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Attached here are audio materials on socialism and anarchism. I hope this will be useful for audio learners. First part of the list are audio articles while the latter are audio books.

Articles: Anarchism

Life Without Law — Strangers In a Tangled Wilderness.
A modern introduction to anarchism.

Anarchism — Voltairine de Cleyre.
An introduction to anarchism by Voltairine de Cleyre, “the most gifted and brilliant anarchist woman America ever produced” according to Emma Goldman

Are You An Anarchist? The Answer May Surprise You! — David Graeber
An introduction to anarchists and what anarchists believe.

Are We Good Enough? — Peter Kropotkin
Kropotkin asks, are we good enough for socialism?

Towards the Queerest Insurection — Mary Nardini Gang
An introduction to queer insurrectionary anarchism

Post-Scarcity Anarchism — Murray Bookchin
An essay on an anarchist approach to ecology.

An Anarchist Program — Errico Malatesta
A classic pamphlet on anarchism.

We Are All Very Anxious — Institute for Precarious Consciousness
Six Theses on Anxiety and Why It is Effectively Preventing Militancy, and One Possible Strategy for Overcoming It.

The Role of the Revolutionary Organisation — Anarchist Federation
How do anarchists organize?

Articles: Socialism

Why Socialism? — Albert Einstein
A classic introduction to socialism by the famous scientist.

Principles of Communism — Friedrich Engels
A classic Marxist introduction to communism.

Ur-Fascism — Umberto Eco
How do we identify fascism?

Articles: Abolition

What the Prison Abolition Movement Wants — Kim Kelly
An introduction to abolition.

Crime and Punishment — Voltairine de Cleyre
Voltairine de Cleyre talks about crime and punishment and abolition from an anarchist perspective.

Prisons, A Social Crime & Failure — Emma Goldman
Prisons are really bad.

Books: Socialism

The Soul of Man — Oscar Wilde
The famous playwright makes the case for socialism.

Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? Mark Fisher
“It is easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.” Why is it that we have difficulty imagining a different world?

The Society of the Spectacle Guy Debord
From its publication amid the social upheavals of the 1960s up to the present, the volatile theses of this book have decisively transformed debates on the shape of modernity, capitalism, and everyday life in the late 20th century.

A Cyborg Manifesto Donna Haraway
A socialist-feminist manifesto calling to work together based on affinity rather than identity.

Socialism: Utopian and Scientific — Frederick Engels
A sketch of the history of utopian and scientific socialism.

The Coming Insurrection — Invisible Committee
An influential insurrectionary communist text.

Communisation — Gilles Dauve
An introduction to comunization, a communist current concerned with the production of communism.

Books: Anarchism

Anarchy — Errico Malatesta
A classic introduction to anarchism.

Anarchism and Other Essays — Emma Goldman
A collection of writings on anarchism, feminism, and abolition.

Selected Essays Voltairine de Cleyre
Voltairine de Cleyre was, according to Emma Goldman, “the most gifted and brilliant anarchist woman America ever produced.”

The Conquest of Bread — Peter Kropotkin
A book about how an anarchist communist society could be run.

The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin
A radio play adaption of Le Guin’s utopian fiction classic about anarchists that live on the moon.

The Kingdom of God Is Within You — Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy articulates a libertarian reading of Christianity. This book is a foundational book for Christian Anarchism and Anarcho-pacifism.

ABCs of Anarchist-Communism Alexander Berkman
A classic introduction to anarchism.

Days Of War, Nights Of Love — CrimethInc.
An introduction to anarchism.

Books: Communalism

The Next Revolution — Murray Bookchin
A book on ecology and building a communal and ecological society.

Democratic Confederalism — Abdullah Öcalan
An articulation of communalism for Kurdistan.

Communalism Marcus & Stephanie Amargi
An introduction to communalism which is an ecosocialist tendency.

Books: Abolition

Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. Davis
An introduction to abolitionist politics.

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