No Change Will Come: Police Brutality in Houston by All Communities Against Brutality (A.C.A.B) Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
Trigger warning: KKK imagery / cops being cops. This zine is about the links between policing and white supremacy, and how police brutality targets communities of color. Puts particular focus on situating police violence as systemic, rather than an individual’s abuse of power.
Never Let Them Have the Streets by Ben B. Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
A brief (very brief) history of militant anti-fascism, especially militant anti-fascism work done by youth. Super fun, super accessible.
No One Is Illegal by James C. 2006, Austin, TX.
A short zine about the white supremacy and xenophobia, and how that shapes the conversation about immigration to the u.s.
I Know What You Did To Me by Billie Strain. Year Unknown, Austin, TX.
A perzine about rape/sexual assault, surviving, and accountability. Haunting, beautiful, validating.
Cross My Heart (hope to die) by Billie Strain. Year Unknown, Austin, TX.
A perzine about rape/sexual assault, surviving, and accountability.
ra – di – kel, vol. 1, issue 1 by creative women unite. 2010, Houston, TX.
A compilation arts zine from Houston women, featuring art, poetry and history.
The H-Town Down Together Collective by Down Together House. 2011, Houston, TX.
A zine from Houston’s radical co-op, part perzine, part how-to, with references to dynamics in Houston’s occupy movement, but not specifically about Occupy.
Kicking Sexual Assault Out of Our Community by Emmalee. Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
A compilation of resources around sexual assault, compiled specifically for the Houston community. Long, useful.
Our Culture, Our Resistance: People of Color Speak Out on Anarchism, Race, Class and Gender by Ernesto Aguilar, Ashanti Alston, Sara Ramirez Galindo, Heather Ajani, Tiffany King, Soo Na, Victoria Law. Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
Mostly a collection of essays from the above authors – originally planned as a book, it was rejected from AK Press and self released as this zine project. Volume two is available on a different distro.
So Let Me Tell You About How Things Are Here by Gilbert Garcia. 1995, Austin, TX.
Mostly visual art and poetry – not a compilation. The whole zine is a poem.
Planning Civil Disobedience: Going Through The Courts by Houston Animal Rights Team. Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
Answers questions like what is civil disobedience? What security measures are important? And some attention paid to what going through the legal system will look like.
Wintu: A Life In Parts by Jennifer Farley. 2005, Fort Worth, TX.
A perzine about raising a kid.
Transistor Radio #2 by Mad Sheep. Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
A perzine from a transmasculine perspective, about music, college, and trans identity.
Monkey Love Bite Zine by Monkey Wrench Books. 2005, Austin, TX.
An omnibus art zine from the monkey wrench books collective.
A Critique of the Revolutionary Communist Party by Nick Cooper. Year Unknown, Houston, TX.
A Houston-based critique of the RCP’s tactics and actions.
Guide to Researching Your Campus by Nick Schwellenbach. 2003, Austin, TX.
A practical guide to student activism, from the University of Texas at Austin.
An Activist Approach to Domestic Violence by Planting Seeds. 2004, Austin, TX.
An original resource about DV and activist communities.
On the Road to Healing: A Booklet for Men Against Sexism by Planting Seeds. Year Unknown, Austin, TX.
An original resource about patriarchy, male identity, and feminist identity formation for men.
Static by Rachel George. Year unknown, Houston, TX.
A short art zine about how to we conceptualize abstract ideas. Super cute.
The Alarm by RoBlock. 2005 – 2006, Houston, TX.
A radical newsletter with interviews, upcoming events and features from the Houston radical community.
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University of Houston (Dis)Orientation Guide by Students for a Democratic Society. 2009, Houston, TX.
A student’s guide to important issues around the University of Houston including gentrification and radical Houston hubs.
Homemade Boat #2 by Unknown. 2007, Austin, TX.
A guide to Austin’s radical community, with some poetry and features thrown in. References Treasure City Thrift, Austin Food Not Bombs, Monkey Wrench and Resistencia.
ATX Radical Mental Health by ATX RMH. Year Unknown, Austin TX.
A short zine announcing the formation of Austin’s radical mental health collective.
R.I.O.T. NOW! zine #1 by Unknown. Year unknown, Houston, TX.
A zine about feminism, anarchism, dumpstering and music.
The Toilet Papers by Unknown. Year unknown, Spring TX.
An anarchist punk zine with comics and some political pieces.
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Shattered Glass: Reflections on Anarchists and Broken Windows by Unknown. 2013, Austin TX.
A selection of unattributed quotes on anarchists and property destruction, from anarchists, news outlets, and others. Art zine.
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Something for Nothings by Lars. 2011, Austin TX.
A zine about gender identity, queerness and nonbinary / nothing identities. This is a good introduction text.
Fall Into Place #4 by Anthony. Year unknown, Houston TX.
A perzine that touches on anxiety, college.