Subscribe and enjoy more than 800,000 books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Read
without limits.
Subscribe to the pleasure of reading and enjoy the already more than a million books on all your digital devices.
All characters a62979f362eee8153229a51fdca0de40524eab52f63679cf7c23b9c6bb4e80d5
On Anarchism - cover

On Anarchism

Noam Chomsky

Publisher: The New Press

  • 1
  • 2
  • 0

Summary

On Anarchism provides the reasoning behind Noam Chomsky's fearless lifelong questioning of the legitimacy of entrenched power. In these essays, Chomsky redeems one of the most maligned ideologies, anarchism, and places it at the foundation of his political thinking. Chomsky's anarchism is distinctly optimistic and egalitarian. Moreover, it is a living, evolving tradition that is situated in a historical lineage; Chomsky's anarchism emphasizes the power of collective, rather than individualist, action.The collection includes a revealing new introduction by journalist Nathan Schneider, who documented the Occupy movement for Harper's and The Nation, and who places Chomsky's ideas in the contemporary political moment. On Anarchism will be essential reading for a new generation of activists who are at the forefront of a resurgence of interest in anarchism—and for anyone who struggles with what can be done to create a more just world.

Other books that might interest you

  • Jane Eyre - cover

    Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Brontë

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusiasm drew both praise and bitter criticism, while Charlotte Brontë's striking expose of poor living conditions for children in charity schools as well as her poignant portrayal of the limitations faced by women who worked as governesses sparked great controversy and social debate. Jane Eyre, Brontë's best-known novel, remains an extraordinary coming-of-age narrative, and one of the great classics of literature.
    Show book
  • All the Queen's Men - cover

    All the Queen's Men

    Linda Howard

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    It was cold in the rough little hut. Despite the blankets hung over the one window and the ill-fitting door, to block the escape of any telltale light, frigid air still seeped through. Niema Burdock blew on her fingers to warm them, her breath fogging slightly in the one dim battery-operated light that was all Tucker, the team leader, allowed. 
    Her husband, Dallas, seemed perfectly comfortable in his T-shirt as he calmly packed the Semtex blocks into secure sections of his web gear. Niema watched him, trying to hide her anxiety. It wasn't the explosive she worried about; plastique was so stable soldiers in Vietnam had burned it as fuel. But Dallas and Sayyed had to plant the explosives in the manufacturing facility, and that was the most dangerous part of a job that was already hair-raising enough. Though her husband was as matter-of-fact about it as he would be about crossing the street, Niema wasn't that blase about the job. The radio detonator wasn't state-of-the art; far from it. This was deliberate, a precaution in case any of their equipment fell into the wrong hands. Nothing they were using could be traced to the United States, which was why Dallas was using Semtex instead of C-4. But because their equipment wasn't the best available, Niema had gone to great pains to make sure it was reliable. It was her husband's finger, after all, that would be on the switch. 
    Dallas caught her gaze on him and winked at her, his strong face relaxing from its normal impassiveness into a warm smile that he reserved only for her. "Hey," he said mildly, "I'm good at this. Don't worry." 
    So much for trying to hide her anxiety. The other three men turned to look at her. Not wanting them to think she couldn't handle the stress of the job, she shrugged. "So sue me. I'm new at this wife business. I thought I was supposed to worry." 
    Sayyed laughed as he packed his own gear. "Heck of a way to spend your honeymoon." He was a native Iranian who was now an American citizen, a tough, wiry man in his late forties. He spoke English with a Midwestern accent, the result of both hard work and almost thirty years in the United States. "Personally, I'd have picked Hawaii for my wedding trip. At least it would be warm there." 
    "Or Australia," Hadi said wistfully. "It's summer there now." Hadi Santana was of Arabic and Mexican heritage, but an American by birth. He had grown up in the heat of southern Arizona and didn't like the cold Iranian mountains in mid-winter any better than did Niema. He would stand guard while Dallas and Sayyed planted the charges and was occupying himself by checking and rechecking his rifle and ammunition. 
    "We spent two weeks in Aruba after we got married," Dallas said. "Great place." He winked at Niema again, and she had to smile. Unless Dallas had been to Aruba another time, he hadn't seen much of it during their honeymoon, three months before. They had spent the entire two weeks lost in each other's company, making love, sleeping late. Bliss.
    Show book
  • Love Sex Death and Words - Surprising Tales From a Year in Literature - cover

    Love Sex Death and Words -...

