The Slow Burning Fuse

an atheisitic anarchistic scorcher

Monthly Archives: September, 2018

Anti-fracking ‘lorry surfers’ receive custodial sentences/Writing to #FrackFreeFour Prisoners

Originally posted on Cautiously pessimistic:
Reposting these two articles from Freedom/Netpol together: “Four anti-fracking activists today received harsh sentences following a guilty verdict for public nuisance for direct action they…

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

“rigid radicalism”, or “if i can’t dance then it’s not my revolution”, or “disco is halfway to discontent”

About a century ago, the famous anarchist Emma Goldman was at a party, dancing her heart out, when a young man took her aside. “With a grave face, as if … Continue reading

September 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

equal and just non-authoritarian societies are not only possible, but have existed on the African and other continents for much longer than the recent phenomenon of tyranny, the state, and capitalism.

  In literally every debate about communism or anarchism in the Western world, we run into the same repeated sentiment:  “It works only in theory or in small scale, but … Continue reading

September 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

The revolution will be made when people stop abdicating their activity.

Excerpts from Paraf-Javal’s The Absurdity of Politics [1919] (read the whole pamphlet here)     The revolution will be made when people stop abdicating their activity. The revolution will be … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

it’s not going to work if we don’t have a real movement

an extended conversation with Boots Riley, writer and director of “Sorry to Bother You,” some snatches…but the whole thing is worthwhile reading/watching BOOTS RILEY: And I think that’s something that’s put forward … Continue reading

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

who can say this is mine not yours

Peter Kropotkin ~ The Conquest of Bread Peter Kropotkin’s “The Conquest of Bread”, along with his “Fields Factories and Workshops” was the result of his extensive research into industrial and … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment