Hi there! Here are a few texts to get you started. We’ll post more as we make/find them. For your convenience, they’re divided into categories, but of course overlap quite a bit. When possible, we’ve included both zine-ready and screen versions of the texts. Read and distribute!

Anarchist & Critical Theory

What is Anarchism (excerpt from “Direct Action”) – David Graeber
[screen] [print]

Anarchism, or the Revolutionary Movement of the 21st Century
David Graeber & Andrej Grubacic
[print]

Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology – David Graeber (book)
[screen]

Anarchy Alive – Uri Gordon (book)
[screen]

Cascade: Conversations in Crisis – ed. Friendly Fire Collective
[screen] [print]

The Black Bloc Papers – ed. David Van Deusen & Xavier Massot (book)
[screen]

The Society of the Spectacle – Guy Debord (book)
[print]

Postscript On Societies of Control – Gilles Deleuze
[print]

Anti-Oedipus – Deleuze & Guattari (book)
[screen]

A Thousand Plateaus – Deleuze & Guattari
[screen]

Capitalism: A Very Special Delirium – Deleuze & Guattari
[screen] [print]

1914: One or Several Wolves? – Delueze & Guattari
[screen] [print]

Hieroglyphs of the Future – Brian Holmes (book)
[screen]

Escape the Overcode: Activist Art in the Control Society – Brian Holmes (book)
[link]

Imaginal Machines: Autonomy & Self-Organization in the Revolutions of Everyday Life
Stevphen Shukaitis (book)
[screen]

The Birth of Biopolitics – Michel Foucault (book)
[screen]

Hatred of Capitalism – Ed. Chris Kraus & Sylvère Lotringer (book)
[screen]

New Lines of Alliance, New Spaces of Liberty – Félix Guattari & Antonio Negri (book)
[screen]

University Activism / Occupations Past & Present

Dispatches from the Ruins: documents and analyses from university struggles,
experiments in self-education
– 1,000 Little Hammers (ed)
[screen] [print]

After the Fall: Communiqués from Occupied California – Various
[screen]

On The Poverty of Student Life – the Situationists and students from Strasbourg University
[screen] [print]

Port Huron Statement – Students for a Democratic Society
[screen] [print]

Communique from the Absent Future – Research and Destroy
[screen] [print]

We are the Crisis: a Report from the Occupation movement in California – anonymous
[screen] [print]

Occupation: a DIY Guide – anonymous
[screen] [print]

Four Theses on the Invisible University – anonymous
[screen] [print]

Nanterre, Here, Now – Jean-François Lyotard
[print]

The New School Occupation – anonymous
[print]

Preoccupied: the Logic of Occupation– anonymous
[screen] [print]

Vision of the New University & a Brief List of Impossible Demands – anonymous
[print]

Communiqués from the Valley: Love letters from the emerging Student-Worker
movement in California’s Central Valley
– Modesto Anarcho
[screen]

Wheeler Hall Info Packet – anonymous
[screen]

University Occupations: France, Greece, NYC – Inoperative Committee
[print]

We are all Workers – Domacracy Insurgent
[screen]

University Analysis / Critique

Toward a Global Autonomous University – ed. Edu-Factory Collective
[screen]

The University and the Undercommons – Stefano Harney & Fred Moten
[screen] [print]

Infrapolitics and the Nomadic Educational Machine – Stevpen Shukaitis
[screen] [print]

In Modulation Mode: Factories of Knowledge – Gerald Raunig
[screen] [print]

The Pedagogy of Debt – Jeffrey Williams
[screen] [print]

Free School / Counter-University

Francisco Ferrer and the Modern School – Emma Goldman
[screen] [print]

Why We Still Have a Lot to Learn – Trapese Collective
[screen] [print]

All Power to the Copenhagen Free University – The Committee of 15th July
[screen] [print]

Four Pathways Through Chaos: Research Program & Course Proposal – Brian Holmes
[screen] [print]

Be Network, My Friend – Joan Miguel Gual & Francesco Salvini of Universidad Nomada
[screen] [print]

Learning Webs – Ivan Illich
[screen] [print]

A Brief History of Highlander Folk School – unknown
[screen] [print]

From a Liberal Arts Student (on the Experimental College, Twin Cities) – Erik Forman
[screen] [print]

Radical Art

Affectivist Manifesto – Brian Holmes
[screen] [print]

Financial Crimes – Brian Holmes
[screen] [print]

Against Competition – Marc Fischer
[screen] [print]

Author as Producer – Walter Benjamin
[screen] [print]

Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture – Greg Sholette
[book]

Dark Matter: Activist Art in the Counter-public Sphere
– Greg Sholette
[screen] [print]

The Folds of an Institution – Greg Sholette, Cesare Pietroiusti & Brett Bloom
[screen] [print]

Until It’s Gone: Taking Stock in Chicago’s Multi-Use Centers – Nato Thompson[screen]

Pink Bloque – Pink Bloque
[screen] [print]

From the Object to Concrete Intervention – Wochenklausur
[screen] [print]

Remaking Social Practices – Felix Guattari
[screen] [print]

DADA Manifesto – Hugo Ball
[screen] [print]

Art and Contemporary Critical Practice: Reinventing Institutional Critique
Gerald Raunig & Gene Ray (eds)(book)
[screen]

A User’s Guide To Demanding the Impossible – The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination
[screen]

YAWN Archive (Art Strike papers)
[screen]

Queer Politic

Militant Flamboyance: A Brief History of Stonewall and Other Queer Happenings
Heath Schultz & Brad Thomson
[screen] [print]

Out of the Closets and into the Libraries; a collection of Radical Queer Moments
The Bangarang Collective
[print]

Toward the Queerest Insurrection – The Mary Nardini Gang
[screen] [print]

The Screwball Asses – Guy Hocquenghem
[screen] [print]

Becoming Woman & I Have even met Happy Drag Queens – Felix Guattari
[print] [screen]

To Have Done with the Massacred Body – Felix Guattari
[print] [screen]

Situationists

Guy Debord – Mémoires
[book]

Guy Debord –  Society of the Spectacle
[book]

Guy Debord – Comments on the Society of the Spectacle
[book]

Raoul Vaneigem – The Revolution of Everyday Life
[book]

Lettrist Inernational – Potlatch
[read]

Atelier Populaire – Posters from the Revolution. Paris, May 68
[book]

Anselm Jappe – Guy Debord
[book]

Christopher Grey – Leaving the 20th Century: The Incomplete Works of the Situationist International
[book]

Giorgio Agamben – “Difference and Repetition: On Debord’s Films”
[read]

Giorgio Agamben – “Marginal Comments on the Society of the Spectacle”
[read]

Richard Gilman-Opalsky – Spectacular Capitalism: Guy Debord and the Practice of Radical Philosophy
[book]

Gavin Grindon – “Carnival Against Capital: A Comparison of Bakhtin, Vaneigem and Bey”
[read]

Jacob Jakobson & Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen (eds) – Expect Anything Fear Nothing: The Situationist Movement in Scandinavia and Elsewhere
[book]

Tom McDonough – Guy Debord and the Situationist International
[book]

Tom McDonough (ed) – October #79 Special Issue on Situationist International, #79
[read]

Sadie Plant – The Most Radical Gesture: The Situationist International in a Postmodern Age
[book]

McKenzie Wark – Beach Beneath the Streets
[book]

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