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  1. Pleasure Activism e-book

    Pleasure Activism e-book

    The Politics of Feeling Good

    adrienne maree brown

    $19.99 $14.99

    How do we make social justice the most pleasurable human experience? A politics of healing and happiness that explodes the dour myth that changing the world is just another form of work.

  2. Premonitions e-book

    Premonitions e-book

    Selected Essays on the Culture of Revolt

    AK Thompson

    $20.00 $15.00

    A decade of AK Thompson’s essays on the culture of revolt.

  3. The Big Heat e-book

    The Big Heat e-book

    Earth on the Brink

    Jeffrey St. Clair

    $18.95 $14.21

    The Big Heat charts the battle lines for the future of the planet, from corporate villains to corrupt politicians and the fearless environmentalists who are standing up against the...

  4. Resisting Illegitimate Authority e-book

    Resisting Illegitimate Authority e-book

    A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti- Authoritarian—Strategies, Tools, and Models

    Bruce E. Levine

    $17.99 $13.50

    Authoritarianism is on the rise. It’s time to “depathologize” noncompliance. Here’s one clinical psychologist’s tool kit for fighting back.

  5. How Nonviolence Protects the State e-book

    How Nonviolence Protects the State e-book

    Peter Gelderloos

    $12.00

    How Nonviolence Protects the State challenges the belief that nonviolence is the only way to fight for a better world and invites activists to consider diverse tactics, passionately arguing that...

  6. Whither Anarchism? e-book

    Whither Anarchism? e-book

    Kristian Williams

    $6.00 $4.50

    Can the contemporary anarchist scene investigate its shortcomings and mark a path toward the total transformation of society and the creation of a more just world?

  7. Joyful Militancy e-book

    Joyful Militancy e-book

    Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times

    Carla Bergman; Nick Montgomery

    $16.00 $12.00

    Joyful Militancy investigates how fear, self-righteousness, and moralism infiltrate and take root within liberation movements, what to do about them, and ultimately how tenderness and vulnerability...

  8. Fascism Today e-book

    Fascism Today e-book

    What It Is and How to End It

    Shane Burley

    $15.95 $11.96

    A detailed map of the far right and a game plan for building the mass movement that will stop it.

  9. Rebellious Mourning e-book

    Rebellious Mourning e-book

    The Collective Work of Grief

    Cindy Milstein

    $19.95

    The intimate yet tenacious writing in this volume shows that mourning can pry open spaces of contestation and reconstruction, empathy and solidarity. With contributions from Claudia Rankine, Sarah...

  10. Guerrillas of Desire e-book

    Guerrillas of Desire e-book

    Notes on Everyday Resistance and Organizing to Make a Revolution Possible

    Kevin Van Meter

    $18.95 $14.21

    Behind the smiling faces of workers of all sorts, a war is being planned. Kevin Van Meter maps the undercurrents of everyday resistance, an important factor in revolution.

  11. We Will Not Be Silenced e-book

    We Will Not Be Silenced e-book

    The Academic Repression of Israel's Critics

    William I. Robinson

    $19.95 $14.96

    Thirteen powerful, firsthand testimonials from scholars about campaigns to silence and repress those who speak out against Israeli apartheid and US complicity.

  12. Emergent Strategy e-book

    Emergent Strategy e-book

    Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

    adrienne maree brown

    $16.00 $12.00

    Self-help, society-help, and planet-help to shape the futures we want. A resolutely materialist spirituality based equally on science and science fiction: a wild feminist and afro-futurist ride!

  13. A Tilted Guide to Being a Defendant e-book

    A Tilted Guide to Being a Defendant e-book

    The Tilted Scales Collective

    $4.99

    The Tilted Scales Collective presents a comprehensive guide to facing charges in the criminal legal system to help defendants not only figure out how to handle their legal cases, but also how to...

  14. Hegemony How-To e-book

    Hegemony How-To e-book

    A Roadmap for Radicals

    Jonathan Matthew Smucker

    $16.95 $12.71

    A conceptual guide to political struggle for a social movement and generation that is deeply ambivalent about power, Hegemony How-To makes a moral and strategic case for the intentional...

  15. The Failure of Nonviolence e-book

    The Failure of Nonviolence e-book

    Peter Gelderloos

    $10.00

    The Failure of Nonviolence examines most of the major social upheavals following the Cold War to reveal the limits of nonviolence and uncover what a diverse, unruly, non-pacified movement...

  16. No More Heroes e-book

    No More Heroes e-book

    Grassroots Challenges to the Savior Mentality

    Jordan Flaherty

    $15.00 $11.25

    Award-winning journalist Jordan Flaherty brings us inside the dark and politically twisted mind of the savior. Insightful and unsparing, No More Heroes is an indispensible tool for...

  17. Nonviolence Ain't What It Used To Be e-book

    Nonviolence Ain't What It Used To Be e-book

    Unarmed Insurrection and the Rhetoric of Resistance

    Shon Meckfessel

    $18.00 $13.50

    US social movements face many challenges. One of their most troublesome involves the question of nonviolence. Civil disobedience and symbolic protest have characterized many...

