Two essays and an interview, based around the (most recent—late 90s) experiences with the author and the Italian courts—this time accused of armed robbery and "in which anarchists were accused of belonging to a clandestine armed organization."
Questions as varied as anti-fascism, drugs, racism, loss of language, illness and life itself are examined here in this dissonant collection of articles which first saw the light in the anarchist paper ProvocAzione two decades ago.
Reprint of an Alfredo Bonanno essay originally published in Italian in 1977. Follows on from the text 'Why a Vanguard' (which has also recently been translated and reprinted by Elephant Editions) he continues "to examine the problem of the relations between the movement of the exploited and the revolutionary anarchist movement".
In this previously untranslated and unreleased Elephant Editionspamphlet, Alfredo Maria Bonanno attempts, in conflict with his better judgement, to set out the fundamental elements of insurrectionalist anarchism anatomically.
A large collection of short writings on the ever topical, and thorny topic of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. Originally published from 1988-1995, they are more mediations on the likes of Jewish identity, the role of the Kibbutz, and the need for an overall Israeli-Palestinian insurrection, than commentary on current events.
An interesting analysis of the anti-nuclear movement, it looks at its composition, lack of class analysis and the question of violence, opening a much-needed debate on struggle and organisation against the nuclear project within that of capital as a whole.
Introduction by Alfredo M. Bonanno One of the fundamental classics of anarchism, its validity today lies in Kropotkins vision of the revolutionary project as a totality, something that would be impossible if it were not already in act.
"The reformist parties, trades unions and employers have coalesced to obstruct any growth in the level of the struggle, or any conquests that could lead to a revolutionary transformation. The proletariat have only one alternative: !"