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6 thoughts on “Paid Advertisement: Anarchist Lifestyle Consulting Services

  1. Foa N.

    The “All Sex is Rape” tag belies the author’s likely actual problem with anarchism: he might be held accountable for his assaults in a world where everyone has worth and power, instead of being able to call on his party faction to isolate and harangue his victims out of the movement entirely.

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    1. 1. Our tags are chosen to get people to accidentally find us on Google based on buzzwords. They are not intended as part of our editorialising.

      2. The fact that some groups have literally implemented a slogan of “all sex is rape”, taking on a reactionary and incorrect summary of the work of Andrea Dworkin, was the reference intended there. What would be criticised is not a serious response to rape within the left (which is obviously a prerequisite), but rather that there is a marginal group of people who literally do uphold that slogan, consequently erasing the concept of consent ENTIRELY, which is also dangerous for rape victims.

      3. Nobody at Worker’s Spatula supports any party that would harangue rape victims inside or outside the party. We’re not SWP. Indeed, despite our reputation for being evil Stalinists, our first criticism of SWP is the exact behaviour to which you refer, and not their Trotskyism.

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      1. What groups have implemented the slogan “all sex is rape” and why haven’t you written a post extolling their proletarian virtues?


      2. Individual anarchist cells were mocked by this piece. However, hitting closer to home theoretically (although none of us are Maoists or third worldists, our main target is nonsense by other self-described Marxists), you’re right that we should probably write something about the disaster that is the MIM in the US. Henry Park both held that “all sex is rape”, and also faced rape allegations himself.

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