Category: Book Review

Book Review – Seances: Re-wiring images in the Amsterdam Underground

Book Review – Seances: Re-wiring images in the Amsterdam Underground E.T.C. Dee 2016, Self-published in an issue of 600 copies. Jeffrey Babcock is well-known in Amsterdam for his underground cinema screenings, which take place in funky venues across the city,

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Book Review – The Autonomous Life? Paradoxes of hierarchy and authority in the squatters movement in Amsterdam

Book Review – The Autonomous Life? Paradoxes of  hierarchy and authority in the squatters movement in Amsterdam NN ISBN: 978-1-7849-9411-2; https://www.oapen.org/view?docId=608061.xhtml Chapter 2: The habitus of emotional sovereignty The following conversation occurred among a small group sitting in a private

Book Review: Squatting in Britain 1945-1955

Squatting in Britain 1945-1955 by Don Watson ISBN: 978-1-60486-810-4 PP: 264 Publisher: The Merlin Press £16.99 After World War II, many people squatted empty properties, often government-owned ex-Army camps, since a housing crisis had been created as a result of

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Den Haag: Opening Anarchist Bookshop ‘Opstand’!

After more than a year without a location the anarchist bookshop Opstand will open its doors again in a new location. The bookshop will open on Saturday the 4th of March at Beatrijsstraat 12 in The Hague. After the eviction

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Book review: Simon Springer ‘The Anarchist Roots of Geography’

Squatting as Spatial Emancipation Book review: Simon Springer The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Towards Spatial Emancipation (Minnesota Press 2016) (Download it in zine format here) Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography, published earlier this year, functions both as a

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