The Slow Burning Fuse

an atheisitic anarchistic scorcher

Monthly Archives: February, 2019

voting is not a solution

Clearly many people on the Left think the real goal is to achieve state power to realise the promises of the future. In reality this means building a political party … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

The lies capitalists tell about global poverty

During the recent Davos summit (and at other times) various people were claiming global poverty had fallen because of capitalism. This article methodically debunks that claim. Some highlights: First, the … Continue reading

February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Reform Efforts of Baron Kleinhampl

Jaroslav Hašek was a Czech anarchist most well known for the The Good Soldier Švejk.  He also wrote many short stories and this awesome blog,, is translating them into English. This is … Continue reading

February 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

The London Riot Map

(click on map for larger image) Adam Dant maps the venerable London tradition of riots in his elegant cartography of public disturbances from AD60 until the present day, LONDON ENRAGED. A LIST … Continue reading

February 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

Self-styled Anarchists & So-called Socialists

What is behind the label? A plea for clearness – Sylvia Pankhurst Sylvia Pankhurst discusses the necessity of looking beyond such labels as ‘anarchist’, ‘socialist’ and ‘communist’, and engaging with … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · 1 Comment