Reviews of Political Books

I recall reading the word "anarchy" or "anarchism" or "anarchist" when I was 16 (1969 or 1970) & realizing that I'm an anarchist. It wasn't until 1976 that I even met another anarchist. Things have changed since then. Why, heck, you can't turn around without seeing a vinegar-soaked-bandana dispenser on every street-corner. Life is good.

I've had writings published in several anarchist 'zines & edited my own (Street Rat(-Bag)), made a slew of anarchist movies, etc, etc.. Below is a list of some of the books that I've read that've helped form my opinions. Of course, the majority of my opinions have been informed by simply existing & observing. One might say that there're street anarchists & that there are book anarchists. I'm both & think that both are valuable.

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0365. a. inside front cover rubber-stamping,

b. "You Know Where You Can Go!",

c. "Recommended Reading",

d. "The Mysterious Death of Jeffrey Steinberg",

e. manipulated e-mage for "How You Demolish Cars With A Hammerhead",

f. manipulated e-mage for "De-De-Po-Po",

g. "CircumSubstantial Playing & Blindfolded Tourism",

h. "Foreign Correspondence (or Non-Adventures in Dystopia)",

i. "'Oklahomans for Children and Families' vs the film 'The Tin Drum'",

j. intro to "Russell Means meets the PLiSLooplyR",

k. "Interview w/ Andrew",

l. "War",

m. "CD Notes"

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b. layout & text from: RATical, image from Brainpang;

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j. intro credited to: spRATacus k. credited to: RATical;

l. written as: RATical; m. text from RATical & etta cetera, image from Brainpang;

- published in: Street Rat-Bag 5 (November 2001)

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- edited by: the Street Rat-Bags

 

0409. a review of Alfred W. McCoy's "The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on December 26, 2007

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11023372

 

0416. a review of L. I. Brezhnev's "Our Course: Peace and Socialism"

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- published on Goodreads on December 28, 2007

- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2413593.Our_Course

 

0417. a review of Frank Fernández's "Cuba - The Anarchists & Liberty"

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- published on Goodreads on December 28, 2007

- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2413658.Cuba_The_Anarchists_Liberty

 

0418. a review of Chris Crass's "A Woman of Compassion: The Life of Voltairine de Cleyre"

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- published on Goodreads on December 28, 2007

- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2413704.A_Woman_of_Compassion

 

0419. a review of Emmett Grogan's "Ringolevio: A Life Played for Keeps"

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- published on Goodreads on December 28, 2007

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11164047

 

0420. a review of Ann Hansen's "Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerrilla"

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- published on Goodreads on December 28, 2007

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11164585

 

0421. "Recommended Reading"

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- broken into 3 "chapters":

1. The Many-Headed Hydra

2. A People's History of the United States

3. American Assassins - The Darker Side of Politics

- published on Goodreads January 8, 2008:

https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/8287-recommended-reading

 

0422. a review of Elmer Rice's "Judgment Day"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2532924.Judgment_Day

 

0423. a review of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham City Jail"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11958100

 

0424. a review of Hans Joachim Klein's "German guerrilla: terror, reaction, and resistance"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11958798

 

0425. a review of Ken Knabb's "Public Secrets: Collected Skirmishes of Ken Knabb: 1970-1997"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11959583

 

0426. a review of Tuli Kupferberg's "1001 Ways to Live Without Working"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11960407

 

0427. a review of Vladimir Lenin's "Interviews Given to Foreign Correspondents"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11961995

 

0428. a review of Margot Harry's "Attention, Move! This Is America!"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11962026

 

0429. a review of David Hoffman's "The Oklahoma City Bombing and the Politics of Terror"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11962997

 

0430. a review of Tony Palmer's "The Trials Of Oz"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11964119

 

0431. a review of Edward Said & Christopher Hitchens's "Blaming the Victims: Spurious Scholarship and the Palestinian Question"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11964391

 

0432. a review of Women's History Information Project's "Lucy Parsons Woman of Will"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11964995

 

0433. a review of Bob Black & Adam Parfrey's "Rants and Incendiary Tracts"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11965826

 

0434. a review of Gilles Perrault's "The Red Orchestra"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11967234

 

0435. a review of Gerry Reith's "Neutron Gun"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11968081

 

0436. a review of Ed Sanders's "1968"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11968479

 

0437. a review of Margia Kramer's "Essential Documents The F.B.I. File on Jean Seberg - Part I"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11969386

 

0438. a review of Margia Kramer's "Essential Documents The F.B.I. File on Jean Seberg - Part II"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11970261

 

0439. a review of R. U. Sirius's "The Revolution: Quotations from Revolution Party Chairman R. U. Sirius"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11970733

 

0440. a review of Bradley R. Smith's "Confessions of a Holocaust Revisionist"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2533868.Confessions_of_a_Holocaust_Revisionist

 

0441. a review of Vin McLellan & Paul Avery's "The Voices of Guns"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11971934

 

0442. a review of Jim Redden's "Snitch Culture"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/778557.Snitch_Culture

 

0443. a review of Murray Bookchin's "The Spanish Anarchists: The Heroic Years 1868-1936"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11973841

