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Lesbian Witch Devil Spawn Faggots! And Other Demons…

Been following with interest the US Supreme Court deliberations on the right to gay marriage – a debate that has been going on in various other parts of the world too. What’s interesting is the vociferous nature of the opposition from religious groups on the right. I mean, they really hate this. Which is odd…

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New Book Announcement: Beyond Super-Nature

Very excited to announce / reveal / admit that I’m most of the way through a new (short) book, which I’m hoping to have available by early April. The book begins with Shakespeare’s play The Tempest and uses Prospero’s renunciation of magic as a way of opening up an archetype of the move ‘beyond super-nature’

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Coming to America | Mutiny USA

Been a pretty crazy time leading up to this, but really excited to be flying over to the US this Friday for 10 days or so of events promoting Mutiny!, mostly with my fellow insurrectionist, Pete Rollins. I’m particularly pleased to be able to be bringing this book to the US, because one of the

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Mutiny! Discussion Boards

With more people reading Mutiny!, and some groups studying it in classes or reading groups, I thought it might good to have a discussion space where people can ask questions about the text and debate some of the issues in it. It’s a pretty old school solution, but thought I’d give some discussion boards a

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Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary – Free Mutiny! Chapter Download

The Rolling Stones celebrate 50 years since their first gig today… a gig at which they moaned ‘We’re a blues band, I hope no one thinks we’re going to play rock and roll…’ Since that time they have sold hundreds of millions of records and made ridiculous amounts of money… all out of ripping off

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Catching Up… Forthcoming Writing Projects etc.

Finishing off teaching for the year over the next few days, and then heading into a summer break for 7 weeks or so… so that means a) lots of time to do stuff and b) lots of time to do nothing! I really need to work on the latter to be honest…just have a proper

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Mutiny! [1] – Controlling the means of Production

So… I’m really pleased to announce that my latest book – Mutiny! Why We Love Pirates, And How They Can Save Us – is almost ready for release. You should be able to get your eyes on it in the next month or so! As it comes to publication, I’ve wanted to blog a few

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Gifts, Not Exchanges

Interesting debate going on about charitable giving in the UK. The recent coalition government’s budget set a cap on the amount of money that people can give and get tax relief for…and charities have responded with concerns that this will reduce the amount of money they receive. In a weird parallel story, a supermarket have

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Are Google Guilty of Insider Trading?

I’m currently consulting on a BBC programme to be broadcast in the autumn which is all about the mathematics of everyday life. Not allowed to say any more about it, but there is a section there about how Google can inform hospitals of impending flu epidemics days before they actually hit by tracking the search

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