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On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber
Jun 22 • 11 min
Read the full text https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/david-graeber-on-the-phenomenon-of-bullshit-jobs-a-work-rant David Graeber (1961- ) is an anarchist, anthropologist, and activist who currently holds a professorship in anthropology at the London…
Against institutional cis-heterosexism by Sonia Muñoz Llort
Jun 15 • 11 min
Full text here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/sonia-munoz-llort-anarcha-feminism-against-institutionalized-misogyny-homophobia-and-transphobi “White middle-class privileges are a reality we white feminists must acknowledge in order to change all…
Towards the Queerest Insurection by Mary Nardini Gang
Jun 8 • 23 min
Full text here:https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/mary-nardini-gang-toward-the-queerest-insurrection Some will read “queer” as synonymous with “gay and lesbian” or “LGBT”. This reading falls short. While those who would fit within the constructions…
Murray Bookchin “Ecology and Revolutionary Thought” - Part 3
Jun 1 • 12 min
Full text https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/lewis-herber-murray-bookchin-ecology-and-revolutionary-thought Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) was an anarchist and libertarian socialist political theorist, historian, and author. He is perhaps best…
Murray Bookchin “Ecology and Revolutionary Thought” - Part 2: The Reconstructive Nature of Ecology
May 26 • 26 min
Read the Full text https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/lewis-herber-murray-bookchin-ecology-and-revolutionary-thought Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) was an anarchist and libertarian socialist political theorist, historian, and author. He is perhaps best…
Murray Bookchin “Ecology and Revolutionary Thought” - Part 1: The Critical Nature of Ecology
May 19 • 18 min
Read the full text: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/lewis-herber-murray-bookchin-ecology-and-revolutionary-thought Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) was an anarchist and libertarian socialist political theorist, historian, and author. He is perhaps best…
The Idea is the Thing - By Alexander Berkman
May 11 • 15 min
The full text:https://libcom.org/library/idea-thing-berkman Tyranny must be opposed at the start. Autocracy, once secured in the saddle, is diffucult to dislodge. If you believe that America is entering the war “to make democracy safe,” then be a man and…
Mutual Aid - By Errico Malatesta
May 4 • 11 min
Full text https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/errico-malatesta-mutual-aid-an-essay Since it is a fact that man is a social animal whose existence depends on the continued physical and spiritual relations between human beings, these relations must be…
Revolutionary Bread by Emile Pouget
Apr 29 • 3 min
Émile Pouget (1860-1931) was a French anarcho-communist, who adopted tactics close to those of anarcho-syndicalism. He was vice-secretary of the General Confederation of Labour from 1901 to 1908. Text version:…
The Bully’s Pulpit by David Graeber
Apr 20 • 25 min
The Bully’s Pulpit: On the Elementary Structure of Domination Full text here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/david-graeber-the-bully-s-pulpit David Graeber (1961- ) is an anarchist, anthropologist, and activist who currently holds a professorship…
Manifesto of Equals by Gracchus Babeuf
Apr 13 • 9 min
Full text here Real equality, final goal of social art-Condorcet Gracchus Babeuf was a French radical during the days of the French Revolution. He was an early advocate for political, social and economic equality and was opposed to the increasingly…
Post Scarcity Anarchism by Murray Bookchin
Apr 7 • 39 min
Full essay https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/murray-bookchin-post-scarcity-anarchism In this series of essays, Murray Bookchin balances his ecological and anarchist vision with the promising opportunities of a “post-scarcity” era. Technological…
The Chain Factory by Osugi Sakae
Mar 30 • 15 min
The essay in text form: http://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/osugi-sakae-the-chain-factoryOsugi Sakae biography: https://libcom.org/library/osugi-sakae-biography Ōsugi Sakae was a Japanese Anarchist born in 1885. In addition to study socialism and the…
“The Forbidden Word: Class” by Howard Zinn from the book A Power Governments Cannot Suppress
Mar 20 • 13 min
Full text of this essay: https://books.google.co.uk/books? Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was an American historian, anarchist, and activist. He authored 20 books, including “A People’s History of the United States,” one of the most influential and controversial…
Fascists are the Tools of the State by Peter Gelderloos
Mar 12 • 21 min
Read the full text here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/peter-gelderloos-fascists-are-the-tools-of-the-state This reading is dedicated to Heather Heyer, an antifascist activist whose life was cut short by a neo-Nazi in Charlottesville, Virginia on…
Rebels Against Tyranny - an Interview with Howard Zinn
Mar 3 • 19 min
Full text of the original interview published in 2008: https://www.counterpunch.org/2008/05/12/rebels-against-tyranny/ Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was an American historian, anarchist, and activist. He authored 20 books, including “A People’s History of the…
The Child and Its Enemies by Emma Goldman
Feb 21 • 15 min
Full text Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist political theorist, activist, and writer. Her work influenced numerous political and social movements in the US and Europe, especially for anarchism, feminism, atheism, anti-imperialism, anti-militarism,…
Does Work Really Work? by L. Susan Brown
Feb 17 • 24 min
Full text ‘One of the first questions people often ask when they are introduced to one another in our society is “what do you do?” This is more than just polite small talk — it is an indication of the immense importance work has for us.
