Monthly Archives: October 2010

Beyond Coke and Pepsi

In my last post, I talked about the idea of our own powerlessness as being one of the main ideas that prop up the current social order. But that’s clearly not all there is to it. Another major prop keeping … Continue reading

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Doing it right

Anti-cuts protesters have invaded a government building in London and a bank in Glasgow this week, showing a glimpse of the kind of determination we need if we’re going to win this one. Obviously, storming a building for a few … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, across the channel…

Comes from a trot site so should be taken with a slight grain of salt, but… “It is possible that an indefinite general strike is about to sweep across France.”

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Why I hate activism

Interesting piece. Definitely worth a look.

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Party like it’s 1999 – Why I’m not going to the “CPC Convergence”.

I really hope I’ll be proved wrong here, and the mobilisation against the Tory conference in Birmingham will be massively successful and completely transform the face of politics in this country. But I really don’t think that’ll happen, and here’s why. Continue reading

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