Notes on Syria and the Coming Global Thanatocracy

“Of course in the largely pacific global North and elsewhere many would look askance at the suggestion that Assad (and his allies) are responsible for the estimated half a million or more Syrian’s killed since 2011 as Assad certainly is.”

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Assad or the Naked Lion

“As the regime applies its scorched earth policy and starves the population to bring it to heel, it insists on showing that in the regions it controls, life follows its natural course.”

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On Yassin Haj Saleh’s Book ‘The Impossible Revolution’

“Syrian society has been without a sense of historical purpose or a ‘project’ that could unite the people and align their expectations […] Today, not only is the project devoid of any national or humane aspects: it is a killing machine.”

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Anarchists in Agrabah

“There wasn’t anything ‘anarchist’ about them given that they shut down a panel featuring a Syrian Arab anarchist, Leila, and insulted a Syrian Kurdish anarchist, Shiar.”

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On Suffering and Solidarity

Those who suffer entrust their pain in the conscience of those who take upon themselves the task of standing to injustice and oppression.

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