Guerrillas Of Desire

Guerrillas Of Desire

Notes On Everyday Resistance And Organizing To Make A Revolution Possible

eBook - 2017
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Behind the smiling faces of cashiers, wait staff, and workers of all sorts, a war is being planned, usually without the knowledge of official political and labor organizations. Guerrillas of Desire begins with a provocation: The Left is wrong. It's historical and current strategies are too-often based on the assumption that working and poor people are unorganized, acquiescent to systems of domination, or simply uninterested in building a new world. The fact is, as C.L.R. James has noted, they "are rebelling every day in ways of their own invention", pilfering, sabotaging, faking illnesses, squatting, fleeing, and counter-strategizing. Kevin Van Meter maps these undercurrents, illustrating that everyday resistance is an important factor in revolution and something radicals of all stripes must understand. Kevin Van Meter is an activist-scholar based in the Pacific Northwest. He is coeditor of Uses of a Whirlwind: Movement, Movements, and Contemporary Radical Currents in the United States.
Publisher: Made available through hoopla
[United States]:, AK Press ,, 2017
ISBN: 9781849352734
1849352739
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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