[Hpn] A new booklet that could use your help
Fri, 01 Jun 2001 01:00:47 -0700
Howdy friends and comrades,
The fine folks of Kersplebedeb (a radical activist publisher and distributor
in Canada) have just released a booklet called "Collective Liberation on My
Mind". It is a collection of essays that I've written over the past year
and a half.
The table of contents is as following:
*Shutting Down the WTO and Opening Up a World of Possibilities
*Beyond the Whiteness - Global Capitalism and White Supremacy: thoughts on
movement building and anti-racist organizing
*Confronting the Democratic National Convention and Working to Build a
People's Movement for Justice
*Towards Social Justice: Elizabeth 'Betita' Martinez and the Institute for
*Reading Barbara Smith's 'The Truth that Never Hurts: writings on race,
gender and freedom'
*White Supremacy on my Mind: learning to undermine racism
*Looking to the Light of Freedom: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement and
Thoughts on Anarchist Organizing
The booklet is 62 pages and is available from Kersplebedeb for $2.50.
They can be reached at CP 63560 CCCP Van Horne Montreal, Quebec Canada H3W
3H8 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.kersplebedeb.com. It is also available
through AK Press - email@example.com.
I'm writing to let you know that it is available and also to ask for some
*If anyone wants to distribute it.
*If anyone works at an infoshop, bookstore or library and would like to
*If anyone would be interested in getting a copy to review for a newspaper,
magazine, zine, website, etc.
-any assistance would be greatly appreciated
The introduction to the booklet reads as follows:
"The essays collected together in this pamphlet are intended to further
debate and discussion about some of the challenges facing the contemporary
anarchist/social justice movements. The challenge of developing a critical
political analysis and organizing practice based in an understanding of how
white supremacy, patriarchy, heterosexism, capitalism and the state
interconnect. The challenge of building a movement that is multiracial,
anti-racist, feminist, queer liberationist, environmentalist,
anti-capitalist and radically democratic. The challenge of putting forward
a vision that is rooted in solidarity, ecological sustainability,
cooperation and autonomy. The challenge of organizing against oppression,
while also working against reproducing oppression in our organizing. The
challenge of working for collective liberation. Together we can, forever we
Thank you for your time, take care,
please feel free to forward and share this message.
Chris Crass is a white anti-racist writer and organizing working to bridge
anarchist theory and practice with race, class and gender analysis of power.
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