Introduction to Social Ecology and Communalism by Murray Bookchin
Feb 10 • 16 min
Full text “Social ecology is based on the conviction that nearly all of our present ecological problems originate in deep-seated social problems. It follows, from this view, that these ecological problems cannot be understood, let alone solved, without a…
“Guerilla Open Access Manifesto” by Aaron Swartz
Feb 4 • 4 min
“We won this fight because everyone made themselves the hero of their own story. Everyone took it as their job to save this crucial freedom. They threw themselves into it. They did whatever they could think of to do. They didn’t stop to ask anyone for…
Making of an Anarchist by Voltairine de Cleyre
Jan 31 • 16 min
Full text Voltairine de Cleyre (November 17, 1866 – June 20, 1912) was an American anarchist, known for being a prolific writer and speaker, and opposing capitalism, the state, marriage, and the domination of religion over sexuality and women’s lives.…
A World Without Police
Jan 25 • 21 min
Imagine a world without police.Almost every social problem—from noisy neighbors to brokentaillights—has become a point of police intervention. The result is an epidemic of harassmentand violence. What if we found other ways to solve issues? What if we…
Green Anarchism by Corin Bruce
Jan 21 • 13 min
Bruce argues that green anarchism is the most coherent form of anarchist thought because it challenges hierarchy and exploitation in ways generally unacknowledged by social anarchism: animal liberation and social ecology. Text…
Ur Fascism by Umberto Eco
Jan 15 • 32 min
Full Essay https://www.pegc.us/archive/Articles/eco_ur-fascism.pdf While Eco is firm in claiming “There was only one Nazism,” he says, “the fascist game can be played in many forms, and the name of the game does not change.” Eco reduces the qualities of…
Are you an Anarchist? by David Graeber
Jan 8 • 13 min
Full text Chances are you have already heard something about anarchists and what they are supposed to believe. Chances are almost everything you have heard is nonsense. Anarchists believe human beings are capable of behaving in a reasonable fashion…
The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas by Ursula K Le Guin
Jan 2 • 20 min
Text https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/ursula-k-le-guin-the-ones-who-walk-away-from-omelas On the 22nd of January 2018, Ursula K Le Guin passed away. This is a tribute made by people whose hearts have been touched by her writings. On youtube…
The Capitalist System by Mikhail Bakunin
Dec 31, 2018 • 26 min
Text https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/michail-bakunin-the-capitalist-system In this essay, Bakunin explains how capitalism is by its very nature exploitative. By concentrating political power and economic capital in the hands of capitalists,…
Are we Good Enough? - Peter Kropotkin
Dec 30, 2018 • 12 min
“Are We Good Enough” by Pyotr Kropotkin is an essay written and published in june of 1888. A pdf can be found at https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/petr-kropotkin-are-we-good-enough
Sabotage by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
Dec 27, 2018 • 47 min
Full text https://www.iww.org/history/library/Flynn/Sabotage Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890-1964) was a union organizer, feminist, founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and leading figure in the Industrial Workers of the World. She later…
What is Audible Anarchist?
Dec 27, 2018 • 1 min
Audible Anarchist is a collective of volunteers from around the world dedicated to sharing anarchist ideas through audio recordings of books and essays, through podcasts, and through collaboration. Subscribe to our channel and discover the myriad…