When you can't stand to have the conversation one more time, just hand them this pamphlet. Two basic articles from Green Anarchy magazine, to explain the basics.
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What sustains capitalism? Our acceptance of everyday activities. The text offers a clear introduction to basic Marxist concepts like commodity fetishism and surplus value; it also traces the transformation of human activity into capital. Accessible essays on the ways that we participate in and perpetuate our own alienation.
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Freedom, My Dream is the one book put out by Ardent that anyone can love. It's fun, funny, historical, egoist, adventurous and humble.
This is an excerpt of it, to whet your appetite.
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A scathing critique of Debord and his concept of the Spectacle, by a notorious author of roughly contemporaneous times. A worthwhile splash in the face for those who take the Sits a bit too seriously.
Minimum quantity for "There Is No Society of the Spectacle" is 1.
The original is here.
This version is modified by one of the original authors to formalize the text, with a few added paragraphs here and there. The vision is the same – the idea that abuse and violence are best taken on by groups of people, that social groups need to determine for themselves what they consider problematic behavior, that these occurrences are more complicated usually than they're given credit for being, and that there are lots of roles for people to fill, at various levels of intimacy and responsibility.
Minimum quantity for "Thoughts on Possible Community Responses to Intimate Violence (redux)" is 1.