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Anarchists start investigation into dangerous police extremists

Originally posted on Bristol Anarchist Federation:
Around 20 local anarchists, friends & badgers visited the HQ of the Bristol CID & Special Investigations at Sir Kenneth Steele House on Feeder Road in Bristol last Saturday 15th November. Officers operating from…

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I found a script for Doctor Who.

Originally posted on Another angry woman:
  I mean I know I’m not Moff’s biggest fan, but that was an unmitigated pile of shite, yes?

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Children of the Commune

This short piece investigating what life could be like for children in a communist society first appeared in Organise! #81. “You must understand that once we have property in common, and establish on a solid moral and material base the principle … Continue reading

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Remember the Mutineers

Originally posted on Glasgow Anarchist Federation:
Here’s a black poppy for this Remembrance Day. This goes out to those who who died in, and all those who resisted and continue to resist, the capitalists’ wars. To those who mutinied, went on…

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Grangemouth and the need for rank-and-file solidarity

This article first appeared in the Autonomy Freesheet #3: There has been a lot of speculation about how ready and willing workers at Grangemouth have been to take industrial action. Looking at the actions of the Ineos bosses, Unite the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh dayschool: building working class resistance to capitalism and racism

Originally posted on AFed Scotland:
[Postponed to 2014] Edinburgh Anarchist Federation invite you to a day of discussion on contemporary anarchist and communist strategy and organisation. Focusing on practical experience of organising above abstract theory we want as many people…

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“I come to you like the beggar man…”

A review of Ursula Le Guin’s The Dispossessed which first appeared in Organise! #81. When I first sat down to write this review all I could think of saying was along the lines of “The Dispossessed is about two worlds … Continue reading

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Privilege, Intersectionality, and the Class Struggle

Before reading this piece I highly recommend reading A Class Struggle Analysis of Privelege Theory from the woman’s caucus of the Anarchist Federation, as the discussions that led up to it being written and that have happened since informed this blog … Continue reading

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Activist Burnout Part II: Gender.

Originally posted on alicebreckless:
[THIS PIECE CARRIES A STRONG TRIGGER WARNING FOR DISCUSSION OF RAPE AND RAPE APOLOGY.] This piece has been, if anything, harder to write than the last, as it is introspective: I’m talking about things we do…

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Activist Burnout I: An Anatomy.

Originally posted on alicebreckless:
[TRIGGER WARNING: Discussion of suicide, police violence, mental breakdown.] “its hard to beat the Black Bloc but I’ve seen them beaten down.” – Decca Muldowney A note here on context: over the last – suddenly ten…

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