Publisher: International Socialist Review
Date Written: 01/07/2010
Year Published: 2010
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12420
Contemporary anarchism has some important differences, but also a great deal of continuity, with historical anarchism. Where it focuses on building an alternative in the interstices of capitalism, it accommodates to, rather than challenges, capitalism; and where it fetishizes street tactics, it generates more press than tangible success in either building the struggle or in challenging the state.