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Max Stirner's Dialectical Egoism: A New Interpretation by John F. Welsh

Max Stirner's Dialectical Egoism

Max Stirner (1806-1856) is recognized in the history of political thought because of his egoist classic The Ego and Its Own. Stirner was a student of Hegel, and a critic of the Young Hegelians and the emerging forms of socialist and communist thought in the 1840s.  read more »

Gates of Freedom: Voltairine de Cleyre and the Revolution of the Mind (With Selections from Her Writings) by Eugenia DeLamotte

Gates of Freedom

"The question of souls is old; we demand our bodies, now." These words are not from a feminist manifesto of the late twentieth century, but from a fiery speech given a hundred years earlier by Voltairine de Cleyre, a leading anarchist and radical thinker.  read more »

Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Vol. 1: From Anarchy to Anarchism (300 CE to 1939)

Robert Graham - Anarchism Volume 1

Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume One: From Anarchy to Anarchism (300 CE to 1939)
Contents:
Chapter 1. Early Texts On Servitude And Freedom
1. Bao Jingyan: Neither Lord Nor Subject (300 CE)
2. Etienne de la Boetie: On Voluntary Servitude (1552)
3. Gerrard Winstanley: The New Law of Righteousness (1649)
Chapter 2. Enlightenment And Revolution  read more »

Robert Graham - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Vol. 2: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939-1977)

Robert Graham - Anarchism Volume 2

Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume Two: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939 to 1977)
Contents:
Introduction: Making Sense of Anarchism by Davide Turcato
Chapter 1: Anti-Militarism, War & Revolution
1. Herbert Read: The Philosophy of Anarchism (1940)
2. Emma Goldman: The Individual, Society and the State (1940)  read more »

Northeastern Anarchist #1

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War and Revolution - The Hungarian anarchist movement in World War I and the Budapest Commune (1919)

The Hungarian anarchists in Wolrd War I and the Budapest Commune

WAR AND REVOLUTION:
The Hungarian anarchist movement in World War I and the Budapest Commune (1919)

by Martyn Everett

The First World War ended in 1918 - everywhere that is except in Hungary - where
the fighting continued. War and economic collapse created a revolutionary situation.
In spite of its size the tiny Hungarian anarchist movement played a significant part in  read more »

Great Gift of the Iroquois, The

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This is a history lesson.  read more »

To Tramps!

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Here's the text of the classic speech by Lucy Parsons, at the May Day celebrations. It's crazy. I've paired it with an old essay I found in the university archives called the Meaning of Social Revolution. It's our history, learn it.

May Day Hype Issue: The Peak

May Day Issue of the Peak

From: www.guelphpeak.org  read more »

Table of Contents:

  • The First of May and the General Strike...by Mother Earth (Mag.)
  • Memory as a Weapon...by Anonymous
  • Fallen Comrades...by Anonymous

Breaking the Barricades: The Carnival Against Capitalism at the Quebec City FTAA 2001

Breaking the Barricades Cover

This zine is an account from the protests against the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) in 2001. It was one of the most militant of the anti-capitalist (anti-globalization) protests that took place at the turn of the century in North America.  read more »

British Anti-Roads Documents

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A smattering of documents from the height of the British anti-roads struggle in the 1990s. Useful history and context for a too-often bit of history that helped inform anti-globalization rioting, eco-defense in North America and elsewhere, squatting across Europe, and indigenous solidarity projects.  read more »

Witch's Child, The

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In the spirit of the coming May, "The Witch's Child" in zine form.

Sea Charts: The NDAA and Insurrection

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Read no more odes my son, read timetables:
they’re to the point. And roll the sea charts out
before it’s too late. Be watchful, do not sing,
for once again the day is clearly coming
when they will brand refusers on the chest
and nail up lists of names on people’s doors.
Learn how to go unknown, learn more than me:
To change your face, your documents, your country.  read more »

Decolonizing Anarchism: An Antiauthoritarian History of India's Liberation Struggle

Decolonizing Anarchism

Decolonizing Anarchism looks at the history of South Asian struggles against colonialism and neocolonialism, highlighting lesser-known dissidents as well as iconic figures. This approach reveals an alternate narrative of decolonization, in which achieving a nation-state is not the objective.  read more »

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