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I'd like to include the Anonymous article in the Anarchism portal. I realize that the group doesn't necessarily espouse anarchist values, but I believe that its self-organization exemplifies anarchy. Someone reverted my addition of the article, so I figured that the issue deserved some discussion here. KLP (talk) 16:06, 17 February 2011 (UTC)

Just for clarification, I was the editor who reverted those changes. Now on to this discussion: Anonymous (group) is not yet a GA (good article) and so will not be added here for that simple reason. A discussion on the point of Anonymous being an example of Anarchist praxis would belong on the Anonymous talk page, and a call for greater anarchist editor participation could be made to the Anarchist Task Force, but the main discussion should be held at the Anonymous page. Any consensus reached there could be pointed to for justification of inclusion or exclusion here. That said, I do think that there have been media references (perhaps small ones) to anarchists participating in Anonymous. I distinctly remember seeing a broadcast program in which a commentator pointed out that the political element of Anonymous crosses the board, form liberal and conservative, to radicals such as anarchists. You could include that point in the section on Anonymous composition as a group. --Cast (talk) 16:29, 17 February 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for the prompt and thorough response. I've created a section on the Anonymous talk page accordingly. KLP (talk) 17:02, 17 February 2011 (UTC)

Circled A in header[edit]

I just want to say that I rather like the stylized ANARCHISM in the header. KLP (talk) 18:52, 21 December 2011 (UTC)

Error in Portal[edit]

In the Anarchism portal there's two 'black' links, the second and the eleventh on the first row. I'm not sure how to edit portal info, so if someone could fix that it'd be lovely- extra props if you teach me how. :) Coriander 06:13, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

And fixed it. Coriander 06:17, 15 February 2013 (UTC)


What's up with this subpage? It appears to be a substituted version of Template:Wikimedia for portals and I can't figure out why it's set up the way it is rather than just using the regular template. Not only that, but the subpage claims that it is supposed to be "generic" and used for all portals, which it certainly isn't on either, which supports the thought that this was a mistaken attempt at using the template that went badly. If there's no current reason for this, perhaps we should delete this subpage and simply use the regular template with suitable arguments. djr13 (talk) 23:28, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

Apparently Portal:Socialism/Wikimedia also does this, although it doesn't have the seemingly misleading notice attached. Any ideas why these are like this, or is it perhaps just obsolete workarounds for something? djr13 (talk) 23:36, 13 January 2014 (UTC)
It looks like a copy+paste of the January 2007 version of the template. As it stands, several of the links don't work, so I agree that the portal should just call the template directly. -- John of Reading (talk) 07:29, 14 January 2014 (UTC)
I'm rusty on how to get the subpage deleted, if that's desirable. However, I've gone ahead and just replaced the substituted templates within the subpages with a normally transcluded template, within the subpage. Not sure if this is ideal or not. djr13 (talk) 16:10, 14 January 2014 (UTC)
That looks fine to me. It's just another box with an "edit" link leading to a subpage. -- John of Reading (talk) 16:15, 14 January 2014 (UTC)


Do "portals" have the (Template:)reflist() feature, or is that usually left to explicit articles? Just wondering, because this page doesn't have one. Nicklikeshistory (talk) 02:40, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

See Wikipedia talk:Portal guidelines#References in portals. My preferred fix is to remove the references, since the "More about Anarchism..." link leads to the same text with the references. I'll do that now. -- John of Reading (talk) 06:06, 14 May 2014 (UTC)
ok, thanks -- Nicklikeshistory (talk) 18:53, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

Inclusion of US Anarchist group[edit]

I created the entry for Black Rose Anarchist Federation and it was flagged for deletion due to issues of notability. One suggestion was to include details about the organization in Anarchism related pages. Is there a suggestion or recommendation that someone would have? Thank you. Cali1155 (talk) 18:58, 26 June 2017 (UTC)

Hi Cali1155, and welcome to Wikipedia. I would recommend that you post your question on the Anarchism Task Force talk page. This page is intended for discussing the anarchism portal, and that page is for discussing articles and Wikipedia issues related to anarchism. — MShabazz Talk/Stalk 12:21, 27 June 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for the suggestion MShabazz! Cali1155 (talk) 15:14, 27 June 2017 (UTC)