Life During Wartime: Resisting Counterinsurgency

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Counterinsurgency has existed as the state's implicit strategy for a generation, and increasingly this strategy is becoming explicit.

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In this chilling collection of sociological and political essays, fifteen writers examine the application of domestic counterinsurgency tactics within the United States, and seek to equip the left with a more nuanced understanding of state repression - and how to fight back.

"Together, the writers sound a sobering warning: the American government is an iron fist in a velvet glove whose purpose remains preserving the status quo and enriching the rich."—Publishers Weekly

Kristian Williams is the author of Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America, American Methods: Torture and the Logic of Domination, Confrontations: Selected Journalism, and Hurt: Notes on Torture in a Modern Democracy. Lara Messersmith-Glavin is the founder and managing editor of the non-fiction journal Alltopia, and on the board of directors for the Institute for Anarchist Studies. Will Munger was the main organizer of the Counter-Counterinsurgency Convergence in April 2011.

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Author Kristian Williams / Lara Messersmith-Glavin / William Munger
Publisher AK Press
Page Count 350pp
Publication Size 6 x 9
Publication Notes paperback
Publication Date July 31, 2013
ISBN 978-1849351300

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