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The Struggle Against the State & Other Essays by Nestor Makhno

The Struggle against the State and Other Essays

A collection of essays and articles from the Ukranian revolutionary, Nestor Makhno, who fought against encroaching Bolshevik terror during the Russian Revolution. The Struggle Against the State and other Essays sheds valuable insight onto the man and the movement that bore his name.

Life of An Anarchist: The Alexander Berkman Reader (edited by Gene Fellner)

Life of An Anarchist - The Alexander Berkman Reader

Alexander Berkman was a 20th century American revolutionary. Like the abolitionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights.  read more »

Facing the Enemy: A History of Anarchist Organization from Proudhon to May 1968 by Alexandre Skirda

Facing the Enemy

Drawing on decades of research, Skirda traces anarchism as a major political movement and ideology across the 19th and 20th centuries. Critical and engaging, he offers biting and incisive portraits of the major thinkers, and more crucially, the organizations they inspired, influenced, came out of, and were spurned by.  read more »

Against Civilization: Readings and Reflections (Enlarged Edition) edited by John Zerzan

Against Civilization - Readings and Reflections

With mass poisonings, global warming and other tidings of contemporary civilization threatening the planet, shouldn’t we begin to reconsider our unthinking attachment to it?  read more »

James C. Scott - The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia

The Art of Not Being Governed

For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia (a mountainous region the size of Europe that consists of portions of seven Asian countries) have fled the projects of the organized state societies that surround them—slavery, conscription, taxes, corvée labor, epidemics, and warfare.  read more »

Beyond Property Destruction

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Beyond Property Destruction is the fourth installment of the Tactical Analysis Series, an ongoing series of pamphlets about tactics theory and analysis.  read more »

Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces by Raul Zibechi

Dispersing Power - Social Movements as Anti-State Forces

Raul Zibechi is one of Latin America's leading political theorists. His, his first book translated into English, is a historical analysis of social struggles in Bolivia and the forms of community power instituted by that country's indigenous Aymara.  read more »

Poetics of Resistance, A : The Revolutionary Public Relations of the Zapatista Insurgency by Jeff Conant

A Poetics of Resistance - The Revolutionary Public Relations of the Zapatista Insurgency

Part literary criticism, part media analysis, and part marketing handbook, A Poetics of Resistance explores the varied elements of poetics and symbolism that have helped Zapatismo emerge as something entirely new: a resolutely radical public relations campaign for human liberation.

Anarchism and Its Aspirations by Cindy Milstein

Anarchy and Its Aspirations

From nineteenth-century newspaper publishers to the participants in the "battle of Seattle" and the recent Greek uprising, anarchists have been inspired by the ideal of a free society of free individuals-a world without hierarchy or domination. But what exactly would that look like, and how can we get there?  read more »

Carlo Tresca: Portrait of a Rebel by Nunzio Pernicone

Carlo Tresca - Portrait of a Rebel

"I have sought with all my strength to elevate the moral and material conditions of the Italian workers here, and I have sought to instill in their souls the same faith in their emancipation that is alive in me. I am a soldier of the ideal."—Carlo Tresca, 1923  read more »

Technological Society, The by Jacques Ellul

The Technological Society

This is undoubtedly one of the most important books of the twentieth century, and if you accept its thesis you won't be able to look at the political milieu in the same way ever again.  read more »

Most Radical Gesture, The : The Situationist International in a Postmodern Age by Sadie Plant

The Most Radical Gesture

The Most Radical Gesture is the first major study of the Situationist International, a revolutionary movement of extraordinary ambition and influence whose reflections on art, everyday life, pleasure, spontaneity, the city, and the spectacle have ensured it a vital, but largely hidden, role in the development of twentieth-century culture and politics.  read more »

The Philosophy of Egoism by James L. Walker

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Considered by many to be the most important statement originally written in the English language delineating the basic position of philosophical egoism. When taken in tandem with The Ego and Its Own and John Badcock, Jr's Slaves To Duty, there remains little to add to complete the fundamentals of this philosophical impulse.  read more »

Slaves to Duty by John Badcock, Jr.

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John Badcock, Jr was a British individualist anarchist who was actively involved in the "Free Currency" and Free love movements of the 1890s and who set himself against the prevailing altruistic and leftist currents of his time to proclaim the sovereinty of the individual.  read more »

Acts of Rebellion: The Ward Churchill Reader

Acts of Rebellion

Ward Churchill is one of the most vocal, incisive, and respected writers on American Indian issues. Acts of Rebellion brings together his most important writings on indigenism from the past two decades, covering basic American Indian concerns from land issues to the American Indian Movement, from government repression to their history of genocide.  read more »

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