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Nihilism

Of Indiscriminate Attacks and Wild Reactions: An Anti-Civ Anarchist Engages with ITS and Atassa, their Defenders and Their false Critics

A critique of the "eco-extremist" trend and its defenders and publicists among the nihilist and post-left anarchist milieu. While many libertarian communists have significant differences with the author's politics, it is reproduced here as an important expose of how far some anarchists were willing to embrace a completely reactionary form of misanthropic and misogynistic politics. Taken from the archive at Anarchist Libraries.
Content note: this piece includes discussion of sexual violence.

HIC NIHIL, HIC SALTA! (a critique of Bartlebyism)

A critique of the nihilist turn in communist and anarchist thought, from Research & Destroy.

The shade of swords - Jean Casseur

Article on nihilism, and the loss of community and meaning. First published on the now-defunct Ritual magazine website, June 2015.

Living The Dream in the feminist moment

Interview with feminist writer Eleanor Robertson. This podcast is host at The Word From Struggle Street

The period of decline – Miguel Amorós

Notes for a presentation delivered in September 2017 at the Gijon Anarchist Book Fair on the social, psychological and moral aspects of the modern crisis of capitalism, and the proliferation of nihilism, mental illness and generalized irrationality, based on the works of Jaime Semprun, particularly his book, L'abîme se repeuple [The Abyss Repopulates Itself], first published in 1997.

Attentat

An anonymously written journal composed of essays on nihilist ideas, history, strategy, and critique.

Species Being and Other Stories - frére dupont

frére dupont looks unflinchingly at the illusions that revolutionaries use to protect themselves, and offers new perspectives, and with them, new hope for strategies that can address the reality we live in.