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Featured Zine: Good Manners & Affinity Groups

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As events continue in response to the police killings in Ferguson and New York City, we’re sharing the excellent new zine “Good Manners & Affinity Groups” put together by Anarres Press. The zine compiles two excellent articles “An Introduction to the Anarchist Affinity Group” by Tides of Flame and “Good Manners for Street Parties: Stay … Continue Reading »

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Review: Who’s Afraid of the Black Blocs?

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Who’s Afraid of the Black Blocs? Anarchy in Action Around the World by Francis Dupuis-Déri is an attempt to objectively explore and examine the black bloc tactic by casting aside the stereotypes and political dismissals common both in the mainstream media and amongst various radical groups. The book draws on extensive research including interviews with … Continue Reading »

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New Zines Added to Our Catalog

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We’ve added some new zines to our distro catalog. As always, they are available to order online or through the mail, and the PDFs can be downloaded. In keeping with some recent changes, we’ve added both imposed and screen readable versions of these zines where possible. The new titles are: Organizing Anarchism and the English … Continue Reading »

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Featured Zine: Blockade, Occupy, Strike Back

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With the a “state of emergency” declared in Ferguson outside of St. Louis and protests announced across the United States to coincide with the upcoming announcement of a grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, it seems appropriate to feature a zine pertaining to street tactics. In recent years, one of the … Continue Reading »

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Announcing: Black Seed Issue #2

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From AnarchistNews.org: Black Seed Issue #2 has arrived from the printers and is available for bulk mail-order through Little Black Cart and soon to be available throughout the U.S. at various bookstores and social-spaces. We are excited to present you with another publication of green anarchy, a continuance of some of the conversations started in … Continue Reading »

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November/December Political Prisoner Birthdays Poster

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From Chapel Hill Prison Books Collective: Hello Friends and Comrades, 1) Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for November. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own. 2)  Please help raise funds for our comrade Andy’s legal fund. On August 23rd Andy was arrested while attending … Continue Reading »

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Featured Zine: Writing To Prisoners FAQ

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As part of an effort to highlight different titles in our distro catalog, we’re going to be doing semi-weekly blog posts to “feature” different zines. This week’s featured zine is “Writing to Prisoners: Frequently Asked Questions.” Published in 2013 by Black Cat Factory with text borrowed from Leeds Anarchist Black Cross, “Writing to Prisoners” is … Continue Reading »

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Interview with Crimethinc

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Recently, Mask Magazine published an interesting interview with Crimethinc. Much of the interview focuses broadly on the history of Crimethinc, its recent announcement of the outreach project “To Change Everything,” and the ways in which the collective has tried to expand the reach of anarchist ideas. Its always worthwhile to take the opportunity to reflect … Continue Reading »

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New Surveillance Self-Defense Guide

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new and updated “Surveillance Self-Defense Guide.” The Guide explains in easy-to-follow language how to defend yourself from digital surveillance by using encryption tools and developing appropriate privacy and security practices. From a blog post introducing the guide: “In the time since the Snowden revelations, we’ve learned a lot … Continue Reading »

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Video: Industrial Civilization, Meat Production and Consumption

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The following video—“Industrial Civilization, Meat Production and Consumption”—was produced by an anarchist group in Greece called “Sympraxis for the anarchy.” The video is a 22 minute look at the relationship between civilization, capitalism, the state, and animal consumption. It has English-text provided by the Contra Info translating project. We’re always excited to see anarchists experimenting … Continue Reading »