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 »
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 »
In the uprisings of the Arab world, Alain Badiou discerns echoes of the European revolutions of 1848. In both cases, the object was to overthrow despotic regimes maintained by the great powers—regimes designed to impose the will of financial oligarchies. read more »
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An Industrial Workers of the World Pamphlet on Direct Action in the workplace.
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 »
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 »
"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 »
With the World Trade Organization in retreat globally, do we remember the seeds of the anti-capitalist movements that blossomed and, in 1999, brought Seattle to a standstill? This collection confronts the challenges of historical memory. read more »
Usefull manual for potentially dangerous actions
“For as long as there have been names, there have been witches. From rebellions against feudal lords in the Middle Ages to queer riots at cafes to insurrections against the institutions of slavery and colonization, we have fought for thousands of years.”
A text on identity, power, crime, magic, and the end of the world from the Ignorant Research Institute (MKE).
"The universal, material needs of humans are, at their most basic, very simple. It is the surrounding structures of authority, exploitation and domination that pervert these basic needs into an insidious means of coercion and control. read more »
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Vol. 1: From Anarchy to Anarchism (300 CE to 1939)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 03:50.
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume One: From Anarchy to Anarchism (300 CE to 1939)
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)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 03:43.
Robert Graham (Ed.) - Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas Volume Two: The Emergence of the New Anarchism (1939 to 1977)
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 »