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A Country of Ghosts : a book of the anarchist imagination (2014)

by Margaret Killjoy

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This is, essentially, an apologia for anarchy, an exploration of how an anarchic culture might go to war if it were threatened by an imperial power. I can't say it wasn't interesting, but it failed to hit some of the sticking points I always have with anarchy (namely, you don't need government for minority voices to be treated badly, and how do you handle it when that happens), so I didn't find it particularly enlightening, either. ( )
  jen.e.moore | Feb 17, 2016 |
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Dimos Horacki is a Borolian journalist and a cynical patriot, his muckraking days behind him. When his newspaper ships him to the front, he's embedded in the Imperial Army and the reality of colonial expansion is laid bare before him. His adventures take him from villages and homesteads to the great refugee city of Hronople, built of glass, steel, and stone, all the while a war rages around him. The empire fights for coal and iron, but the anarchists of Hron fight for their way of life.… (more)

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