Submitted by Jura Books on Mon, 14/07/2014 - 5:59pm
Date and Time:
Sun, 24/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This talk will look at the contemporary Athenian anarchist and anti-authoritarian milieu and their on-the-ground struggles against capitalism, the state and the rise of fascism.
Presented by Nick – a Jura Collective member who recently completed a phd at Macquarie University, based on his research in Athens.
Nick will consider how militant protest actions act as expressions of collective grievance, desire for retaliation against police injustices and as manifestations of anarchist and anti-authoritarian praxis. He will also explore how varying shades of anarchic tendencies and ensuing ideological and practical disagreements are, for the most part, overcome in these often violent Athenian street-protests.
The talk will be followed by discussion.
2pm, Sunday 24 August at Jura.
Submitted by Jura Books on Tue, 08/07/2014 - 3:25pm
Submitted by Nina on Tue, 08/07/2014 - 10:01am
It sounds obvious right? But like any belief you have to feel it for yourself or it’s not real. My parents understood this, as they were both raised Catholic and had to find their own way to something they could believe in. They realized that when it came to raising their own children they could do as generations before them have done and simply ram dictum down our throats or they could teach us to think for ourselves. They taught us to be strong in our own ideas, to respect other humans, respect and love nature, to have an interest in the world around us, to challenge authority and to never give up on what we believe in and what we want from life. They taught us to believe in equality for all, to have sympathy, and more importantly to have empathy.
Submitted by Jeremy on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 1:15pm
Jeremy is interviewed by Daisy, a Blacktown high-school student.
"Hi Daisy, I've done my best to answer your questions properly, but briefly. It was very difficult! You've asked lots of interesting and challenging questions which we anarchists think deserve thorough consideration. In fact, that's exactly why we at Jura run a bookshop and library filled with thousands of books dealing with these questions and issues! I hope you will come in and check them out – you'll find much more thorough answers than the ones I've given below.
Submitted by Jura Books on Sat, 17/05/2014 - 1:32pm
Direct Action - Series 2, issue number 3, published 3 June 1928 p. 1, 4