"The police, the government, they know this. That's why they don't care."
Sophia Burns argues that the social justice subculture doesn't want justice - it just wants to hear about oppressed people's pain.
More from Jonathan Woolley on the crisis of Paganism
From Judith O'Grady: How do those who talk to gods fit into revolutionary action?
From Jonathan Woolley: As a rugged individual out on the frontier, not only can nobody hear you scream, but nobody cares if you do or not.
Sophia Burns questions the ethics and efficacy of revolutionary front groups.
When all the terrible things that are happening now seem overwhelming, it is useful to reflect on past struggles and try to find what worked. It is clear that broad coalitions are needed between different groups, as happened with the UK miners’ strike and LGBT people — the miners supported same-sex marriage when it came up as a policy in the Labour Party. Solidarity is real.
From Yvonne Aburrow: "once capitalism has used you up, it just wants to throw you on the scrap-heap."