Videos from 2011

The 2011 Toronto Anarchist Bookfair featured several Skype workshops, featuring presentations from as far away as South Africa, Greece and Israel.  The majority of these were recorded, and are now available online.  We apologize for the current lack of captions, they are coming soon.

Workshops:

A. Flood – Imperialism, Nationalism and Class (4 Videos)

A. Flood, of the Workers Solidarity Movement (WSM) speaks on the role and influence of anarchism and syndicalism in the Anglo-Irish war of 1919-1921.

Ashanti Alston speaking to the Anti-Authoritarian Indigenous & People of Colour Caucus (7 Videos)

Former Black Panther and Black Liberation Army member Ashanti Alston speaks to the Anti-Authoritarian Indigenous and People of Colour Caucus at the 2011 Toronto Anarchist Bookfair on the challenges faced by racialized radicals organizing in North America.

J. Rogue & Deric Shannon – Refusing to Wait: Anarchism & Intersectionality (3 Videos)

J. Rogue & Deric Shannon of the Workers Solidarity Alliance (WSA) speak on what anarchism can learn from the theory of intersectionality, and vice versa.

Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front – Anarchism’s Social Vector and the case for Specific Poltiical Organisation: Drawing lessons from an historical overview in South Africa and Brazil (4 Videos)

Members of the South African Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF) provide a historical view of anarchism in South Africa and Brazil, and draw conclusions on how anarchist can organize to attempt to recapture what the Rio de Janiero Anarchist Federation (FARJ) calls “the social vector of anarchism”.

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