Post-Leftism

Primitivism and the "Regressive Left"

  • Posted on: 29 July 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Wildism

Among the weak arguments against Progress, there is the peculiar case of dominant ideologies hosting factions that reject it in the name of dominant values. The so-called “regressive left” is an example of this from humanism. The regressive left argues that Western civilization embodies power structures that prevent it from living up to humanist or post-humanist values. That is, these structures either prevent Western civilization from acknowledging the equal moral worth of all humans, or from acknowledging the moral standing of humans plus something else, like sentient animals or nature. For instance, Merchant (1980, p. 278) writes,

Unconditional Anti-Oppression: The Rise of Anti-Speciesism in the Anarchist Movement

  • Posted on: 4 January 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Vegan Warfare

Unconditional Anti-Oppression: The Rise of Anti-Speciesism in the Anarchist Movement

Negotiation is over. Moving beyond liberal veganism.