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Personal Blog of Mark Hoskins – Anarchist Writer and Activist

Smoke Without Fire: Vaping, tobacco and public health

My name is Mark and I’m a nicotine addict. I started smoking in 1994 at the age of eighteen. I’d had the odd drag of a smoke from friends while … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Pigz 2 Men

“They dress the same as the Government Ministers; they talk the same as the Government Ministers; they eat in the same restaurants as the Government Ministers; it reminds me of … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Being on Holiday is a bit like Full Communism, and Why it’s Not

Anyone who is friends with me on Facebook, or follows me on twitter or on instagram, will be painfully aware that I’ve just been away for a few days in … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Divided We Stand: Acknowledging privilege doesn’t make you the enemy

(Note for reading for white cis hetero socialist men: Read the first paragraph, take some deep breaths, go for a walk if you need to, and when you’ve calmed right … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 3 Comments