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In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he believes they create poverty and scarcity while promoting privilege. He goes on to propose a more decentralised economic system based on mutual aid and voluntary cooperation, asserting that the tendencies for this kind of organisation already exist, both in evolution and in human society. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the defects of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he believes they thrive on and maintain poverty and scarcity, as symbol for richness and in spite of being in a time of abundance thanks to technology, while promoting privilege. He goes on to propose a more decentralised economic system based on mutual aid and voluntary cooperation, asserting that the tendencies for this kind of organisation already exist, both ...
 
Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England. It was first published by William Heinemann in London in October 1902. The individual chapters had originally been published in 1890-96 as a series of essays in the British monthly literary magazine, Nineteenth Century. Written partly in response to Social Darwinism and in particular to Thomas H. Huxley's Nineteenth Century essay, "The Struggle for Exi ...
 
Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England. It was first published by William Heinemann in London in October 1902. The individual chapters had originally been published in 1890-96 as a series of essays in the British monthly literary magazine, Nineteenth Century. Written partly in response to Social Darwinism and in particular to Thomas H. Huxley’s Nineteenth Century essay, The Struggle for Exis ...
 
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The letter is part of the Method of Freedom Errico Malatesta reader and can be found here https://libcom.org/files/Errico_Malat... This is translated from “Cari Compagni dell’Ilota,” Ilota (Pistoia) 1, no. 9 (1 April 1883). The background to this letter was the defection from anarchism of Andrea Costa, one of the chief members of the Italian Federa…
 
The Essay can be read here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/libra... Andrej Grubacic and David Graeber wrote this introductory essay to a new edition of Kropotkin's Mutual Aid. The essay summarises and explains the importance of the work the context of its original publication and the importance of Kropotkin in current times.…
 
The essay can be read here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/libra... An essay on the relevance of Max Stirner to the Anarcho-communist movement. Recommended Reading The Ego and Its Own by Max Stirner. Stirner’s only book and magnum opus. Unfortunately, there is still only one English translation available, Stephen T. Byington’s. Wolfi Landstreicher …
 
The poem can be read here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/libra...Kuwasi Balagoon was a New Afrikan anarchist and a member of the Black Liberation Army. After serving in the U.S. Army., his experiences of racism within the army led him to tenant organizing in New York City, where he joined the Black Panther Party as it formed, becoming a defendant …
 
Essay can be read here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/howard-zinn-the-conspiracy-of-law Conspiracy of Law is Howard Zinn's examination of the role of the legal system in enforcing class distinctions and criminalising alternative politics and opposition to the system whilst pretending to be a neutral force in society.…
 
Pamphlet written by the UK's Anarchist Federation "Capitalism is Killing the Earth is our attempt to forge a more effective environmental movement. One capable of saving the planet before capitalism finishes destroying it. It builds on our collective experiences fighting against the destruction of the natural world, as well as reading and research.…
 
Article can be read here https://libcom.org/library/transphobia-class-issue An article by Anarchasteminist arguing that transgender rights are a working-class issue. [Content warning: In addition to transphobia in the abstract, this piece discusses harassment, violence and abuse. Some sources linked to for reference purposes feature transphobic abu…
 
Read the full text: https://zabalazabooks.files.wordpress... George Woodcock (1912-1995) was a historian, political biographer, essayist, poet, and anarchist. He wrote biographies of such anarchist thinkers as Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, William Godwin, Oscar Wilde, and Peter Kropotkin. Throughout his life, Woodcock was given numerous awards for his wo…
 
Read the full text: https://zabalazabooks.files.wordpress... George Woodcock (1912-1995) was a historian, political biographer, essayist, poet, and anarchist. He wrote biographies of such anarchist thinkers as Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, William Godwin, Oscar Wilde, and Peter Kropotkin. Throughout his life, Woodcock was given numerous awards for his wo…
 
Read the full text: https://zabalazabooks.files.wordpress... George Woodcock (1912-1995) was a historian, political biographer, essayist, poet, and anarchist. He wrote biographies of such anarchist thinkers as Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, William Godwin, Oscar Wilde, and Peter Kropotkin. Throughout his life, Woodcock was given numerous awards for his wo…
 
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