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Muslims, Modernity and the Mundane

The continuing saga of beheadings perpetrated by jihadists of ‘Western’ origin is much discussed and little understood. One relatively unseen perspective is that this saga highlights a crisis within ‘Western’ civilisation, within ‘modernity’. Religious fundamentalism of any stripe is a … Continue reading

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Max Stirner is winning the staring competition

On a crisp autumn afternoon I make my way through a graveyard that is of special importance to me. Various memorials line its uneven paths, punctuated by the occasional ancient mausoleum to a long dead aristocrat or member of the … Continue reading

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Bob Black: Debunking Human Rights

At a fairly recent engagement at The Long Haul Infoshop in Berkeley, California, Anarchist writer Bob Black discussed the impracticalities of  the language of rights and the downright absurdity of the concept in  itself. Bob Black is perhaps most notable for … Continue reading

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Towards Libertarian Poststructuralism

Amongst most libertarian groups in the United States, certain concepts have been met not with open arms but outright hostility. Concerned not with the actual content of these ideas, the reaction against them has mostly been fed by an antipathy … Continue reading

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