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A flashpoint action reading list

Today Transformation published the first article in our debate on flashpoint action. Yalla Matame argued that flashpoints are a way of creating and radicalizing larger social movements. On 6th December we will publish Bellamy's response. Here is a reading list for the interested reader to find out more.

Bellamy Yalla Matame
4 December 2013

To follow the debate, see Yalla Matame's "What's the point of flashpoint action?" Bellamy's response will be published on 6th December. 

  • FOR flashpoint action, Yalla Matame recommends:

Bonanno, Alfredo M. The Insurrectional Project.

Carter, David. Stonewall: The riots that sparked the gay revolution.

Crimethinc Ex-Workers’ Collective. "Rolling Thunder: Say you want an insurrection"

Potter, WillGreen Is The New Red 

Puar, Jasbir. Terrorist Assemblages

Tiqqun. "How is it to be done?"

Do or Die #10“Insurrectionary Anarchy: Organizing for attack”


  • AGAINST flashpoint action, Bellamy recommends: 

Bookchin, Murray. "Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism: An Unbridgeable Chasm"

De Cleyre, Voltairine. “Direct Action

Imrie, Doug. “The 'Illegalists'

Stirner, Max. The Ego and Its Own

Zerzan, John; "Why Hope?"

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