Beware Lest a Statue Slay You

by Thomas Martin

Anyone who reads the news is familiar with recent demands for the removal of Confederate monuments, and the related push to rename military bases like Fort Bragg and Fort Hood. These controversies raise a broader question for anarchists: Do we even need public statues at … Read more

25 Moments for 25 Years

Here are 25 historic moments relevant to anarchism, in no particular order. To mark the occasion of our 25th anniversary, the Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS) is working to raise $25,000, in part to award grants again in 2022. We could use your help. Please support … Read more

IAS 25th Anniversary Design

The Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS) is excited to announce a collaboration with artist and designer Amanda Priebe. Priebe was commissioned to produce an artwork on the theme of Resiliency in honor of the IAS’s 25th year. Many of us on the West Coast have … Read more

How to Tan a Hide

by Mattie Ecklund

Fleshing The teacher hands me a deer hide from a 50-gallon drum. My arm strains as I hold its heavy, slimy, dripping weight out in front of me, high so that it won’t drag in the dirt. I carry it to my fleshing beam, a … Read more

The IAS awarded $3,000 in grants this year, expanding what we fund beyond the written word to audio and visual presentation. One of the recipients is Tajh Morris, who received a grant for his project “The Origins of Black Anarchism from within the Black Panther … Read more

2021 IAS Grant Awards 

The Institute for Anarchist Studies (IAS) rebooted our grants’ program in 2021 to include multimedia. This year’s call for grant proposals prioritized short audio and video projects that would serve as foundations, definitions, or further education on: Black and Indigenous Anarchism(s); Police Abolition and Alternatives; … Read more