[Red Menace #3, Spring 1978]
Libertarian socialism hasn't swept the world (yet!) but libertarian
ideas, literature, publications, and groups are to be found in an
amazing number of places. If we are to turn these beginnings into
a full-fledged movement, we will have to establish more contact
with each other, co-operate with each other, and learn from each
other as we work to improve our ideas and our practice. In the last
issue, we listed a number of publications and groups. In this issue,
we add to this list, and we will continue to do so from issue to
issue. We don't necessarily endorse everything these groups have
to say, but we think they are worth knowing about.
But first the bad news: Liberation, one of the oldest and
best publications on the left on North America, has ceased publication
for the time being. The Liberation collective intends to
spend the next few months trying to re-start the publication, seeking
commitments from writers and potential financial backers. We hope
Soil of Liberty
P.O. Box 7056
Minneapolis, Minn, 55407
"Put out by North Country Anarchists and anarcho-feminists",
Soil of Liberty is a modest little publication that consistently
produces high-quality, interesting, thoughtful writing. Subscription
rates are $3-$4 /year.
available from Cineaste,
333 Sixth Ave., New York,
N.Y. 10014, U.S.A., or,
New York, N.Y. 10009,
Left Face is a source book of radical magazines, presses,
and collec-tives actively involved in the arts (in North America).
It's a useful compilation. The cost is $1.50.
Librairie Alternative Bookshop
2033 Boulevard St. Laurent,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Carries a wide selection of books, pamphlets, periodicals, many
of them from a libertarian perspective, all available by mail order.
Write them for a free catalogue.
P.O. Box 6135,
The Open Road, mentioned in the last Red Menace,
carried a listing of North American anti-authoritarian groups in
its winter issue that is quite extensive, and useful.
Not to be confused with the Synthesis mentioned in the
last issue of The Red Menace, this publication, put out by
the Canadian News Synthesis Project, appears monthly with its review
of events reported in the Canadian press. It's a very useful aid
in keeping up with what's going on. Subscriptions $10.00 per year.
News from Neasden
22 Fleet Rd.,
London NW3 2QS,
A catalogue of new radical publications. Useful for keeping track
of new materials as they appear. Subscriptions $3.00.
The Cienfuegos Press
An impressive, substantial publication, with a large number of
good articles, reviews, and graphics. It contains the best current
anarchist writing that we have come across. Two pounds U.K.
Published in Volume 2, Number 2 of The
Red Menace, Spring 1978.