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Why Anarchy Is Needed 1

Firstly, thanks to the kind peeps that responded to my last post. It's gratifying to know people are interested in what I have to say, even though there are far more informed people out there than myself. All support is muchly appreciate.

So, I came across this the other day:

A serving firefighter, London fire Brigade:
On Friday I went to see my local MP, Crispin Blunt to ask why he thought it appropriate to continue to vote for a 1% pay rise for Public sector workers. He explained to me what austerity meant and why we all had to do our bit. I asked him how he was doing his bit by claiming over £20,000 a year for 5 years on a second home which proved to be his main home given his kids lived there and they went to school round the corner. How did claiming over 2k for airbricks and another few thousand for fireplace repairs was contributing to saving the country money? He seemed at a loss how to explain the 5k he claimed for DFS furniture. He sold the second house, bought a bigger house and claimed the 16k stamp duty thinking it’s acceptable to get those who are struggling to pay their own bills to pay his. He votes the way his party tell him to. Ironically he voted against several gay rights votes then left his wife to come to terms with his homosexuality! I asked how this demonstrates leadership to the people of Surrey? What message did his admittance of using legal highs send out to the youth of Reigate?
His answer was to say he wasn’t going to answer my question and he stood up, starting pointing at me and aggressively told me to leave. When I refused he got security call the police! How ironic, the very people he feels don’t deserve a decent wage he expects to save his hypocritical arse!
This really can't be a surprise to any of us. We know what these filth are like, and I doubt he's the first to call the cops on a constituent, or to evict a pleb for daring to question his betters.

What can we learn from this, aside from the obvious naked disdain our capitalist masters have for us. I wanted to point to the hierarchical relationship apparent here. This is why I prefer the anarchist approach. You could easily substitute socialism or even communism in the title of this piece - anything that opposes the class oppression of capitalism.

That class structure is plainly at work here: what people forget is that politicians are meant to be our employees. If anything, that relationship should be the other way around. The beleaguered fireman should be the one kicking out the corrupt Tory. But our society is so ass backward that it's the latter, in his state funded palace, who gets to feel legitimately affronted. It's not legitimate at all, of course.

Ideally there would be no hierarchy and no capitalist private property rights, which means no system to enforce it, which means no politicians.

Which means no Crispin Blunt.

Instead people would come together as the equals they would be if profit and power didn't get in the way. Issues that one has would be raised in front of the community, or those deemed responsible by the community to represent them in such cases - and if that representative proved derelict in his duty he could immediately be recalled.

Instead we have an upper class built on the stolen labour and land of the community who use their power to make laws, and their exclusive monopoly on force to maintain that relationship, to tell a good man to get stuffed.

We all know this is wrong, I wanted to try and explain why, because this is happening every day.

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