Based on research done for his introduction to the new Freedom Press edition of Kroptokin's Mutual Aid this longer essay from Iain McKay expounds not only on Kropotkin's work but on science writing in general, encompassing Richard Dawkins, Stephen Jay Gould and Matt Ridley among many others.
On Transgender Day of Remembrance
On Trans* Day of Remembrance
This zine is a basic short introduction to collectives and the philosophy behind organizing collectively without hierarchy. It argues against the faceless mass-based organizing approach and in favor of a networked approach of small collectives with whom participants have affinity.
It's a reprint of an old article that appeared in Profane Existence.
Some thoughts on prison, society, political prisoners and snitching from an insurrectionist point of view.
Providing an overview of the situation surrounding the currently imprisoned Pacific Northwest grand jury resisters, this 72-page zine also functions as a timely primer on grand juries in general. read more »
The spectre of state repression has been growing over Bay Area radical milieus. read more »
This file is a booklet for printing. A normal PDF file and the Open Office doc can be found here: http://www.mediafire.com/#7hvbph4yghoyl
Deloria observes, "The Indian world has changed so substantially since the first publication of this book that some things contained in it seem new again." Indeed, It seems that each generation of whites and Indians will have to read and reread Vine Deloria's manifesto for some time to come, before we absorb his special, ironic Indian point of view and what he tells us, with a great deal of humor, read more »
Struggle for the Land: Native North American Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide and Colonization by Ward ChurchillSubmitted by Anonymous on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 18:36.
From the Sonora to the Arctic, North America's indigenous people have been dispossessed of nearly all their original territory, with the residue - about 2 percent - held under a colonial "trust" authority by the U.S. and Canada. read more »
The United States is readily distinguishable from other countries, Chief Justice John Marshall opined in 1803, because it is "a nation of laws, not of men." In Perversions of Justice, Ward Churchill takes Marshall at his word, exploring through a series of 11 carefully crafted essays how the U.S. read more »
From a Native Son is the Capstone Collection of his most important and unflinching essays, which explore the themes of genocide in the Americas, historical and legal (re)interpretation of conquest and colonization, literary and cinematic criticism, and indigenist alternatives to the status quo. read more »
An essay by Alasdair Elmwood detailing a brief history of what is commonly referred to as 'the troubles' and an subsequent anti-state analysis and call to action. Emphasis on readers from the British mainland to learn from the experiences of activists in the North of Ireland.
The war machine is the motor of the social machine; the primitive social being relies entirely on war, primitive society cannot survive without war. The more war there is, the less unification there is, and the best enemy of the State is war. Primitive society is society against the State in that it is society-for-war. —from The Archeology of Violence 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 »