Introductions

  • Introduction

    Five years isn’t a long time. In the history of struggle, it’s barely a blip. Radicals learn early that, if we’re not in it for the long haul, we’re not really in it at all. But for a radical grassroots publication like ours with no external funding, a volunteer editorial team, and an ambiti…

  • Introduction

    We can hardly believe it, but we’ve done it again. Welcome to the ninth issue of Upping the Anti, our latest contribution to the world of independent radical publishing. As soon as we’re done with one issue, another is in the works, and as usual, the challenges of producing a 200 page book twice…

  • Introduction

    Introduction When the editors of Punk Planet recently became the latest in a long line of ruffians to close the doors on their radical publishing venture, they tried to soothe us by saying: “the fight is now yours.” Agreed. But it’s getting kind of lonely around here. It’s not that people al…

  • Introduction

    We are very pleased to present the seventh issue of Upping the Anti. In this issue, we continue to highlight important discussions within contemporary social movements. In our effort to locate these discussions in our current political context, our editorial focuses on the question of catastrophe. A…

  • Introduction

    It’s been a busy seven months for us at Upping The Anti. Not only have we been preparing content for this, our sixth issue, we’ve also participated in a number of events and meetings that have inspired us to think things through in new ways. Some of us attended the Academic Freedom Conference at…

  • Introduction

    We are happy to offer up a new, fourth, issue of Upping the Anti. Unlike last time, we don’t have to apologize for being behind schedule. What’s more, thanks to increased sales and better distribution, we have been able to print this issue without going any furthur into debt. We’ve also been k…

  • Introduction

    Welcome to the third issue of Upping the Anti. After all the usual hard work and delays, we’re happy to once again present these pages. As always, our content is devoted to discussing both the successes and shortcomings of contemporary movements for social change. We kick off this issue with a ser…

  • Introduction

    Welcome to the second issue of Upping the Anti. We would like to start by letting you know that we have made new additions to the editorial crew. Erin Gray of Toronto has joined our editorial collective, and Dave Mitchell of Regina has joined us in the capacity of reviews editor. We are excited to s…

  • Introduction

    Welcome to the first issue of Upping the Anti. We have been working on bringing you this issue since September of 2004. We have been torn between the desire to get something out according to our original timeline (February of 2005) in order to establish the journal as a timely and viable project, an…

  • Introduction

    The eighth issue of Upping the Anti took shape in the midst of a storm. Of our seven editors, five were on strike for 85 days between November and February with the membership of CUPE Local 3903 at York University in Toronto. Fighting precarious work and the neoliberal university, we weathered an un…