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The Lantern Library

James Herod

The Lantern Library is a collection of mostly leftist radical books, pamphlets, and periodicals with a focus on history and social philosophy, including anarchism.


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This is a narrated tour of the Lantern Library by it's creator and organizer, James Herod. The library is a collection of leftist political literature residing in Cambridge, MA. Filmed by Rosalie Montenigro.
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A video history of the "Lantern Library", a collection of leftist political literature in Cambridge, MA, by it's creator and organizer, James Herod.
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A tour of the Lantern Library with it's creator and organizer, James Herod. The library is a collection of leftist political literature in Cambridge, MA. Conducted by Felipe Valenzuela and Christian Lagos.
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This is an audio recording by James Herod describing the history of his collection of leftist political literature ("The Lantern Library").
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Anarchism pamphletĀ Thoughts on Anarchist Military Strategy, Anonymous
Topics: Anarchism, Pamphlet
Anarchism pamphlet Towards a Less Fucked Up World: Sobriety and Anarchist Struggle by Nick Riotfag
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Given the towering contribution Marx made to our understanding of the world we live in, he has been given a section of his own. This helps to separate him from his followers (Marxism) and also even from Engels (who is shelved under Marxism). The idea, that is (too) popular among many anarchists, that they don't need to study Marx is entirely mistaken. All revolutionaries should be familiar with Marx's monumental studies of capitalism.
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Anarchism pamphlet Sane Anarchy by L. Gambone, published by Red Lion Press, 1995.
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Pamphlet on prisons
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Anarchism Pamphlet published by the Kate Sharpley Library
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These political currents are considered cousins of anarchism because they are generally anti-authoritarian, usually anti-capitalist, often anti-state, or contribute in one way or another, directly or indirectly, to fleshing out an anarchist social philosophy and political practice. Council communism was essentially an anarcho-syndicalist tendency, with its strong focus on workers councils. Situationism likewise had a strong workers control aspect. Surrealism is definitely closely allied with...
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This is a tour of the Lantern Library (a leftist political literature collection in Cambridge, MA) by creator James Herod, as filmed by Simmons College Library Science students.
Anarchism Pamphlet, Cryptic Notes and Some References: Toward a Critique of the Vanguard Party Strategy by James Herod, from Redbook Store, June, 1973.
Topic: Anarchism
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by Ferrari, Andrea & Aguzzi, Aldo
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Anarchism pamphlet Pages From Italian Anarchist History. Includes The Anarchism of the Cervi Brothers by Andrea Ferrari and Italian Anarchist Volunteers in Barcelona & the Events of May 1937 by Aldo Aguzzi
Topic: Anarchism
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Pamphlet from Black & Red Press, 1993.
Topic: Anarchism
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Anarchism pamphlet with writings by Emma Goldman
Topic: Anarchism
Pamphlet titled "The 1937 Woolworth's Sit-Down: Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big" by Dana Frank
Topics: Labor, Strikes