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“Britain is no longer white”: James Baldwin as a witness to Postcolonial Britain

An essay by Rob Waters on James Baldwin's time in and reflections on Britain.

Foundations of Oppression: The Antebellum South Appalachian Class Dynamic

The nature of the South Appalachian planter economy can be best understood through the regions complex class dynamic and the struggles its lower classes endured for the sake of profits.

Riot and Representation: The Significance of The Chicano Riot

A text, credited to "Herbert Marcuse" but actually written by the Bay Area pro-situ group 1044, on a Chicano riot in East Los Angeles in 1970. This text was first hosted by Bureau of Public Secrets.

Mumia Abu-Jamal on "outside agitators" and the meaning of Ferguson

A selection of writings by Mumia Abu-Jamal on the Ferguson uprising of August 2014 and the accusation that "outside agitators" were behind the unrest. This collection was first published by the San Francisco Bay View.

Ridiculous Weep (Hristo Botev on the Paris Commune)

The following article was written by Bulgarian libertarian socialist Hristo Botev and published in "Word of the Bulgarian Emigrants" in 1871. In it Botev endorses the Paris Commune and criticizes its opponents.

The End of Policing by Alex Vitale

A sociological inquiry into the police

Letter to Pierre Vésinier- Joseph Déjacque

Pierre Vésinier

A letter by Joseph Déjacque in 1861 discussing abolition and the situation and revolutionary movement of the 1860s.

Stuff the DWP (don't want us to know)

New pamphlet published by Liverpool SolFed by benefits claimants, for claimants: Stuff the DWP! (doesn't want us to know).

Covering our most important rights in clear, simple language, while also pulling no punches on the need for direct action and a movement to change the system.

The Anarchists versus the Plague: Malatesta and the Cholera Epidemic of 1884

In 1884, cholera tore through Italy, claiming thousands of lives. Despite a three-year prison sentence hanging over his head, Errico Malatesta joined other revolutionary anarchists on a daring mission to Naples—the heart of the epidemic—to treat those suffering from the disease. In so doing, he and his comrades demonstrated an alternative to coercive state policies that remains relevant today in the age of COVID-19. This article was first published by Crimethinc.