Murray Bookchin

Radical agriculture - Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin

An essay in which Murray Bookchin outlines his ideal system of food cultivation and criticizes the existing, capitalistic system. Appeared in Radical Agriculture (1972), ed. Richard Merrill.

State capitalism in Russia - Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin's critique of the USSR's economy as state capitalist. Published in Contemporary Issues 7, Autumn 1950 (under pseudonym M. S. Shiloh).

The tragic week, Spain 1909 - Murray Bookchin

General strike, Barcelona, 1909

Murray Bookchin's history of the "tragic week": a spontaneous workers' uprising in Catalonia, Spain, which was isolated and crushed by the government, leaving hundreds dead.

Between the 30s and the 60s - Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin

In this article, appearing in the book The Sixties, Without Apology, Murray Bookchin traces American radical thought from the 1930s to the 1960s.

What's wrong with Prometheanism?

Prometheus: mythical figure who stole fire from the gods

Simple questions of technological progress abound in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.

The ghost of anarcho-syndicalism - Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin's critique of anarcho-syndicalism. We do not necessarily agree with it but reproduce it for reference.

Murray Bookchin's libertarian technics

A robot adjusting solar panels

The first in a series of critical introductions to thinkers and concepts that inform discussion of the climate crisis, looking at Murray Bookchin's ideas about technology.

On spontaneity and organisation - Murray Bookchin

On Spontaneity and Organisation

A lecture given by Bookchin at a conference in November 1971.

To remember Spain: the anarchist and syndicalist revolution of 1936 - Murray Bookchin

Collected essays by Murray Bookchin on the Spanish Revolution.