  18. Keywords for Radicals e-book

    Keywords for Radicals e-book

    The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalist Struggle

    AK Thompson

    $22.99 $17.24

    Bringing together the insights of dozens of scholars and committed troublemakers, Keywords for Radicals explores a robust vocabulary of words that shape today’s political landscape. Each entry...

  19. Taking Sides e-book

    Taking Sides e-book

    Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism

    Cindy Milstein

    $11.99 $8.99

    Taking Sides argues not for reform of structurally brutal institutions but rather for their abolition. Its thirteen essays are sharp interventions that take particular aim at the role of...

  20. Octavia's Brood e-book

    Octavia's Brood e-book

    Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

    Walidah Imarisha

    $17.99 $13.49

    Twenty radical writers explore social issues and their possibilities by writing original science fiction stories.

  21. Dispatches Against Displacement e-book

    Dispatches Against Displacement e-book

    Field Notes from San Francisco’s Housing Wars

    James Tracy

    $15.99 $11.99

    The true story of how gentrification, fueled by income inequality, decimated working people in San Francisco.

  22. Grabbing Back e-book

    Grabbing Back e-book

    Essays Against the Global Land Grab

    Alexander Reid Ross

    $19.99 $14.99

    As climate change ravages the earth, the wealthy elite try to grab as much of the world’s diminishing resources as possible. Grabbing Back is a collection of interviews, dispatches, and...

  23. Presente! e-book

    Presente! e-book

    Latin@ Immigrant Voices in the Struggle for Racial Justice / Voces de Inmigrantes Latin@s en la Lucha por la Justicia Racial

    Cristina Tzintzún

    $19.99 $14.99

    Presente! offers a perspective on the immigrant-rights movement that is written by immigrant workers themselves. These are the first-person tales of grassroots organizations across the...

  24. Against Equality e-book

    Against Equality e-book

    Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion

    Ryan Conrad

    $14.99 $11.24

    This anthology reinvigorates the queer political imagination with contemporary radical voices critical of the gay community's embrace of single-issue “equality” politics. Centered on the holy...

  25. Undoing Border Imperialism e-book

    Undoing Border Imperialism e-book

    Harsha Walia

    $15.99 $11.99

    Undoing Border Imperialism combines academic discourse, lived experiences of displacement, and movement-based practices into an exciting new book. By reframing immigrant rights movements...

  26. Hope Into Practice e-book

    Hope Into Practice e-book

    Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears

    Penny Rosenwasser

    $12.99

    Anchored in Jewish ethical tradition, community-building, and an activist’s call to repair the world and end racism, Hope into Practice asks Jewish women for the courage to love ourselves...

  27. Life During Wartime e-book

    Life During Wartime e-book

    Resisting Counterinsurgency

    Kristian Williams

    $20.99 $15.74

    Counterinsurgency has existed as the state's implicit strategy for a generation, and increasingly this strategy is becoming explicit. In this chilling collection of sociological and political...

  28. Stay Solid! e-book

    Stay Solid! e-book

    A Radical Handbook for Youth

    Matt Hern

    $19.99 $15.00

    This scrapbook-style collection of essays, excerpts, explanations, and images pushes back against a culture that relentlessly demands that kids give up their best ideals, abandon their hopes,...

  29. Take Back the Land e-book

    Take Back the Land e-book

    Land, Gentrification and the Umoja Village Shantytown

    Max Rameau

    $14.99 $11.24

    In October 2006, a group of housing activists called Take Back the Land seized control of a plot of public land in Miami, Florida and built an encampment that would become known as the Umoja...

  30. Queering Anarchism e-book

    Queering Anarchism e-book

    Addressing and Undressing Power and Desire

    C.B. Daring

    $19.99 $14.99

    What does it mean to "queer" the world around us? How does the radical refusal of the mainstream codification of GLBT identity as a new gender norm come into focus in the context of anarchist...

  31. We Are Many e-book

    We Are Many e-book

    Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

    Kate Khatib

    $20.99 $15.74

    We have all been swept up by the momentum of the Occupy movement. We have seen the results of years of organizing in different communities come together in ways that few could have imagined,...

  32. Mountain Justice e-book

    Mountain Justice e-book

    Homegrown Resistance to Mountaintop Removal, For the Future of Us All

    Tricia Shapiro

    $17.99 $13.49

    Mountaintop removal (MTR) does exactly what it says: A mountaintop is stripped of trees, blown to bits with explosives, then pushed aside by giant equipment, all to expose a layer of coal to be...

  33. Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution e-book

    Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution e-book

    Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-Petrol World

    Kolya Abramsky

    $23.99 $17.99

    The world's energy system is on the verge of far reaching change, and its future is up for grabs. With more than fifty chapters representing over twenty countries around the globe, Sparking A...

  34. Imperiled Life e-book

    Imperiled Life e-book

    Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe

    Javier Sethness-Castro

    $11.99 $8.99

    Javier Sethness-Castro presents the grim news from contemporary climatologists while providing a reconstructive vision inspired by anarchist intellectual traditions and promoting critical thought...

  35. Freedom in Solidarity e-book

    Freedom in Solidarity e-book

    My Experiences in the May 1968 Uprising

    Kadour Naïmi

    $15.00 $11.25

    Naïmi's account of May ’68 is a memoir like no other. Spirited and inspiring, it manages to transmit important historical lessons amid stories of sex, student life, and street-fighting.

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