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Gender Anarchy

By Jason Day [Nederlands hieronder] I am no man. Nor woman. What am I? Confused? No, I’m non-binary. In what follows, I will explain how I came to understand that while gender is a performance, we do not have to accept the roles that have been scripted for us. Nor do we have to script…

Naturally Free

By Michael Grooff with image by Jason Day [Nederlands hieronder] In this article, I want to tackle a common argument against anarchism: “Aren’t people far too selfish or opportunistic?” The most common form of this argument goes as follows: if we base our society on communal property, cooperation in the fulfilment of our needs, and…

Divide and Conquer: How We Are Ruled

By Michael Grooff with illustration by Emma Krone [Nederlands hieronder] The other day, I was on the train when I overheard a loud conversation behind me. A mother was ranting to her teenage children about “those foreigners” who, she claimed, take all the jobs and houses away from “real” Dutch citizens. It was clear that…

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