The Society of the Spectacle (French: La société du spectacle) is a 1967 work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord, in which the author develops and presents the concept of the Spectacle. The book is considered a seminal text for the Situationist movement. We added a video with Guy Debord’s landmark cinematic analysis of consumer society which is based on his influential sociological 1967 book with the same title.
Essay by Alfredo M. Bonanno: Some very common theoretical errors.
In this in-depth analysis, Peter Gelderloos explores the technological and geopolitical changes that movements for liberation will face over the next several decades. How will those who hold power today attempt to weather the economic and political crises ahead? Will artificial intelligence and bioeconomics save capitalism? What’s more dangerous—governments refusing to address climate change, or the technocratic solutions they will propose? Will we see the rise of fascism, or the regeneration of democracy? If we study the challenges that capitalism and the state will confront, we can prepare to make the most of them to put forward another way of life.
The numerous editions and translations of this pamphlet by Errico Malatesta all over the world have already demonstrated that its importance and relevance have been recognized universally. Introduction by Alfredo M. Bonanno.
In Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, fascist proponent of dictatorship and mass killings, has won the election. Who needs a military coup when you use voting to accomplish exactly the same thing?
Welcome to the first Anarchist Bookfair of Umeå (Västerbotten county, Sweden/occupied Sápmi).
Two essays by Emma Goldman.
Amsterdam November 10: The Anarchist Bookfair continues for a second edition!
Two essays by Errico Malatesta an The Manifesto of the Sixteen from 1914 and 1916.
Elisée Reclus, Preface to Words of a Rebel, a book about Peter Kropotkin.