Resources

The Nothing on TV by Emily Schooley

Books:

The BBC: Myth of a Public Service by Tom Mills

Guardians of Power: The Myth of the Liberal Media by David Edwards & David Cromwell

PR!: A Social History of Spin by Stuart Ewen

Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism by Richard Wolff

Media:

Means TV. The world’s first post-capitalist streaming platform.

A Radical Guide. Radical film collection.

Black Mask Studios. The Occupy Movement-inspired comic book publisher.

Websites:

Freedom News. An independent, radical co-op controlled by its volunteers.

FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting). Challenging media bias since 1986.

Media Lens. Ethical, reliable news analysis and media criticism.

Dump the Guardian. Want to source Guardian articles without helping them generate more advertising revenue? Use this site.

CrimethInc. Global decentralised network pledged to anonymous collective action.

Brandalism. A revolt against the corporate control of culture and space.

Technology:

Brave. One of the fastest web browsers in the world, Brave is a free and open source browser that blocks ads and trackers right “out of the box,” no plug-ins or add-ons required.

Telegram. WhatsApp is owned by Mark Zuckerberg. Telegram is fast, free, open source, offers encryption, and can be used on mobile or desktop, whether you use Windows, Mac, or Linux (which is of course the best).

Social:

Diaspora. Want out of Facebook? Join Diaspora, the online social world where you are in control.

Mastodon. Have concerns about Twitter? Mastodon is an open source decentralized social network – by the people for the people. Join the federation and take back control of your social media!

Merch:

No Gods No Masters. Activist clothing from an artists’ collective.

Active Distribution. Anarchist merchandise from a workers’ co-op.