writers

Spheres of existence - C.L.R. James

The second in a series of out of print anthologies by C.L.R. James.
Published by Allison & Busby, 1980.

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.

Anarchist Science Fiction - Iain McKay

Iain M. Banks collection

From https://anarchism.pageabode.com/anarcho/anarchist-science-fiction-few-random-thoughts-current-crisis

It is with a sad heart that I write this article – Iain Banks, the Scottish writer, has died at a far too early age. Reading the many interviews and obituaries, it is obvious that one of the good guys has shuffled off this moral coil.

Anarchist Science Fiction: Essential Novels - Zeke Teflon - See Sharp Press

Manned Mars landing

Originally from https://seesharppress.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/anarchist-science-fiction-favorite-novels/

What exactly does  “anarchist science fiction” mean? Stories written by anarchists? Stories with anarchist characters? Stories with anarchist settings? Stories that make anarchist political and social points? Stories with an “anarchist sensibility” (whatever that is)? Stories that anarchists will simply enjoy? All of the above? Who knows…..

50 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Works Every Socialist Should Read by China Mieville

Artist impression of a Mars settlement with cutaway view.

Originally from https://fantasticmetropolis.com/i/50socialist/full/

This is not a list of the “best” fantasy or SF. There are huge numbers of superb works not on the list. Those below are chosen not just because of their quality—which though mostly good, is variable—but because the politics they embed (deliberately or not) are of particular interest to socialists. Of course, other works—by the same or other writers—could have been chosen: disagreement and alternative suggestions are welcomed. I change my own mind hour to hour on this anyway.

The Freelance Journalists Union Goes Public

The Industrial Workers of the World has just launched a new organisation for workers in the Journalism sector.

The Orwell quotes right-wingers never mention

George Orwell. Photograph from Vernon Richards' 'George Orwell at Home'.

If you’ve ever expressed a political view to the left of Tony Blair, chances are you’ve been met with a response along the lines of: ‘Haven’t you ever read any Orwell?’ The irony of this statement is usually in how little Orwell that person has actually read.

Review – Anarchist Encounters: Russia In Revolution

A must read for anyone who really wants to understand the Russian Revolution, and whose enquiring minds are not deterred by Leninist orthodoxy.

Un Breve Vistazo a "La Ideología Anarquista"

En esta publicación, Monica Kostas de IWW nos ofrece una reseña del libro “La Ideología Anarquista” por Ángel Cappelletti, sugiriendo el texto a todo aquello que busque respuestas a las preguntas más clásicas sobre el anarquismo.