“Means and Ends: an Anarchist Critique of Seizing State Power,” essay by Zoe Baker

“In ‘Mean and Ends: an Anarchist Critique of Seizing State Power,’ Zoe Baker gives a vital and timely overview of the anarchist analyses of social transformation that refuse the state as the horizon of revolutionary struggle. In recent years, movements from Chile to Palestine, from Iran to the United States have circumvented traditional leadership toContinue reading ““Means and Ends: an Anarchist Critique of Seizing State Power,” essay by Zoe Baker”

“À propos de la poésie collaborative” par Brian Sheffield (et trois poèmes collaboratifs)

Poète et éditeur, Brian Sheffield, se demande pourquoi nous devrions parfois abandonner l’individualisme et l’égoïsme de l’auteur solitaire. La poésie, dans ses meilleurs moments, est collaborative. Ici, il explore certaines des raisons de l’écriture collaborative, et inclut trois exemples du collectif Boukra.

“On Collaborative Poetry” by Brian Sheffield (plus three collaborative poems)

Poet and editor, Brian Sheffield, considers why we should sometimes abandon the individualism and egoism of the solitary author. Poetry, when at its best, is collaborative. Here he explores some of why of collaborative poetry writing, and includes three examples from the Boukra Collective.

New poem, “February 17” by French poet and artist Claire Durand-Gasselin

Dans “17 février” qui fait partie d’une œuvre plus longue intitulée Morceaux d’Heures, la poétesse et artiste française Claire Durand-Gasselin présente un hommage lent et discret à la côte centrale de Californie. Ici, les lecteurs retrouveront l’influence de la poétesse américaine Mary Oliver, associée à une touche moderne, et certains reconnaîtront des paysages et sentimentsContinue reading “New poem, “February 17” by French poet and artist Claire Durand-Gasselin”

“relearning how to breathe,” a poem by Chris Siders

Chris Siders’s new work explores two contemporary concerns: white supremacist violence and the horrors of covid. But rather than imagining that these function separately, Siders uses the poem as a net to connect them to the way capitalism, militarism, and the U.S. nation-state itself can violently structure our experiences and very lives.