Toys for Utopia

by Alexander Riccio

(art by Elliott – Utopia 101: Beginner’s Calisthenics According to historian Betsy Hartmann, apocalyptic sensibilities are disproportionately popular in the United States as compared to the rest of the world. Such has constituted what Hartmann describes as the “America syndrome,” where puritanical culture and … Read more

Tactics of Resistance and Strategies for Organizing

A Review by Shane McDonnell Guerrillas of Desire Throughout Guerrillas of Desire, Kevin Van Meter tells the reader that as “guerrillas” we need three things to build a counter-movement/society to the prevailing one: solidarity, communication and mutual aid. Though on paper these three recommendations may … Read more

Signs of the Revolution: Deaf Justice and Anarchist Praxis

by Tristan Wright The Deaf community is a sociolinguistic minority in the United States. While most people are familiar with terms like “racism,” “sexism,” “white supremacy,” or “patriarchy,” they are unlikely to have heard the word used to describe oppression of d/Deaf people: “audism.”  The oppression … Read more

Reimagining Revolutionary Organizing: A Vision for Dual Power

by John Michael Colón, Mason Herson-Hord, Katie S. Horvath, Dayton Martindale, and Matthew Porges             I.  Power and Social Change Today’s political situation is a crisis, in which nothing fundamentally changes despite a seemingly endless series of catastrophes. Even in allegedly democratic nations, the institutions that channel … Read more

Beyond the Crisis, Introduction

by The Perspectives Editorial Collective THE WORLD IS ON FIRE.  It has been, for quite some time. If you’ve done any organizing, you’ve felt it—that sense of racing about, extinguishing this flare up or that, spending precious energy and resources surviving the immediate emergency and … Read more