These are indeed recipes for disaster. Anyone with the shghtest experience in the field knows that nothing ever goes as planned, especially not the first time. Recipes for Disaster has ratings and 42 reviews. Bree said: This book was a graduation present from my friend Leah. I liked the art projects. Ironica. Beautifully designed A-Z of the totality of revolutionary politics. This brand new Crimethinc book is the action guide – the direct action guide. From affinity groups .

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Jun 22, Bree rated it it was ok Shelves: Read it to learn how lock down or cook a big meal of dumpstered food. It just wasn’t for me.

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Second, submissions were given preference according to how much material was already available on the subject: Marx, Manifestos and the Avant-Gardes. Other editions – View all Recipes for Disaster: These convergences have been hosted by different groups within the collective aanarchist time, typically based on the initiative of local enthusiasts.

Since the summer ofCrimethInc. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Finally, as much as possible, the recipes are presented from a nonpartisan angle, with an emphasis on sharing concrete skills rather than spreading any ideological agenda, so the book might be of use to the widest possible range of readers working towards liberation in all its forms. Anarcgist 07, Daniel rated it really liked it.

Affinity group Synthesis anarchism Platformism. Dec 27, Jordan rated it it was amazing. An updated anarchist cookbook that never fails to impress. Jul 27, libertine rated it it was amazing. Retrieved November 30, Trivia About Recipes for Disas Retrieved January 14, This brand new Crimethinc book is the action guide – the direct action guide. But again, I don’t think that this book was for me and if I got my hands on it in High School I can only imagine that I would have been totally stoked and it would have been a very valuable resource.


It deserves to be read beyond the circular networks of true believers, for in the grace of cookbbook plain-spoken sedition it succeeds as a master-piece of radical propaganda … Each recipe is a viral revolt.

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OK, so I didn’t read every word in this book. No one work on the subject of direct action can possibly be complete, but this book might serve a useful purpose if others supplement it with the projects they disastr we should have undertaken.

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My favorite part is probably the bit about magic and an overall theme that adds spirituality to the angry rebellion. Jan 02, Joby Elliott rated it it was ok.

This is not to be confused with the common media stereotype of chaotic rioting, but towards an actual school of thought. Obviously not comprehensive, but it really put things recipds perspective for me as someone who deals with a lot of crazy headspaces and sometimes doesn’t know what to do about them. Every year a different set of policy requests is released from locals in the field, typically encouraging a sober, consensus-based space in which no financial transactions are made.

You get plenty of dissaster for your buck Goodreads reviews for Recipes for Disaster. Nov 13, Mirza Sultan-Galiev rated it did not like it Shelves: It is anarchixt more realistic and well-intentioned rework of the classic and tragically flawed counter-culture classic.

There are many authors who impart real world recipies for everything from bike shops, dumpster diving to crashing parades.


The admission of “disaster” and a disclaimer that these recipes may not work makes this a charming coffee table or back-of-toilet read. All 5th graders need to be taught the Pie Throwing chapter. Read a detailed blog post about the improvements and their history here. Jun 20, Graybird rated it really liked it Shelves: Off The Map Crimethinc. With things as pedestrian as making asphalt mosaics to stuff as monumental as undoing societal operation, this book is a handy reference for a wide scope if folks, be they wide-eyed DIY-sters, jaded ex-punks, or someone’s uninitiated cousin who wants to know what’s up.


If it does, you’ll be there to help cook up the next step when they stop reading and start asking real questions. It’s wealth of DIY groundwork awesome layout, bold line drawings and smart, witty writing make it an entertaining and wholly convincing read. Now, the notorious CrimethInc.

This brand new Crimethinc book is the action guide – the direct action guide. Rrcipes 06, Mita rated it really liked it Recommends anarchisr for: The one firm rule has been “No police informants,” a regulation which has been ignored by the FBI. And be responsible for your own representation. At pages, you could always throw the damn book at a suitable target. As the folk singer croons, to fight for something is to make it your own.

Loads to read, to think about, and to do. An Anarchist Cookbook by CrimethInc.

Incredible design, and lots of graphics give it that hip situ feel. At pages, you could always throw the damn book at a suitable target. We have learned how to redecorate the walls of cities occupied by armies of riot police, to transform random groups of damaged, isolated individuals into ctimethinc communities capable of supporting one another through the most severe bouts of repression and depression, to shut down corporate summits and franchises armed with little more than plastic piping or eyedroppers of glue.

Indispensable guide to resistance tactics.