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Personal Blog of Mark Hoskins – Anarchist Writer and Activist

Guest Feature: Cop on comrades – an open letter from the women of the left to the men of the left (Ireland)

Cop on Comrades We are a group of activist women from a wide variety of backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. Last week, a good number of the left-wing men … Continue reading

May 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

What is political sectarianism?

  Left sectarianism is a charge that is regularly thrown about without being understood. It’s often applied in any case where left wing activists won’t just agree and get along. … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Our Demands Most Moderate – Regrouping the libertarian revolutionist left

Some men, faint-hearted, ever seek Our programme to retouch, And will insist, whene’er they speak That we demand too much. ’Tis passing strange, yet I declare Such statements give me … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · 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

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

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

A Planet for the People – From thewildword.com

Here’s an excerpt from my article in the latest issue of The Wild Word One of the main issues I have with the mainstream Green movement is that it has mostly … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a 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

LGBTQ Solidarity for Dublin Pride

Solidarity to everyone marching on today’s Dublin Pride.

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment