Thursday, April 10, 2008

Zabalaza Books, the online literature service of the South African Zabalaza Net organization, is perhaps the best online source for anarchist literature in the world. With a wide selection of material, all in downloadable pdf format the South African comrades provide an extremely useful tool to the world's anarchist movement. Here is the announcement of the latest updates to their site. Check it out to see what Molly means about the richness of their efforts.

Latest additions to the Zabalaza Books site as of 30 March 2008
Anarchism Section:
* The ABC of the Revolutionary Anarchist & On Revolutionary Discipline by Nestor Makhno (New Layout)
* Anarchism and Anarchy by Errico Malatesta (New Layout with missing footnotes added)
* A New World by the Class War Federation (New Layout)
African Resistance History Series:
* Anarchism and Revolution in Black Africa by Stephan P. Halbrook (New Layout and Zabalaza Introduction added)
* Africa, Nationalism & the State by Sam Dolgoff
African Anarchism Section:
* Freedom for All: An Introduction to Anarchism (New Layout)
* African Socialism: An Anarchist Critique (New Layout)
Women's Liberation Section:
* Anarchist Revolution and the Liberation of Women by Martha A. Ackelsburg (New Layout)
* Feminism, Class and Anarchism by Deirdre Hogan
Revolutionary History Section:
* The Spanish Revolution: Anarchism in Action (New Layout)
Economics Section:
* Anarchism Communism: Its Basis and Principles by Peter Kropotkin (New Layout)
Various Section:
* The Irrational in Politics by Maurice Brinton (New Layout)
* Anarchism and Violence by Errico Malatesta (New Layout)
* You Can't Blow Up a Social Relationship: The Anarchist Case Against Terrorism (New Layout)* Pleasure Not Duty (2 Essays on inter-personal relationships)
Leaflets Section:
* Rethinking Crimethinc
* Towards More Effective Political Organisations: The Role of Leadership in an Anarchist Society
Also don't forget, if you haven't got your copy already, the new issue (#8) of Zabalaza: A Journal of Southern African Revolutionary Anarchism is available for download.
Zabalaza #8 includes the following articles:
- Asgisa: A Working Class Critique
- Now is the Winter of Our Discontent: SA Public Sector Strike Stokes the Fire of Popular
-Class Unity and Reveals “Communist” Weakness- The 2010 World Cup, the Neo-liberal Agenda and the Class Struggle in South Africa
- Students and Staff Protest University Privatisation
- A Short History and Introduction to the Anarchist Black Cross
- Vigilante Farmers Want Refugee Camps on the Borderland
- Swaziland: The Royal Assassination of Our Dear Comrade
- Europe, Africa and the Neo-Liberal Strategy of Co-Optation
- Blood, Water & Oil: Fallacies of the Darfur War
- The Congo’s Dilemma: Why the Congo is yet another example why we have to rethink our political system
- A New Guantanamo in Africa?
- Misrepresentation of Self-Management in the Caribbean
- Some Thoughts on Theoretical Unity & Collective Responsibility
- Clarity on What Anarcho-Syndicalism Is
- Towards an Anarcho-Syndicalist Strategy for Africa
Yours for a truly free humanity,
on behalf of Zabalaza Books

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