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Revisiting “Antifascism Against Machismo” [D.Z. Shaw, ThreeWayFight]

[This review was originally posted to the Three Way Fight blog on September 30, 2023.] Tammy Kovich, Antifascism Against Machismo With an introduction by El Jones and commentary by Butch Lee and Veronica L. Montreal: Kersplebedeb, 2023 153pp.; ISBN: 9781989701232 Review by D. Z. Shaw In 2019, Tammy Kovich published, …

Against Orthodoxy and Despotic Rule: A Review of Islam and Anarchism [The Commoner]

  [This review was originally posted to The Commoner on January 20th, 2023.]   Against Orthodoxy and Despotic Rule: A Review of Islam and Anarchism Javier Sethness   The first part in a series on Islam, humanism, and anarchism. Originally written by Javier Sethness, this review includes an alternate perspective …

Review of “The Rise of Ecofascism” by Sam Moore and Alex Roberts [ThreeWayFight]

[This review was originally posted to ThreeWayFight on August 20, 2023.] Sam Moore and Alex Roberts, The Rise of Ecofascism: Climate Change and the Far Right Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2022 160 pages; paperback $19.95, ISBN 9781509545384; hardback $59.95, ISBN 9781509545377 Review by Matthew N. Lyons How are far rightists responding …

Revolution in Our Lifetime A Review of “Everything for Everyone: An Oral History of the New York Commune 2052-2072” [Spectre Journal]

[Originally posted to SpectreJournal.com on September 1, 2022] Everything For Everyone: An Oral History of the New York Commune 2052-2072 by M.E. O’Brien and Eman Abdelhadi Common Notions 2022 Review by Phil Kaplan Unless you’re rich, it’s fairly hard living your life in today’s world. It’s hard to go out …

Living with the Lower Case [Gabriel Kuhn reviews A Brilliant Red Thread]

[Originally posted to Gabriel Kuhn’s blog at LeftTwoThree.org] A review of Don Hamerquist, A Brilliant Red Thread (Montreal: Kersplebedeb, 2023). There is much to like about Montreal publisher Kersplebedeb. One thing is the political positioning. Introducing a list of “Texts for leninists with an anti-authoritarian critique of leninism, and for …

Their Anti-Imperialism and Ours [ThreeWayFight]

[This was originally posted on the Three Way Fight blog on January 8, 2023. The Editor’s Note is from Three Way Fight] Their Anti-Imperialism and Ours (guest post) by Linda Mann Editors’ note: Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine is now in its eleventh month, and the war has no end …

Torkil Lauesen’s Riding the Wave, reviewed by Adam Grey [RevolutionaryCommunist.org]

Riding the Wave: Sweden’s Integration into the Imperialist World System, Torkil Lauesen, Kersplebedeb Publishing, 2021, 268pp. Reviewed by Adam Grey. [Originally published on RevolutionaryCommunist.org, 1 Dec 2022.] This important book by the Danish anti-imperialist activist Torkil Lauesen charts the history of Sweden ‘from 16th-century colonialism to the present day’ (p7). …