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Thanks for the Liverpool Dockers link to the Kennington Park page. Szczels 22:23, 30 Nov 2004 (UTC)

The Liverpool Dockers link has gone dead??? I've bracketted all dates as per your suggestionSzczels 12:43, 1 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Wierd shit the first time you put it up I swear it was blue and I went to a Liverpools Dockers page... strong dope? Don't currently smoke... erh? Szczels 22:31, 7 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Thank you for edits in Lukianenko. Yet a few notes. 1. I wouldn't say that knights seek for revenge: not all and not always; they just learned it. 2. I also think that it's still interesting why the confederation failed: it was nearly established, many islands were united, but it died from inner opposition, more strictly, betrayal. Some guys wanted to get their "piece of pie" immediately, and to get it, they attacked people from the 34th island, one which proposed the idea of confederation. And the fail of confederation was natural, it couldn't succeed, unfortunately.
You might be interested in the ending of this book: they committed a sabotage, that is, they sent to their masters several bricks of dynamite via the teleportation cupboard, which was used by their masters to send them food and medicines. The sabotage succeded, reactor stopped as well as the protecting systems. They leaved the place of 40 islands, and showed those extraterrestrials, who is more strong :) Then Dimma and Inga returned home, and met a band of hooligans. They easily won them, but then Dimma broke his sword, because it's wrong, to use such abilities on earth, to bring lifestyle of 40 islands to home, to bring it with him...
Just i don't know if it's correct to 'reveal all cards'. ellol 06:11, 6 March 2006 (UTC)

WP:ANCITE[edit]

Yo Chaikney, thanks for your efforts at adding to Wikipedia:WikiProject Philosophy/Anarchism/Reliable source guidelines; however, these are not to be taken lightly, need explicit instructions on what can and cannot be used for a given source, with a credible justification based on our reliable sources policy on the talkpage. Libcom looks like it could be reliable for certain things in certain cases, but we're going to have to work a little harder to iron out the details. I look forward to hearing any other suggestions for sourcing anarchism articles you might have. Regards, Skomorokh 17:52, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

I don't understand the policy and haven't much inclination to learn it or politic over its wording. I'll leave it to the contractarians. I think that "reliability" is a slippery notion, especially on this topic. I wouldn't consider mainstream media sources as "reliable" for stories about anarchists 100 years ago (or even today), for instance. Whereas how do you verify a reproduction of a short-run pamphlet? And how much valuable literature was published anonymously / pseudonymously? So much room for blocking tha, t I'm not interested in expending energy there, sorry. Chaikney (talk) 14:29, 1 August 2008 (UTC)
No worries. If it's not too much trouble, I'd love to hear your thoughts on why mainstream media sources might not be reliable for stories about anarchists; there seems to be consensus on this among editors who are interested in anarchism here, but I haven't heard much of an explicit rationale – it's exactly the kind of thing the guideline was established for to explain. Regards, Skomorokh 15:08, 1 August 2008 (UTC)
Well for a recent example look at G8 Genoa 2001. Take this from the Guardian, a liberal newspaper is a story about the police convictions for brutality. It's a good story, but it still conflates anarchist with Black Bloc / rioter and look at the "More on this story" sidebar. Nothing between 2001 and 2007, even though the facts about Diaz & Bolzaneto were known very soon afterwards. I haven't looked at the WP article, but if it relies only on mainstream media sources rather than self-published eyewitness accounts, it would not tell an accurate story. This from a liberal newspaper, we don't have to even start on right-wing papers. It's not an issue of the politics of individual newspapers.
And that's a modern-day high-profile media-saturated event. What would the press coverage of the Haymarket massacre be like?Chaikney (talk) 00:21, 2 August 2008 (UTC)
Ah, good example. Would you be willing to write a paragraph or so summarizing in the abstract how mainstream media goes wrong? All I've got so far is something like "Mainstream media can often obscure significant differences annd engage in lazy reporting when covering anarchism", which doesn't sound to convincing to the average reader, I'd wager. the skomorokh 16:07, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Miner's strike importance scale[edit]

I've changed the importance scale of the UK Miner's Strike article to High, per your request on the Organized Labour project assessment page. These kind of changes can be made by any member of the Organized Labour project, so feel free (!) to join if you'd like. Thanks for using the assessment request and for the work on the Miner's Strike article.--Goldsztajn (talk) 01:15, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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  1. Stina Nordenstam - Find sources: Google (books · news · newspapers · scholar · free images · WP refs· FENS · JSTOR · NYT · TWL

Thanks!--DASHBot (talk) 09:04, 25 January 2010 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Anarchism and anarcho-capitalism[edit]

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Just wanted to say "hi" (aka anarcho-capitalism)[edit]

The level of POV on the anarcho-capitalism page put me so far back that I didn't know whether to cry or laugh. I attempted dialog, but got bit by Knight of BAAWA in an exceedingly viscous way: he called me the KKK!

I attempted to tell him how hurtful this was, as I spent nearly two decades of my life combating Klan and Nazi violence with Rastafarians and peace-punks in NYC, only to learn from the late Humanist Carl Rogers that there is a better way. In the end, I drove a tractor-trailer with a former Klansman, and I imagine with my influence, he now drives with an African-American!

BAAWA's response was that it was "no good attempting to play the victim" (paraphrase)

BAAWA spews hate disguised as anti-hate, which is believe to be a recent adaption by people who hate (or feel an need to use hate) to the successes of the very types of anti-hate movements that I worked with in my lifetime, which would include the isolation of Apartheid South Africa. (I suppose I see hate as an entity in of itself supported by an underlying neurological dysfunction -- but that is not why I am writing here.)

I am attempting to decide whether or not it is a good use of time, and worth the stress, to pursue the obvious NPOV issues associated with the anarcho-capitalism article. My belief is that the movement, such as it is, is so tiny that it's members feel a need to use the WP as a resource, which would make the WP a sponsor of anarcho-capitalism -- something far worse that any NPOV issue could ever be!

BAAWA's actions may be incited by paranoia; I found these words on his talk page stating how he feels that so many people want to hurt him and other "ancaps," as he calls himself:

Nihilo 01 says:

Hi partner! Well do you know what's happening? when the ancap haters will stop their campaing, is very sad, because their damage also their own credibility. Regards!

Knight of BAAWA answers:

They will never stop. They have such an emotionally-ingrained hate of letting people make their own decisions that it galls them to think that others won't do their bidding.

I say:

This is just sickness.--John Bessa (talk) 02:13, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

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