Africa

Walter Rodney's "How Europe Underdeveloped Africa"

Notes on a classic work of dependency theory.

Tearing racism up from its capitalist roots: An African anarchist-communist approach - by Bongani Maponyane (ZACF)

A take down of scientific racism, and analysis of the ongoing links between capitalism and racism in South Africa.

The Horror, the Horror of World Imperialism

In the late 19th century, the Congo was ripped open for its large rubber resources to satisfy capitalism’s new found demand for tires, leading to the death of millions of Africans. The horrors of the Congo are well known. Pictures of mutilation and death appear frequently in the lectures of academics who demand the need to create a more humanitarian capitalism. Joseph Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ appears on many school syllabuses. But despite literary suggestions of a problem found within the human heart, the truth is the problem was to be found in a new epoch of history that continues to this day: the epoch of imperialist capitalism.

Fanon’s Dialectic of Experience

Fanon’s Dialectic of Experience

Ato Sekyi-Otu's Fanon’s Dialectic of Experience invites us to see Fanon as a dramatist enacting a movement of experience—the drama of social agents in the colonial context and its aftermath.

The Fruits of “Arab Spring”; Islamism, Anarchism & Feminism

Graffiti outside the presidential palace in Cairo, December 8, 2012.

A 2013 essay by Lebanese-Armenian political activist Yeghia Tashjian covering the power struggle within the Arab Spring between the Islamic political fractions and the secularist revolutionaries, including radical feminist and anarchist currents within the Arab Spring .

Volume 9 Issue 4

Mother Earth Vol. IX. No. 4 (June, 1914). New York, NY. Sourced from Greenwood Reprint Corporation's 1968 republication of Mother Earth in their Radical Periodicals in the United State 1890-1960 series, digitized by Google and uploaded to HathiTrust. Document has 100% OCR.

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

First published in 1972 this book argues that African underdevelopment is consequent to colonialism. Anarchist writers have been critical of the support given to the Tanzanian state in the preface.

A History of Pan-African Revolt

A History of Pan-African Revolt

A survey of revolt across the African world by C.LR. James, first published in 1938.