Zines & Pamphlets

We stock radical zines and pamphlets.  New zines are always being dropped off. 

If you make radical zines bring them in and with collective approval we can sell with minimum mark-up of 20% on your behalf. We are non-profit.

Some of the zines we have are: Theses Against Cynicism /Anarchism: Arguments For and Against / The ABC of Anarchism / The Russian Tragedy / A Day Mournful and Overcast / 500 Years: Indigenous Resistance / Assembly Line / The Capitalist System / What Do We Do When? A zine about community response to sexual assault / Bloodsisters of the World... Unite! And take over / The Art and Science of Billboard Improvement / Abolition of Work / Wives Tales / Heretics Guide to the Bible / Love Lies Bleeding / Rebels New Clothes / Miguel Garcia's story / The Traffic in women and others essays on feminism / Emma Goldman in Revolutionary Russia / Kronstadt, Persecution of Anarchists / Malatesta's Anarchy / Towards Anarchism / The Reproduction of Everyday Life / A Woman without a Country / Cute Bruiser / Comments on the society of the spectacle / Power, History and Warfare / Hot Pantz: Do it yourself gynecology: Herbal Remedies / Anarchy: From Loyalism to Anarchism / Against Separatism / Anarchists in the Spanish Revolution / The Right to the City / NAFTA, GATT and the WTO / Anarchism and Anarchist Communism: Its Basis and Principles / Buffo: Spectacular Times / A Manuscript found in Victoria / Fighting the Revolution: Louise Michel and Kropotkin / The End of Anarchism / Anarchism and Feminism / Mujeres Libres: Organizing Women During the Spanish Revolution / Museifushugi: A brief history of Anarchism in Pre War Japan /

and many more ....


Some zines:

Tino Rangatiratanga;
The treaty of Waitangi Today (c1995)

Based on a collection of articles on Tino Rangitiratanga originally put out by the people of Pakaitore Marae, this booklet contains a clear history of the endlessly repeating Government treachery towards Maori in regards to the Treaty and has sections on the little-known Declaration of Independence of Aotearoa signed in 1835. It also has the real story behind John Ballance, Aotearoa's racist fascistic prime minister between 1890-93. Essential reading to stave off the media manipulation of history.
 

Police and You: A guide to meeting the police (2017)

This is a booklet aimed at people arrested on protest actions. The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990) sets out a number of legal rights and protections saying what the police can and cannot do. The reality though, is very different for the majority of people. This zine is a step-by-step overview of what happens when someone is arrested.

Prison Abolition (2018)

This zine is a collection of articles about prison abolition, justice and the criminal justice system that the nz state operates.
A common thread running through them all is the belief that prison cannot be reformed, it is society that must be transformed. Articles come from aargh!, aotearoa indymedia, PAPA, and Imminent Rebellion.


Hot Pantz: Do it yourself gynecology: Herbal Remedies (1998 reprint 2012)

A pillar zine put together by women in Montreal. It describes DIY uses of herbs for gynaecological health with advice and recipes and begins with the statement: "Patriarchy sucks. It's robbed us of our autonomy and much of our history. We believe that it's integral for women to be aware and in control of our own bodies. The recipes we present here have been known for centuries, passed down from mother to daughter, and have survived the censorship of the witch hunts. Our intent is simple and practical: to help break away from the medical establishment's tentacular grip on our bodies and our approaches to health and healing."

Museifushugi:
A brief history of Anarchism in Pre War Japan (199?)

A fascinating little intro into Japanese anarchism researched in Japan by Christchurch anarchist Matthew Turner. Great stories of individual anarchists' lives in particular, extremely valuable as a start to uncovering what seems a lost past of Japanese political history.


Not Afraid of Ruins #1 (2008)

We are not in the least afraid of ruins. We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that. The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world before it leaves the stage of history. We carry a new world here, in our hearts. That world is growing this minute. A zine about depression, anxiety, capitalism, teen angst and taking care of each other.

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