Section A - What is Anarchism?

Section B - Why do anarchists oppose the current system?

Section C - What are the myths of capitalist economics?

Section D - How does statism and capitalism affect society?

Section E - What do anarchists think causes ecological problems?

Section F - Is "anarcho"-capitalism a type of anarchism?


The following self-proclaimed anarchists are (mostly) responsible for this FAQ:

  • Iain McKay (main contributor and editor)
  • Gary Elkin
  • Dave Neal
  • Ed Boraas

We would like to thank the following for their contributions and feedback:

  • Andrew Flood
  • Mike Ballard
  • Francois Coquet
  • Jamal Hannah
  • Mike Huben
  • Greg Alt
  • Chuck Munson
  • Pauline McCormack
  • Nestor McNab
  • Kevin Carson
  • Shawn Wilber
  • ...and our comrades on the anarchy, oneunion and organise! mailing lists.

Adoption of An Anarchist FAQ Copyright (C) 1995-2008 The Anarchist FAQ Editorial Collective: Iain McKay, Gary Elkin, Dave Neal, Ed Boraas; originally released under the terms of the GFDL version 1.1 or any later version of the licensed published by the Free Software Foundation