No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive by Lee Edelman

No Future - Queer Theory and the Death Drive

In this searing nihilistic polemic, Lee Edelman outlines a radically uncompromising new ethics of queer theory.  read more »

Italian Difference, The : Between Nihilism and Biopolitics (Edited by Alberto Toscano and Lorenzo Chiesa

The Italian Difference - Between Nihilism and Biopolitics

This volume brings together essays by different generations of Italian thinkers which address, whether in affirmative, problematizing or genealogical registers, the entanglement of philosophical speculation and political proposition within recent Italian thought.  read more »

Nihilism Now! Monsters of Energy (Edited by Keith Ansell-Pearson and Diane Morgan)

Nihilism Now! Monsters of Energy

This volume aims to inspire a return to the energetics of Nietzsche's prose and the critical intensity of his approach to nihilism. For too long contemporary thought has been dominated by a depressed "what is to be done?" All is regarded to be in vain, nothing is deemed real, there is nothing new seen under the sun.  read more »

Self-Overcoming of Nihilism, The by Keiji Nishitani

The Self-Overcoming of Nihilism

Contents:
1. Nihilism as Existence
2. From Realism to Nihilism: Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Feuerbach
3. Friedrich Nietzsche: The First Consummate Nihilist
4. Nietzsche's Affirmative Nihilism: Amor Fati and Eternal Recurrence
5. Nihilism and Existence in Nietzsche
6. Nihilism as Egoism: Max Stirner
7. Nihilism In Russia
8. Nihilism as Philosophy: Martin Heidegger  read more »

Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction by Ray Brassier

Nihil Unbound - Enlightenment and Extinction

This book pushes nihilism to its ultimate conclusion by linking revisionary naturalism in Anglo-American philosophy with anti-phenomenological realism in French philosophy. Contrary to the 'post-analytic' consensus uniting Heidegger and Wittgenstein against scientism and scepticism, this book links eliminative materialism and speculative realism.
Contents:
Preface  read more »

Bulent Diken - Nihilism

Nihilism (Bulent Diken)

Most significant problems of contemporary life have their origins in nihilism and its paradoxical logic, which is simultaneously destructive to and constitutive of society. Yet, in social theory, nihilism is a surprisingly under-researched topic.  read more »

Nick Land - The Thirst for Annihilation: George Bataille and Virulent Nihilism

The Thirst for Annihilation - George Bataille and Virulent Nihilism

This is an extraordinary book: genre-busting, ferociusly argumentative, laden with polemics and written in a style that occasionally reaches a pitch of aphoristic beauty comparable with Cioran or Nietzsche.
Contents:
1. ‘The death of sound philosophy’
2. The curse of the sun
3. Transgression
4. Easter
5. Dead God
6. The rage of jealous time
7. Fanged noumenon (passion of the cyclone)  read more »

Kein Vergeben und Vergessen

Kein Vergeben und Vergessen

“Wenn wir nicht wissen, wie wir sprechen sollen, ist das so, weil wir nicht
wissen, was wir sagen sollen und andersherum. Und wir wissen nicht was
und wie wir sprechen sollen, weil alles banalisiert wurde auf einfache
Symbole, auf Äußerlichkeiten reduziert. Bedeutung, welche einmal als
eine der größten Quellen der Revolte galt, eine strahlende Form von  read more »

Ich bin krank, und du?

Ich bin Krank und du?

Zusammenfassung:
Dieses kleine Heft setzt sich mit Gesundheit und Krankeheit auf einer
gesellschaftlichen Ebene auseinander. Es beschäftigt sich mit
Themen angefangen bei der enormen Umweltveschmutzung; über
den Massenkonsum, die ungerechten Eigentumsverhältnisse und
Arbeitsbedingungen, die Raffgier, die sich auch in der industriellen  read more »

PP/POW Updates and Announcements - 31 Jul 2012

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Subject: PP/POW Updates and Announcements - 31 Jul 2012
From: "NYC ABC"
Date: Wed, August 1, 2012

Hey:

Here's the latest compilation of every other week updates. We've mailed
hard copies to Sundiata Acoli, Joe-Joe Bowen, David Gilbert, Marie Mason,
Eric McDavid, Daniel McGowan, Jalil Muntaqim and Sekou Odinga. Please feel
free to share this link:  read more »

COAL WARS

NYC anon presents COAL WARS, a zine about supporting our friends who are in jail for anti-MTR (mountaintop removal) actions.

