Audible Anarchism
Audible Anarchism
A podcast broadcasting Anarchist texts and audiobooks
Your Honor a Poem by Kuwasi Balagoon
The poem can be read here 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 in the Panther 21 case.   Sentenced to a term of between 23 to 29 years, he escaped from Rahway State Prison in New Jersey and went underground with the BLA in 1978. In January 1982, He was captured and charged with participating in an armored truck robbery, known as the Brinks robbery (1981). Convicted of murder and other charges and sentenced to life imprisonment, he died in prison of pneumocystis pneumonia, an AIDS-related illness, on December 13, 1986, aged 39. Balagoon authored several texts while in prison, writings that have become influential among black and other anarchists since first being published and distributed by anarchist prisoner support networks in the 1980s and 1990s
Nov 27
2 min
Post-Civ!: A Deeper Exploration by Usul of the Black Foot
The full essay can be read here   Usul of the Black Foot responds to an develops the thinking in the Post Civ zine by the group Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness.
Nov 20
1 hr 37 min
Post-Civ! A Brief Philosophical And Political Introduction To The Concept Of Post Civilization
The Zine can be read at A short but influential zine introducing the concepts behind post civilisation (Post-Civ) Anarchism by the group Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness.
Nov 13
11 min
Reparations As A Verb by the Salish Sea Black Autonomists
Essay can be read here Short piece by the Salish Sea Black Autonomists criticising the limited scope of mainstream civil rights activism.
Nov 6
6 min
The Conspiracy of Law by Howard Zinn
Essay can be read here 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.
Oct 30
1 hr 3 min
The Place of Anarchism in Socialistic Evolution by Peter Kropotkin
Essay can be read here   Kropotkin's Essay on the place and need for Anarchism within the wider Socialist movement, written in 1884.
Oct 23
43 min
Capitalism is Killing the Earth by the Anarchist Federation
Pamphlet written by the UK's Anarchist Federation "Capitalism is Killing the Earthis 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 destructionof the natural world, as well as reading and research."
Oct 16
56 min
An Anarchist on Anarchy by Elisee Reclus
Text can be read at Elisee Reclus's important commentary on the Anarchist movement.
Oct 9
50 min
Transphobia is a Class Issue by Anarchasteminist
Article can be read here 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 abuse and slurs.]
Oct 2
14 min
Socialism from Below by George Woodcock, Chapter 12 - Epilogue
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 work, but he refused several awards from the government of Canada on the grounds that he only accepted awards granted by his peers.In this final chapter, Woodcock provides an anarchist perspective on World War II, which was happening as he wrote the book. He argues that the myths of the Allies--that they were fighting for freedom against fascism--could be easily disproved by analyzing the prevailing social and economic conditions of those countries. The Allies were authoritarian as well, differing only in degree, but even those differences were eroding during the war. The real struggle, as Woodcock contends, was not the Allies against the Axis, but the working people of all countries against their rulers.
Sep 25
15 min
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