I’m reading through Kropotkin's The Conquest of Bread, and I can’t help but feel like he predicted leftist Twitter: > Possibilists , Collectivists , Radicals , Jacobins , Blanquists , will be thrust together , and waste time in wordy warfare . Honest men will be huddled together with the ambitious ones , whose
> Contrary to public perception, the economy doesn’t actually need that many more programmers. As a result, teaching millions of kids to code won’t make them all middle-class. Rather, it will proletarianize the profession by flooding the market and forcing wages down – and that’s precisely the point.
> Alas, it turns out that the crucial component of informational capitalism is distribution. Conglomerates like Apple, Sony, and Microsoft quickly adapted to this peaceful seizure of the means of production. They opened their markets to indies and even supported some of them, while consolidating control over the vectors along
Be warned that what follows is undoubtedly socialist. This makes sense because these days I identify unabashedly as a libertarian socialist / anarcho-communist. Feel free to grasp your pearls, fall back on your fainting couch, and watch some Sean Hannity instead of reading further if you feel so inclined. When USians
> We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized. (From a statement by Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz) Please take a moment to substitute your own religion or a philosophy that you hold dear where that statement says "Muslim," and