Crimethought is not any ideology or value system or lifestyle, but rather a way of challenging all ideologies and value systems and lifestyles—and, for the advanced agent, a way of making all ideologies, value systems, and lifestyles challenging.
"All Traveler Kids Purged From CrimethInc. Membership"
is a decentralized anarchist
collective composed of multiple cells
which act independently of one another. It emerged in the mid-1990s from its beginnings as the hardcore zine Inside Front
, and began operating as a collective in 1996. It has since published widely-read propaganda for the anarchist movement, and expanded into nearly all areas of the contemporary anti-capitalist
movement. Several divisions of the group have published books, while others have released records
or organized large-scale national campaigns against globalization
and representative democracy
in favor of radical community organizing. Less public splinter groups have carried out direct action
), hosted international conventions and other events, maintained local chapters, sparked riots and toured with multimedia performance art
and/or hardcore anarcho-punk musical ensembles. The collective has received national media and academic attention, as well as strong criticism and praise from other anarchists for its activities and philosophy
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Drawing of Enrique Roig San Martin from an 1889 issue of El Productor, a Cuban anarchist magazine, which was published to commemorate Roig San Martin's death. Roig San Martín was an important figure in the early Cuban anarchist movement, and founded the Centro de Instrucción y Recreo de Santiago de las Vegas in 1882 with the primary goal of advocating trade unionism and collectivist anarchism.