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Two Thoughts on Kony 2012

(2) Comments | Posted 9 March 2012 | (13:07)

The past two years have seen a revolution within the activist movement. And what has changed? The Arab Awakening, Occupy, and UK Uncut are three new movements of varying international significance which prove the proletariat is finally becoming conscious of its oppressions and making changes for themselves.

Contrasted with...

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Queer Radicalism: Smashing Heteronormativity & Marriage

(0) Comments | Posted 31 January 2012 | (19:13)

Many of you may have watched The Big Questions on television this weekend, the Beeb's Sunday morning ethical discussion programme in which semi-intellectual individuals come on and debate their point of view, at the same time annoying great swathes of tweeters. Two arguments came up most recently: the...

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Why I Left Labour

(0) Comments | Posted 29 January 2012 | (07:34)

When one writes about leaving the Labour Party, as my good friend Kate (The Redsistance Movement) shows, one should ensure not to "pull a Bozier", aptly defined as "verb; to act like a pretentious and self-righteous wanker upon the leaving of a political party entirely for personal gain"....

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A Critique of Modern Gender Studies

(3) Comments | Posted 19 December 2011 | (15:19)

Gender, rather lifelessly, has been defined by the FAO as "the relations between men and women, both perceptual and material. Gender is not determined biologically...but constructed socially". The beginning of all studies into gender, then, must also be a study of social relations.

All social relations existing in a...

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Gove the Homophobe: Section 28 Returns

(3) Comments | Posted 15 December 2011 | (23:00)

We have had 18 months of a Conservative-run government. And what can we say of it? Economic collapse, the eurozone crisis, the loss of the NHS, the London Riots, the degrading of the public sector, the highest unemployment numbers...call Gordon Brown's premiership troubled, this is a completely new level of...

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