Relational Security Resources

Below is a short list of the resources that we used when putting together the relational security training. You can use these resources to further your understanding of the concept. You can start study groups with your comrades and/or organization to dive deeper into these ideas.

Sensible Security, pages 11-16 in Chapter One Part One, All Security Involves Trade-offs in Sensible Security by Bruce Schneier

Profiles of Provocateurs (also pub. as Witness to Betrayal/Profiles of Provocateurs) by Kristian Williams

The Practices We Need: #metoo and Transformative Justice Part 2 by How to Survive the End of the World podcast 

The Hammer In Our Hamlets: Patriarchy On the Left Part 3 of 4, Introduction and Methods to Preventing Sexism on the Left by Eve Mitchell 

Why Misogynists Make Great Informants: How Gender Violence on the Left Enables State Violence in Radical Movements by Courtney Desiree Morris, originally published in Make/Shift Magazine

White Supremacy Culture by Tema Okun, dRworks,

The Broken Teapot

St. Paul Principles

“Nyac: The Road to Nowhere.” False Internationalism, J. Sakai 

The Healing Connection, Jean Baker Miller & Irene P. Stiver

A Borderlands View on Latinos, Latin Americans, Decolonization: Rethinking Mental Health, by Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe 

The Curious Case of Conor Cash in Life During Wartime by Lara Messersmith-Glavin

Silvia Federici on How Capitalism Endures – Against the Grain

The Tyranny of Structurelessness 

The Informant Video about Brandon Dardby 

Getting Called Out – Franchesca Ramsey