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Announcing Black Seed Issue #4

December 09, 2015

From Black Seed: In This Issue: The End of the World? Activism and the Green Left An Introduction to the Anthropecene Interviews with Dominique & Knowing the Land is Resistance The Aftermath of the Katrina Disaster Anarcho-Primitivism and Green Platonism Nihilist Animism Reviews & More… Editorial: Is the End of the World Upon us? There are plenty of signs that would lead us to believe that this is the case. In this issue we focus on natural catastrophies, both the incredibly dangerous ways they…

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Wildfire #3 Out Now

December 07, 2015

From Wildfire: [Download Issue #3] (Prints 8.5×11) It seems fitting that we are releasing this issue now, in December. Following the letter from imprisoned anarchists in Greece and the call for international activity, Black December rages on, writing the memory of our fallen comrades with words, banners, stones, and fire. In that spirit, we dedicate this third issue of Wildfire to the memory of New Afrikan anarchist and Black Liberation Army combatant Kuwasi Balagoon, and earth liberationist…

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New Zines: Nothing Is Finished + More

December 03, 2015

We’ve added some new zines to our catalog: How To Start A Prison Books Collective – This zine by the Prison Books Collective is a detailed guide to starting your own books to prisoners program. It covers everything from how to get started to fundraising ideas. It’s an excellent resource. Unions Against Revolution – This zine from 2010 compiles two classic critiques of unions and places them alongside a new introduction that explains why yet another critique of unions is needed. It’s a good…

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Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For December 2015

November 30, 2015

From the Prison Books Collective: Hello Friends and Comrades, Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for December.(11″x17″ PDF, 275KB) Print it out and plaster your community, both in commemoration of these freedom fighters and to advertise locally for a political prisoner letter writing night.Get together with some friends in your town to send birthday cards to these fighters in our struggle. It’s an easy way to help remind them that they aren’t forgotten. If you make one, remember—don…

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Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For November 2015

November 03, 2015

From the Prison Books Collective: Hello Friends and Comrades, Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for November.(11″x17″ PDF, 432KB) Print it out and plaster your community, both in commemoration of these freedom fighters and to advertise locally for a political prisoner letter writing night.Get together with some friends in your town to send birthday cards to these fighters in our struggle. It’s an easy way to help remind them that they aren’t forgotten. If you make one, remember—don…

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New Eviction Threat against the ZAD

October 26, 2015

Recently, the ZAD (Zone a Défendre) a militant land occupation in France against and airport, announced that there is a new threat of eviction coming from the state: Over the past month the Prime Minister, President, and pro-airport lobby have been increasingly vocal and clear about their desire to evict the zad and begin work on the airport as soon as they can. The time frame of January-March is recurrent in their public declarations. These are threats, not inevitabilities. The anti-airport…

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Radio Series Documents Anarchism in Eastern Europe

October 24, 2015

Recently, Anarchist Radio Berlin—an anarchist radio project out of Germany—began producing a series of programs looking at anarchist activities in Eastern Europe. For U.S.-based listeners, the four interviews produced thus far provide an interesting look at an anarchist activity in a region that doesn’t often get a lot of attention from English speakers. There are interesting discussions of squatting, organizing campaigns, and strategy. The programs include interviews on the following topics…

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New “Student Organiser’s Handbook” for Radical Students

October 22, 2015

A new guide called the “Student Organiser’s Handbook” was recently published in the United Kingdom. Aimed at students in the country’s university system, the guide provides a number of practical tips, strategic concerns, and tactical lessens for students wanting to organize on their college campus. It comes from a radical perspective advocating for grassroots militancy as a counter to the complacency of left-leaning political parties and student unions. The guide covers four broad topics: small…

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Featured Zine: Deserting the Digital Utopia

October 17, 2015

“Deserting the Digital Utopia” is a zine formated version of an article published by Crimethinc in 2013. The zine provides an excellent introductory look at the role that computers, social networking, mobile phones, etc play in many of our lives. It’s a wide-ranging essay that covers a lot of interesting topics including social media, the enclosure of the commons, domination, digital utopianism, and more. It’s worth reading as a means towards developing stronger critiques and understandings of…

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October Political Prisoner Birthdays

October 17, 2015

The October 2015 prisoner birthdays poster is from the Prison Books Collective is out now: Hello Friends and Comrades, 1) Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for October. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own. 2) Be sure to check out the latest Political Prisoner/Prisoner Of War every-other week update by the NYC-Anarchist Black Cross. There are lots of important updates on many political prisoners. This one includes…

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