Fredy Perlman

The continuing appeal of nationalism - Fredy Perlman

An excellent analysis by the late Fredy Perlman of the enduring appeal of nationalism to statist rulers of both left and right.

Progress & Nuclear Power - Fredy Perlman

The Following text first appeared in a special anti-nuclear issue of Fifth Estate magazine on April 8, 1979. It was written earlier in that year just after an accident at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in eastern Pennsylavania. As news of the accident spread, official messages insisted, "There is no need to overreact, the situation is stable, the leaders have everything under control," but eventually people living near the plant had to be evacuated. Here Fredy reminds us how the original inhabitants of this region were duped and destroyed by the platitudes, promises and police that always accompany Capital.

The reproduction of daily life - Fredy Perlman

Fredy Perlman's excellent analysis of alienation and the way in which we as workers reproduce the capitalist economy in our everyday lives.

Anti-Semitism and the Beirut Pogrom - Fredy Perlman

Drawing on his personal experiences and family history, Perlman dissects the disturbing irony in the use of the Holocaust as justification for Zionist state brutality.

Review: Against His-story, Against Leviathan

Aufheben critically review Fredy Perlman's Against His-story, against Leviathan, and critique the ideology of primitivism it has influenced.