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Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair: March 3rd and 4th

The Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair – Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4, 2018 – takes place at Westdale Secondary School (700 Main St. W. MAP) Easily accessible from the 403 and a quick bus ride from MacNab Terminal in the downtown Hamilton area.

At the bookfair there is dozens of booksellers, zinesters, distributors and organizing groups from all over Hamilton, Ontario, North America, and beyond, sharing their publications and materials, most of which are hard or impossible to find at mainstream book stores. Many of the materials are available for free, and much of it is published specifically to ...........READ MORE


Toronto Anarchist Bookfair, July 23-24!

The Toronto Anarchist Bookfair is only 9 days away! Join us for a weekend full of anti-authoritarian activities, workshops, books, zines, food, friends, and great conversations!

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th
10:30am – 6pm

Steelworkers’ Hall (25 Cecil Street) (click here for map)


There will be a great selection of workshops this year, with presentations on:

  • The Occupation of INAC (Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada), before, after and now
  • Pinkwashing and Homonationalism
  • Deconstructing Intoxication Culture
  • Applying Anarchist Ideas to Current Cloud and Standalone Tech
  • Calling In: Doing Justice without Breaking Each Other
  • The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
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June 21-24: Toronto Anarchist Bookfair

The following from the fine folks putting on the Toronto Anarchist Bookfair next weekend – sadly, this year we will not be able to attend the bookfair, but i really encourage all of you who are nearby to check it out, looks like there will be great stuff happening!

Here is their call out:
We are planning a jam-packed weekend of workshops, speakers, debates, discussions, distros, good fun, good friends, good food, and of course good reads.

On Thursday evening, June 21, come out to the launch of the second volume of Subversions,
anarchist short fiction by the Anarchist Writers ...........READ MORE


Decolonizing Anarchism: An Anticolonial Critique

There was an “anti-colonial Victoria Day” book launch in Montreal on May 21, where Maia Ramnath presented her new book Decolonizing Anarchism, published by AK Press and the Institute for Anarchist Studies (and available from What made this launch special, and different from most such events, was that the Ramnath spoke on a panel with Ponni, a radical activist from India, who used her intervention to level a detailed and outstanding critique of the book, from an anti-authoritarian and anticolonial perspective.

Given the strength of this critique, i asked Ponni if i could upload the transcript here to ...........READ MORE

Toronto Anarchist Bookfair – Workshop Schedule!

While the bookfair itself will be taking place at 25 Cecil Street, there will be two days of workshops happening at Bahen, nearby. Here is the workshop schedule; for actual workshop descriptions see

Community Dinner Friday April 15 7pm – 11pm Saturday April 16/Sunday April 17 10am – 6pm supper and books at the Steelworkers Hall 25 Cecil St. workshops at Bahen 50 St. George. St WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
All Day
DIY Screenprinting (All day drop in workshop!) – outside 10:00am-12:00pm

  • Anarchism 101 – Room 2145
  • Expanding Bases of Safety – ASL – Room 2155
  • Anarchist Organizational Issues During
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Toronto Anarchist Bookfair: Next Weekend!

It is that time of year again – time for the Toronto Anarchist Bookfair!

It’s happening next weekend, at the Steelworkers Hall at 25 Cecil Street, and you know i’ll be there, tabling with all my own stuff as well as friends’.

While the final workshop schedule has not been announced yet, i am slated to be giving a talk about political prisoners and prisoners of war, probably on the Sunday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30. All workshops are being held at Bahen, just two and a half blocks from the bookfair at 50 St. George. St. No finalized workshop ...........READ MORE

North American Anarchist Studies Conference: January, 14-16th 2011

This weekend is the 2nd North American Anarchist Studies Conference, to be held in Toronto, Canada. i’ll be tabling there on behalf of Kersplebedeb and PM Press – please do come by to say hello!

The schedule, for those of you thinking of attending:

North American Anarchist Studies Conference: January, 14-16th 2011

Friday, January 14th

Opening Film Night!

CINECYCLE- 129 Spadina Avenue (in the old coach house down the alley).


Join us for a low-key evening of radical film screenings, discussion and socializing to kick off the conference.


  • “Tales From the G20”- Open Media Initiative w/ Justin Saunders.
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Reflections on the Demise of Bash Back!

The following article, “Reflections on the Demise of Bash Back!”, is from the recently released zine Pink and Black Revolution #6, available for download here.

Bash Back! was started in 2007 as a network of queer anarchists to have a specifically queer presence at the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention protests in the summer of 2008 noticing this absence at past mobilizations. Bash Back! quickly expanded, with chapters across the United States. One of the main themes of the 2010 Bash Back! convergence was the assertion “Bash Back! is dead.” I would like to offer some thoughts ...........READ MORE

Crimethinc. Look Back at their Childhood

There’s an at-times-interesting and at-times-funny piece by Crimethinc, “Fighting in the New Terrain: What’s Changed Since the 20th Century”, which (if you have the time) is worth skimming, up at

Why amusing? Well, partly just because it’s funny to remember how oblivious these folks could be when they started out, and even more so that to the degree that they now acknowledge this, they still need to frame it as “what’s changed with the terrain”. I.e. the implication being that they were clueless because they didn’t see the changes coming, rather than maybe that they simply didn’t see ...........READ MORE