Set in NYC during the early 1980s, and written partly in response to the reactionary discourse of the time, this kick-ass and conscious crime novel was nominated for the Edgar and the Anthony Awards, and made Booklist's Best First Mystery.
In this fresh examination, an activist and historian of native descent argues that the colonial powers met resistance from the indigenous inhabitants and that these confrontations shaped the forms and extent of colonialism. This account encompasses North and South America, the development of nation-states, and the resurgence of indigenous resistance in...
A British Anarchist Tradition focuses on three contemporary British theorists and practitioners, Herbert Read, Colin Ward, and Alex Comfort and looks at their interrelation, commonality, and collective influence on British radical thought.
Originally published in England in 1938 (the same year as his magnum opus The Black Jacobins) and expanded in 1969, this work remains the classic account of global Black resistance. Robin D.G. Kelley’s substantial introduction contextualizes the work in the history and ferment of the times, and explores its ongoing relevance today....
In this volume, Noel Ignatiev, author of How the Irish Became White, provides an extensive introduction to James' life and thought, before presenting two critical works that together illustrate the tremendous breadth and depth of James' worldview.
The Revolutionary Public Relations of the Zapatista Insurgency by Jeff ConantPart literary criticism, part media analysis, and part marketing handbook, A Poetics of Resistance provides a refreshingly new take on the Zapatistas.
Max Nettlau was the most proficient, and still is the most important, chronicler of anarchism. This one volume (at 400 pages) introduction to the history of anarchist ideas and early movements, summarising the author's monumental 9-volume history and several biographies, is the most reliable guide.
This guide is not a road map or instruction manual. It's a match struck in the dark, a homemade multi-tool to help you carve out your own path through the ruins of the present, warmed by the stories and strategies of those who took Bertolt Brecht's words to heart: "Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it."
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...
This guide is intended as an introduction to the ideas surrounding green capitalism as well as the alternatives to it. We hope it will support attempts to resist the threat of green capitalism and create space for real ecological...
A powerful novel about a teen struggling with flashbacks from his war-torn past in Africa. Follow Abe through track meets, dates with his girlfriend, and loving interactions with his adopted family while uncovering terrible memories of the war.
Abolish Work combines two influential pamphlets from the frontlines of the class war. The texts from these anonymous workers offer cutting-edge class analysis and critiques of daily life accompanied by uncensored, innovative illustrations.
Today, over seven million people live under the control of U.S. jail, prison, probation, or parole systems—the vast majority of them people of color and young people. Between 2000 and 2007, Congress added 454 new offences to the Federal criminal code. Policing at all levels is increasingly militarized and demands more and more resources.