The second issue of the journal Antipolitika focuses on the ‘socialist’ Yugoslavia. A collaborative effort from about 20 comrades in the Balkans, Europe and America. It contains new texts written specifically for this issue, as well as older texts, some of which were previously not available. These texts approach ‘socialist’ Yugoslavia from an angle that is usually not espoused by the mainstream left and right – they approach former Yugoslavia as a distinct period of capitalist development in the Balkans and as a statist project which brought with it all the power relations, tensions, expectations, and conformism that accompany every hierarchical and authoritarian organization of the human sphere. The left usually points out that even if, from their point of view, Yugoslavia had its faults, it was succeeded by much worse “capitalist and nationalist states”. Therefore, from an anarchist point of view, it is important to acknowledge, not only that Yugoslavia was a class system of exploitation and domination, but also that this same system reproduced nationalistic ideologies.
Antipolitika: Yugoslavia~Journals, Active Distribution, Non-PM titles
Anarchist journal from the Balkans: issue 2
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Abdullah Öcalan Active Distribution Alec Icky Dunn Andrej Grubacic C.L.R. James Charles H. Kerr & Company Common Notions CrimethInc David Graeber David McNally Emma Goldman Freedom Press Gabriel Kuhn Gary Phillips George Katsiaficas Iain McIntyre Jacinta Bunnell Jeremy Brecher John Holloway John Yates Josh MacPhee Kairos Kenneth Wishnia Kersplebedeb Marge Piercy Matt Meyer Michael Moorcock Mitchell Abidor N.O. Bonzo Nick Blinko Noam Chomsky Outspoken Authors Paul Buhle Peter Kropotkin Peter Linebaugh Reach And Teach Silvia Federici songs Spectre Staughton Lynd Switchblade Ursula K. Le Guin Victoria Law Ward Churchill Working Class History