feminist theory for anarchist men
In its comparison of anarchist and poststructuralist thought, "From Bakunin to Lacan" contends that the most pressing political problem we face today is the proliferation and intensification of power. Saul Newman targets the tendency of radical political theories and movements to reaffirm power and authority, in different guises, in their very attempt to overcome it. read more »
Drawing on the theoretical concerns brought to light by the ‘poststructuralist’ thinkers Foucault, Derrida, Lacan, Deleuze and Max Stirner, Newman provides a critical examination of new developments in contemporary political theory: post-Marxism, discourse analysis, new theories of ideology and power, hegemony, radical democracy and psychoanalytic theory. read more »
Saul Newman contends that anarchism's anti-authoritarian egalitarianism informs the ethical and political terrain of contemporary radical struggles, particularly the global movement of anticapitalism. Yet he also argues that anarchism relies on an outdated epistemology and calls for a new direction in anti-authoritarian and emancipatory politics. read more »
Wheat paste at schools and anywhere else
Nothing fancy as far as layout -- still working with that. Anyone knows an easy publisher for ubuntu let me know.
The March edition of The Scoundrel is out now, taking on the age of austerity, the cult of white victimhood and encouraging radical refusal. There’s also a feature on the militant feminist anti-imperialist movement, Rote Zora, whose actions inspire us to dust off our incendiary devices. read more »
It must be Spring cleaning time at The Scoundrel HQ because I’ve decided to say “Fuck it” to the usual format and have a good old rant instead. The April edition is an attempt to start critical analysis of anarchist efforts and suggest possible avenues for the future. Why do our efforts never come even close to disturbing business as usual? read more »
Serum is supplement toward social war, a free publication of Kontinum -an autonomous anti-hierarchy group in Makassar, Indonesia, for an anti-capitalist anti-authoritarian struggle.
An essay bringing together anarchist and post-structuralist thought (esp Deleuze & Guattari) to question the very idea of 'sexual orientation.' It aims to make it clear why sexuality is an anarchist issue. Originally published as:
Heckert, Jamie (2011). "Sexuality as State Form" in D. Rousselle and S. Evren (eds.) Postanarchism: A Reader. Ann Arbor/London: Pluto Press.
by Ricardo Flores Magon
This collection of essays provides a devastating portrait of the condition of Native America. read more »
First published in 2010 this zine is composed of six handwritten letters addressed to unnamed recipients on a variety of topics ranging from Machiavelli and loneliness to Christianity and nature to addiction and unhealthy relationships to anarchy and nihilism to animals at the zoo to love and friendship.
This was uploaded earlier but it was missing a page. Here is the fixed version.
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John Badcock, Jr was a British individualist anarchist who was actively involved in the "Free Currency" and Free love movements of the 1890s and who set himself against the prevailing altruistic and leftist currents of his time to proclaim the sovereinty of the individual. read more »
This zine contains a wealth of helpful suggestions for anarchists living in small towns who want to create anarchy. Topics covered include finding other anarchists, deciding on what projects to work on, figuring out how to relate to liberals, and doing a distro--this zine is full of good ideas and advice. read more »
Vegan chicken soup for the anarchist soul - stories about inspiring moments of resistance.
A zine from Aotearoa in the South Pacific.
I would like to write down some thoughts regarding Leninism as a historical and theoretical position. I am writing to those who are willing to listen in hopes of refining a critique of authoritarian socialism. I do not have delusions that this short essay will convince anyone of something drastically outside of what they already believe or, at least, that is not my intention. read more »
Found at http://fantinreadinggroup.wordpress.com/2009/12/12/black-flame/ (Check the feed for download link) read more »
"The thesis is radical," writes Marshall Sahlins of this landmark text in anthropology and political science. "We conventionally define the state as the regulation of violence; it may be the origin of it. read more »