Vicky Osterweil’s brilliant and radical In Defense Of Looting: A Riotous History Of Uncivil Action explores and defines the tension and relationship between violent tactics and non-violent protest throughout the American civil rights movement from colonial days up to the uprisings of the 90s and 00s.
Activist, anarchist, social commentator and political organizer, scott crow has over three decades of experience working across communities in order to foster liberation, autonomy, resistance to oppression, and self-direction. Summarizing his work does little compared to seeing what he has done; take a moment and check out his website. In sharp comparison to many philosophers,
Anarchism and academia have always been curious bedfellows. On the one hand, they ought to be complimentary; anarchism is the belief that societies are best organised through the autonomy of those within them, and education is as important to self-mastery as the freedom necessarily entailed by the authenticity of such mastery. Yet academia itself is