Imaginal Machines

Autonomy & Self-Organization in the Revolutions of Everyday Life Stevphen Shukaitis    2009    256p    6 x 9 All power to the imagination? Over the past forty years to invoke the imagination as a basis for radical politics has become a cliché: a rhetorical utilization of ideas already in circulation, invoking the mythic unfolding … Continue reading Imaginal Machines

The Guillotine at Work

Vol. I: The Leninist Counter-Revolution G.P. Maximoff    1940    360p    5 x 8 Originally published in 1940 in two volumes, this is the (partially eyewitness) account of the Leninist terror inflicted upon Russia. Maximoff, a life-long anarchist, fought in the Russian Revolution, organized with the metal-workers, and was imprisoned by Lenin’s secret police … Continue reading The Guillotine at Work

Animal Farm

George Orwell 1947 140p MMPB A concise novella dealing with the rise and betrayal of the revolution waged by over-worked animals on a little farm. A great explanation of recuperation and the corruption of power. $1-5 Other works involving george orwell, totalitarianism, recuperation, communism, work, stalin, dystopia, fiction

Dynamite

The Story of Class Violence in America Louis Adamic     1935     380p     5 x 8 The history of labor in the United States is a story of almost continuous violence. In Dynamite, Louis Adamic recounts one century of that history in vivid, carefully researched detail. Covering both well- and lesser-known … Continue reading Dynamite

Against His-Story, Against Leviathan

Fredy Perlman   1983   296p   5 x 8 How Civilization encroached on free peoples. On every continent scribes, traders and kings promoted division of labor, professional armies, social discipline, national, ethnic and class fervor.  $7-15 Other works involving fredy perlman, civilization, the wild, technology, recuperation, progress, primitivism, heresy, patriarchy, first nations struggles, peasant revolts, monarchs, nature, slave … Continue reading Against His-Story, Against Leviathan