Tolstoy, The Most Woke Anarchist Since Jesus

Tolstoy and Gorky ‘bout to drop the sickest rap track of the 1900s

Leo Tolstoy is an amazing writer, known mostly for his epic War and Peace, but don’t worry, The Slavery Of Our Times is only 90 pages long. It quickly and beautifully upends basic assumptions about economics, law, and the need for government at all. Tolstoy is the anarchist philosopher poet, trying to make…



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at