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Author Archives: copasetic64

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

Never Let Them Have The Streets

Originally posted on The International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund:
It’s 2019.  We’re all quite aware of what happens when you let violent bigots march in the street to demonize religious minorities…

January 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

We Demand Better Than This

Since the beginning of the Yellow Jackets movement, these mysterious Yellow Letters have been circulated at roundabouts and through social media. This is an extract from the 15th missive. It … Continue reading

January 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Fascist checklist

Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley’s book, “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them,” finds 10 common themes animating fascist ideology and propaganda: ~Invocation of a mythic national past … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nous Sommes Magnifiques ~ Le mouvement des Gilets jaunes

A round up of links to articles on the Gilets Jaunes that have caught our eye over the last month or so: Communization, counter-revolution & the … Continue reading

December 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

In Defence of the Bad Working Class

  Perhaps the most dangerous aspect of a middle-class life is the extent to which it shields its beneficiaries from fundamental, brutal realities. Most lower class people of all ethnicities … Continue reading

December 23, 2018 · Leave a comment