A principled, socialist, and anti-imperialist position can only be to reject the RBL and the Poppy Appeal in its entirety and to identify it for what it is: an ode to British imperialism.
It's spooky season! Drawing on Frankenstein and his Monster, a comrade reflects on Silvia Federici's Beyond the Periphery of the Skin from a trans- perspective.
Prolekult’s Camps of Dependence: The eugenics of Covid capitalism, left-wing complacency and disabled self-emancipation
Camps of Dependence is essential viewing, not only for shining a light on how the Tories are getting away with what is effectively a social cull, but also because it lucidly sets out a Marxist account of ableism.
Today, waves of young Nigerians are exercising democratic rights that are currently in suspension. Through struggle, they are developing themselves and further challenging parasitic imperialist forces. The future is theirs.
From education, to social care, to justice, Black autistic lives are criminalised and abused; we can and must fight for a world without the inhumanity of capitalism; we must not forget or abandon those whose autonomy is removed in the name of justice.
The opposition that was needed months ago is still needed, and only grows more urgent by the day. For ‘if we do not stand to change this now, then history will not absolve us’.