Zed is the world’s largest publishing collective. It publishes about 70 books a year, its current book catalogue comprises almost 2000 titles. It is a platform for writers, journalists, academics, groups and movements alike. It is a world leading example of alternative, non-hierarchical business practice. It has no CEO, no MD and no bosses. It is owned and managed by its workers who are all on equal pay. It makes its content available in as many languages as possible. It publishes content critical of oppressive power structures and regimes. It publishes content that changes its readers’ thinking. It publishes content that other publishers won’t and that the establishment finds threatening. It has been subject to repeated acts of censorship by states and corporations. It fights all forms of censorship. It is financially and ideologically independent of any party, corporation, state or individual. Its books are shared all over the world.