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The Diary of a Miscreant
The Diary of a Miscreant
The Morgenmuffel zine anthology!

Morgenmuffel is finally collected into a book. Re-organised, re-edited and re-presented. This is the best of the first ten years of Morgenmuffel zine as selected by Isy Morgenmuffel herself.

112 pages printed on recycled 135gsm paper, with full colour cover, and black and white interior, all on uncoated paper.
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Including tales of travel, demonstrations, setting up a housing co-op, an anarchist social club, cooking, and teaching it’s been a busy ten years.

Essential for any fans of Morgenmuffel, DIY culture or autobiographical comics.

Price: £7.00
Excessive Force
Excessive Force
‘Police everywhere justice nowhere’ – a comix anthology against the police!

Excessive Force is the first comix anthology being published by Last Hours, with 18 international illustrators making fun of the police, dissecting their brutality, or simply ruminating about their power.

144 pages printed on recycled 135gsm paper, with full colour cover, and black and white interior.
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Comic artists include Ken Dahl (’Welcome to the Dahl House’ and ‘Monsters’), Stephanie McMillan (’50 Things to do while the world burns’), Paul Stapleton (’Chav’), Steve Larder (’Rum Lad’), Edd Baldry (’Hey Monkey Riot!’ and ‘Last Hours’), Pete Willis (’Great anarchists’) and many more from countries in Europe, Latin America and North America.

Price: £7.00
Appel (Call)
Appel (Call)
The youth are waiting, day after day. They wait for their time; as do the workers, even the old. They all wait, those who are discontented and those who reflect. They are waiting for a force to arise, something they will be part of; a new kind of international that will not make the same mistakes as the previous ones. The wait for a chance to get rid of the past once and for all – for something new to begin. WE HAVE BEGUN
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Nicely printed by Shortfuse press in this softcover version of the now infamous French insurrectionary text.

Price: £2.00
Ballot boxes poster (10 copies)
Ballot boxes poster (10 copies)
This is a poster pack of ballot box posters about elections in general, but specifically about the UK general election in 2010 to put up in your window, community spaces or just give to friends or colleagues.

Because ballot boxes cannot contain our desires, and government is not the limit of our imagination.

If you would like more than 10 copies to distribute, please just add more copies to your order.

You can see more information at www.archive.lasthours.org.uk/articles/the-politics-of-life/
Price: £1.00
Disaster and Resistance
Disaster and Resistance
Comics and Landscapes for the 21st Century
by: Seth Tobocman

“This collection is incredible and as an anti-authoritarian document of the past eight years of American domestic and foreign policies it is unparalleled.” – Last Hours
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Disaster and Resistance outlines pressing social and political struggles at the dawn of the twenty-first century—from post 9-11 New York City, to Israel and Palestine, to Iraq and New Orleans. Fans of Seth’s classic works, You Don’t Have to Fuck People Over to Survive, and War in the Neighborhood, will see that his punch has not softened as his new work skewers the individuals and institutions reaping havoc across the globe today. In his bold comic style, Seth chronicles events as they happen, musing not on the chaos of instability and fear, but on the struggle against it. Includes an introduction by Mumia Abu-Jamal. This book is a call to action, so listen up.

Price: £9.50
Moments of Struggle
Moments of Struggle
by Isy Morgenmuffel

The ideas of freedom and self determination, mutual aid, co-operation and resistance to all forms of government, exploitation and oppression are not new but have a long proud history. What is presented here is a illustrated guide to some of these moments.
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For some of you familiar with the Morgenmuffel zine will recognise Isy’s friendly style. This zine documents a rich history of resistance from the Mexican Revolution to May 68.

Price: £0.50
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Year of the Monkey
Year of the Monkey
A punk rock soap opera of daily comics by Hey Monkey Riot

Firmly rooted in London it’s a daily dose of zine editing, comix creating and university tasks. A case of juggling too many projects in too little time; while still finding the space to watch too many TV series and eat too much food. Either way, when all’s said and done, the revolution’s been postponed until next year! Contains 360 daily comics created by Edd over the course of a year between the summer of 2007 and 2008.
Price: £7.00
About Anarchism
About Anarchism
About Anarchism, by Nicolas Walter, “This is a struggle which we may not win and which may never end but which is still worth fighting…” a pocket size book from Freedom Press.

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A new edition of the classic essay putting the case for anarchism as a pragmatic political philosophy. Contains excellent explanations of the anarchist (as opposed to the media) definitions of propaganda by deed, civil disobedience and direct action. Introduction by Natasha Walter.

