Silvia Federici, one of the creators of the wages for housework movement, digs in to the transition to capitalism and locates a critical and under-investigated element: the witch hunts.
“AI presents a technological shift in the framework of society that will amplify austerity while enabling authoritarian politics.”
“I believe in the possibility of dorsal, or stabilizing practices in our own lives.”
Tricia Hersey—aka “The Nap Bishop”—is here to tell us to rest, and I am ready to listen.
Drawing from safety practices in transportation and medicine, Sidney Dekker outlines how to (and how not to) create a culture of trust, learning, and accountability.
“This is a history of the United States.”
Some books seek to simplify or clarify the past; this one seeks to complicate it.
This is a clear-eyed call for the climate movement to go beyond peaceful protest in order to avert ecological collapse.
First published in 1973, this pamphlet outlines the ways in which the medical establishment created generations of women ignorant of the workings of their bodies and disempowered from their own care.
Featuring essays and interviews from grassroots activists and practitioners of transformative justice, this collection offers clear, practical, and brave advice about how to respond to violence and crises in your community.
“I have written this treatise on the souls of white folks with an urgency that it be exemplary, a template into which white readers can read themselves,” begins Mab Segrest, in this rare and fearless book.
A clear and thorough indictment of every part of the institution that is policing—and an urgent call to end it.
Starting with the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, Solnit tours through one disaster after another, including the Halifax explosion, Mexico City’s earthquake, 9/11 in New York, and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
Formed in 1974, the Combahee River Collective was a radical Black feminist organization.
“I read sci-fi and visionary fiction as political, sacred, and philosophical text, and I engage with others who read it that way,” writes adrienne maree brown, in this astonishing, radical, and humane book.
This is a lucid, steady journey through the meaning of both racism and antiracism.
Jenny Brown looks at the declining birth rate in the US—alongside well-funded resistance to abortion and contraceptive access—and sees not a moral divide but an economic power struggle.
Claudia Rankine’s book-length lyric poem is adorned with an image of a torn black hood—a reference that could be any of the many black men and women who have been abused by the white state.
The most talked-about feature of Whitehead’s novel of the underground railroad is the railroad itself: reimagined as an actual railroad, with tunnels and tracks and steam engines and crazed conductors, it makes for stunning, cinematic imagery.
More than three decades after this collection was first published, it remains as critical, as relevant, as unremitting as ever.