Tag Archives: voting

Scattered thoughts on anarcho-Corbynism, abstracto-communism, and unconvincing arguments

A few thoughts on the recent elections and the latest instalment of the age-old voting/not-voting debate (note: this is written as a response to the voting/not-voting debate in general, but in particular these two articles from the CWO on not … Continue reading

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Voting, abstaining, and opposing the tories: a quick reminder

As things stand, I really can’t blame anyone for wanting to take a punt on Corbynism in the upcoming election. It’s not what I believe in; I can’t see how social democracy in one country could be workable, and I … Continue reading

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#NoVoteNoVoice? No thanks.

The Mirror are launching a new campaign, #NoVoteNoVoice, hoping to persuade a million people to vote in next year’s general election. Supporters include the pro-establishment anti-fascists of Hope Not Hate, as well as the National Union of Teachers and Unite … Continue reading

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The importance of being Nick Griffin

We’re living in interesting times. I’ve written about the recent splits in the Socialist Workers’ Party and the transformation of Whitechapel Anarchist Group (and they’re not the only ones, since Class War have now dissolved themselves again). But it’s not … Continue reading

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