Monthly Archives: January 2011

In defence of the Royal Wedding

I’d been meaning to write something about this for a few days now, but now that the Sun’s suddenly discovered the anarchist plot against the Royal Wedding (an article which has already been demolished by Rob Ray here), now seems … Continue reading

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A few words about words

Got quite a few things I want to think through at the moment, but to start off, here’s some advice for everyone who has interesting ideas that could potentially be useful, but insists on phrasing them in incomprehensible academic jargon: … Continue reading

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Egypt, England, solidarity and selfishness

Obviously,  the ongoing Egyptian revolt’s pretty much the biggest story happening at the moment, but I really don’t have enough background knowledge of the situation to offer any kind of informed, original analysis of it, so if I tried to … Continue reading

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Despicable

I’m sure there’s a lot more to say about today’s demonstrations, but right now I just want to celebrate this. I try to avoid peppering my posts with wanky quotes from “great thinkers” too much, but just this once I’ll … Continue reading

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Today Tunisia, tomorrow Egypt, the world some time after that

So, it’s been a busy week or so since I last wrote anything on here. The revolt in Tunisia’s really taken off, and the uprising in Egypt seems like a promising sign that the unrest could have the potential to … Continue reading

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From Cornwall to Korea

News round-up: an appeal’s being circulated by the American Communist Loren Goldner for solidarity with eight Korean revolutionaries who’re facing prison time: “I don’t believe too much in the efficacy of the kind of write-in protest advocated below, but an … Continue reading

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Action beyond “actions”

The Commune seem to be doing a really good job of putting forward well-thought-out, insightful, readable analyses at the moment. This leaflet that they’ve produced for the Network X gathering is typically good, and well worth reading. Looking beyond this … Continue reading

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