Charles Kaiser's 1968 in America is widely recognized as one of the best historical accounts of the 1960s. This book devotes equal attention to the personal and the political - and speaks with authority about such diverse figures as Bob Dylan, Eugene McCarthy, Janis Joplin, and Lyndon Johnson.
From antiglobalist activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists the influence of the Situationist International (SI) is writ large across our contemporary cultural landscape. Learn more from the Hardback book at a discount price!
Mary Wollstonecraft has been called the "first feminist" or "mother of feminism." Her book-length essay on women's rights, and especially on women's education, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, is a classic of feminist thought, and a must-read for anyone who wants to...
Originally published in 1954, Richard Wright's Black Power is an extraordinary nonfiction work by one of America's premier literary giants of the twentieth century. An impassioned chronicle of the author's trip to Africa's Gold Coast before it became the free nation of Ghana, it speaks eloquently of empowerment and possibility, and resonates...
Picking up from where he left off in Black Fire, African-American communist activist Peery extends his memoirs from the end of World War II and the formation of radical consciousness, through his involvement in the Communist Party USA, his eventual break with the party, and his dismay at the rise of black nationalism in the wake of the 1968 Watts
This is the first comprehensive overview of the work of Murray Bookchin, the left-libertarian social theorist and political ecologist who is widely regarded as the visionary precursor of anti-corporate politics.
The leader and founder of the original queer rock punk band tells all in this memoir of his years on the road, in the studio and fighting for gay rights with his music. Replete with the requisite tales of sex, drugs, groupies, band fights and label battles, this rollicking memoir is also an impassioned account of staying true to the artistic vision of...
In 2006, Oaxaca, what began as a teachers' strike demanding more resources for education quickly turned into a massive movement that demanded direct, participatory democracy. En Espanol. This version is in Spanish
An Environmental Insider Reveals How A Good Cause Has Gone Bad - Christine MacDonaldRead how the leaders of environmental campaign organisations live well-heeled lifestyles and their dubious relationships with the corporate world.
Feisty and funny, angry and passionate, a truly triumphant story of female valor in the face of overwhelming odds. The long-awaited sequel to the bestselling and award-winning Lakota Woman continues Bird's powerful, dramatic tale. Filled with contrasts between the philosophies and lifestyles of whites and Native Americans.
International Terrorism in the Real World - Noam ChomskyThis new, fully updated edition of Chomsky’s classic dissection of terrorism explores the role of the US in the Middle East and reveals how the media are used to manipulate public opinion about what constitutes ‘terrorism’.
Proletarian Nights, previously published in English as Nights of Labor and one of Rancière’s most important works, dramatically reinterprets the Revolution of 1830, contending that workers were not rebelling against specific hardships and conditions but against the unyielding predetermination of their lives.
The concept of "rogue state" plays a pre-eminent role today in policy planning and analysis. Chomsky - our uber anarcho-intellectual - writes again updating his critique of US and UK policies towards those countries they currently wish to exploit.
RUIN is the band by the ex-members of legendary veterans DOOM, DISAFFECT, DEBRIS, SCATHA, playing FAST, POLITICAL D-BEAT HARDCORE PUNK!!!! Powerful, angry as fuck total 90's CRUST explosion is back again! T.R.I.B.E., by the ex-members of SCATHA, plays almost tribal, but much more hard edged metalish crust attack terror!
In 1994 Adrian Arbib had privileged access to photograph the events on the Solsbury hill road protest, from the often violent actions taken by the private security guards to the quieter moments of life in the trees. His work is a unique record of an important moment in British political history when a peaceable political movement changed government...
SPAIN 1936-1939: Social Revolution and Counter Revolution: Selections from the anarchist fortnightly Spain and the WorldSPAIN 1936-1939: Social Revolution and Counter Revolution: Selections from the anarchist fortnightly Spain and the World, now out of print.
Tania was born as Haydee Tamara Bunke to German Jewish refugees in Argentina in 1937. She became one of Cuba's most successful spies in Latin America, penetrating Bolivia's high society and even had direct contact with the country's president. When her cover was blown she joined Che's guerilla group, but was killed in August 1967.