Reading Group: Worshiping Power – An Anarchist View on early State Formation

The anarchist group Schwarze Ruhr-Uni organizes a reading group in the Kostnixladen (Freeshop):

”The question of how and why states were formed is the keystone of Western civilization’s creation mythology. Most readers will share my experience of having been brought up in a society where history begins with the appearance of the State.… Lass mich weiterlesen!

April 14th: General Assembly

place: Soziales Zentrum, Josephstraße 2 (directions)

Dear utilizers of the Kost-Nix shop,

some of you may already have noticed that we are planning an assembly next Sunday. Much has happened in the past months and we find it very helpful to create a space where we can all come together to decide on framework conditions that will positively change the situation of the store.… Lass mich weiterlesen!

Autumn Holidays

Für die Zeit vom 15. bis 28. Oktober verabschieden wir uns in die Herbstferien. Untätig werden wir jedoch nicht sein, denn in dieser Zeit sollen weitere Arbeiten für die Neueinrichtung und Renovierung des Ladengeschäfts durchgeführt werden. Freiwillige sind jederzeit willkommen. Außerdem: Bis auf weiteres erklärt die Organisation einen Annahmestopp für alle Bücher außer Kinderbücher.… Lass mich weiterlesen!

A brief summary of the day of reopening


Last Sunday we, the users of the free shop in Bochum, organised our first opening hours in the new shop at Dorstener Straße 37. new and old users made themselves familiar with the new interior with coffee, tea and donated cakes. Actually, we wanted to celebrate our successful move from the Social Centre to our own space a bit bigger.… Lass mich weiterlesen!

Everything for free! Soon at Dorstener Straße 37!

KostNix Freeshop moves from the Social Centre to its own location. From Josephstraße 2 to Dorstener Straße 37.
To celebrate the housewarming party as soon as possible, we ask for help with the renovation works. If you can pluck wallpaper, drive garbage to the dump, lay laminate or help to set up the shelves: Please contact us via the known channels.… Lass mich weiterlesen!

Tabula Rasa

As you can see, we have created a new info page. For the time being, you only can find the current opening hours here. Nevertheless pay attention to further announcements, e.g. when the KostNix-Freeshop is closed during the holidays.… Lass mich weiterlesen!