Even critics have a difficult time imagining a world without police. But just what is the role of police in a democracy: to serve the public or to protect the powerful? Tracing the evolution of the modern police force back to the slave patrols, this controversial study observes the police as the armed defender of a violent status quo.
The three essays collected in this book offer a succinct introduction to Agamben's recent work through an investigation of Foucault's notion of the apparatus, a meditation on the intimate link of philosophy to friendship, and a reflection on contemporariness, or the singular relation one may have to one's own time. read more »
"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 »
Gates of Freedom: Voltairine de Cleyre and the Revolution of the Mind (With Selections from Her Writings) by Eugenia DeLamotteSubmitted by Anonymous on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 05:56.
"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 »
The book contains a number of interviews with some of Indiana's long-term prison rebels, a brief overview of the rich history of prison struggle throughout the state, and thoughts from the editors about how prisoner solidarity has been and could be done. read more »
Concluding Notes to "Queer Ultraviolence" by Tegan Eanelli
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 »
The ideas and views expressed by Kaczynski before and after his capture raise crucial issues concerning the evolution and future of our society. For the first time, the reader will have access to an uncensored personal account of his anti-technology philosophy, which goes far beyond Unabomber pop culture mythology. read more »
Letters of Insurgents is a 1976 novel by Fredy Perlman (under the character aliases Yarostan Vochek and Sophie Nachalo) dealing with anarchist themes and relationships. read more »
WE SAVED THE DOMES!
In 2011, Baggins End, also known as the Davis Domes – a community of 28 University of California, Davis students living in fourteen dome-shaped cottages amongst gardens and forests, faced one of the biggest challenges in their 40-year existence. 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 »
This is a reader for all those who have thought, WTF is Post-Left Anarchy? It collects the classic essays and debates on anarchy as an anti-capitalist practice that is also a rejection of Leftism.
1) Anarchy after Leftism
2) Post-Left Anarchy: Leaving the Left Behind
3) Post-Left Anarchy?
4) Leftism 101
5) Anarchists, Don’t let the Left(overs) Ruin your Appetite read more »
Peak Oil Survival by Aric McBay.