Iain McKay

Direct struggle against capital: A Peter Kropotkin anthology

This is the most extensive collection of Peter Kropotkin's writings available in English.

Mutualism, yes and no - Iain McKay

Iain McKay discusses the mutualist politics of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon. Originally published in January 2010.

Review of Carlo Tresca: Portrait of a Rebel

Iain McKay reviews Nunzio Pernicone's book Carlo Tresca: Portrait of a Rebel.

Review; Mutual Aid: an introduction and evaluation by Iain McKay

A review of Iain McKay's introduction and evaluation to Peter Kropotkin's Mutual Aid, reviewed by Paul Petard.

An anarchist FAQ vol 1

The Anarchist FAQ has been one of the standout achievements of the last decade in terms of its rigourous treatment of every aspect of the theory. Its translation from screen to print is long overdue. Something of an encyclopaedic resource for anyone studying anarchism, this weighty tome is a comprehensive guide to the history, theory and practice. The transition from web to page has been long awaited, and this first volume will be an invaluable resource for those interested in finding out more about the philosophy as well as those who are studying at an academic level.

The irresistible correctness of anarchism - working class opposition to Mussolini

A lengthy critique of the SWP's attempt to rewrite the history of the resistance to Italian fascism in the early 1920s as well as the revolutionary Red Years after World War I. An important, if not well known, bit of anarchist history.

Original here: http://anarchism.pageabode.com/anarcho/the-irresistible-correctness-of-anarchism

Bailouts, co-operatives or class struggle - a debate

A debate between Iain McKaye and the libcom group about an adequate workers' response to the credit crunch - should we advocate nationalisation, co-op's, or struggle?

The grand bluff: private profits, social risks

In this 2008 feature for Freedom, published shortly after the first major bank bailout as the recession began to bite, Iain McKay explains the cost of believing big business