIST? Throughout history Jesus Christ has been regarded as a revolutionary, but an anarchist? Yes, the answer. As time has

  • Tyrants Vs Anarchists

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    system. Those who disregarded their views lacked the understanding of the moral issues associated with Capitalism. Leftwing radicals had distinctive strategies regarding the solutions to these issues, resulting in a separation into groups, such as Anarchists and Socialists. Despite the groups’ differences, they ultimately shared the main goal of enhancing the lives of laborers to release them from the control of Capitalism. Radicals focused on the perspectives of the hardships of the lower and middle

  • The French Anarchist Movement

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    democratically, they were moving in that direction. In addition to this, France has had attempted changes in their organized government. A specific case of this was the attempt of to become an anarchy through several anarchist movements in the 20th century. The cause for so many anarchist movements were motivated mostly by negative concerns, including their unwillingness to have to deal with the discipline that the existing parties of that time imposed upon the people (Berneri 1954). The reason for

  • Antigone: Anarchist and Martyr

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    In Antigone by Sophocles, Antigone is both an anarchist and a martyr, for different reasons. First off, there are many reasons that the girl could be considered an anarchist. An anarchist is one who wishes for no government, no higher power. So, there are many reasons why one could consider the girl an anarchist. The most obvious of these reasons being that she disobeyed the law, the law set by the king of Thebes, Creon. This law consisted of not being allowed to bury the man Polyneices, who was

  • What Exactly is the Anarchist Movement?

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    Anarchist Movement The political philosophy which holds the state to be undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful, or alternatively, as opposing authority is one way it can be viewed as. But also is viewed as the hierarchal organization in the conduct of human relations, which many have come to know as Anarchism. The term derives from the ancient Greek word “Anarchos”, meaning “without rulers”. This movement has been around for many centuries. These types of activities are still around to this day and

  • Accidental Death Of An Anarchist Analysis

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    Accidental Death of an Anarchist. Steven Epp has delighted Berkeley Rep audiences in the past with Figaro, The Miser and last year's The Doctor in Spite of Himself. The comic genius has outdone himself with this off the wall version of a classic. Dario Fo's classic parody has been around for many years and has been presented in countries all over the world in many different versions. I have to say this is the wildest version I have ever seen. Accidental Death of an Anarchist is based on a real event

  • Accidental Death of an Anarchist and One for the Road

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    In both Accidental Death of an Anarchist and One for the Road, Dario Fo and Harold Pinter respectively orient their stories around violent actions which are never truly witnessed on stage. Pinter has described One for the Road as bordering upon agitprop, and indeed, the play’s brutal yet vague examination of an interrogation is a hauntingly accurate portrayal of government-sanctioned torture. Given the violent nature of the story that Pinter creates, the script could very easily call for gratuitous

  • The Anarchist Journal, Mother Earth

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    "This version of Mother Earth was an anarchist periodical aimed at bringing up progressive issues, and discuss these. It was in circulation among people in the radical community in the United States from 1933 - 1934." -- Wikipedia Repeatedly in history, conceptions of nature have served as ideological justifications for political theory. The most obvious example

  • Political Advocacy in Anarchist Punk Music

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    Political Advocacy in Anarchist Punk Music Anarchist political advocacy has been a driving force in punk music since its emergence in the 1970s. Although the basic philosophy has remained unchanged, punks have significantly altered the ways they espouse their beliefs, over time becoming more militant and directly confrontational with those that hold power. This paper attempts use quantitative and qualitative analysis to determine how significantly anarcho-punk political advocacy has changed