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Anarchism in Interesting Times

Durrty Words – New Anarchist Themed Anthology

I’m delighted to have a piece in this wonderfully designed book, put together by Kate O’Shea and Victoria Brunetta. This is a limited first edition. I believe there’s another run … Continue reading

January 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Anarchist Case Against Borders – A response to Angela Nagle’s ahistoric revisionism

Argelès-sur-Mer is a pleasant little seaside town in the south of France. Today it is a magnet for sun worshiping holiday makers, but in 1939 it was the site of … Continue reading

November 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

Happy Mayday! #repealthe8th

It’s Mayday, the traditional holiday for workers – though our actual holiday here in Ireland is not until Monday, but there’ll be no holiday this year. I haven’t written in … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Commune of One: Self Reflection and Social Revolution

“What I believe is a process rather than a finality. Finalities are for gods and governments, not for the human intellect.” – Emma Goldman You can’t change the world without … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

I don’t vote and I will complain #GE16 

Those of you who know my politics well, know I won’t be voting for any candidate in tomorrow’s general election. Some of you think this is mad, some don’t. But … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

An anarchist view of General Election 2016 Live on Periscope

I’ll be live on periscope at 2pm GMT talking about the Irish general election from an anarchist perspective. You can get the link from my twitter at the appointed time.

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Old World is Behind You – How Infotech Changed The World, The Movement and Me. (Communism versus the Commanding Heights Part 1)

“The history of our times calls to mind those Walt Disney characters who rush madly over the edge of a cliff without seeing it, so that the power of their … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

All the Evil in the World – Pandora, the One Percent and the New European Reaction

A spectre is haunting the people of Europe, but this time it’s not one to be welcomed. All the powers of new Europe have entered into an unholy alliance to … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment