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So, whats new in the FAQ?
Section J.3 --
New section on What kinds of organisation do anarchists build?. This section discusses the different kinds of organisations anarchists create and what role they play in anarchist theory, as part of society and in the class struggle.
Anarcho-syndicalism is also discussed, as is why many anarchists are not anarcho-syndicalists.
Also covered is Bakunin's ideas on the role of revolutionary organisations.
Appendix - The Symbols of Anarchy
New appendix on the history of the common anarchist symbols: the black flag, the red-and-black flag and the circled-A.