March 5, 2021
From Anarchist News

An Ardent Press favorite by one of the authors of Nihilist Communism, this book questions the structure of revolutionary organizations, with its three dozen short apolitical pieces. Selecting for the podcast was made easier by a listener suggestion to record “Oh Mama, What Is It? The Left Wing of the State?”

The other short piece, entitled “Ancestors,” looks at the futility of human endeavor /labor and that generations have gone “to their graves as failures, and forever denied experience of a full human existence, their being simply cancelled out; As our parents die, we can say truly that their lives were for nothing, that the black earth that is thrown down onto them blacks out our sky.”

Immediatism podcast is pleased to honor requests in most cases where those texts suggested fit with Immediatism’s ongoing apolitical, anarchist, and nihilist themes. If you (or, your reading group) would like an anarchist essay or chapter recorded, send the request to

Oh Mama, What Is It?, by Frere Dupont…
Ancestors, by Frere Dupont