Featured Zine: Voting vs. Direct Action

With the 2016 presidential election looming in the United States, it’s getting to be the time at which many anarchists get stuck participating in frustrating conversations about the current election, elections in general, and the act of voting. As anarchists, our position on elections and politics is clear – we reject them. However, for many … Read moreFeatured Zine: Voting vs. Direct Action

Featured Zine: 3 Positions Against Prison

“3 Positions Against Prison” originally appeared in the tenth issue of Fire to the Prisons. It provides an excellent analysis of both prison and many of the positions that characterize anarchist and leftist practice as it relates to prison. The essay is notable for its analysis of how prison functions in the contemporary world, less … Read moreFeatured Zine: 3 Positions Against Prison

Featured Zine: Deserting the Digital Utopia

“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 … Read moreFeatured Zine: Deserting the Digital Utopia

Featured Zine: Mass, the Left, and other Walking Fossils

“Mass, the Left, and other Walking Fossils” is a compilation of texts from the Curious George Brigade. It provides a good and brief introduction to anti-leftist anarchy. It critiques the idea of “the mass”, the notion of duty, single-issue campaigns, compromise, coalitions, permanence, false unity, etc. In their place, the text offers a vision of … Read moreFeatured Zine: Mass, the Left, and other Walking Fossils

Featured Zine: The A-Zone & A Decade Of Anarchy In Chicago

For our featured zine this time around, we’ve chosen “The A-Zone & A Decade Of Anarchy In Chicago.” The new zine is published by the Anarchist History Nerd Brigade and is one of several titles by that project aimed at uncovering more recent anarchist history. In anarchist circles, there is often a tendency to for … Read moreFeatured Zine: The A-Zone & A Decade Of Anarchy In Chicago