DIY Do It Yourself
The ABC's of "Fuck Myspace"
Essay about DIY Punk culture and reliance on capitalist technology. This was once a zine, but we couldn't find hard copies or pdf files, so we reformatted it for yall to enjoy.
Healing in the Woods Around Us: Medicinal Plants for Mental Health Support. This zine focuses on medicinal plants that grow in the piedmont region of central North Carolina, United States, but most of them can be found or grown all over the place.
A sustainable and productive way to grow healthy food
by Dave Sansone
Journal anarchiste apériodique N°1. Paris.
http://zinelibrary.info/files/DEFINITIF.pdf (15.1 mb)
Journal in English of the activities in year 2007 by the Bulgarian DIY collective Katarzis. Plus articles about the environmentalist problems in Bulgaria.
Punk Rock Finances - a zine about understanding our relationship to money and how we can survive in a capitalist system while making deliberate choices to involve ourselves in it as little as possible. Has info about working out your budget and finances, as well as living more cheaply and surviving with working as little as possible.
Dumpster Diving - Doing it and Doing it Well. A short zine with tips, etiquette, and suggestions about the practice of dumpster diving. Also discusses the issues of privilege and who has access to dumpsters, its effect on class struggle and creating a sustainable movement. It's brief and don't go too in depth, but has good info.
Vasectomy Party is a zine about how to get painless and free (in Washington State, anyway) vasectomies. It chronicles the story of Benji, a member of the SeattleDIY Collective and his quest for sterilization. Comics drawn by Aaron Wright. Includes a Frequently Asked Questions section. www.seattlediy.com
An excellent booklet from a workshop by the Carrboro Dispute Settlement Center ( http://www.disputesettlement.org/ ). Contains an introduction to styles of conflict, nonviolent communication, basic strategies for conflict resolution, etc.
A compilation zine about learning good consent, from the author of Doris zine and the Support zine. For more like this, go here: http://www.phillyspissed.net/taxonomy/term/3
This is a handout from the Rock Dove Collective that provides an outline for an alternative model of dealing with conflict -- no police, no state, no hierarchy, no jail. It's community-based and centers around bringing people who are affected by a conflict into a facilitated circle to talk about the issues and feelings that arise from the conflict. A good beginning.
Also included is a word document with an example script outline for facilitators, as well as an outline of what circles are and aren't intended to do.
An interview with Philly's Pissed and Philly Stands Up, two collectives that work to support survivors of sexual assault and hold perpetrators accountable. From Heartattack zine.
The Worst: A Compilation Zine on Grief and Loss. Talks about radical response to death and loss, + how to support someone who is grieving. Second document is an insert that came with the zine, which a soundtrack for grieving. Prints on legal paper.
A guide to supporting a survivor of sexual assault. By Men Against Rape Culture (MARC) and UBUNTU out of Durham, North Carolina USA. from http://
A zine on herbal medicine for trauma, with a focus on sexual assault. The middle page of the zine only takes up half a sheet; it's doubled here, so just cut it in half.