Tag Archives: anarchism

One of these days I’m gonna get organizized: some thoughts on organisation

I’ve spent a while trying to work out what I think about revolutionary organisations, and the last month or so has seen quite a few pieces that’ve prompted me to think about the issue a bit more: over on this … Continue reading

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On “infighting” and the left

A fair amount of the stuff I write is made up of criticisms of various parts of the left. Lefties and anarchists famously spend a vast amount of their time arguing with each other, and a lot of people, understandably, … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Pig bites man

The Metropolitan Police’s request for information on anarchists seems to be getting a fair bit of media attention. SolFed and Freedom Press have both managed to skillfully get some free publicity out of it, proving that it’s possible to engage … Continue reading

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Is anarchism more radical than Leninism?

While I’m picking on easy targets, the Socialist Workers’ Party have published another “critique” of anarchism. It’s pretty much a repetition of the standard Leninist myths, but I thought I’d take a moment to reply to their distortions anyway. Aside … Continue reading

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More dishonest, irresponsible fun and games with Workers’ Liberty.

So, the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty have published a reply to critics of their last shitty article about anarchism, although they politely avoid responding to any of the points I made about how the entire debate is framed in terms … Continue reading

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How to argue badly – a lesson in dishonesty from the Alliance for Workers’ Liberty

So, to start off with, a brief round-up of things that have actually happened in the real world that it’s reasonable to care about: University College London went into occupation last week, and Hackney, Haringey and Camden can all be … Continue reading

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