Search
Close this search box.

anti capitalist musings

The rest of the blog

Yeats Was Right: The Worst are Full of Passionate Intensity

As the 40th anniversary of the divisive 1984 UK miners’ strike approaches, this post explores the passionate but vanishing working class solidarity that defined the dispute, contrasting it with the current decaying state of British politics.

9th National Ceasefire Now march, to Israeli Embassy London 17th February 2024.

Ghosts of Thatcherism

The UK government’s attack on dissent and protest rights echoes a long history of state suppression, revealing a deep fear of the power of a mobilised working class.

The Allure of Conspiracy: Why Conspiracy Theories Persist

Conspiracy theories have proliferated from the fringes to the mainstream, shaped by societal drivers like simplified narratives, confirmation bias, and changes in media. This post explores the roots of ‘conspiracism’ and paths back to reason.

Working Class and Ruling Class

Lee Anderson’s Questionable Politics: From Labour to the Tories, and Now GB News

From Labour to the Tories and now GB News, Lee Anderson’s questionable politics have caused controversy and criticism. As a newly-promoted figure in the Conservative Party and set to join the likes of Rees-Mogg on GB News, Anderson’s remarks on poverty and working class representation have left many wondering whether he truly understands the realities faced by those he claims to speak for.