Capitalism is a War Machine

The invention of property The classic definition of a state is a group of institutions that successfully organizes “a monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory.” The state is an abstract, a principle, a social construct, a network of relationships. Government is the organization, usually a hierarchy and a bureaucracy, […]

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What is Anarchism? (Part 5)

Anarchists are people who, in a century where freedom of opinion is preached everywhere, have believed it to be their right and duty to appeal for unlimited liberty. Throughout the world there are a few thousand of us, maybe a few million, for we have no merit other than saying out loud what the crowd […]

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Fear & Loathing in the Valley of the Moon: an update on the struggle to save Snoqualmie Falls

On May 16th, 2016 (shortly after the printing of our last issue), a federal judge temporarily dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by the Snoqualmie Tribe against the City of Snoqualmie. The tribe alleged that the City had threatened to shut off water and sewage service to the Snoqualmie Casino, thus depriving the tribe of […]

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2008: The Year of the Insurrection

In 2008, a small rebellion began in Olympia, the capitol of the state of Washington. While the global economy collapsed into a recession, numerous people began to smash banks, fight the police, and spread new ideas in their little corner of the world. Like the current moment, 2008 was an election year in the United States, a time when the Democrats and the Republicans were planning their conventions and trying to take the White House. The entire country was in shock, unable to comprehend the magnitude of the financial crisis and those responsible for it. And soon enough they would all have a new iPhone to take away their pain.

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