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Anarchist concepts 3: Dual power strategy

As the multitude begin to trust government less and less, and often as the government’s own resources begin to dwindle, alternative associations for the provisions of public goods and services are often created. This is a natural and quite spontaneous … Continue reading

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Some small notes on the mid 2013 global protests.

Turkey*, Brazil, Chile and depending on how you count it, Bulgaria are all going off. While they’re all borderline cases,  it’s not difficult to argue that all of these countries are at least on the threshold of a revolutionary situation. … Continue reading

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Why be optimistic about left prospects?

Someone recently asked me why I’m relatively optimistic about the revolutionary potential of the next ten to twenty years. I wasn’t sure how to reply and I just sort of listed off a bunch of factors: the necessity of response to … Continue reading

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The Case for Class

Within both radical and moderate left circles there is a serious debate about whether or not a politics which deems class struggle as more central than other forms of struggle against oppression is preferable to a politics which sees all … Continue reading

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Anarchist concepts 1: Insurrectionist vs Mass Anarchism

This is the first in a series of short posts explaining concepts and debates in anarchist theory. It’s meant for readers who grasp the basics of anarchism as a political philosophy, but wish to understand some of the nuances of … Continue reading

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