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Announcing kites: a new journal of communist theory & strategy

As the editorial to this new journal explains: In the American and Canadian prison systems, kites are “contraband” correspondence shared among inmates, and between inmates and those on the outside. Tiny, folded-up pieces of paper, kites are slipped past the watchful eyes of our tormentors, passed through commissary or along …

Further Thoughts on Repression, by Don Hamerquist

About a year ago I reviewed Aaron Leonard and Conor Gallagher’s book, A Threat of the First Magnitude for Kersplebedeb. In my opinion the book’s detailed examination of two largely successful state repressive projects in the sixties and seventies, SOLO and FIRST MAGNITUDE, deserves serious attention. SOLO was a penetration of …

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Radical Politics Colouring Book

The Radical Politics Colouring Book is a collection of illustrations and games for radical social change. Mixing entertainment, craft and education, it’s a great way to bring politics to family friendly activities for all ages. The 50 pages of activities and illustrations touch a diversity of subjects such as anticapitalism, …

V.I. Lenin On Imperialism & Opportunism

Author: V.I. Lenin Format: Paperback Size: 191 pages ISBN: 978-1-894946-94-0 Publisher: Kersplebedeb Publishing 2019 Price: $17.55 (CAD) or $13.00 (USD) This collection of texts by V.I. Lenin was originally compiled by the Communist Working Circle, a Danish anti-­imperialist group. In the late 1960s, the CWC developed the so-­called “parasite state” theory linking the imperialist …

November 10th: Ottawa’s 6th Annual Feminist Fair

November 10th, 11am-4pm Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/493858394771176/ Kersplebedeb and PM Press will be tabling at the 6th Annual Feminist Fair, happening Sunday November 10th at the Horticulture Building at Landsdowne, 11am to 4pm. As the organizers of the Fair explain: First and foremost this event takes place on unceeded, …

Nov. 16-17 in Montreal: Expozine!

Gratuit – Free! La plus grande foire annuelle bilingue de petits éditeurs en Amérique du Nord est de retour ! The largest bilingual small press fair in North America is back! Nov 16 and Nov. 17, 11 AM – 6 PM 1025 Rue Bélanger, Montréal, QC H2S 1H1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/451179855750803/ With nearly …

2020 Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar

Now in its 19th year of publication, the Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar is required reading for radicals, leftists, and all who support political prisoners and advocate the end of mass incarceration, with proceeds going to support prisoners and grassroots organizations. Each calendar has 12 thought-provoking essays and 12 pieces of beautiful …

Canzine Ottawa, Sunday, October 6!

  Sunday, October 6, 2019, 12-6pm Ottawa Art Gallery • Galerie d’Art d’Ottawa 50 Mackenzie King Bridge & 10 Daly Av facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/906594449689214/ read more at: https://brokenpencil.com/canzine/canzineott/canzine-ottawa-events/ Check out the Canzine Ottawa Vendor List! Free admission Get the new issue of Broken Pencil Magazine with a donation at the door The festival of zine culture …