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Thinking about Anarchism - Anarchism and the State

  • Posted on: 1 May 2015
  • By: worker

The most common misconception about anarchism is that it is in favour of ‘chaos’ or some sort of world generally devoid of order and democratic institutions which would leave us at the mercy of predators within our society. Therefore it aims for the destruction of civilisation and democracy itself, which in this view are represented by the state – the guarantor of peace, freedom, and of course, roads.

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Why is online conflict so much more disruptive of organising?

  • Posted on: 27 December 2014
  • By: worker

From @ Writers - by Andrew Flood

I’ve written a good deal about both the positive organisational opportunities created by social networking. Here I’m going to look at one of the strong negatives, the intensification and deepening of conflict as a result of online disagreement . This results in fracturing movements even resulting in people unable to be physically in the same space as each other, never mind work together in a sustainable way.