Review: Guide to Every City

Writer: Efe Levent Artist: Alaa Alhassoun Guide to Every CityMangal MediaISBN: 6057034821 Guide to Every City is a thorough picture of the perennial Every City from the perspective of a fictional Every Travel Writer. On paper the concept works, I’m sat here reading this in Hackney with the solemn sense that I could be sat in any

Review: Anarchism in North East England 1882 – 1992

Anarchism in North East England 1882 – 1992 by Tyneside Anarchist Archive This impressive and comprehensive contribution caps a canny few years of the careful development of the Tyneside Anarchist Archive. This phenomenon started life as bundles of leaflets and zines from the 1980s boxed in the founder’s bedroom, and subsequently – inspired by examples

Review: Tracksuits, Trauma & Class Traitors

Tracksuits, Traumas and Class Traitors D Hunter Lumpen, 2020 ISBN: 978-1-83805-904-0 Review by George F “Content warning: throughout this book there are references to sexual violence, racism both interpersonal and institutional, gendered violence both physical, psychological and verbal, various forms of physical violence, suicide, drug usage, transphobia, suicide and police brutality.” My own 2021 exploded

The Bid to Build the Archipelago as an Internetwork of Adversarial Friendship: A Critical Reading of Bas Umali’s Essays

Pangayaw and Decolonizing Resistance: Anarchism in the Philippines Author: Bas Umali Editor: Gabriel Kuhn PM Press 2020 ISBN: 9781629637945 A desire to read a book critically is similar to translating: it bridges a gap and weaves together a fabric between text, author, and reader, especially when the importance of difference is not overlooked. The difficulties

Review: Good Times In Dystopia

Good Times in Dystopia George F Zero Books, 2020 ISBN: 9781789041902 Review by Peter Bearder Featured Image by oneslutriot Additional artwork by Junk Comix The literary output of squats, occupations and other autonomous spaces is vanishingly small. Squatters, almost by definition, are invisible and unchronicled. What literature does exist, often arrives in the form of

Review: Apocalipstick Blues

Artist: Efa Supertramp
 Apocalipstick Blues
 Label: Afiach
 Release Date: 2nd October 2020
 Website: www.efasupertramp.co.uk Welsh solo acoustic-punk Efa Supertramp returns with Apocalipstick Blues, the long-awaited follow up to her 2015 debut Rhyddid yw y Freuddwyd (Freedom is the dream). This album plays like an audio journal of autonomous ideologies from a well-travelled sage. Effortlessly swaying

Review: Great Anarchists

Great Anarchists By Ruth Kinna and Clifford Harper Dog Section Press 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9160365-6-7 Review by Jim Jepps With the newly released Great Anarchists, Dog Section Press continue their project of stylishly bringing radical ideas to a wider, non-academic audience. The book, written by Ruth Kinna, presents a series of vignettes on ten individuals who

Review: Short Introduction to the Political Legacy of Castoriadis

Short Introduction to the Political Legacy of Castoriadis (free e-book) By Yavor Tarinski Aftoleksi, 2020 Review by Theo Rouhette In this free e-book, Yavor Tarinski delivers a comprehensive overview of the political thought of Cornelius Castoriadis, particularly relevant in ours times of pending societal and ecological breakdown. The reader encounters a critic of both consumerist