 

0444. a review of The subRosa Collective's "Domain Errors!: Cyberfeminist Practices: A subRosa Project"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11975438

 

0445. a review of Stefan Szczelkun's "The Conspiracy of Good Taste"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2534152.Conspiracy_of_Good_Taste

 

0446. a review of Ahmed Rashid's "Taliban"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11976318

 

0447. a review of Peter Lamborn Wilson's "Pirate Utopias"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11976681

 

0448. a review of The Desert Storm Editorial collective's "desert storm"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11977301

 

0449. a review of Harold Thomas's "The World Power Foundation - Its Goals And Platform"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11978249

 

0450. a review of Granta: The Magazine of New Writing, Bill Buford (Editor) 's "Granta 36: Vargas Llosa for President"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11978892

 

0451. a review of Shaun S's "Ross Winn: Digging Up a Tennessee Anarchist"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11979946

 

0452. a review of Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States"

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- published on Goodreads on January 8, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/11979946

 

0569. a review of Jack Hoffman's "Run Run Run"

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- published on Goodreads on February 15, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/15539465

 

0570. a review of Joan d'Arc, editor "Paranoid Women Collect Their Thoughts : A Paranoia Anthology"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on February 15, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/15539837

 

0614. a review of James W. Clarke's "American Assassins: The Darker Side of Politics"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on March 3, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/16919564

 

0706. a review of Lewis Yablonsky's "Robopaths"

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- published on Goodreads on March 14, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3132178-robopaths

 

0828. a review of Timothy Leary's "Jail Notes"

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- published on Goodreads on April 12, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/19996362

 

0896. a review of Partisan Project's "Partisan Project: Presidential Election"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on April 28, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/21179300

 

0897. a review of Partisan Project's "Partisan Project: Eject Santorum"

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- published on Goodreads on April 28, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/21181700

 

0906. a review of Bonnie Donohue, Warner Wada's "Control Zone"

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- published on Goodreads on May 7, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/21810885

 

0935. a review of Allen Ginsberg's "Chicago Trial Testimony"

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- published on Goodreads on May 29, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/23218826

 

0960. a review of Hakim Bey's "Chaos - the broadsheets of ontological anarchism"

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- published on Goodreads on June 11, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/24229040

 

0961. a review of Valerie Solanas's "SCUM Manifesto"

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- published on Goodreads on June 11, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3421999-scum-manifesto

 

0963. a review of Reader's Digest Association's "Top Secret - A Dossier of the Greatest Spies of History"

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- published on Goodreads on June 11, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/24257968

 

0964. a review of The Bureau of Public Secrets of Research Group One's "The American Ruling Class is Crazy"

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- published on Goodreads on June 14, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/24274829

 

0994. a review of Kester's "1959 - 1985"

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- published on Goodreads on June 28, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/25741923

 

1023. a review of Prison Poster Project's "Understanding the Big Picture"

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- published on Goodreads on October 19, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/35705469

 

1025. a review of Guy Debord's "Considerations on the Assassination of Gérard Lebovici"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on November 4, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/36925576

 

1028. a review of Suetonius's "The Twelve Caesars"

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- published on Goodreads on November 17, 2008

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/37978001

 

1043. a review of Islamic Revolutionary Prosecutor, Tehran, Public Relations Department's "Confessions of Some Highranking MKO Terrorists As Aired on IRI T.V."

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on March 7, 2009

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/48491188

 

1123. a review of Greg King's "The Mad King: The Life and Times of Ludwig II of Bavaria"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 19, 2010

- http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/855566.The_Mad_King

 

1136. a review of Theodore Draper's "The Roots of American Communism"

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- published on Goodreads on April 11, 2010

- https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/97968169

 

1215. "Review of Angela Y. Davis' "Blues Legacies and Black Feminism""

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- published on Goodreads December 11, 2010:

https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/249268-review-of-angela-y-davis-s-blues-legacies-and-black-feminism?chapter=0

 

1291. a review of Hannah Arendt's "Eichmann in Jersulalem - A Report on the Banality of Evil"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads on January 3, 2012

- http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13367624-eichmann-in-jerusalem

 

1584. "Krylon Underscrutiny":

- A review of the Bob German edited "Krylon Underground -1984-1992 - Nine Years in Zine Culture"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads December 26, 2015

- https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/411386-krylon-underscrutiny

 

1597. "Imp-Roper"

- A review of Marco De Seriis's "Improper Names - Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads April 12, 2016

- https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/434743-imp-roper?chapter=1

- also here: http://idioideo.pleintekst.nl/Book2015Improper.html

 

1601. "Chernobyl Hibakusha":

- A review of Svetlana Alexievich's "Voices from Chernobyl"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads May 17, 2016

- https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/443403-chernobyl-hibakusha

 

1628. "Extraordinary Accomplishments,"

- A review of Jonathan Littman's "The Watchman - The Twisted Life and Crimes of Serial Hacker Kevin Poulsen"

- credited to: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- published on Goodreads October 3, 2016

- https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/495781-the-extraordinary-accomplishments?chapter=1

 

 

 

 

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