    John Sutherland, Stephen Fender

    • 1
    • 22
    • 0
    Love, sex, death, boredom, ecstasy, existential angst, political upheaval - the history of literature offers a rich and varied exploration of the human condition across the centuries. In this absorbing companion to literature's rich past, arranged by days of the year, acclaimed critics and friends Stephen Fender and John Sutherland turn up the most inspiring, enlightening, surprising or curious artefacts that literature has to offer. Find out why 16 June 1904 mattered so much to Joyce, which great literary love affair was brought to a tragic end on 11 February 1963 and why Roy Campbell punched Stephen Spender on the nose on 14 April 1949 in this sumptuous voyage through the highs and lows of literature's bejewelled past.
    Show book
  • The Story of Computing - cover

    The Story of Computing

    John Dermot Turing

    • 0
    • 4
    • 0
    'I do not see why it [the machine] should not enter any one of the fields normally covered by the human intellect, and eventually compete on equal terms.'Alan Turing, 1949
     
    Today computers shape every aspect of our lives. In our pockets, we carry mobile phones with computing power that was unimaginable just 50 years ago. Every workplace has its array of desktops, servers, and laptops, and a selection of specially designed software. Many industries are embracing the promises - and the risks - of artificial intelligence. The world is changing faster than ever, and computing is at the heart of technological development.
     
    While computers themselves are modern phenomena, for centuries people have been attempting to solve complex problems, often with the aid of machines. The first computers were not machines at all, but people armed with mathematical tables and infinite patience. They were replaced by heavy, cumbersome machines that sprawled over multiple rooms. Over the course of half a century, they were transformed from an obscure tool for scientists into the quintessential consumer product.
     
    The Story of Computing takes you on an incredible journey through the ideas, the discoveries, and the personalities that shaped the modern technology on which we have come to rely.
     
    Topics include:· the birth of the computer· codebreaking in World War II· innovations in hardware and software· artificial intelligence· the internet· the challenges of cybersecurity.
    Show book
  • Karmacise - The Path to Self Realisation - cover

    Karmacise - The Path to Self...

    wayne norcliffe

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Karmacise is a system of exercises and processes, based around gaining control of your mind and thoughts, to help you develop control of your physical body.  Adapted and updated from The Master Key System, a system credited with starting the new thought movement, which has been used by millions of people to help them achieve their desires.
    
     
    Karmacise is about self-control through mindfulness and our system is based upon colours, yellow representing energy, green our planet, red people, darkness EGO and white potential (every moment being a chance to start again).  Going forward we hope to develop local workshops and create a network of followers using our system for the benefit of themselves, those we interact with and the planet generally.
    
     
    Written by someone who has come from a Council Estate in Manchester to now being a sucessful Chartered Surveyor, Karmacise is a way to achieve your innermost desires.
    Show book
  • Best Belly Fat-Blaster: Yoga - Mindfulness Therapy - cover

    Best Belly Fat-Blaster: Yoga -...

    Jennifer Faris

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In this book, we will consider the basic asanas (exercises), you’ll learn about the sets of exercises for weight loss for belly and hips, and with special cleansing breathing yoga. All the games were developed for shape restoration. The exercises given in this book will help you to return the forgotten sense of movement flexibility and ease vivacity and tirelessness. The quick restoration of the tone of hip, buttocks, and abdomen muscles creates the visible picture of weight loss even earlier than the pressure starts decreasing objectively. This creates the wonderful stimulus for further lessons immediately.
     
    Using yoga for weight loss has been known for a long time already, and many people nowadays resort to this method due to its multi-faceted impact on the body.
     
    What can yoga do for weight loss? As a rule, excess weight is the result of the impact of several factors. And yoga will help to cope with three of them already.
    First, it contributes to receive the physical load, without which burning calories is impossible.
    Second, metabolism grows due to practicing.
    Third, yoga allows you to obtain useful eating habits.
    
    
     
    What causes metabolism increase in people practicing yoga? The sets include individual exercises, which are called shat-karmas. They belong to the cleaning tasks and supply the maximal amount of oxygen to your body. Having learned to breathe correctly at your lessons, you will do this further in everyday life.
     
    During the yoga practices, all muscle groups are involved. For example, the gluteal muscles become more resilient already after a few months of training – and this is a group of muscles rather difficult to be impacted.
     
    Would You Like To Know More? This book is Delivered Instantly to Your Reading Device Just Scroll To The Top Of The Page And Select The "Buy Now" Button!
     
    Download Your Copy Today! 
     
    © 2018 All Rights Reserved!
    Show book