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New Afterword to Dawn Paley’s DRUG WAR CAPITALISM

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

The good folks at Sur Plus in Mexico City will soon be publishing a Spanish edition of Drug War Capitalism. Dawn Paley has written a new afterword for the book, which brings the story up to date, including the many horrific events, massacres and disappearances, since we published her book. We’re sharing the English version of [...]

Excerpt from Davide Turcato’s “Making Sense of Anarchism: Errico Malatesta’s Experiments with Revolution, 1889–1900″

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

It’s somewhat difficult to choose an excerpt from Davide Turcato’s new book, because a) there’s so much goodness in it and b) Malatesta’s ideas evolve so much over time (always as a result of his “experimental” revolutionary method). But the following seems like a decent choice, for it’s relevance to questions many of us are trying [...]

DIXIE BE DAMNED! Read an excerpt!

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Dixie Be Damned: 300 Years of Insurrection in the American South is here!. One of the most exciting things about this book is how well it combines solid (and largely unknown) history with both damn good storytelling and a radical analysis that keeps the contemporary relevance of those stories in continual focus. Here’s a little taste: [...]

Read the Introduction to Militant Anti-Fascism!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Militant Anti-Fascism is back from the printer! This is book is an important one, a veritable weapon against the far-right. It’s 25% off for the time being, so get yours now. In the meantime,  here’s a look at the Introduction…   INTRODUCTION This history of militant anti-fascism has, in part, been excavated from the orthodox [...]

Read an excerpt from Underground Passages: Anarchist Resistance Culture, 1848–2011

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Underground Passages: Anarchist Resistance Culture, 1848–2011 is on its way back from the printer. We’re waiting expectantly, as are many of you, we know. Not sure whether it will take some of the edge off the anticipation or fill you with even more longing, but here’s a hefty excerpt from the Introduction (oh, and if [...]

Saving Detroit from Capitalism and the State

Monday, June 30th, 2014

“The story of land in Detroit is the story of people re-imaging productive, compassionate communities. The land, poisoned and abused by industrial capital for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, holds the relics of mass production. As technologies advanced and capital became more mobile, Detroit and its people were abandoned. Yet within this devastation, [...]

Get ready for THE NEW BRAZIL

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Remember when Lula’s election in Brazil offered some pretense of hope to certain folks on the international left? Remember how the liberals and reformists just stopped referring to him as the New Great Hope once his policies became clear? Brazil has since emerged as a powerful new player on the geopolitical stage, with Lula embracing [...]

Exploring “Anarchy Without Opposition”

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

We’re always glad when the ideas in our books jump off their pages and morph into real-life (or online!) discussions, so we were pleased to see that one of the pieces from our recently published book Queering Anarchism has been making the rounds online lately. Jamie Heckert’s contribution, “Anarchy Without Opposition,” has just been excerpted [...]

The CNT defense committees in Barcelona 1933–1938: An interview with Agustín Guillamón

Monday, January 20th, 2014

On the wondrous occasion of Ready for Revolution: The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona, 1933–1938 getting back from the printer, here is an interview with the author, conducted by when the Spanish edition came out (translated here by Paul Sharkey). It gives a very good overview of the material. —– A discussion of the [...]

Excerpt: Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements By Raul Zibechi, Translated by Ramor Ryan Chapter 3 A community has an emancipatory approach to health care when it recovers its own healing powers, which have been ex- propriated by the medical industry and the state, and liberates itself from the control that capital [...]

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