Peter Gelderloos

Counterinsurgency: dousing the flames of Minneapolis

As people rise up against police violence and structural racism, what counterinsurgency techniques is the state deploying to attack and undermine the movement? This article by Peter Gelderloos was originally published by Roar Magazine.

Why pacifists aren't as bad as Peter Gelderloos says they are

Meme of Gandhi advocating for a nuclear strike to end humanity.

A critical review Peter Gelderloos' How Nonviolence Protects the State, a much-read but rarely analysed book.

How Nonviolence Protects the State - Peter Gelderloos

A text demonstrating how pacifism, far from being a neutral ideology actively supports state violence.

Fascists are the Tools of the State: Peter Gelderloos

An essay published in 2007 about the relationship of Fascism (in broad strokes, nationalistic movement terms) and the State.

Anarchy Works - Peter Gelderloos

This book uses historical and anthropological examples to show that people have, in different ways and at different times, demonstrated mutual aid, self-organization, autonomy, and horizontal decision making—that anarchy works!

Veganism is a consumer activity

A critique of veganism by Peter Gelderloos

An Anarchist Solution to Global Warming

Peter Gelderloos proposes an anarchist solution to global warming,

The surgeons of Occupy

Author Peter Gelderloos responds to Chris Hedges' anti-black bloc article.

Reflections for the US occupy movement - Peter Gelderloos

Gelderloos analyses the "indignant" and "occupy" movements which have spread across the world in recent weeks.