La Lucha Política es Permanente

“Hemos aprendido durante los 35 años que tiene la organización que mantenernos juntos es lo que nos tiene seguros. El proceso organizativo se vuelve en un proceso que nos garantiza la vida, la seguridad, y la paz.”

The Man Who Knows No Boundaries

Featured translation: investigative reporter Hannes Grassegger’s 2022 longform profile of “the Swiss man who built the global passport industry and turned citizenship into a commodity.”

The Burning House

Today, in light of the coming catastrophes, the question posed by African-American author James Baldwin once again presents itself: “Do…

When in Doubt, Do

A report from “Anarchy 2023,” the recent conference in Switzerland observing the 150th anniversary of the Anti-authoritarian International. How international…

Syria, from Below and to the Left (2016)

The authoritarian Western left has, in light of the tragedy in Syria, lost both its credibility as well as its right to speak on the matter. If they cannot, given time, begin to address this, they are well on the way to complete irrelevance.

Manifesto

The Antidote Writers Collective seeks to resist and counteract the poisons that course through the veins of our politics, our cultures, our movements, our relationships, ourselves.

We believe that a strong collective immune system is built through knowledge and understanding and that the struggle against division and repression requires building a new culture of discussion that goes beyond flat definitions, brittle ideologies, stubborn dogmas, idle preconceptions, and petty rivalries.

We will share knowledge with each other, aiming to build empathy, and in turn enable the emergence of genuine solidarity—one which does not demand uniformity across contexts, one which does not “include” you, but in which you include yourself.

In this spirit, we will provide a platform for a diverse set of voices, especially for those otherwise silenced or ignored in “mainstream” discussions. We want to hear from people engaged in radical struggles all over the world. We seek neither agreement nor conflict, but rather to identify issues at their roots, and to consider different radical approaches to their resolution. And though we at the Antidote Writers Collective have voices—and we will use them—we will not presume to speak for anybody.

On the contrary, we invite you to offer us new ways of thinking, new ways of seeing. It’s not about establishing a space for comfy ideological self-indulgence, but for questions, for a true diversity of voices and viewpoints, and for turning all of this into action.

One World. One Struggle.

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