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Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

neighborhood as the site of struggle

Bookchin emphasized the possibility nascent in the present of an ecological and postscarcity society, in which the rational use of technology could free humanity to fulfill its potentiality in harmony with the natural world. Most significantly, he drew out the institutional replacement for the state hinted at in nineteenth-century anarchism: directly democratic self-government, or in his own language, libertarian municipalism. Bookchin's writings pointed to the city or neighborhood as the site of struggle, radicalization, dual power, and finally revolution, with confederations of free citizens' assemblies replacing state and capital.

"anarchism's promise for anti-capitalist resistance"