Radical lit roundup

April 7th: KSL’s quick roundup of recent anarchist books on 19th century history, First World War syndicalism and enigmatic figure Peter The Painter.

Book Review: Anarchists Never Surrender

April 2nd: This book is a collection of new translations of articles by Victor Serge (1890-1947).

Book Review: The Cambridge Squatter – architecture, cinema and education

March 27th: Accompaniment to Eliane Caffé’s original film, which blended documentary and fictive elements to tell the story of life at the Cambridge Hotel in São Paulo, Brazil.

Book Review: Private Government — How Employers Rule Our Lives

March 18th: This is both an important book which raises a key issue and one which simply states the obvious.

Book Review: The Anarchist Roots of Geography

February 16th: Anyone who wants evidence that anarchist geography is alive and well today need only read this book.

Book Review: Tramp Printers – Forgotten Trails of the Travelling Typographers

February 9th: This handsomely and mostly hand-produced book is a tribute to the craft of printing and of historical insight, both of which verge on extinction in the modern world.

Film Review: Detroit

January 26th: The misnamed film “Detroit” is more about a triple slaying by police than the city’s 1967 Rebellion.

Book Review: Breaking the Spell – A History of Anarchist Filmmakers

January 19th: When I decided to destroy any chances at a film-making career, and to instead dedicate my life to producing videos that would hopefully propel people to destroy capitalism, well, there was no road map.

Book Review: Ethics, Politics, and Anarcho Punk Identifications

January 11th: Like many anarchists who came of age in the 1990s, my first exposure to anarchism came through the punk scene.

Review: Syria’s Disappeared by Sara Afshar

January 4th: The Syrian government led by president Bashar al-Assad is responsible for systematic and widespread torture targeting its opponents, activists and civilians.