The Leaderhip of Ideas

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 corrupting influence of power. In anarchist thinking, the state is a vehicle for domination of society on behalf of a small elite.

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.

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 21:45
Going through the arduous recruitment process of the Workers Solidarity Movement in the late 1990s
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:00
Looking at the limitations of the socialist worldview and the problems that it causes.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 02:40
The basic socialist worldview can be considered to be a predictive model of the social dynamics of capitalist societies. But how good a model is it? Does it provide those who use it with the capacity to understand the world and predict what will happen?
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:19

In my last blog post, I described the basic socialist world-view and promised to follow it up with a post explaining why that world-view was so attractive. Then, I got side-tracked.

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