An Enduring Passion for Criminality

by Tom Nomad and Gallus Stanig Mag “Revolutionaries always pay their parking tickets” -William Haver Introductions Anarchist discussions of illegalism become confused when it is defined in relief; “if the law is a criminal imposition by the ruling class, criminals are truly revolutionary regardless of their actions” they say. Such a definition leads to idiotic floundering to find a place in the revolutionary milieu for notorious criminals. Yet even the most dedicatedly nihilist anarchist would balk at seeing the perpetrator of the Montreal Massacre, a misogynist with an utterly incompatible vision of the future, as a comrade or as being […]

There is a Third Thing

Taken from O Globo Translated by Pepe Rojo Brazilian capo speaks like a prophet; everything he said is both actual and unsettling. Marcos Camacho, better known by his nickname Marcola, is the leader of a criminal organization in São Paulo, Brazil, called Primer Comando de la Capital (PCC, Capital’s First Commando). Marcola’s answers allow us to get a glimpse at what could be the future of common delinquency in Latin America. O Globo: Are you part of PRIMER COMANDO DE LA CAPITAL (PCC)? Marcola: Even more than that, I am a sign of these times. I was poor and invisible. […]