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Disability and autonomy

Andy Greene of Disabled People Against Cuts writes on the ways in which anarchist and disabled interests and actions dovetail in the face of State oppression. Anarchism and independent living are two concepts that may not immediately seem related. But as many people reading this will know from personal experience, they share a common thread:

The exploitation of mental health advocacy during the pandemic: a retrospective

There seems to be a fairly obvious hole in mental health advocacy and awareness. Whilst there has been a welcome (if only recent) change in public attitude towards conditions like anxiety and depression, other conditions —from eating disorders, to psychotic illnesses, to personality disorders— have been largely ignored. Not only that, but the discourse around