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Personal Blog of Mark Hoskins – Anarchist Writer and Activist

On my use of the terms ‘Communism’ and ‘anarchist communism’

The word communism is often met with derision by people who misunderstand it’s true meaning. “What about Russia?” Not communist mate. “Communism has failed bro”, Communism has never existed on a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

On the Invisible Hand of Communism

  The term ‘The Invisible Hand’ is most notably associated with Adam Smith, the father of Political Economy. Today it is often padded out with the words ‘of the market’. … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

Introducing my very dark cloud

The first time I felt it I was eleven years old. By it, I mean this thing I’ve come to know as depression. For years I knew it only as … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Democracy is not Enough – Rip it up and Start Again

There’ll soon be a white supremacist in the white house. He’ll be advised by an actual Neo-Nazi, while his Chief of Staff provides a connection with the old conservative establishment. … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Socialist Alchemy can’t turn Rust to Iron – Why Bernie Aint the Answer

Bernie Sanders could not have won. Yes, some of the polls said he would have beaten Trump (a whole three polls in fact); But he couldn’t have won because despite … Continue reading

November 13, 2016 · 4 Comments