Tag Archives: Politics

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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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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The Fucking Left Rag

The UK’s foremost proletarian working peoples paper for the working classes who work! For those who don’t know the FLR is a satirical look mainly aimed at Leninists and Trotskyists, but occasionally turning its gaze at those of us on … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Revolt

“There are, however, some things that a revolutionary organisation can do that would be far less likely to happen without it. Anarchist communism is a living working class tradition, but there are times when that life hangs by a very … Continue reading

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Tactical Critique of the Radical Independence Conference, 2012

(This is a repost of an article that originally appeared on the Glasgow Anarchists blog. I’m reposting as my planned writing schedule has taken a back-seat this week to some unplanned drama. Note to flatmate: Do not give spare set of keys … Continue reading

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Looks like we’ve got ourselves a live one!

In my recent article about Anarchist Communism I touched very briefly upon some political philosophies that claim themselves as anarchist but can be easily demonstrated to be anything but. One of these miscategorised viewpoints is that of “anarcho” capitalism. It has made … Continue reading

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To all the socialists…

Hugo Chavez was responsible for assassinating socialist activists, instigating enforced factory work programmes and “workfare” schemes, the indefinite imprisonment of union leaders, environmental catastrophe, widespread displacement of indigenous people for mining operations, the murder rate jumping to 20,000/year, mass strike-breaking, pushing through … Continue reading

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Stand-offish Anarchists

The unity of the left is a strange beast that often rears it’s confused head, telling anarchists that we have to come play nicely alongside the political parties and representative trade unions of the authoritarian left, then resorts to calling … Continue reading

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Morals, Ethics & State

I had some interesting chat over tea and a snack of baba ganoush with a good friend this week. I always enjoy our thorough yet friendly back-and-forth discussions as we both have very strong political views that compliment one another … Continue reading

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