What Would Anarchists Do?


Fifth Estate # 388, Winter, 2013

Image of Anarchy101 coverAnarchy 101, edited by Dot Matrix, is a crowd-sourced introduction to anarchist ideas. The content comes from the website anarchy101.org, which poses and answers ongoing questions it receives. They represent the best responses from dozens of contributors to hundreds of queries about the “Beautiful Idea: this thing called anarchy,” as Ardent Press, the book’s publisher, puts it. See ardentpress.com.

Here’s one from the book for Fifth Estate readers to ponder; one we’ve faced in the past. You can mail in your answer either postal, email, or social media, and we may print some of them in our next issue. Short answers, please:

“Would an anarchist bookstore clerk call the cops if the store was being robbed at gunpoint?”