Tag Archives: representation

Mind your own business! – Thoughts on selfishness, selflessness, and winning

To begin with, the usual round-up of recent events: Locked-out workers in Hull are continuing to use direct action to disrupt the economy and put pressure on their employer, causing huge traffic jams and threatening to attend BP’s annual general … 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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No more heroes: against the myth of the anarchist hardcore

It took me a while to get around to it, but I finally got around to doing that more analytical piece I’d been meaning to write. In the week following the Millbank occupation, one theme that has been repeated in … Continue reading

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