Price: £4.00
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The Land #8
The Land #8
‘The final and inevitable achievement of a rootless global market will be to destroy itself’


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The excellent eighth issue looks at:

Squatting an estate in East London
Peasants at the Cop15
Reclaim the Fields – a new generation of peasants demanding access to land
Who Knows who Owns Britain? – Why is it so hard to find out who owns land in the UK?
Keeping the Downs Public

plus loads on land rights, climate politics and more

Price: £3.50
Diario De Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico
Diario De Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico
Painting a vivid, personal portrait of social and political upheaval in Oaxaca, Mexico, this unique memoir employs comics, bilingual essays, photos, and sketches to chronicle the events that unfolded around a teachers’ strike and led to a seven-month siege.
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When award-winning cartoonist Peter Kuper and his wife and daughter moved to the beautiful 16th-century colonial town of Oaxaca in 2006, they planned to spend a quiet year or two enjoying a different culture and taking a break from the U.S. political climate under the Bush administration. What they hadn’t counted on was landing in the epicenter of Mexico’s biggest political struggle in recent years. Timely and compelling, this extraordinary firsthand account presents a distinct artistic vision of Oaxacan life, from explorations of the beauty of the environment to graphic portrayals of the fight between strikers and government troops that left more than 20 people dead, including American journalist Brad Will.

Praise:

“Kuper is a colossus; I have been in awe of him for over 20 years. Teachers and students everywhere take heart: Kuper has in these pages born witness to our seemingly endless struggle to educate and to be educated in the face of institutions that really don’t give a damn. In this ruined age we need Kuper’s unsparing compassionate visionary artistry like we need hope.”
–Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

“Peter Kuper is undoubtedly the modern master whose work has refined the socially relevant comic to the highest point yet achieved.” –Newsarama

“An artist at the top of his form.” –Publisher’s Weekly

“Oaxaca Diary reveals to us how so many aspects of a city can be combined on the same page by an adept artist; poetry, magic, beauty, mystery, fear, as well as the different faces that protest can assume when politicians hold a city hostage…”
–Martín Solares from his introduction

About the Author:
Peter Kuper is a co-founder and editorial board member of political graphics magazine World War 3 Illustratedand a teacher who has taught at New York’s School of Visual Arts and Parsons The New School for Design. Best known for drawing Mad magazine’s Spy vs. Spy comic since 1997, he has also illustrated covers for Newsweekand Time magazine. He is the author of the graphic novel Sticks and Stones, which won the New York Society of Illustrators gold medal, and his autobiography, Stop Forgetting to Remember. He lives in New York City.

Product Details:
Author: Peter Kuper with an Introduction by Martín Solares
Publisher: PM Press and Sexto Piso Editorial
ISBN: 978-1-60486-071-9
Published Sept. 2009
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 208 Pages
Size: 9.25 by 6.5
Language(s): English and Spanish
Subjects: Art, Politics

Price: £12.50
Rolling Thunder Issue 9
Rolling Thunder Issue 9
Published by CrimethInc

How important is legitimacy—in our own eyes, in the eyes of potential allies, in the eyes of the public? How can anarchists cultivate it? What pitfalls does it hold?Rolling Thunder #9 explores these questions while reporting on the past six months of upheavals around the US. Following up on our coverage of the 2008 convention protests, this issue assesses anarchist action at the 2009 G20 summit, mapping conflict throughout the city and analyzing the strategies of the police and protesters. The accompanying Pittsburgh scene report examines the decade of local organizing that prepared the ground for this and other confrontations. Elsewhere herein, they scrutinize protest and resistance on campus—from the recent occupation movement to efforts to shut down fascist student organizations—and in the Smash EDO campaign. All this, plus obscure Russian history, a reappraisal of the concept of “free speech,” and the usual stunning prose.
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No advertisements; 16 full-color pages. (106 pages)

Price: £4.00
Another Dinner is Possible: Recipes for Food and Thought
Another Dinner is Possible: Recipes for Food and Thought
Another Dinner Is Possible is not your average vegan cookbook—It’s a guide to developing a healthier relationship with the food we eat and the planet we inhabit. And it is an exploration of how food affects us on all levels and how we can improve our practical and political relationship to it.

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he emphasis is on innovative simplicity: these recipes use easy-to-find and easy-to-prepare ingredients combined in unexpected ways. All the basics of everyday cooking are covered for those just starting out in the kitchen (with detailed instructions and essential tips on everything from sharpening knives to choosing the right variety of potato), but even more seasoned chefs will find a surprising number of must-try recipes for original concoctions and vegan versions of old favorites.

There are also Korean recipes, vegan versions of Scandinavian cold fish and classic Jewish dishes.

Just as valuable are the numerous original essays written by activists, covering topics ranging from vegan parenting and Western nutrition to reducing waste, eating seasonally, growing-your-own, brewing-your-own, and cooking on a large scale.

Mike and Isy are cooks with Brighton’s Anarchist Teapot mobile kitchen, a volunteer collective that cooks for activist and community gatherings and mobilisations across the UK and Europe.

Price: £12.50
Work Community Politics War
Work Community Politics War
Work Community Politics War is a beautifully illustrated introduction to radical working class revolutionary politics, split into the four categories named in the title. A great introduction for newbies, and the pamphlet can also function as a colouring in book for the young and not-so-young.
Price: £1.00
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Anarchism and Its Aspirations
Anarchism and Its Aspirations
From nineteenth-century newspaper publishers to the participants in the “battle of Seattle” and the recent Greek uprising, anarchists have been inspired by the ideal of a free society of free individuals-a world without hierarchy or domination. But what exactly would that look like, and how can we get there? Anarchism and Its Aspirations provides an accessible overview of an often-misunderstood political philosophy, highlighting its principles and practices as well as its reconstructive vision of a liberatory society.
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“A brilliant primer of anarchist politics.”
-Matt Hern, author of Common Ground in a Liquid City

“I expect Anarchism and Its Aspirations to become the introduction to anarchism of the next decade.”
-Gabriel Kuhn, editor of Gustav Landauer’s Revolution and Other Writings

“A road map to the many social and cultural movements that anarchism has traversed . . . a testimony to its continuing ability to capture the radical imagination.”
-Silvia Federici, author of Caliban and the Witch

“Uncompromising, practical, and hopeful, this book is essential reading for all who are taking on climate change, war, or corporate capitalism.”
-David Solnit, coauthor of The Battle of the Story of the “Battle of Seattle”

Cindy Milstein is an Institute for Anarchist Studies board member and a co-organizer of the Renewing the Anarchist Tradition conference. Her essays have appeared in several anthologies, including Realizing the Impossible , Confronting Capitalism , and Globalize Liberation .

Price: £7.00
Shift Magazine #9
Shift Magazine #9
Great issue from the folks at Shift. Content on Radical mental health, looking back at the European Social Forum, the Cochabamba Conference and much more!
Price: £2.30
Willful Disobedience
Willful Disobedience
Author: Wolfi Landstreicher

The collected writings of Wolfi Landstreicher’s Willful Disobedience. Originally published as a zine from 1996 to 2006, Willful Disobedience was a continuously evolving provocation directed towards anarchists and fellow vagabonds to dig deeper into critical thought and joyous rebellion.

During the ten years of publication, Willful Disobedience wove together a web of ideas situation in the following threads: an anarchism based in Stirner-influenced egoism; an insurrectionary approach that sees individual insurrection to be as important as social insurrection; a non-primitivist critique of civilization that provides no program or model for a future society; explorations into a class analysis that rejects marxian categories, seeking to understand social relationships as they actually exist; insisting upon the need for anarchists to develop a coherent practice of theory capable of calling everything into question, including one’s own ideas; and an anti-political perspective, critical of leftism, democracy, identity politics and political correctitude.

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306 pages

Price: £8.00
Jacob
Jacob
Bernard Thomas

Introduction by Alfredo M. Bonanno
Translated by Paul Sharkey

“The story tell of a thief. A thief with egalitarian illusions. An anarchist and his dreams. But with a difference: this man, along with his comrades, really did open the safes of the rich, and by this simple fact demonstrated that an attack on social wealth, even if only partial, is possible. The spectacular aspect of the activity of Jacob and his comrades, the incredible list of their robberies and the elegant way they were carried out, are not the most important aspects. But they could be those that strike the reader’s fantasy most, even the anarchist reader.”
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148 pages, 2 colour cover, 4 colour illustration, perfect-bound.
Published September 2010 by Bandit Press & Elephant Editions

Price: £5.00
Anarchy Works
Anarchy Works
by Peter Gelderloos

Anarchism is the boldest of revolutionary social movements to emerge from the struggle against capitalism, it aims for a world free from all forms of domination and exploitation. But at its heart is a simple and convincing proposition: people know how to live their own lives and organize themselves better than any expert could. Others cynically claim that we need a government to protect us. They claim anarchy is impractical and utopian: it would never work. On the contrary, anarchist practice already has a long record, and has often worked quite well. The histories in this book show that an anarchist society can succeed at enabling all its members to meet their needs and desires.

