Reading List

This list includes a wide array of multimedia and is categorised as such. Recommendations for what should appear on the list were given by our initial organisers.

Books

Libertarian socialism

The Conquest of Bread by Peter Kropotkin: a classic must-read that outlines anarcho-communism and inspires libertarian socialists of all stripes

Libertarian Municipalism by Murray Bookchin

Understanding Power, The Indispensible Noam Chomsky, edited by R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel: a collection of previously unpublished transcripts of seminars, talks, and question-and-answer sessions conducted by Noam Chomsky from 1989 to 1999

For A Libertarian Communism by Daniel Guérin

On Anarchism by Noam Chomsky

Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman

To the Daring Belongs the Future: The Anarcha-Feminist Movement by Anna Propos

Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red edited by Alex Prichard, Ruth Kinna, Saku Pinta and David Berry

Left-Wing Feminism and Gender theory

Women, Race and Class by Angela Davis

Marriage and Love by Emma Goldman

Feminist Theory from margin to center by bell hooks

Ain’t I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks

Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity by Julia Serano

Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue by Leslie Feinberg

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft

Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker

Trans: A memoir by Juliet Jacques

Racism, Colonialism and Global Inequality

The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni-Eddo Lodge

Rethinking Racial Capitalism: Questions of Reproduction and Survival by Gargi Battacharyya

The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and Its Solutions by Jason Hickel

The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David Roediger

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter Rodney

Open Veins of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of the Empire by Akala

Abolition Theory

Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis

Abolition Democracy: Beyond Prisons, Torture and Empire by Angela Davis

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

Essays

Community, Democracy, and Mutual Aid - Toward Dual Power and Beyond by John Michael Colón, Mason Herson-Hord, Katie S. Horvath, Dayton Martindale, & Matthew Porges: an essay on alternative strategies towards socialism

To the Daring Belongs the Future: The Anarcha-Feminist Movement by Anna Propos

Creating indigenous autonomies: The Zapatistas of Chiapas by Julius Gavroche

The No State Solution: Institutionalizing Libertarian Socialism in Kurdistan by Alexander Kolokotronis

Interviews and Speeches

The Relevance of Anarcho-syndicalism, Noam Chomsky interviewed by Peter Jay

Government in the Future, by Noam Chomsky

Videos

The History of Anarchism in 8 Minutes by Bad Mouse Productions

Intro to Anarchy: Power and Violence by Philosophy Tube