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by white_hotel
Wed May 11, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Lifestyles General
Topic: Type 1 diabetes (warning - personal as hell)
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

OK, so, one reason I've not been around is that my brother, who's the only member of my family who's not completely worthless, has been really sick. He has type 1 diabetes, which was diagnosed when he was 19, and he's now 40. He has 2 young kids, and he and his girl live far from any family support....
by white_hotel
Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Phara's Phorum
Topic: Simply put... The reason I'm back
Replies: 38
Views: 4558

Posting feels like walking into a room full of sisters and asjing for directions, but I have to say it

this is flat out beautiful
by white_hotel
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:36 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi
Replies: 16
Views: 1267

Hi - I'm Annie, longtime ninja main user, former forum member (mainly lurked but did occasionally weigh in on c&d or sex /relationships stuff). Anarchocommunist, prison abolitionist, devoted coparent to an earless rescue cat. So happy for Phara that this place is here again.
by white_hotel
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: C&D
Topic: I know why poor whites chant Drumpf, Drumpf, Drumpf
Replies: 6
Views: 713

OK so the formulation "white working class" is not useful, idt - it ignores the fact that the working class is always the most diverse class and is often a thin veil for racism, but this long read is pretty fascinating and I learned a lot from it. Interested to see what US people think of it. I migh...
by white_hotel
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: C&D
Topic: The Bernie or Bust Logic
Replies: 35
Views: 4158

I was invested in party politics for far longer than most other anarchocommunists I know, probably because for a long time I worked directly with marginalised people for whom the scant differences between the British political parties were life and death. But hard left candidates tend to come along ...
by white_hotel
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Ted Talks- be inspired!
Topic: What do sex workers want? | Toni Mac | TEDxEastEnd
Replies: 1
Views: 361

What do sex workers want? | Toni Mac | TEDxEastEnd

And for my first post... Many people have strong opinions about sex work, opinions which are moralistic in nature and rarely based on experience. But what if we instead considered sex work as work, and sex workers as workers? What if we asked: what rights should sex workers have at work? What if we ...

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