Zines

Reading List

Below is a list of introductory articles for those looking for some reading about communalism and social ecology. Consider picking some of these out for your first reading!

Ursula K. Le Guin on the Future of the Left
https://motherboard.vice.com/…/ursula-le-guin-future-of-the…

Grassroots Democracy: The Communalist Model
http://new-compass.net/node/715

Communalism: A Liberatory Alternative
http://www.communalismpamphlet.net/

What Is Social Ecology?
http://pzacad.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Ar…/bookchin/socecol.html

Radical Politics in an Era of Advanced Capitalism
http://new-compass.net/…/radical-politics-era-advanced-capi…

Theses on Social Ecology in a Period of Reaction
http://social-ecology.org/…/theses-on-social-ecology-in-a-…/

The Communalist Project
http://new-compass.net/articles/communalist-project

A Philosophical Naturalism
http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_…/…/philosonatural.html

History, Civilization, and Progress: Outline for a Criticism of Modern Relativism
http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archi…/…/hiscivpro.html

Sociobiology or Social Ecology
https://theanarchistlibrary.org/…/murray-bookchin-sociobiol…

The Population Myth
https://theanarchistlibrary.org/…/murray-bookchin-the-popul…

Will Ecology Become ‘the Dismal Science’?
http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_A…/…/dismal/dismal.html

Social Ecology versus Deep Ecology: A Challenge for the Ecology Movement
http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_…/…/socecovdeepeco.html

The Utopian Impulse: Reflections on a Tradition
http://social-ecology.org/…/the-utopian-impulse-reflection…/

Anarchism, Power, and Government
http://new-compass.net/artic…/anarchism-power-and-government

Against Consensus, for Dissensus
http://new-compass.net/articles/against-consensus-dissensus

Cities Against Centralization
http://www.rainmagazine.com/…/1992/cities-against-centraliz…

Kropotkin Was No Crackpot
https://www.marxists.org/subje…/science/essays/kropotkin.htm

The Surprising Origins of Evolutionary Complexity
https://www.scientificamerican.com/…/the-surprising-origin…/

The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature
http://www.williamcronon.net/…/Trouble_with_Wilderness_Main…

The Fundamentals of Social Ecology
http://new-compass.net/…/ecology-and-democracy-fundamentals…

Resources:

New Compass
http://new-compass.net/about/

The Institute for Social Ecology
http://social-ecology.org/wp/

/r/Communalists
https://www.reddit.com/r/Communalists/

ROAR Magazine
https://roarmag.org/