Post-anarchism has been of considerable importance in the discussions of radical intellectuals across the globe in the last decade. In its most popular form, it demonstrates a desire to blend the most promising aspects of traditional anarchist theory with developments in post-structuralist and post-modernist thought. read more »
Max Stirner was one of the most important and seminal thinkers of the mid-nineteenth century. He exposed the religiosity behind secular humanism and rationalism, and the domination of the individual behind liberal modes of politics. This edited collection explores Stirner's radical and contemporary importance as a political theorist.
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Inveterate 1950s-style Parisian slacker Jean-Michel Mension's first book, The Tribe: Conversations with Gerard Berreby and Francesco Milo (volume 1 of Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time), arrives in this country translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith. read more »
Neoism, Plagiarism & Praxis is concerned with what’s been happening at the cutting edge of culture since the demise of Fluxus and the Situationists. It provides inside information on the Neoists, Plagiarists, Art Strikers, London Psychogeographical Association, K Foundation, and other groups that are even more obscure.
This anthology gathers together a broad range of critical material about the Situationist International. The texts run sequentially according to date of original publication, thereby providing an overview of the way in which situationism has been historicised in the Anglo-American world. A wealth of historical and interpretative information is provided by various contributors. read more »
Louise Michel was the incendiary French leader of the 1871 Paris Commune. An anarchist and an irrepressible rebel, she spent much of her life on the run from police, in jail, or in danger of being locked away in mental asylums, as was the fate of so many feisty or defiant women. Known as "The Red Virgin," Louise was a great character from one of the greatest popular rebellions in history. read more »
Alix Shulman has provided a truly elegant collection of Emma Goldman's speeches and writings. Shulman's introductions also display a rare and genuine knowledge of anarchist political thought. In her comments, Kates shows the relevance of Goldman's life and work for the contemporary world. read more »
“God is a lie, / and Faith is a lie, / And a tenfold lie is Love; / Life is a problem without a why, / And never a thing to prove.”—Voltairine de Cleyre read more »
Limited Wants, Unlimited Means: A Reader on Hunter-Gatherer Economics and the Environment (Edited by John Gowdy)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 07:28.
This is another important anthropological text for anarcho-primitivists... Why the fuck are they so deeply in bed with ideas foundationally rooted in colonial and representational practice? Surely there is a better way.
INTRODUCTION: Back to the Future and Forward to the Past
PART I: ORIGINAL AFFLUENT SOCIETIES
1. The Original Affluent Society by Marshall Sahlins read more »
An important text for Anarcho-Primitivists (even if anthropology is a colonial mode of knowing and representing the Other).
PART I: Introduction
1. Problems in the Study of Hunters and Gatherers by RICHARD B. LEE AND IRVEN DEVORE
2. The Current Status of the World's Hunting and Gathering Peoples by GEORGE PETER MURDOCK
PART II: Ecology and Economics read more »
Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most influential thinkers of the past 150 years and On the Genealogy of Morality (1887) is his most important work on ethics and politics. A polemical contribution to moral and political theory, it offers a critique of moral values and traces the historical evolution of concepts such as guilt, conscience, responsibility, law and justice. read more »
This zine consists of a history of the broader anarchist context of the 1980s and 1990s out of which the Love & Rage anarchist network (later federation) emerged. It's republished to highlight a history which is largely lost and/or inaccessible, not to advocate for the federation model of organizing. read more »
This book was published in 1987 and covers the 1986 "Haymarket Remembered" anarchist gathering in Chicago, IL. It was the first in a series of anarchist gatherings held in the 1980s.
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A history of Anti-Racist Action (ARA) written in the mid-2000s. Looks primarily at ARA's work in the 1990s. Good history.
“Theft exists only through the exploitation of man by man…when Society refuses you the right to exist, you must take it…the policeman arrested me in the name of the Law, I struck him in the name of Liberty.” read more »