John Zerzan and Primitive Confusion

French communist group En Attendant’s critique of two key text by anarcho-primitivist John Zerzan. The publishers L’Insomniaque recently put out two collections of articles by J. Zerzan: “Futur Primitif”, in December 1998 (“Future Primitive” first published by Autonomedia, New York, and “Aux Sources de l’Alienation”, in October 1999 (“Elements of Refusal”, Left Bank Books, Seattle, […]

Climate Change on the Living Earth

The following is a transcript of a 2007 talk by James Lovelock to The Royal Society, “Climate Change on the Living Earth.” The transcript is courtesy of For Wild Nature.  We faced a stark choice now between a return to a natural life as a small band of hunter-gatherers or a much reduced high-tech civilization […]

Democracy or Dictatorship?

Democracy or dictatorship: A meaningless distinction If there was ever a meaningful distinction between authoritarian and democratic regimes, it no longer exists in the 21st century; or, at least, it has been lost in the shadow of modern technology. The concern over dictatorship There has been, over the past few years, much discussion in the […]

El Boletín (no. 3)

For more information, see “Introduction to the Indomitista Archives.” Introduction The texts we have published for this issue explore new important elements of our worldview. One of the things to keep in mind to preserve and extend it is to adequately assess the threats which might lead to a crash sooner rather than later. The […]

Ted Kaczynski’s Critique of Jared Diamond’s Collapse

This critique was originally published, in Spanish, in the internal bulletin of a network of anti-tech radicals with whom Kaczynski had correspondence. The following is the editorial comment on Kaczynski’s critique. Because the article was re-translated into English it may not reflect the original exactly. In this case, as is the case with any other […]

Briefly Noted (19 September 2019)

Once again most of the new posts are historical content related to the UNABOM case and radical environmentalist history. Some of it pertains to a group of followers of Kaczynski I’ve written about before, the indomitistas. The only original piece is a critique of the green anarchist text, Desert, which has become much more popular in […]

El Boletín (no. 2)

For more information, see “Introduction to the Indomitista Archives.” Introduction In this second issue, we have changed the focus of some of the articles. Decanting from a more general perspective, we offer two articles that analyze, respectively, the recent history of human societies and implications of this chain of events from an “ecological” or ecocentric […]

Introduction to the Indomitista Archive

In the late aughts Ted Kaczynski began corresponding with a radical environmentalist and animal rights activist from Spain. At the time, the man had published a handful of books known in the activist subculture as “zines,” the most important of which was a publication entitled Último Reducto (UR), “last stronghold,” a name he later adopted […]

El Boletín (no. 1)

For more information, see “Introduction to the Indomitista Archives.” Introduction For the past few years, a small group of individuals has discussed and exchanged information about themes related to wild nature, criticism of techno-industrial society, and criticism of leftism. This group has been born very slowly but today has formed into a network of people […]

Some comments in reference to the communiques from Individualists Tending toward the Wild

What follows is one of two critiques of the terror group ITS issued by the indomitismo group. See also: “Public Critique of Individualists Tending Toward Savagery” by Anónimos con Cautela “Ted Kaczynski on Individualists Tending Toward Savagery” by Ted Kaczynski The original Spanish version was translated by War On Society. After reading the five communiques […]