Tag Archives: Direct Action

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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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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The Nature of a Blockade

(I have written a follow-up to critically examine the ableism and the lazy analysis I feel I slipped into this post. It can be found here. The text bellow remains unchanged to properly document the issues I should avoid in … Continue reading

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Stewards

This weekend has had a series of events arranged by Faslane Peace Camp designed to highlight the case for disarmament of nuclear weaponry. It will cumulate this Monday in a blockade of the base itself. Earlier in the week myself and a few … Continue reading

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The Fundamental Requirement for Organised Safer Space

This article will be a very basic introduction to the foundations of safer spaces, community accountability and transformational justice that arise from elements present from the very inception of anarchism as a political philosophy. These concepts are responses to verbal, … Continue reading

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Two Dirty Words

There are many branches of political thought to which people subscribe. While some obscure or outdated philosophies still have lip-service given to them in passing during our mainstream education I am somewhat disappointed that one long, noble and constantly adapting … Continue reading

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