"Proving yet again that Kate Sharpley Library is the place to go for information (in English, anyway) on Japanese anarchist history, here is a pamphlet on the story of 26 anarchists on trial in the early 1900s, including the infamous Kanno and Kotoku Suga. read more »
"The Cybernetic Hypothesis is a political hypothesis, a new fable that after the second world war has definitively supplanted the liberal hypothesis. Contrary to the latter, it proposes to conceive biological, physical, and social behaviors as something integrally programmed and re-programmable. read more »
A collection of interviews and historical documents by and about the George Jackson Brigade and Men Against Sexism, focusing on the many forms of queer struggle against prison society.
σὺν Ἀθηνᾷ καὶ χεῖρα κίνει (with Athena, move also your hand)
-ancient Greek proverb
Written by anonymous, with layout by Invisible City, this zine ties together anarchist and anti-fascist struggles in Greece with occupation movements, freedom struggles in Turkey, mining, squatting, the power of the barricade, and resistance to Western civilization. read more »
How Not to Be Governed: Readings and Interpretations from a Critical Anarchist Left (Edited by James Martel and Jimmy Klausen)Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 12/21/2013 - 05:04.
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 »
Post-anarchism has been of considerable importance in the discussions of radical intellectuals across the globe in the last decade. In its most popular form, it demonstrates a desire to blend the most promising aspects of traditional anarchist theory with developments in post-structuralist and post-modernist thought. read more »
Max Stirner was one of the most important and seminal thinkers of the mid-nineteenth century. He exposed the religiosity behind secular humanism and rationalism, and the domination of the individual behind liberal modes of politics. This edited collection explores Stirner's radical and contemporary importance as a political theorist.
Contents: read more »
Inveterate 1950s-style Parisian slacker Jean-Michel Mension's first book, The Tribe: Conversations with Gerard Berreby and Francesco Milo (volume 1 of Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time), arrives in this country translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith. read more »
Neoism, Plagiarism & Praxis is concerned with what’s been happening at the cutting edge of culture since the demise of Fluxus and the Situationists. It provides inside information on the Neoists, Plagiarists, Art Strikers, London Psychogeographical Association, K Foundation, and other groups that are even more obscure.
This anthology gathers together a broad range of critical material about the Situationist International. The texts run sequentially according to date of original publication, thereby providing an overview of the way in which situationism has been historicised in the Anglo-American world. A wealth of historical and interpretative information is provided by various contributors. read more »
Louise Michel was the incendiary French leader of the 1871 Paris Commune. An anarchist and an irrepressible rebel, she spent much of her life on the run from police, in jail, or in danger of being locked away in mental asylums, as was the fate of so many feisty or defiant women. Known as "The Red Virgin," Louise was a great character from one of the greatest popular rebellions in history. read more »
Alix Shulman has provided a truly elegant collection of Emma Goldman's speeches and writings. Shulman's introductions also display a rare and genuine knowledge of anarchist political thought. In her comments, Kates shows the relevance of Goldman's life and work for the contemporary world. read more »
“God is a lie, / and Faith is a lie, / And a tenfold lie is Love; / Life is a problem without a why, / And never a thing to prove.”—Voltairine de Cleyre read more »
Limited Wants, Unlimited Means: A Reader on Hunter-Gatherer Economics and the Environment (Edited by John Gowdy)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 07:28.
This is another important anthropological text for anarcho-primitivists... Why the fuck are they so deeply in bed with ideas foundationally rooted in colonial and representational practice? Surely there is a better way.
INTRODUCTION: Back to the Future and Forward to the Past
PART I: ORIGINAL AFFLUENT SOCIETIES
1. The Original Affluent Society by Marshall Sahlins read more »
An important text for Anarcho-Primitivists (even if anthropology is a colonial mode of knowing and representing the Other).
PART I: Introduction
1. Problems in the Study of Hunters and Gatherers by RICHARD B. LEE AND IRVEN DEVORE
2. The Current Status of the World's Hunting and Gathering Peoples by GEORGE PETER MURDOCK
PART II: Ecology and Economics read more »