Tag Archives: nationalism

God save us all: what would it actually mean to go beyond the nation?

Plan C Birmingham recently posted a call for an anti-nationalist initiative, “practical actions of solidarity and resistance that create an alternative to the nation”. The idea itself is fine as far as it goes, but much more is needed before … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Nigel?

So, it’s happened. That moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived: an ever-growing number of people are turning their backs on the business-as-usual politics offered by the mainstream parties and are pledging their support for an explicitly anti-establishment alternative. … Continue reading

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Another year for the locust: an attempt at a review of 2013

Another year gone by. It’s hard to know what to make of this one. 2011 felt like a year when things were starting to change, and new possibilities opened up; cycles of struggles never proceed neatly, and some of the … Continue reading

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Zionism and anti-Zionism: an anti-state perspective

Although another shaky ceasefire has now taken hold, the recent Israeli military operation in Gaza is a reminder of how inherently unstable the current set-up in the region is. Active hostilities may have paused, but it’s only a matter of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, they do pass: Unsentimental thoughts on anti-fascism

To start off with, the usual quick news round-up: there’s been an inspiring day of solidarity with hotel workers across America’s west coast, Social Centre Plus was evicted, and London Met uni’s gone into occupation (update: scrap that, they’ve now … Continue reading

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