Guilt, sacrifice and purgatory points

Guilt is the primary fuel from which left wing parties [1] derive the energy to power their activities. This guilt is much more mundane and immediate than the “middle class” guilt that is often projected onto such groups by their critics.

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 13:35
In order to survive and thrive, political organisations need a steady stream of new recruits. Competition for potential recruits is an elaborate game on the far-left.
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 02:09

Tom O'Brien, who runs the Alpha To Omega Podcast and reads my blog, interviewed me over Skype and published my

Friday, July 3, 2015 - 10:39

When people look at the confusing patchwork of organisations and ideologies that exists on the far-left, a common reaction is to wonder why they fail to unite.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 09:31

Anarchists generally believe that the major flaw of the most prominent socialist movements in history – from the Bolsheviks to the Labour Party and Syriza – is a failure to account for the corrupti

Friday, January 30, 2015 - 13:58

In 1998 when I joined the Workers Solidarity Movement, it was firmly situated within the culture of the far left.


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