Category Archives: Chat

Short points, follow-up on articles, and general observance of life through my politics.

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

I read this¬†piece 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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