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  • Steal This Book


    Steal This Book is a countercultural publication by Civil Rights and anti-war protestor Abbie Hoffman, active during the 60s and 70s. It lays out a loose plan of action for activists wishing to defy the government and its various oppressive institutions. The book also contains multiple essays on structural violence, a term used to describe systematic oppression and discrimination made more prevalent by inclusion in culture and government. Its primary focus is on theft from the government as a moral act.