Reddebrek's blog

Mosley's fascists and the narrative of victimisation

A look at a common point of divergence on the effectiveness of anti-fascist action and its wider implications.

The French Miners Strike of 1948: Some Scraps of history

What little information I've managed to dig up on what seems to have been an important struggle in post war France.

Stitched Up

An account of working conditions and class relations in a small business.

Whatever happened to Dear old Lenin?

I read a book by Lenin and I made some notes. The emphasis in the quotes are mine.

Catching up on the Discource

A brief bit on how I reclaim a portion of my labour time.

No match for a good blaster at your side kid: Digital Protest and Repression in a Far Away Galaxy

In honour of Star Wars day (4th May) I thought some of you may enjoy this story of life imitating art, through art. I've tried to make it as noob freindly as possible for those of you who haven't played an online game or seen Star Wars.

Words can cut deep: speech and violence

A post about an often overlooked role that speech and expression play in human interactions.

The RCP's current solution to the gay question

RCP leader Bob Avakian

A critical look at the homophobic positions of the "Revolutionary Communist Party" in the US since the 1970s.

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Part Two

The SPEW and me

A brief catalogue of my encounters with the lesser spotted subspecies of the British Trot in the wild. Careful it may bite you.

Trumpism and the American Working Class

A suggestion for those hostile to Donald Trump's political platform, but have no faith in electoral politics.

Work and exploitation in the virtual economy

A brief history of my work as an online contractor and the exploitation inherent within the industry.

The red closet: RCP and gay members

Part two of what's turned into a very lengthy look at the US Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP) and its history of homophobia. This part focuses on the parties actions in regards to its own members who failed to toe the line.

Red Evangelicals: Genesis

RCP leader Bob Avakian

First part of a series looking into the history of the RCP (USA) and its relationship with the LGBT community. This one deals with the origins of its policy on homosexuality.