Zines and other cool printables
i didn't write any of these i just made the covers / did some formatting, please enjoy.
Global anarchist revolution is not going to happen. Global climate change is now unstoppable.
Yet to be disillusioned — with global revolution/with our capacity to stop climate change — should not alter our anarchist nature, or the love of nature we feel as anarchists. There are many possibilities for liberty and wildness still.
What are some of these possibilities and how can we live them? What could it mean to be an anarchist, an environmentalist, when global revolution and world-wide social/eco sustainability are not the aim? What objectives, what plans, what lives, what adventures are there when the illusions are set aside and we walk into the world not disabled by disillusionment but unburdened by it?
- Blessed Is The Flame
Underneath the ubiquitous sheep-to-the-slaughter metaphor is buried a profound historical possibility: wherever the Nazis sought to impose domination and violence, people resisted. Behind the images of people wearing armbands, boarding trains, and walking placidly into gas chambers, lies a rich history of recalcitrance’ and insurrection. Inside of the Nazi concentration camps, places meticulously designed to subjugate and exterminate human beings, people organized, conspired, sabotaged, and reflexively fought back against their oppressors. Though there are certainly lessons to be taken from World War II about the potential for whole populations to be rendered docile, there are also lessons about what it means to defy pacification in extraordinarily bleak circumstances. When we forget these kinds of stories, we forget about our own capacities for resistance. This text is about telling those stories and letting them become part of our own struggles.
- Against The Gendered Nightmare
In the past several years, the question of gender has been taken up again and again by the anarchist milieu. And still few attempts amount to much more than a rehashing of old ideas. Most positions on gender remain within the constraints of one or more of the ideologies that have failed us already, mainly Marxist feminism, a watered down eco-feminism, or some sort of liberal “queer anarchism.” Present in all of these are the same problems we’ve howled against already: identity politics, representation, gender essentialism, reformism, and reproductive futurism. While we have no interest in offering another ideology in this discourse, we imagine that an escape route could be charted by asking the question that few will ask; by setting a course straight to the secret center of gendered life which all the ideological answers take for granted. We are speaking, of course, about Civilization itself.
- Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few.
DBT Skills workbooks
DBT (dialectical behavior therapy) was first created by Marsha Linehan as treatment for borderline personality disorder, but it's since proven useful for many people dealing with anxiety, depression, and other issues. A guiding principle for Marsha Linehan has been helping people build lives worth living, and this workbook is aimed at teaching you the skills to make your life more worth living. Read the words and, very importantly, do the exercises. Practice. Even if you only work at it for a few minutes a day, or just one exercise per day, try to make consistent progress at practicing. Good luck, I believe in you, and I love you.
here are zines i often print or think are good. these are mostly shorter.
some good places to get zines: sprout distro, crimethinc, indigenous action, warzone distro, https://thehoilsdilemma.weebly.com/zines.html, the anarchist library (but these dont have nice covers :( )
i'll eventually add links to read them all online -- in the mean time most of them you can google to find versions easy to read on your phone/computer/etc.
please direct your questions, comments, etc to: admin at littlemouse.fun