Anarchism Key Words

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Syndicalism
A form of revolutionary trade unionism that is based on a crude notion of class war and emphasizes the use of direct action and the general strike.
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Autonomy
Literally, self-government; the ability to control one's one destiny by virtue of enjoying independence from external influences
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Millenarianism
A belief in a thousand year period of divine rule
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Mutualism
A system of fair and equitable exchange, in which individuals or groups bargain with one another, trading goods and services without profiteering or exploitation
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Communism
The principle of the common ownership of wealth; communism is often used more broadly to refer to movements or regimes that are based on Marxist principles.
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Direct democracy
Popular self-government, characterized by the direct and continuous participation of citizens in the tasks of government
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Constitutionalism
The belief that government power should be exercised within a framework of rules that define the duties, powers and functions of government institutions and the rights of the individual.
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Libertarianism
A belief that the individual should enjoy the widest possible realm of freedom; libertarianism implies the removal of both external and internal constraints upon the individual
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Direct Action
Political action taken outside the constitutional and legal framework; direct action may range from passive resistance to terrorism
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Pacifism
The principled rejection of war and all forms of violence as fundamentally evil.
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Consumerism
A psychic and social phenomenon whereby personal happiness is equated with the consumption of material possessions
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Literally, self-government; the ability to control one's one destiny by virtue of enjoying independence from external influences

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A belief in a thousand year period of divine rule

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A system of fair and equitable exchange, in which individuals or groups bargain with one another, trading goods and services without profiteering or exploitation

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The principle of the common ownership of wealth; communism is often used more broadly to refer to movements or regimes that are based on Marxist principles.

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