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A SITE OF BEAUTIFUL RESISTANCE

Gods&Radicals—A Site of Beautiful Resistance.

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On Community, Solidarity & The Passing of Greatness

So what does this mean when it comes to community building and forging solidarity links? Quite simply it means that you must be willing to take action of some sort. The time for such is now. And if there’s nothing happening in your neighbourhood or town, then you must be willing to step forward, to create the narrative you want to see. It may be scary but you must try and you might well be surprised with the outcome.

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The Magic In The Mundane

The memories move slowly, languidly. Like syrup or honey, sweet and oh so good, but clear and distinct. I can even remember snatches of conversation, still catch the scent of summer; the early morning coolness, then the hot air of afternoon, tinged with freshly mown grass. I can still feel the shiny black water worm writhing in the palm of my hand as I unfurled my fingers, hoping to see a newt.

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Regeneration = Gentrification Part 2: As Below, So Above

Hermeticism tells us that all things are connected, that what happens in the microcosm is a reflection of what is happening in the macrocosm. With this in mind then, my local issues are a reflection of national and global issues. The loss and destruction of land and the displacement of peoples is happening all over the world. And the poor are always the worst affected.

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Reclaiming ourselves: Cutting The Cords That Hold Us Back

This is the first step in freeing ourselves, in reclaiming ourselves. Or is it the last? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. Perhaps it is a process, one that starts so small we do not always realise, or maybe each step in reclaiming ourselves; the food, the medicine, the self defence, maybe it’s all a part of the cord cutting. Either way, freeing ourselves from those things that hold us back, that keep us down is a vital step in the reclaiming process.

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Reclaiming Ourselves - Food & Medicine: Part 3

I also know what it’s like to struggle to live day to day, and so I’m a believer in making the most of what you have. Exotic plants and ingredients are certainly alluring, but what’s the point of learning to use them if you can’t get hold of them, for whatever reason? It just makes sense to use what you already have or is readily available.

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Revolution At The Witching Hour: The Legacy of Midnight Notes

Sylvia Federici's "Caliban & The Witch" radically transformed our understanding of the witch burnings. Here are other books from her and the Midnight Notes Collective of deep interest to Pagan Anti-Capitalists

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