The ChimpanZine #6
-Brand Name Reassurance
We all know what Noam Chomsky is against. His scathing analysis of everything that’s wrong with our society reaches more and more people every day. His brilliant critiques of—among other things—capitalism, imperialism, domestic repression and government propaganda have become mini-publishing industries unto themselves. read more »
by Class War
by Exploited Existance
on my mind
essays by Chris Crass
This zine is a basic short introduction to collectives and the philosophy behind organizing collectively without hierarchy. It argues against the faceless mass-based organizing approach and in favor of a networked approach of small collectives with whom participants have affinity.
It's a reprint of an old article that appeared in Profane Existence.
Montreal based poster.
The soldiers with their specialists, and the pigs with their guns, cannot stop, the lost ones and the desperate ones, and the driven ones.
an analysis for activists
Communities of color across the US have historically been victims of police violence in various ways. This pamphlet offers analysis of police violence in our neighborhoods, proposes steps towards building alternatives to policing, and includes legal resources.
by Victor Robinson
This is a handout from the Rock Dove Collective that provides an outline for an alternative model of dealing with conflict -- no police, no state, no hierarchy, no jail. It's community-based and centers around bringing people who are affected by a conflict into a facilitated circle to talk about the issues and feelings that arise from the conflict. A good beginning.
Also included is a word document with an example script outline for facilitators, as well as an outline of what circles are and aren't intended to do.
Analysis of contemporary capitalism and ways to fight it in the U.S.
An anarchist case for social transformation and answers to questions about anarchism
This pdf text — 'Constructive Anarchism in Aotearoa' — puts forward some ideas on constructive anarchist action, in oder to encourage discussion. Please read, forward widely to anyone interested, and most importantly, respond!
The text is probably too long to place here in full, but it deals with ideas around constructive action we as anarchists can take in our current state of low visibility, especially in the workplace and in our communities. I've tried to write a text I've always wanted to read with regard to concrete anarchist action in NZ. read more »
The development of anarcho-syndicalist ideas on working class organisation and the revolutionary struggle for the libertarian reconstruction of society, from the 1st International to the 1930's. A defence of Anarcho-syndicalism against 'Platformism' and 'Synthetical' anarchism.
2. Positive and Negative Aspects of Anarchism
3. The Constructive Period of Anarchism
4. The General Situation
5. Diagnosis and Treatment
6. On the Weakness of the Movement
7. The Theory
8. The Party, The Individual and the Masses read more »