IV. OTHER POWER
1. Angela Davis: Abolitionism
Davis and Clastres audio lecture
Recommended Reading: Angela Y. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete?, pp. 9-21, 105-115. Seven Stories 2003.
Foucault Davis notes
2. Pierre Clastres: Society vs the State
Recommended Reading: Clastres, Society Against the State, pp. 189-218.
3. James C. Scott: Non-State Space; Hills vs Valleys
Scott Nonstate audio lecture
Recommended Reading: James C. Scott, The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia, pp. 1-32. Yale 2009.
Scott and Arendt potestas and potentia
4. Hannah Arendt: Council System
Recommended Reading: Arendt, On Revolution, pp. 223-240.
5. Simone Weil: Free Labor
Weil audio lecture:
Recommended Reading: Weil, “On Oppression and Liberty,” pp. 79-84, 90-100.
6. Frantz Fanon: Revolt of the Wretched
Recommended Reading: Fanon, Wretched of the Earth, pp. 1-21.Alg Diags
7. Malcolm X: The Grassroots
X audio lecture
Recommended Reading: Malcolm X, “Message to the Grassroots,” pp. 3-17, “Declaration of Independence,” pp. 20-22.
8. Silvia Federici: Women’s Struggle for the Commons
Federici audio lecture
Recommended Reading: Silvia Federici, Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle, pp. 124-148. PM Press 2012.Fed4 struggles
Christopher Day: Dual Power in the Selva Lacandon
Recommended Reading: Christopher Day, “Dual Power on the Selva Lacondon,” from A New World in Our Hearts: Eight Years of Writings from the Love and Rage Revolutionary Anarchist Federation. AK Press 2003.