Books

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Ron Taber - A Look at Leninism

Taber

Originally published as series of articles in Torch/La Antorcha a publication for the Revolutionary Socialist League in 1987 this book was inspired by some unanswered questions in and early investigation and critique(Trotskyism and the dilemma of Socialism) of Trotsky's explanation for the Soviet Union's transformation into Totalitarianism.  read more »

Steve Wright - Storming Heaven

Wright

Storming Heaven is the first comprehensive survey of Italian autonomist theory, from its origins in the anti-stalinist and workerist left of the 1950s to its heyday twenty years later.  read more »

Bolo'Bolo - p.m.

p.m.

In a larger city we could find the following bolos: Alco-bolo, Sym-bolo, Les-bolo, Play-bolo, No-bolo, Sado-bolo, Maso-bolo, Blue-bolo, Dia-bolo, Marl-bolo, Marx-bolo, Anarcho-bolo, Incapa-bolo, Herb-bolo, Jesu-bolo, Krishna-bolo, which all assist in the substruction of the capitalist and/or socialist Planetary Work Machine. The pseudonym P.M.  read more »

E.P. Thompson - The Making of the English Working Class

Thompson

This classic and imaginative account of working-class society in its formative years, 1780 to 1832, revolutionized our understanding of English social history. E. P.  read more »

Chris Knight - Blood Relations

Knight

Chris Knight - Blood Relations: Menstruation and the Origins of Culture  read more »

Alfred Sohn-Rethel - Intellectual and Manual Labour

Sohn-Rethel

This book demonstrates that the conceptual form of thinking of philosophy and science can be traced outside the immanency of the mind and, in fact,to what Marx call the 'commodity abstraction' which is the key to the formation of societies in which production is carried on for exchange.  read more »

Tiqqun - Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl

Young-Girl

The Young-Girl is not always young; more and more frequently, she is not even female. She is the figure of total integration in a disintegrating social totality.--from Theory of the Young-Girl  read more »

Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman - Sex, or the Unbearable

Sex, or the Unbearable

Sex, or the Unbearable is a dialogue between Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman, two of our leading theorists of sexuality, politics, and culture. In juxtaposing sex and the unbearable they don't propose that sex is unbearable, only that it unleashes unbearable contradictions that we nonetheless struggle to bear.  read more »

Claire Fontaine - Human Strike Has Already Begun & Other Writings

HumanStrike

The term 'human strike' was forged to name a revolt against what is reactionary even – and above all – inside the revolt. It defines a type of strike that involves the whole of life and not only its professional side, that acknowledges exploitation in all domains and not only at work.  read more »

Nick Land - Fanged Noumena: Collected Writings 1987-2007

Fanged Noumena

Fanged Noumena brings together the writings of Nick Land for the first time. During the 1990s Land's unique philosophical work, variously described as 'rabid nihilism', 'mad black deleuzianism' and 'cybergothic', developed perhaps the only rigorous and culturally-engaged escape route out of the malaise of Continental Philosophy - a route which was implacably blocked by the academy.  read more »

Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari - Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Volume 1)

Anti-Oedipus

A major work in the development of critical theory in the late twentieth century, Anti-Oedipus is an essential text for feminists, literary theorists, social scientists, philosophers, and others interested in the problems of contemporary Western culture.  read more »

Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari - A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Volume 2)

1000 plateaus

The book tries to establish a system of political, psychological and semiotic descriptions, always as a mode of resistance to all kinds of fascism, and D & G take the conflation of those levels as a given. Not just in the world of theory but also in how you think, and that's why it's written in such a particularly dense way.  read more »

Contesting Nietzsche by Christa Davis Acampora

Contesting Nietzsche

In this groundbreaking work, Christa Davis Acampora offers a profound rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche’s crucial notion of the agon.  read more »

How Not to Be Governed: Readings and Interpretations from a Critical Anarchist Left (Edited by James Martel and Jimmy Klausen)

how not to be governed

Contents:
1. Anarchist Methods and Political Theory by Jacqueline Stevens
2. An Anarchism That is not Anarchism: Notes toward a Critique of Anarchist Imperialism by George Ciccariello-Maher
3. Beside the State: Anarchist Strains in Cuban Revolutionary Thought by Katherine Gordy
4. Kant via Rancière: from Ethics to Anarchism by Todd May  read more »

Nietzsche's Return [Semiotext(e) Volume 3, Number 1, 1978]

Nietzsches Return

Contents:
Introduction. Free Nietzsche by James Leigh
Introduction 2. Gaiety, A Difficult Science by Roger McKeon
Nomad Thought by Gilles Deleuze
The Dancing Philosopher by Kenneth King
For the Birds by John Cage/Daniel Charles
Notes on the Return and Kapital by Jean-Francois Lyotard
The Dance of Signs by Sylvere Lotriger
Libidinal Nietzsche by Francois Fourquet  read more »

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