The Conquest of Bread

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Author: Peter Kropotkin

Publisher: Kipling Books

ISBN: 1522093419

Category: Political Science

Page: 212

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Markets Not Capitalism

Individualist Anarchism Against Bosses, Inequality, Corporate Power, and Structural Poverty

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Author: Gary Chartier,Charles W. Johnson

Publisher: Minor Compositions

ISBN: 9781570272424

Category: Political Science

Page: 428

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Individualist anarchists believe in mutual exchange, not economic privilege. They believe in freed markets rather than capitalism. They defend a distinctive response to the challenges of ending global capitalism and achieving social justice - they wish to eliminate the political privileges that prop up capitalists. These essays explore the gap between radically freed markets and the capitalist-controlled markets that prevail today. The contributors argue that structural poverty can be abolished by liberating market exchange from state capitalist privilege.

Living My Life

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Author: Emma Goldman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048612228X

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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Volume 1 of the candid, no-holds-barred account by American anarchist Goldman relates her philosophical and political journey through life, beginning with her emigration from Russia to the U.S. in 1886.

Direct Struggle Against Capital

A Peter Kropotkin Anthology

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Author: Peter Kropotkin

Publisher: AK Press

ISBN: 1849351716

Category: Political Science

Page: 680

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This is the most extensive collection of Peter Kropotkin's writings available in English. Over half the selections have been translated for the first time or salvaged from long-out-of-print pamphlets and newspapers. Both an introduction to classic texts and a recontextualization of Kropotkin from saintly philosopher to dangerous revolutionary, Direct Struggle Against Capital includes a historical introduction, biographical sketch, glossary, bibliography, and index. Peter Kropotkin was one of anarchism's most famous thinkers. His classic works include The Conquest of Bread and Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. Iain McKay has edited An Anarchist FAQ (volumes one and two) and Property Is Theft: A Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Anthology.

God and the state

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Author: Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bakunin

Publisher: Books for Libraries

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 86

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Beard On Bread

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Author: James Beard

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 030779055X

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

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The bestselling, classic book on baking bread, from the “Dean of American Gastronomy”—featuring his 100 favorite recipes and variations. From Buttermilk White Bread to Whole-Meal Bread with Potatoes, and from Challah to Crumpets, Beard brings together recipes from across America and around the world. Including a 12-point list of remedies for improving one’s loaf, and a wonderful variety of different types of bread to bake—plain, whole-meal, and sweetened breads, batter breads, baking powder and soda breads, rolls, flat breads, filled breads, fried breads, and more—this is the only book the home baker needs in order to master the art of making bread.

Reform or Revolution and Other Writings

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Author: Rosa Luxemburg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486147223

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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A refutation of revisionist interpretations of Marxist doctrine, the title essay (1899) explains why capitalism can never overcome its internal contradictions and defines the character of the proletarian revolution. 3 other essays.

Anarchy in Action

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Author: Colin Ward

Publisher: PM Press

ISBN: 1629633186

Category: Political Science

Page: 192

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The argument of this book is that an anarchist society, a society which organizes itself without authority, is always in existence, like a seed beneath the snow, buried under the weight of the state and its bureaucracy, capitalism and its waste, privilege and its injustices, nationalism and its suicidal loyalties, religious differences and their superstitious separatism. Anarchist ideas are so much at variance with ordinary political assumptions and the solutions anarchists offer so remote, that all too often people find it hard to take anarchism seriously. This classic text is an attempt to bridge the gap between the present reality and anarchist aspirations, "between what is and what, according to the anarchists, might be." Through a wide-ranging analysis—drawing on examples from education, urban planning, welfare, housing, the environment, the workplace, and the family, to name but a few—Colin Ward demonstrates that the roots of anarchist practice are not so alien or quixotic as they might at first seem but lie precisely in the ways that people have always tended to organize themselves when left alone to do so. The result is both an accessible introduction for those new to anarchism and pause for thought for those who are too quick to dismiss it.

Crust and Crumb

Master Formulas for Serious Bread Bakers

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Author: Peter Reinhart

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 9781607741329

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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The heart and soul of classic bread baking, from master baker Peter Reinhart From whole-wheat, sourdough, and rye to pita, focaccia, and naan, this classic cookbook from expert baker Peter Reinhart shows you how to produce phenomenal bread. Reinhart details each step in the process, giving you the knowledge and confidence to create countless versions of your own. Not merely a book of bread recipes, this book is an in-depth dive into the world of bread baking, filled with highly tested formulas to take your bread game to the next level.

Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

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Author: Colin Ward

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192804774

Category: Philosophy

Page: 109

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What do anarchists want? Can anarchy ever function effectively as a political force? Is anarchism more 'organized' and 'reasonable' than is currently perceived? Colin Ward explains what anarchism means and who anarchists are in this illuminating and accessible introduction to the subject.

