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Two months of the uprising against dictatorship in Belarus

A Belarusian activist gives a talk and timeline of the current situation in Belarus and the protest movement in the country. Recorded for the London Anarchist Book fair on the 17th of October 2020

Eviction Defense Handbook

A guide to resisting evictions from Housing/Eviction Defense Solidarity Durham. This guide was written for tenants in Durham, North Carolina and so is based on the NC/US legal system, but some of the information will be useful to people elsewhere.

Midnight Notes #13 (2001) – Auroras of the Zapatistas

Midnight Notes book published by Autonomedia in 2001.

Being Human After 1492

Viccisitudes, Underwater - sculpture by Jason deCaires Taylor

Essay first published in The Con, Johannesburg, in response to the election of Donald Trump.

Albert Einstein in Barcelona: "My name is Albert Einstein and I am also revolutionary, an anti-authoritarian"

In February 1923, Albert Einstein visited Barcelona at the invitation of the Mancomunitat (the forerunner of the Generalitat, the Catalan government, which was reestablished in 1932) to give a series of sponsored lectures explaining his theory of relativity. On arrival he insisted on meeting with — and giving talks to — members of the CNT, the anarcho-syndicalist labour union. The following account of Einstein’s Barcelona visit is excerpted from ‘¡Pistoleros! 3: 1920-24. The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg’:

The social factory / falling wall review #5 - Cleveland Modern Times Group

Falling Wall Review #5, UK, 1976. Rare pamphlet from Falling Wall Press, publisher of Marxist feminists such as Selma James and Silvia Federici. Issue includes The Social Factory statement from Cleveland Modern Times Group and writing from Silvia Federici among others.

All This Burning Earth: Selected Writings of Sean Bonney

"A selection of explosively partisan poems, letters, and essays exploring themes of austerity, revolt, captivity, disaffection, and civil war, from Blanqui’s imprisonment during the Paris commune to the riots in London and Greece, by way of George Jackson and Jean Genet. Bonney’s writing is almost single-handedly responsible for reawakening in us a belief in poetry’s unique potential for fashioning weapons." Published by Ill Will Editions.

Our Death - Sean Bonney

A collection of poetry by the late Sean Bonney, inspired by the work of Katerina Gogou. "A reckless voyage into the apocalypse against which we hurl ourselves night after night, entirely political and thus relentlessly personal, self-lacerating, perhaps a bit disordered, no doubt perilously lucid." Published by Commune Editions.

The future in the present - C.L.R. James

The first in a series of out of print anthologies by C.L.R. James.
Published by Allison & Busby, 1977.

Thoughts on Francesco Ghezzi

Francesco Ghezzi was an anarchist militant from Milan who was also active in France, Switzerland, Germany and Russia (and was imprisoned in the last three countries).