November 02, 2006

How does an anarchist view election season?

by Nikki Tundel, Minnesota Public Radio
October 30, 2006

Political candidates seem to have commandeered the airwaves. Neighborhoods are thick with lawn signs. And television ads extol the virtues of voting. What's an anarchist to do?

St. Paul, Minn. — Contrary to popular belief, anarchists aren't all about chaos and slam-dancing and breaking stuff. Many of them are passionate about political change. They just don't think elections lead to a better society.

Reporter Nikki Tundel met up with Sam Richard, an anarchist from Minneapolis. They talked about apathy, guerrilla theater and what it's like to be an anarchist in an election year.



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