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Begin at Start: Some Thoughts on Personal Liberation and World Change
Negrin, Su
Book
1972
Sue Negrin talks about her experiences in the hip, free school, mysticism, New Left, feminist and gay movements; how she sees them shedding old skins and coming together in a new way.
Common Sense for Hard Times: The Power of the Powerless to Cope with Everyday life and Transform Society in The Nineteen Seventies
Brecher, Jeremy; Costello, Tim
Book
1976
Presents a vision of society as it is and as it could be. Putting the problems of contemporary daily life in historical perspective, it reveals that they have their roots in the way our society is org...
Continuous Excursions: Politics and Personal Life
Colman, Marshall
Book
1982
Colman looks at the idea that 'the personal is political'. He looks at personal life in pre-capitalist societies, the nature of politics and social relations, patriarchy and sexual relations, intimacy...
The English Peasantry in the Later Middle Ages: The Ford Lectures for 1973 and Related Studies
Hilton, Rodney H.
Book
1975
Investigates the question of whether or not peasants might be considered their own social class.
Everyday Life in the Modern World
Lefebvre, Henri
Book
1968
Everyday life is non-philosophical in relation to philosophy and represents reality in relation to ideality.
The Life of Death: An Exchange
Shahak, Israel
Article
1985
The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other J...
Marx, Freud, and the Critique of Everyday Life: Toward a Permanent Revolution
Brown, Bruce
Book
1974
The theory and practice of revolutionary social transformation, Brown argues, must encompass the subjective, psychological dimensions of the revolutionary process.
Problems of Everyday Life: And Other Writings On Culture & Science
Trotsky, Leon
Book
1973
The focus of this book is the impact of the Russian Revolution of the culture life of the country -- and conversely, the effect of the country's cultural backwardness on the course of the revolution. ...
Red Menace #2: Volume 2, Number 1 - Summer 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
The Reproduction of Daily Life
Rocker, Rudolf
Article
The Revolution of Everyday Life
Vaneigem, Raoul
Book
1967
The classic complement to Debord's Society of the Spectacle. Vaneigem examines the minutia of power as "abstracted mediation and mediated abstraction" that permeates everyday life and the means of sei...
The Spectacle: A Skeleton Key
Law, Larry
Article
1981
An anarchistic meditation on the bankruptcy of contemporary life. Specifically the role of "spectacle" in representing reality has led to a complete dearth of presence in everyday human interaction.
Towards a Method for the Revolutionary Reconstruction of Everyday Life
Brown, Bruce
Article
1972
On the critique and transformation of everyday life as a key part of the struggle for revolutionary transformation. Published in Liberation magazine April 1972.

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The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...

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Deutsches Historisches Museum
The Deutsches Historisches Museum (DHM, German Historical Museum) was founded in 1987 by the chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl, and the mayor of Berlin, Eberhard Diepgen, on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the founding o...

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Recording the Face of Daily Life - Book Review
Chis, Alex
1998
Humble Work and Mad Wanderings, Street Life in the Machine Age by Ken Appollo (Carl Mautz Publishing, Nevada City, CA, 1997) 108 pages, 61 duotone images, $34.95. Order from Carl Mautz Publishing, 228...

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The Red Menace
A libertarian socialist newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, ...