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Personal Blog of Mark Hoskins – Anarchist Writer and Activist

On Being Divisive: Class struggle versus intersectionality or intersectional class struggle?

Toxic, hostile, liberal, middle-class, divisive; These are some of the ways I’ve heard intersectionality theory and it’s proponents described in left-wing circles over the last year or so. It’s been … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 10 Comments

Five Reasons why “If Modern Anarchists fought in Spain” isn’t Funny or Clever.

(Author’s note: As of 11th August 2015, this post has in the region of 20,000 views, several thousand shares and still gets regular traffic. If, at the time I had … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 46 Comments

The Power of Capital Compels You: Exorcising the myth of work

Demon: I’m not Regan. Father Damien Karras: Well, then let’s introduce ourselves. I’m Damien Karras. Demon: And I’m the Devil. Now kindly undo these straps. Father Damien Karras: If you’re … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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