Media are tools of mass-communication
This book demonstrates how to set up a small FM broadcast station for your community. Of all the media and communications technologies, radio is the most accessible. By asserting your right to communicate, you become part of the struggle for free speech, resisting the privatization of yet another public resource--the broacast airwaves.
In the nineteenth century, the motor replaced the clockwork as the universal model of knowledge. In a similar vein, new media technologies are currently replacing the motor as the dominant ‘conceptual technology’ of contemporary social thought. This development, Otto von Busch and Karl Palmås argue, has yielded new ways of construing politics, activism and innovation.
Self-emancipation in our time is emancipation from the material bases of an inverted truth. This 'historic mission to establish truth in the world' can be carried out neither by the isolated individual nor by atomized and manipulated masses, but — only and always — by that class which is able to effect the dissolution of all classes, subjecting all power to the disalienating form of a realized democracy — to councils in which practical theory exercises control over itself and surveys its own action. It cannot be carried out, in other words, until individuals are 'directly bound to universal history'; until dialogue has taken up arms to impose its own conditions upon the world.
A zine on communication & media strategy for kick-ass activists.
Anarchist Analyses of the Institutions, Structures and Systems of Domination and Exploitation to be Debated, Developed and Acted Upon
This booket is for people who are dissatisfied with their lives. If you are happy with your present existence, we have no argument with you. However, if you are tired of waiting for your life to change, then we think you'll find what follows to be quite handy.
e moral and political signi cance of thought only appears in those rare moments of history where 'Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world;; where 'The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity;. In these crucial moments, thought ceases to be a marginal a air to political questions. When the whole world lets itself be carried away without thinking by what the many do and believe, those who think nd themselves exposed, because their refusal to join with others is patent and becomes thus a sort of action.
Anarchist Quarterly Journal of Theory an ACtion from the British Capital After the Empire, Issue One
anarchism, capitalism, media, periodicals, surveillance
Authors: Alesso L, Autonis V, Dimitris D, Fani T, Franco Berardi, James Horrox, Jean Baudrillard, Mike Davis, Rikki
Publisher: Footprint Worker's Cooperative
Date: Spring, 2007
Imagine insurrection being an immediate break from the lives we were told we were supposed to have. Imagine that insurrection is an opportunity for such a break to become permanent. The state wants us to play politics, the economy wants us to play the game of survival; our lives are not games, we need to stop playing now.
Toward a practical analysis of the place of demonstrations in the ongoing struggle against domination
In this pamphlet, Chaz Bufe looks closely at the common belief that the United States is a 'free country,' comparing rhetoric with reality. He considers common conceptions of freedom, why so few 'freedom loving Americans' actually have any understanding of freeom, and why so few have any respect for it. Bufe traces this lack of understanding and lack of respect to the various American institutions of the public. He concludes by examining the nature of freedom, especially aspects of it which are never mentioned in 'the miseducation system' or the corporate media.