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From the Irish Anarchist Review archives: General strike – Protest or process?

I wrote this article in 2013 for issue 9 of the Irish Anarchist Review. I think most of it holds up, three years later. I would go as far to … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Short note on the Militiaisation of Labour

I first introduced the concept of the militiaisation of labour in Not Waving but Drowning: Precarity and the working class in issue six of the Irish Anarchist Review (IAR) in 2012, to … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Six Reasons Why Universal Basic Income is a Bad Idea #dabf

The following text is based on my contribution to the debate on Basic Income at the Dublin Anarchist Bookfair on Saturday 16th of April 2016. Click here to listen to the … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

I’m Debating Basic Income at this Year’s Dublin Anarchist Bookfair #dabf

The Dublin Anarchist Bookfair is the biggest and best organised annual left wing event in Ireland. This year’s event takes place this weekend and I’ll be taking part in a … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Vacuum Sucks the Life out of Dáil Illusion

Henry Street, Dublin, after the 1916 Rising. The shell of the GPO is on the right. Miller, James Martin & H.S. Canfield. – “The People’s War Book and Pictorial Atlas … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · Leave a comment