Anarchist Response to Disability

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Fifth Estate # 395, Winter 2016 - 50th Anniversary

Share this on… Foucault’s happy pre-Enlightenment “ship of fools” was a fantasy: the reality of life with disability (particularly developmental disability and mental ill health) before charitable/government involvement ranged from outright murder, to banishment into charitable and religious institutions, to

Making Room for Difference

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Fifth Estate # 374, Winter 2007

Share this on… I won’t name the city or the group–it isn’t necessary. Similar situations have occurred in every anarchist community. A middle-aged man with obvious mental health difficulties attached himself to an anarchist activist project in a major city.

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