Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods—that is, long before the invention of coins or cash. read more »
The popular rebellion that began in December 2001 in Argentina with the IMF melt-down and subsequent capital flight sparked a process of creativity that continues to this day. Different from so many social movements of the past, this rebellion rejects political programs, opting instead to create directly democratic spaces on street corners, in factories, and throughout neighborhoods. read more »
In a clear conversation with the reader, Berkman discusses society as it now exists, the need for Anarchism and the methods for bringing it about. Often mentioned in conjunction with his lover Emma Goldman, Berkman was a leading writer and participant in the 20th-Century Anarchist movement. 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 »
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 »
- a fairytale for the 21st century -
This charming story explores the dark scary parts of global industrial civilization with a whimsical journey through underwater cities, icy oceans, towering palaces, and ordinary neighborhoods. Along the way, learning, cooperation, and liberation are found. read more »
An important manual
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"This book is subversive to so many of the fundamental assumptions of Western technological society that it is a wonder it was permitted to be published. read more »
We Are an Image from the Future: The Greek Revolt of 2008 (Edited by A.G. Schwarz, Tasos Sagris, and Void Network)Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 06/30/2012 - 22:48.
What causes a city, then a whole country, to explode? How did one neighborhood's outrage over the tragic death of one teenager transform itself into a generalized insurrection against State and capital, paralyzing an entire nation for a month? 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 »
A pamphlet from 2001 by a Canadian collective on the global economy. It shortly analyzes the functioning of global capitalism and forms a critique on it from an anarchist perspective. The pamphlet gives a small history on how the world as we see it now came to be. read more »
This is Volumes 1-3 of the Prison Abolitionist centered in Richmond, VA. We focus mainly on issues surrounding the oppressive institution of the prison industrial complex. This is an 8 page zine that is easily printed, folded and cut. Great to just stick in your pocket for great reference!
Put together by some anti-state pro-revolutionaries for a workshop panel discussion at the 2012 NYC Anarchist Bookfair.
One of Lyotard's most important works, Libidinal Economy concludes a line of thought which develops out of the work of de Sade, Nietzsche, Bataille, Deleuze, Klossowski, Irigaray and Cixous. Libidinal Economy is regarded as the most important response to the philosophies of desire, as expounded by thinkers such as de Sade, Nietzsche, Bataille, Foucault and Deleuze and Guattari. read more »