Against War With Iran and The Language of Statecraft in Geopolitical Discussions!

I have a problem with the language inherent in geopolitical discussions. “America did that” “Russia says this” “Iran did that”. Countries are not conscious entities, and rarely in using such terminology do we mean the actually existing people, even the will of the people in that country. We speak of states and the will of …

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The War on Terror and its Future in Britain and the World

The unfortunate truth of the phenomena of individual terrorism is that it cannot indefinitely be meaningfully fought by the state on an individual level. In time this may not be the case, and I dearly wish it were not so. Am I defending terrorism? On the contrary, I am attacking terrorism. I am merely condemning …

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A Communalist Assembly Starter Kit | The New Municipal Agenda

In today’s turbulent world with a seemingly global period of mass protests and demonstrations, nothing is needed more than a basic how-to guide for creating genuinely liberating and emancipatory forms of political power at the grassroots level. The worst thing for people in the streets in would be to merely emulate already existing political and …

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Communalism As A Way Forward: Global Protests, World on Fire

The world is on fire, and people everywhere are standing up. All the more power to them, may they never rest until all their demands are met in full. There is a real international solidarity between the protesters of all nations, and that solidarity is the only thing capable of bringing down the transnational oligarchic …

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“Information is Neutral” and Other Social Myths (Our 2600 Article)

When we hackers say “information is neutral” and “information should be free,” a common response to this is, “What the hell are you talking about?” They then would, of course, cite the Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse (terrorists, drug dealers, pedophiles, and organized crime) and other examples of how information is not neutral. To which …

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Whither Rojava?

Rojava in Northern Syria was a desert flower, a bastion of liberty surrounded by tyranny and oppression on all sides. However did this come to be? Freedom and democracy in Northern Syria of all places? It seems by all means to be a miracle. This makes the recent Turkish war or aggression against Rojava all …

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