Review

Review: The Next Revolution by Murray Bookchin

Review of The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy by Murray Bookchin. Edited by Debbie Bookchin and Blair Taylor, preface by Ursula K. Le Guin. Verso, December 2014. Free PDF of the book here.  By Anarcho Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) was for four decades a leading anarchist thinker and writer. His many articles […]

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Book Review – Anarchist Encounters: Russia in Revolution and The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921

A. W. Zurbrugg (ed) Anarchist Encounters: Russia in Revolution London, Anarres Editions, 2017. 259pp., £10.99 pb. ISBN 9780850367348 Eric Lee The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution, 1918-1921 London, Zed Books, 2017. 160pp., £12.99 pb. ISBN 9781786990921 First published on Marx and Philosophy, 14 March 2018 by Javier Sethness Both of these intriguing new works take critical […]

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Top 10 Films on Women Fighting Capitalism and Fascism

To commemorate March 8th, International Women’s Day, we compiled a list of the top ten films that feature women who challenged patriarchy and capitalism. Finding films with female leads that fit this criterion was difficult since the majority of biopics about individuals or movements revolved around a male revolutionary story line. Here are ten movies […]

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Land and Liberty: A Review of Anarchism in Latin America

Review of “Anarchism in Latin America” by Ángel Cappelletti. Translation by Gabriel Palmer-Fernández with introduction by Romina Akemi and Javier Sethness-Castro. AK Press, 2018.  By Sasha Berkman The translation of Ángel Cappelletti’s expansive Anarchism in Latin America, itself a small preface for an even more expansive anthology of Latin American Anarchist texts, into English is a welcome […]

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“Guerrillas of Desire” and the Revolutionary Potential of Everyday Struggle

By Michael Reagan, Truthout A tension between political hunger and fruition runs throughout Kevin Van Meter’s new book on building contemporary revolutionary struggle, Guerrillas of Desire: Notes on Everyday Resistance and Organizing to Make a Revolution Possible, published this month by AK Press and the Institute for Anarchist Studies. Van Meter’s book is a welcome contribution […]

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Book Review: Maoism and the Chinese Revolution

  Elliott Liu, Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction (PM Press, 2016). by Javier Sethness   This work, the sixth volume in PM Press’ “Revolutionary Pocketbooks” series, provides a compelling review of the philosophy and historical practices of Maoism before, during, and after the Chinese Revolution of 1949. Liu, an organizer with Take […]

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