Howdy. I'm a queer factory worker, infrequent blogger, and sleepy enby.
I mostly complain about shitty current events and dream of beautiful future events. Occasionally I talk about video games.
I'm an anarchist without adjectives. But I'm also deeply interested in individualist, mutualist, and transhumanist schools of anarchism, as well as anarchist ethics. You'll find a ton of that here too.
That's pretty much it. Feel free to stick around. <3
The west’s investment in India is now strategic, emotional, intellectual and financial. But the sunk costs of that investment mean that western countries are reluctant to acknowledge the dark side of Mr Modi’s India — in particular, threats to minority rights and the erosion of democratic norms.
The Kashmiri resistance and the #anarchist movement in #Greece are actually organisationally very similar. In #Kashmir, organisation is primarily along the lines of organic social structures. You don't see anyone in Kashmir calling themselves radical or anything-ist, but you see virtually everyone having an idea of what it is they want politically and willing to throw down in order to get it, and in the course of that throwing down, their organisation naturally involves other people because
I'm Chris, a POC from a US ghetto, worked as a social worker and STEM teacher for poor, homeless, immigrant and largely non-white kids in America's inner-city slum. I'm a one-person indie game dev, and my games are personal reflections of my experiences.
I've been doing gamedev for 25+ years, my largest project to date is Neofeud, a cyberpunk adventure game. I made it while teaching full time, and homeless, w/ my wife and kids living in the back of a Mazda Tribute. Cuz America.
.@IGD_News has a roundup of all the latest antifascist action from the past week, including the Iron March leaks and the MAGA/Groyper war. https://itsgoingdown.org/this-week-in-fascism-35-groypers-come-home-to-roost/
don't think i've ever linked to this before but i have a list of (mostly) english-language anarchist & anti-authoritarian websites on my tumblr.hell blog. i'm sure it'll be useful to somebody.
Cherán: The town that kicked out politicians, cartels and loggers, creating an ecological direct democracy based on indigeneous community practices
The secret goal of Mastodon is to create a majority-anarchist environment such that any individual who joins will be exposed to those ideas to the extent that they're properly explained and normalized to them, then occasionally bring in new batches of people with enough time in between for the old batch to be subsumed into the antiauthoritarian mindset before the new batch arrives
It's all part of our Cultural Anarchist agenda, you see
The Mexican Revolution 1/n
before we start here, I'd like to say mi espanol es una mierda, y yo soy un estupido gringo. yo entiende un poco de espanol. and so, everything I have read is a secondary source, a translation, or a primary source from outside observation from journalists. this mean I do not have a great understanding on a lot of the theory and history, as my Spanish isn't good enough to read it. this means everything I have read has a bias to it, and that I don't always have the first hand experiences in what their true meanings were for people like Pancho Villa, Zapata, ect. I am also white, and have never lived in Mexico, these are all just words on a page to me when there are people who up until very recently lived through these struggles and still live in the shadow of them in many ways and in ways I will never have to experience.
that said! I am now going to try to teach people about the Mexican revolution. the Mexican revolution is a little all over the damn place, and it gets real fucking messy with some names and who's on what side because people change sides... a lot. it's also a bit messy on the causes and things. so it's maybe not going to be as easy to follow as some other thread I've written, but it's an extremely interesting event that happened about ~100 years ago and gets none of the same coverage of the European politics of the era.
the Mexican revolution isn't just simply one oppressed group fighting against a dictatorship, it's a lot of different groups who often have competing goals fighting against those who stop them implementing that right now, only for supposed allies to be bitter enemies 6 months later. so to start off it makes sense to define Mexico in this era and how people in different classes struggled in their own ways to produce their individual goals for the revolution(s) to come.
Mexico had been under what is refered to as 'The Porfiriato' from about 1880~ until 1910 when the revolution breaks out. the Porfiriato was a dictatorship that called itself liberal, while being so much in economic policy on political rights it really wasn't. the Porfiriato was a dictatorship run by Porfirio Diaz under a paternalist ideal that Mexico was too young and unstable a country to be given full representative democracy, so yes while Diaz was a die hard liberal he swears! all power needed to be centralised under his watchful eyes to ensure 'Order and Progress'.
Diaz saw himself as a progressive moderniser, bringing Mexico into an industrial age of mining, financial credit, railroads, and the sanctity of property of the individual. in contrast to earlier Mercantilism it really was a progressive economic policy, but of course this ideology ignores the fact that economics is inherently political, and this policy of embracing the open market and foreign companies only meant Mexican people would lose out in many cases, and those who now held a large stake in the country would only further cry for their representation in running it
turkish internationalists, death, solidarity
Yesterday at least 3 turkish internationalists got killed by the joint turkish-russian patrol.
With all this facist opression that is staged by Erdogan/AKP/MHP never forget to remember our turkish comrades that struggle against.
United in antifacism! United in solidarity!
#riseup4Rojava #Erdogan #facism #antifa
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If larger country oppresses a smaller country,I’ll stand with smaller country
If smaller country has Majoritarian Religion which oppresses minority religions,I’ll stand with Minority religion
If minority religion has caste & one caste oppresses another caste,I’ll stand with caste being oppressed
In oppressed caste if an employer oppresses his employee,I’ll stand with employee
If employee goes Home & oppresses his wife,I’ll stand with that woman
Overall oppression is my enemy
"We are working class people," begins the team behind the Barcelona bike delivery #platformcoop Mensakas. To build a humanizing alternative to capitalism feels like "fighting the future."
earthbound and babies
i remember back when slowbeef was playing through earthbound for the first time. he had his baby with him for a lot of it. when he got to the lumine hall, it resulted in a really sweet moment
22 year-old factory worker, blogger, and anarchist. I oppose bad things and support good things.
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