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UK: 4 new releases from green anarchist zine Return Fire (PDFs)

Just now we’ve sent out the PDF versions of our recent releases, for downloading and printing (for past issues, see 325). To summarise, there’s the full length edition of Return Fire vol.3 (Winter 2015-2016), full of news, theory, poetry and antagonism (download 48MB pdf here; in low-res here); a companion piece consisting of our […]

“To the customers – Insurrection and Doublethink”

To the customers Insurrection and Doublethink

To those who…

To those for whom the end of civilization is a bookstore or grocery business; To those who consider insurrection as a breach in the monopoly of falsehood, representation, power; To those who are able to sense that behind the dense fog of the “crisis” there is a theater […]

Afterword to new Italian edition of “At Daggers Drawn”

Note from Contra Info: We publish the following English translation as we received. We reiterate that we may diffuse contributions regardless of whether or not we agree with any given views. We’d just like to point out that the 2012 Spanish edition mentioned below is also one we have opted to diffuse, here.


afterword […]

[Greece] ‘War Against War’ by Xipolito Tagma – English edition 04/2015

‘War Against War’, an antimilitarist brochure by the collective of total objectors to military service Xipolito Tagma (‘Barefoot Battalion’ in Ioannina, Greece), is now available in English.

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All texts were translated from the 1st Greek edition (03/2011), without any chronological adaptation of the facts and dates […]

[Greece] “Proper Is Theft”, from the 4th issue of the Barbarian review

Wondering about “anarcho-tourism”, and my (A)-experience of Greece, I’d like to focus on a non-glamourous part of it. Not that I am not interested in the demonstration techniques, or conspiracy theories, or terrorists’ accusations, nor that I want to be the boring one either. Moreover, it is a complicated task to get some […]

[Book] Presentation & Introduction of “Against Democracy”

Rabble have published an English translation of the preface and introduction of the book “Against Democracy” (Contra la democracia, 92 pages, edited by Coordinated Anarchist Groups – G.A.C.: Grupos Anarquistas Coordinados): an analysis of both parliamentary and alternative democracy as an expression of the system of domination.

You can read it here.


Athens, Greece: ‘The Barbarian’ #3 out now

The Barbarian Anarcho-Tourist Review

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Athens, Greece: ‘The Barbarian’ #2 out now

Click image to read the second issue (2/2013).

The Barbarian Anarcho-Tourist Review

Athens: Letter of captive anarchist Spyros Mandylas from Koridallos men’s judicial prison

September 4, 2013

“Others unthinkingly followed the paths learned once and for all, to their work and their home, to their predictable future. For them duty had already become a habit, and habit a duty. They did not see the deficiency of their city. They thought the deficiency of their life was natural. We […]

Greece: ‘The Barbarian’, the anarcho-tourist review from Athens is out now

Click image to read the first issue (1/2013).

The Barbarian review

Italy: An invitation from the AS2 wing of Alessandria prison, 10.12.2012

To break out of the encirclement!

We ask comrades to send us new publications produced by the anarchist movement in Italian, English and Spanish. We also invite those who have printed leaflets, posters, articles on our case to pass them on to us and of course to keep us informed […]

Japan: Solidarity event for the Revolutionary Struggle case in the IRA anarchist infoshop in Tokyo

A free event of international solidarity will take place on Saturday, November 24th, at 19.00pm (local time) in the anarchist infoshop Irregular Rhythm Asylum, which is located on 1-30-12-302 Shinjuku, in the special ward Shinjuku-ku of Tokyo, Japan.

A comrade from Switzerland, who is an active member of the Bremgarten Cultural Centre, […]

Spain: 10th Anarchist Bookfair of Madrid, from November 30th to December 2nd

Yet another year, making this the tenth edition, those of us who have been planning the Anarchist Bookfair in Madrid decided to again make possible this convergence for the exchange of resources, experiences and communication that advocates for a different way of understanding reality and practicing subversion. Like every year, the meeting will […]

Women as spoils of war

From the antimilitarist brochure ‘War Against War’ by the collective of total objectors to military service Xipolito Tagma (‘Barefoot Battalion’ in Ioannina, Greece)

Rapes in wartime can be committed and have indeed been perpetrated by organized armies, paramilitary and fascist groups, and various fundamentalists. Sexual abuse and rapes against girls and women […]

TIOJ: Statement by comrade Matthew (October 7th, 2012)

This Was Our Job. But it’s not anymore.

Three years to the day of the first post to This Is Our Job, I’ve decided to end this particular anarchist project in order to devote myself to other anarchist projects. Primarily, I want more time to spend on the translation and preparation of […]

North America: Combustion Books now free to anarchist prisoners

Combustion Books, an anarchist publishing collective based out of New York City, announced that they are making everything they publish or distribute (like titles from Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness) available for free to anarchist prisoners in North America. Get the details here.

All profits received from “These Burning Streets” will be passed along to imprisoned […]

Athens: “Ink stains”, communiqué by SMED, base union of workers in the field of translation, editing, proofreading and subtitling in Greece

Note: Contra Info translation network is neither a collective of “certified specialists”, nor affiliated to the SMED itself, therefore only disseminates the following communiqué to make a very typical case of employer’s immunity in Greece wider known. Truism No.1 Melani (“Ink”) Editions delegated the translation of a book to a colleague, after having approved sample […]

Stockholm: Anarchist Bookfair Sweden – Transnational No Border Camp 2012

16 June & 17-24 June 2012

Northern Ireland: 4th Belfast Anarchist Bookfair on 28th and 29th of April 2012

The 4th Anarchist Bookfair in Belfast, Northern Ireland, will take place on 28th and 29th of April 2012, from noon to 5pm at The Centre, Little Victoria Street, Belfast.

There is a range of meetings planned and a varied range of book stalls from a host of anarchist and radical publishers and organisations. There will be […]

Lisbon: Anarchist Bookfair – 25, 26, 27 May 2012

The 5th Anarchist Bookfair in Lisbon will take place from 25th to 27th of May, creating a space for debate, meeting and socializing, open to all.

The aim is to deepen and spread anarchist ideas, as a realistic attack on this exploitative, authoritarian and anthropocentric society, by encouraging independent publications, creating spaces for discussion and exchange […]

Croatia: Eighth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb – bookfair program & short report by a3yo

The Eighth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb will take place from March 30th to April 1st, 2012

Bookfair program


Switzerland: New anarchist library in Zurich

FERMENTO anarchist library

– Library (Lending and consultation) – Archive (old and recent publications from several countries, documentation of struggles and people, etc.) – Distribution (leaflets, posters, brochures, recent editions, etc.) In German, Italian, French, English and other languages – Photocopiers and work space – Coffee, tea and other beverages

Opening […]

Croatia: Eighth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb

The Eighth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb will take place from March 30th to April 1st, 2012

Anarhisticki sajam knjiga (ASK) is an annual anarchist event that aims to become a long-term, developing project. It takes place in Zagreb every spring, as a local resource for anarchist and libertarian books and other publications. ASK also […]

Revolutionary Struggle trial solidarity zine


‘Revolution is the only solution for the complete exit from the crisis’

A collection of letters, texts and communiqués from the armed group Revolutionary Struggle and their accused. Released during their current trial in Athens and intended to be one more nail in the coffin […]

İstanbul Book Fair, November 12th–20th

From November 12th to 20th, we’re at the Altıkırkbeş stand with anarchist prints in the İstanbul Book Fair

If you come to the İstanbul Book Fair that takes place for the 30th time, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter anarchist underground editions at one section of the Altıkırkbeş stand. There will be hardcopies of Kıyamet, Asiye, […]