“The Anarchist,” a Toronto café for anti-capitalists that followed a “pay-when-you-can” business model, has decided to close its doors for good after only one year in operation.
On its website, “The Anarchist” advertises itself as an “anti-capitalist, anti-colonial cafe, shop, and radical community space on stolen land.”
“Unfortunately, the lack of generational wealth or seed capital from ethically bankrupt sources left me unable to weather the quiet winter season, or to grow in the ways needed to be sustainable longer-term,” the owner, Gabriel Sims-Fewer, said in an email the previous week. “I was unable to weather the quiet winter season, or to grow in the ways needed to be sustainable longer-term.”
Internet users made fun of the leftist café The Anarchist for its exorbitant costs for its “specialty” coffee as well as the fact that it sold “radical” art, literature, apparel, jewelry, tote bags, and stickers. The Anarchist first opened its doors for business in March of 2022. –Breitbart
“To hell with the wealthy. Fuck the authorities! To hell with the state. Gabriel stated that we should “fuck the colonial death camp that we call “Canada.”
“It’s been an amazing experience, connecting with so many great community members, sparking desperately needed debate, raising the blood pressure of Conservatives (that includes you, “anarcho-capitalists,” and “Libertarians”), fulfilling the dream of most service workers by not having to tolerate the presence of professional class-traitors (pigs and military), and experimenting with living and working in ways that don’t enthusiastically embrace the pure misanthropy of Capitalism.
What are the odds that anything like this would occur?