anarchy

Anarchism Is a Social, not a Political Movement

When I ask most people how they define the word “anarchy,” they inevitably tell me that it means “chaos.” However, anarchy doesn’t mean chaos; it literally means “without rulers.” We anarchists believe in a society without rulers, but that’s a broader idea than simply “without government.” That is because there are many ways some people …

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The BAD PODCAST – Two Hours of Unnecessary Yet Significant (to Us) Anarchist History

No one needs to understand anarchist history to be an anarchist, but we find inspiration, cautionary tales, and fun in learning. Our hearts are stirred and minds provoked by this rich tapestry of people in action. In this episode, Aly and Jim share our studies of anarchist history, including the roots of anarchism in prehistoric …

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The BAD PODCAST – Living Erotically, Mutual Aid, and Dancing into Community

Aly and I (Jim) didn’t record a podcast in over a year, but we’re back, and we plan to stick around awhile. Our friendship was and is as strong as ever, and we focus here on what it means to embrace our erotic nature and embrace living and community. Focused in this episode less of …

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Welcome to Our Haters – What We Mean By Antifa

Recently, after posting a podcast interviewing a teenager about her recent emancipation, volunteering, and other topics, a lot of haters descended on our Facebook page. This is what I wrote on that page to welcome haters and explain who and why we are antifa. To all our new guests to our Facebook page – lovers …

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The BAD PODCAST – Freedom! Emancipated Minors and Other Topics with Special Guest Lilly

Aly and Jim have their first podcast interview! (00:00:21) Emancipated minor and special guest Lilly shares her experiences of becoming a legal adult. She explains the why, the how, and her feelings since regarding her emancipation journey. After BAD asks Lilly some rapid-fire questions (00:32:41), they talk about the pros and cons of different kinds …

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The BAD PODCAST – Organize Your Co-Workers, Friends, and Tenants

The Bozeman Antifa Dance (& Theatre Collective) – i.e., BAD – members Aly White and Jim Macdonald talk to each other about organizing. First, (00:00:21) Aly and Jim discuss labor organizing, especially their experience helping a collective bargaining negotiation with nurses in Bozeman. Then, (00:34:43) we have a new anti-ad! (video). After that, our BAD …

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The BAD PODCAST – The Agony and the Ecstasy of Relationship

Anarchists and anti-fascists also live complex lives just like everyone else. We have families, relationships, and traditions. In this episode, we look first (00:01:03) at Aly’s recent break-up with her boyfriend Gray and then (00:34:51) the bliss in Jim’s relationship with Dee Elle. Those discussions focus on having ideals for relationship that are consistent with …

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The BAD PODCAST – Our First Episode!

The Bozeman Antifa Dance (& Theatre Collective) – i.e., BAD – launch our first podcast, where collective members Aly White and Jim Macdonald discuss (00:22) what BAD is, why BAD is, what the podcast is going to be. Along the way, (29:32) they explain why you shouldn’t eat at Sidewinders Restaurant, and discuss some of …

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