Wobblies and Zapatistas
Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical History
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Wobblies and Zapatistas by Staughton Lynd
Book Description"Wobblies and Zapatistas" offers the reader an encounter between two generations and two traditions. Andrej Grubacic is an anarchist from the Balkans. Staughton Lynd is a lifelong pacifist, influenced by Marxism. They meet in dialogue in an effort to bring together the anarchist and Marxist traditions, to discuss the writing of history by those who make it, and to remind us of the idea that 'my country is the world'. Encompassing a Left libertarian perspective and an emphatically activist standpoint, these conversations are meant to be read in the clubs and affinity groups of the new Movement. The authors accompany us on a journey through modern revolutions, direct actions, anti-globalist counter summits, Freedom Schools, Zapatista co-operatives, Haymarket and Petrograd, Hanoi and Belgrade, 'intentional' communities, wildcat strikes, early Protestant communities, Native American democratic practices, the Workers' Solidarity Club of Youngstown, occupied factories, self-organised councils and soviets, the lives of forgotten revolutionaries, Quaker meetings, antiwar movements, and prison rebellions. Neglected and forgotten moments of interracial self-activity are brought to light. The book invites the attention of readers who believe that a better world, on the other side of capitalism and state bureaucracy, may indeed be possible.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781604860412
(202mm x 128mm x 20mm)
Imprint: PM Press
Publisher: PM Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Staughton Lynd
Doing History from the Bottom Up, Paperback (January 2015)View all books by Staughton Lynd
Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.
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Author Biography - Staughton Lynd
Staughton Lynd taught American history at Spelman College and Yale University. He was director of Freedom Schools in the 1964 Missisipppi Freedom Summer. An early leader of the movement against the Vietnam War, he was blacklisted and unable to continue as an academic. He then became a lawyer, and in this capacity has assisted rank-and-file workers and prisoners for the past thirty years. He has written, edited, or co-edited with his wife Alice Lynd more than a dozen books.
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