This book takes examples from around the world, picking through history and anthropology, showing that people have, in different ways and at different times, demonstrated mutual aid, self-organization, autonomy, horizontal decision making, and so forth–the principles that anarchy is founded on–regardless of whether they called themselves anarchists or not. Too well documented to be strictly mythology, and too expansive to be strictly anthropology, this is an inspiring answer to the people who say that anarchists are utopian: a point-by-point introduction to how anarchy can and has actually worked.
Price: £10.00
The City of Dreadful Night
The City of Dreadful Night
Illustrated by Clifford Harper

A vision of London as seen by an atheist poet and an anarchist artist.

The City of Dreadful Night is a long poem by the Scottish poet James “B.V.” Thomson, written between 1870 and 1873, and published in the National Reformer in 1874, then in 1880 in a book entitled The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems.

Thomson, who sometimes used the pseudonym “Bysshe Vanolis” — in honour of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Novalis — was a thorough pessimist, suffering from lifelong melancholia and clinical depression, as well as a wanderlust that took him to Colorado and to Spain, among other places.

The City of Dreadful Night that gave its title to this poem, however, was made in the image of London. It is, however, a London transformed by the eye of a despairing atheist; the poet has lost his faith and found nothing but emptiness to replace it. The poem, despite its insistently bleak tone, won the praise ofGeorge Meredith, and also of George Saintsbury, who in his History of Nineteenth Century Literature wrote that “what saves Thomson is the perfection with which he expresses the negative and hopeless side of the sense of mystery
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Morgenmuffel 18, Aug 10
Morgenmuffel 18, Aug 10
Autobiographical cartoons and rants from Isy, including Capture the Flag demos, falafel making, French zine festival, Rote Zora, The Cowley Club,Cop15, and more Literal German Words. Great stuff.
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Chomsky on Anarchism
Chomsky on Anarchism
“Chomsky is familiar with the key that opens forbidden doors.” —Eduardo Galeano
One of the world’s leading radical intellectuals moves beyond criticism. Chomsky’s vision of an anarchist future.
We all know what Noam Chomsky is against. His scathing analysis of everything that’s wrong with our society reaches more and more people every day. His brilliant critiques of—among other things—capitalism, imperialism, domestic repression, and government propaganda, have become mini-publishing industries unto themselves. But, in this flood of publishing and republishing, very little ever gets said about what exactly Chomsky stands for, his own personal politics, his vision of the future. Not, that is, until Chomsky on Anarchism, a groundbreaking new book that shows a different side of this best-selling author: the anarchist principles that have guided him since he was a teenager.
This collection of Chomsky’s essays and interviews includes numerous pieces that have never been published before, as well as rare material that first saw the light of day in hard-to-find pamphlets and anarchist periodicals. Taken together, they paint a fresh picture of Chomsky, showing his life-long involvement with the anarchist community, his constant commitment to nonhierarchical models of political organization, and his hopes for a future world without rulers.
For anyone who’s been touched by Chomsky’s trenchant analysis of our current situation, as well as anyone looking for an intelligent and coherent discussion of anarchism itself, Chomsky on Anarchism will be one of this season’s most exciting, and surprising, reads.
Noam Chomsky is one of the world’s leading intellectuals, the father of modern linguistics, an outspoken media and foreign policy critic, and tireless activist. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Price: £9.00
Beating The Fascists: The Untold Story of Anti-Fascist Action
Beating The Fascists: The Untold Story of Anti-Fascist Action
by Sean Birchall

The most controversial political book of the year is now available to buy. A compelling account of the extraordinary activities of Anti-Fascist Action (AFA) – by those who were there on the frontline – an organised and committed group of ordinary working class lads who during the 1980s and 1990s took the fight to the far right – and won!
Price: £12.00
Anarchism and Education: A Philosophical Perspective
Anarchism and Education: A Philosophical Perspective
Author: Judith Suissa
Publisher: PM Press

While there have been historical accounts of the anarchist school movement, there has been no systematic work on the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist educational ideas–until now.

Anarchism and Education offers a philosophical account of the neglected tradition of anarchist thought on education. Although few anarchist thinkers wrote systematically on education, this analysis is based largely on a reconstruction of the educational thought of anarchist thinkers gleaned from their various ethical, philosophical and popular writings. Primarily drawing on the work of the nineteenth century anarchist theorists such as Bakunin, Kropotkin and Proudhon, the book also covers twentieth century anarchist thinkers such as Noam Chomsky, Paul Goodman, Daniel Guerin and Colin Ward.

This original work will interest philosophers of education and educationalist thinkers as well as those with a general interest in anarchism.
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Praise:

“This is an excellent book that deals with important issues through the lens of anarchist theories and practices of education… The book tackles a number of issues that are relevant to anybody who is trying to come to terms with the philosophy of education.” –Higher Education Review

About the Author:

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Education at the Institute of Education University of London, Judith has authored several books and articles on Philosophy, Anarchism and Education.

Price: £9.00