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Queer Anarchism: Equality or Liberation? Recording from Dublin Anarchist Bookfair 2013

A talk looking at the differences between the mainstream LGBT politics of equality and the radical queer politics of liberation (via Automatic Writing). Queer Anarchism: Equality or Liberation? Recording from Dublin Anarchist Bookfair 2013 by Workers Solidarity on Mixcloud

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when aging commies try to convince me julian assange is a great dude

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Unspoken Arguments

There are some positions on issues that are implicitly against the dominant views in society that when mentioned automatically begin an unspoken argument with those aren’t on board already: Veganism: The rejection of the comodification of all animals. Atheism: The … Continue reading

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Cordial reminder: the state is not our friend

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Content note: this post discusses rape and victim blaming Look, I respect your decision to call the cops if you’re feeling threatened–it’s not a choice I’d ever make, but do what works for you.…

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Antifascism for Beginners

I was recently asked why anarchists that take physical action against fascists were not just as bad as those they targeted. To illustrate my answer I’m going to I’m going to “scrub off the serial numbers” and describe three groups … Continue reading

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A Look at Militant Political Action

Political action is where those with an issue and their allies attempt a remedy to the situation that relies on an outside group (usually those causing the problem) undertaking some further change on their behalf. This can be anything from … Continue reading

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Push the Button?

Twitter are taking the reactionary step of introducing a ‘report abuse’ button and I don’t think this is a good thing. The reason for putting the button in place is clear. People do use twitter to harass and threaten others … Continue reading

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Response to Home Office consultation on stop and search

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The Home Office is running a consultation on stop and search powers. You can get involved by filling in the online form here. Yes, I am inciting you to engage with the government. I…

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Spanish Civil War Tour, Barcelona

Website | Costs 20 Euro per person I really don’t want to spoil anything, however this three-hour winding route through the heart of Barcelona at the time of the revolution is an absolute must. The use of George Orwell’s “Homage … Continue reading

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Ask a grown-up: Why are charity bosses so racist?

I read this┬ápiece in the Guardian and was horrified. Lets look at a translation of what is being said: Paragraph 1 People in Africa are poor because white people haven’t helped them out as much as is our duty (and … Continue reading

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