Tag Archives: anti-cuts protests

Write to your MP today: Thoughts on anarchists and mass movements

So, in contrast to a lot of my posts, this one definitely doesn’t claim to have any answers, it’s just raising some questions that I think need to be thought about. To give a bit of personal context, from the … Continue reading

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The English Defence League – Blair’s children?

To start off with, a quick disclaimer: in case anyone’s worrying, this isn’t going to be a crass piece of meaningless lefty name-calling along the lines of “Blair said nasty things about muslims, therefore he’s the same as the EDL, … Continue reading

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No to cuts, yes to what? – Do we need an alternative?

The idea of putting forward an alternative political program or budget for the anti-cuts movement is one I’ve discussed briefly in the past, but it seems to be getting a bit of attention at the moment, so I thought it … Continue reading

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Some signs of life.

News round-up: The class war continues to heat up in the US as Wisconsin slowly moves towards a general strike. A high school walkout on Friday got a response from around the country, firefighters managed to shut down a bank … 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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Reasons why we should oppose pretty much everything Labour ever does

So, as I’ve mentioned in my previous post, there’s an insane amount of exciting stuff going on at the moment, both at home and internationally. This being the case, it’d seem a bit perverse to  briefly summarise a lot of … Continue reading

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Recent highlights from the struggle

So, it’s been a while since I last found the time to write anything on this. Not a massive amount of time, only just over three weeks, but things are moving amazingly fast at the moment, so there’s an awful … Continue reading

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