The Nature of Economies

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Author: Jane Jacobs

Publisher: Vintage Canada

ISBN: 0307367088

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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Jane Jacobs has spent years changing the way we think about economic life in general. Now, in The Nature of Economies, Jacobs proposes a radical notion that has breath-taking common sense: economies are governed by the same rules as nature itself. With the simplicity of an extremely wise and seasoned thinker, Jane Jacobs shows us that by looking to nature, we can develop economies that are both efficient and ecologically friendly. The Nature of Economies is written in dialogue form: five intelligent friends discussing over coffee how economies work. The result is a wonderfully provocative, truly ground-breaking work by one of the great thinkers of our time. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ethics

Origin and Development

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Author: Peter Kropotkin

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: 9781855062245

Category: Philosophy

Page: 366

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Cheap

The High Cost of Discount Culture

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Author: Ellen Ruppel Shell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101135476

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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A myth-shattering investigation of the true cost of America's passion for finding a better bargain From the shuttered factories of the Rust Belt to the strip malls of the Sun Belt-and almost everywhere in between-America has been transformed by its relentless fixation on low price. This pervasive yet little- examined obsession with bargains is arguably the most powerful and devastating market force of our time, having fueled an excess of consumerism that blights our land­scapes, escalates personal debt, lowers our standard of living, and even skews of our concept of time. Spotlighting the peculiar forces that drove Americans away from quality, durability, and craftsmanship and towards quantity, quantity, and more quantity, Ellen Ruppel Shell traces the rise of the bargain through our current big-box profusion to expose the astronomically high cost of cheap.

Property is Theft!

A Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Anthology

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Author: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Publisher: AK Press

ISBN: 1849350248

Category: Political Science

Page: 823

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The definitive English-language collection by the first man to call himself an anarchist.

The Oregon Trail

Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-mountain Life

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Author: Francis Parkman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: California National Historic Trail

Page: 381

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The Age of Sacred Terror

Radical Islam's War Against America

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Author: Daniel Benjamin,Steven Simon

Publisher: Random House Incorporated

ISBN: 0812969847

Category: Political Science

Page: 536

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Two former members of the National Security Council trace the evolution of present-day terrorist activities and the history of the radical Islamic movement that led to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, describing various aspects of the September 11th attack, why the American public was caught unprepared, and the U.S. government's efforts to stop further threats. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Like A Thief In Broad Daylight

Power in the Era of Post-Humanity

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Author: Slavoj Žižek

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241364302

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

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In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition. In this extraordinary new book, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek turns to look at the brave new world of Big Tech, revealing how, with each new wave of innovation, we find ourselves moving closer and closer to a bizarrely literal realisation of Marx's prediction that 'all that is solid melts into air.' With the automation of work, the virtualisation of money, the dissipation of class communities and the rise of immaterial, intellectual labour, the global capitalist edifice is beginning to crumble, more quickly than ever before-and it is now on the verge of vanishing entirely. But what will come next? Against a backdrop of constant socio-technological upheaval, how could any kind of authentic change take place? In such a context, Zizek argues, there can be no great social triumph-lasting revolution has already come into the scene, like a thief in broad daylight, stealing into sight right before our ever eyes. What we must do now is wake up and see it. Urgent as ever, Like a Thief in Broad Daylight illuminates the new dangers as well as the radical possibilities thrown up by today's technological and scientific advances, and their electrifying implications for us all.

Revolutionary Wealth

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Author: Alvin Toffler,Heidi Toffler

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 0307265552

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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Starting with the publication of their seminal bestseller, Future Shock, Alvin and Heidi Toffler have given millions of readers new ways to think about personal life in today’s high-speed world with its constantly changing, seemingly random impacts on our businesses, governments, families and daily lives. Now, writing with the same rare grasp and clarity that made their earlier books classics, the Tofflers turn their attention to the revolution in wealth now sweeping the planet. And once again, they provide a penetrating, coherent way to make sense of the seemingly senseless. Revolutionary Wealth is about how tomorrow’s wealth will be created, and who will get it and how. But twenty-first-century wealth, according to the Tofflers, is not just about money, and cannot be understood in terms of industrial-age economics. Thus they write here about everything from education and child rearing to Hollywood and China, from everyday truth and misconceptions to what they call our “third job”—the unnoticed work we do without pay for some of the biggest corporations in our country. They show the hidden connections between extreme sports, chocolate chip cookies, Linux software and the “surplus complexity” in our lives as society wobbles back and forth between depressing decadence and a hopeful post-decadence. In their earlier work, the Tofflers coined the word “prosumer” for people who consume what they themselves produce. In Revolutionary Wealth they expand the concept to reveal how many of our activities—whether parenting or volunteering, blogging, painting our house, improving our diet, organizing a neighborhood council or even “mashing” music—pump “free lunch” from the “hidden” non-money economy into the money economy that economists track. Prosuming, they forecast, is about to explode and compel radical changes in the way we measure, make and manipulate wealth. Blazing with fresh ideas, Revolutionary Wealth provides readers with powerful new tools for thinking about—and preparing for—their future. From the Hardcover edition.