Prison For Profit

A Prison Divestment zine focusing on the privatization of prisons. Created by the Salt Lake City Prison Divestment Campaign ~ January 2012.

also here: http://www.mediafire.com/view/?zub6yi6iw5wz0if

Durruti in the Spanish Revolution by Abel Paz

Durruti in the Spanish Revolution

"Durruti was the ultimate working-class hero: carrying the future in his heart and a gun in each pocket. Abel Paz's magnificent biography resurrects the very soul of Spanish anarchism.”—Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums  read more »

Augustin Guillamon - The Friends of Durruti Group: 1937-1939

The Friends of Durruti Group 1937-1939

"Revolutions without theory fail to make progress. We of the 'Friends Of Durruti' have outlined our thinking, which may be amended as appropriate in great social upheavals but which hinges upon two essential points which cannot be avoided. A program, and rifles."—El Amigo del Pueblo, No. 5, July 20, 1937.  read more »

Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina edited by Marina Sitrin

Horizontalism

The popular rebellion that began in December 2001 in Argentina with the IMF melt-down and subsequent capital flight sparked a process of creativity that continues to this day. Different from so many social movements of the past, this rebellion rejects political programs, opting instead to create directly democratic spaces on street corners, in factories, and throughout neighborhoods.  read more »

Free Comrades: Anarchism and Homosexuality in the United States, 1895-1917 by Terence Kissack

Free Comrades - Anarchism and Homosexuality in the United States, 1895-1917

By investigating public records, journals, and books published between 1895 and 1917, Terence Kissack expands the scope of the history of LGBT politics in the United States.  read more »

What Is Anarchism by Alexander Berkman

What Is Anarchism (Berkman)

In a clear conversation with the reader, Berkman discusses society as it now exists, the need for Anarchism and the methods for bringing it about. Often mentioned in conjunction with his lover Emma Goldman, Berkman was a leading writer and participant in the 20th-Century Anarchist movement.  read more »

Raoul Vaneigem - A Cavalier History of Surrealism

A Cavalier History of Surrealism

A down-and-dirty survey of the surrealist movement written by leading situationist theorist Raoul Vaneigem. Vaneigem’s sketch bars no holds, blistering on surrealism’s artistic and political aporias, and packed with telling quotations, it gives respect where respect is due, shedding a great deal of light on situationist attitudes, negative and positive, towards their surrealist predecessors.

The Struggle Against the State & Other Essays by Nestor Makhno

The Struggle against the State and Other Essays

A collection of essays and articles from the Ukranian revolutionary, Nestor Makhno, who fought against encroaching Bolshevik terror during the Russian Revolution. The Struggle Against the State and other Essays sheds valuable insight onto the man and the movement that bore his name.

Life of An Anarchist: The Alexander Berkman Reader (edited by Gene Fellner)

Life of An Anarchist - The Alexander Berkman Reader

Alexander Berkman was a 20th century American revolutionary. Like the abolitionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights.  read more »

Facing the Enemy: A History of Anarchist Organization from Proudhon to May 1968 by Alexandre Skirda

Facing the Enemy

Drawing on decades of research, Skirda traces anarchism as a major political movement and ideology across the 19th and 20th centuries. Critical and engaging, he offers biting and incisive portraits of the major thinkers, and more crucially, the organizations they inspired, influenced, came out of, and were spurned by.  read more »

Coming Home to the Pleistocene by Paul Shepard

Coming Home to the Pleistocene

"When we grasp fully that the best expressions of our humanity were not invented by civilization but by cultures that preceded it, that the natural world is not only a set of constraints but of contexts within which we can more fully realize our dreams, we will be on the way to a long overdue reconciliation between opposites which are of our own making." --from Coming Home to the Pleistocene  read more »

Against Civilization: Readings and Reflections (Enlarged Edition) edited by John Zerzan

Against Civilization - Readings and Reflections

With mass poisonings, global warming and other tidings of contemporary civilization threatening the planet, shouldn’t we begin to reconsider our unthinking attachment to it?  read more »

Broken Thunder: the story of the Passenger Pigeon

review from Knowing the Land is Resistance
http://knowingtheland.wordpress.com  read more »

James C. Scott - The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia

The Art of Not Being Governed

For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia (a mountainous region the size of Europe that consists of portions of seven Asian countries) have fled the projects of the organized state societies that surround them—slavery, conscription, taxes, corvée labor, epidemics, and warfare.  read more »

Alain Badiou - The Rebirth of History: Times of Riots and Uprisings

The Rebirth of History - Times of Riots and Uprisings

In the uprisings of the Arab world, Alain Badiou discerns echoes of the European revolutions of 1848. In both cases, the object was to overthrow despotic regimes maintained by the great powers—regimes designed to impose the will of financial oligarchies.  read more »

Number and Numbers by Alain Badiou

Number and Numbers

The political regime of global capitalism reduces the world to an endless network of numbers within numbers, but how many of us really understand what numbers are? Without such an understanding, how can we challenge the regime of number?  read more »

We Will Not Cooperate

An argument for non-cooperation with the upcoming Grand Jury in the Pacific Northwest and collected solidarity actions and statements.

If A Man Commits Rape In Newtown And No One Knows How To Deal With It... Then Did It Ever Really Happen?

Trigger Warning: This zine deals with the subject of rape.  read more »

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