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E20: The 43 Group w/ Daniel Sonabend

12 Rules for WHAT sit down with author and historian Dan Sonabend to discuss his new book about the 43 Group and their legacy.

E19: The Proscription of National Action and the Trouble with State Antifascism

12 Rules for WHAT discuss the effects of the proscription of National Action.

E18: The New Authoritarians w/ Dave Renton

!2 Rules for WHAT talk to author Dave Renton about his latest book, The New Authoritarians: Convergence on the Right.

L.L. Men - Two Texts for Defining the Communist Programme

L.L. Men (sometimes LLM or L.L.M.) was a Hong Kong-based left communist who in the 1980s corresponded and debated with at least the International Communist Current, Communist Workers Organization, and the Communist Bulletin group.

The book-length "Two Texts For Defining the Communist Programme" is comprised of two texts: "The Nature of the 'Socialist' Countries: A Politico-Economic Analysis" and "Russia: Revolution and Counter-Revolution (1917-1921)."

Negro Matapacos, Chilean canine protester

In Chile the late street dog known as Negro Matapacos (“Black Cop-Killer”), has become a symbol of rebellion. Matapacos was a famous street dog in Santiago, Chile known for being at every protest, defying tear gas and water cannons, and fiercely hating the police. Since his passing in 2017 he has became a symbol of protests and resistance, and is affectionately know as the patron saint of protests and street dogs.

TV Series Review: DAMNATION

A brief review of the TV series 'Damnation' (2017)

The Ecology of Feminism and the Feminism of Ecology

Ynestra King outlines the argument that links the critiques of feminism and ecology together and asserts that they are, in fact, inseparable. She proposes that the domination of men over women is the model for other forms of oppression, whether social or ecological. She concludes by calling for ecofeminist direct action to confront militarism and other forms of domination and violence.

Violence of the State - I Volsci

Graphic from the cover of I Volsci issue 4 May/June 1978

I Volsci (The Volscians) are a group of Autonomists well rooted in the proletarian quarters of Rome. They are considered the “hard" fraction of the movement. I Volsci are known for their political agitation inside the Polyclinic and for their active support of the squatter's movement. Their free radio, Radio Onda Rossa, covers the metropolitan area.

Memorial from Prison

This document was written on May 24, 1979 from the "Special Wing — G 8” of the Rebibbia jail in Rome by Mario Dalmaviva, Luciano Ferrari Bravo, Toni Negri, Oreste Scalzone, Emilio Vesce and Lauso Zagato. Footnotes were added by the Editors.

Negri's Interrogation (trial transcript 1979)

Judge Palombarini questions Toni Negri, May 18, 1979, Padua

Arrested on April 7, 1979, Toni Negri appeared a few days later before his judges. As opposed to Oreste Scalzone, Negri then found it advisable to answer questions to his writings. The following transcript is invaluable inasmuch as it exemplifies the “bizarre” procedure adopted by the judges. As it happens, the Autonomists were incriminated on the basis not of any previous evidence, but on their very answers.