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anarchism, meet 21st century feminism in the land of the free (draft one)

November 30, 2013

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As usual, this is a very rough draft, and because of my noobs status in understanding anarchism i feel very uncertain and nervous putting this out there. (What if i have it all wrong omgggggggg) so be gentle, but as ever criticism, questions, insights, and ideas are ALWAYS welcome.  It is only together that we […]

a few words on the importance of interpersonal revolutionary work

October 28, 2013

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Today and yesterday I have been reminded of the harm that can come when we are working in groups to create a better world, yet perpetuate injustice interpersonally. Far too many cases of sexual assault, racism, cissexism, ableism, and other forms of marginalization happen in ‘revolutionary’ circles. We are products of the systems which we […]

Thesis Intro –

October 14, 2013

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This needs minor adjustments and fact-checking… asterisks mark the spots, as well as some more clear definitions and expansions towards the end… where I talk about what my paper is ACTUALLY going to be about.  But here is the next step on my journey.     All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, […]

Dream Chasing!

October 4, 2013

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This website (bitcheswork) was launched today *cue applause* by an amazing lady I know .  It’s incredibly kick ass and deserves a lot of attention… and not that I have a plethora of followers, but I figured the least I could do was shamelessly promote it in any way I can! So check it out, […]

Gem of the (yester)day: Step 1 of revolutionary praxis – don’t be a jerk

August 15, 2013

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” the first unwritten rule of anarchy is ‘don’t be a douchebag’ All of the fancy theories, all of the discussions about tactics and support and building a new world by tearing down the old and what not all comes down to the fact that in this world people are often douchebags… To one another […]

Queerness

August 9, 2013

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Queerness is not only about fiercer sex, truer gender expression, and theoretical masturbation; it has the potential to expand the possibilities available to intersectional movements for liberation. -Jason Lyndon, “Tearing Down the Walls: Queerness, Anarchism and the Prison Industrial Complex” You’re welcome

Liberation Stagnation

August 1, 2013

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Today my partner and I were discussing the declining state of affairs in the world, specifically here in the US (a conversation prompted by this “Pressure Cooker and Backpacks” news story and the ever-evolving NSA spying catastrophe).  Exasperated, he said “things have to get better… eventually.. right?” I think that’s a feeling most people understand.  But in […]