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Tuesday, September 02 2014 @ 06:41 PM CDT

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What Wears us Down: Dual Consciousness and Disability at Work

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Anarchists have in recent years taken up the topic of disability in our political analysis and activism, which is a positive development. The historical resistance of disabled people to segregation, institutionalization, poverty, and oppression has yielded strong political theory from which we can learn, and social movements in which we should participate. To avoid confronting disableism ignores its profound implications for the entire working class.

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The Revolution Must Be Accessible: Reject Able-ism

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The 2013 NYC Anarchist Bookfair may turn out to be a major teaching moment -- but not for the reasons you might expect.

Each spring, I look forward to the Anarchist Bookfair. Whether or not I am participating on a panel or just browsing the tables, this event is often the one chance per year I get to see certain out-of-state comrades.

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Disability and Capitalism

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Most days the bike ride home from work fills me with joy. I am at ease on the open streets, appreciating life around me, thankful for the city roadblocks that limit car access and encourage communication with other passersby.

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Occupy for All Abilities: #PissOnPity

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Mic Check: The sight of dozens of disability rights activists occupying one end of the park provoked a particularly wide smile—and it wasn’t solely based on my devotion to holistic justice. Please allow me to explain…

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