Powers and Prospects: Reflections on Human Nature and the Social Order

Noam Chomsky

Chomsky’s first collection in recent years to address questions of linguistics, philosophy, ethics and international affairs. From language and human nature to the Middle East and East Timor, supported by a wealth of disturbing details and facts, Chomsky provides a scathing critique of government policy and media complicity, while offering an inspirational view of the potential for true democracy worldwide. AK

Publisher: South End
Paperback: 244 pages

Prospects for Democracy

Noam Chomsky

A broad review of democratic theory and political history, Chomsky argues that classical democrats such as Thomas Jefferson would be shocked at the current disrepair of American democracy. The enormous growth of corporate capitalism has already devastated democratic culture and government by concentrating power in the hands of the wealthy. And the future looks no brighter. 72 min. AK

Publisher: AK
Audio CD

The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many

Noam Chomsky

A wide-ranging, state-of-the-world report from America’s most influential intellectual. Recent interviews with David Barsamian cover everything from Bosnia to NAFTA. AK

Publisher: Odonian
Paperback: 111 pages

Secrets, Lies and Democracy

Noam Chomsky

The latest collection of interviews with David Barsamian, focusing on the domestic scene—how is our claim to democracy limited and defective? What does the term “democracy” describe in the real world? As ever, perceptive and provocative. AK

Publisher: Odonian
Paperback: 128 pages

The Book of Pleasures

Raoul Vaneigem

A further exploration of Situationist themes, from the most readable, accessible and witty of the original situ writers. AK

Publisher: Left Bank
Paperback: 106 pages

Contributions to the Revolutionary Struggle: Intended to Be Discussed and Principally Put Into Practice Without Delay

RATGEB (Raoul Vaneigem)

Theses and treatises on life and how to live it, in Vaneigem’s beautiful, witty style. AK

Publisher: Elephant
Paperback: 40 pages

Guy Debord Is Really Dead

Luther Blisset

Stinging attack on the Situationist International and its legacy—”the major failures of the Situationist International considered in their historical, cultural, psychological, sexual and especially political aspects, appended with the modest proposal that we cease allowing the traditions of the dead generations to dominate the lives of the living.” AK

Publisher: Sabotage
Pamphlet: 40 pages

In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni

Guy Debord

Complete film script, with an introduction and stills of his last film. Gives an account of the Situationist International’s activities in Europe during the 1950s and ‘60s, reflects on the present situation of the cinema as a social form, and offers a theoretical treatise about the current conditions of consumer capitalism. AK

Publisher: Pelagian
Paperback: 96 pages

Neoism, Plagiarism and Praxis

Stewart Home

A collection of work from novelist and art agitator Stewart Home, this brings together his writings from the mid-’80s onward. This book is concerned with what’s been happening at the cutting edge of culture since the demise of Fluxus and the Situationists. It provides inside information on the Neoists, Plagiarists, Art Strikers, London Psychogeographical Association, K Foundation and other groups that are even more obscure. Rather than offering up a continuous narrative, the text is made of articles, manifestoes, lectures and essays. AK

Publisher: AK
Paperback: 209 pages

The Realization and Suppression of the Situationist International: An Annotated Bibliography, 1972-1992

Simon Ford

“The bibliography appears at the point in a subject’s living death when criticism reaches its critical mass.” This immense annotated bibliography contains all the sources for articles, books, essays and commentary on the Situationist International (1957-1972). Works here are in English as well as in French. This is an excellent guide book to lead the impressionable ones on a tour of found and missing texts regarding one of the most important political “artisti”’ movements in Europe. AK

Publisher: AK
Paperback: 150 pages