Monthly Archives: June 2012

Banks are bailed out and Families are evicted: Okupations under 15M’s spain

  15M, almost since its beginning, has joined other social movements to prevent the eviction of families from houses that they can no longer aford, as a consequence of unemployment.  It is a politics of okupation, which in itself, or … Continue reading

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The Poetic Imagery of Yiannis Biliris

  … a photograph is not only an image, an interpretation of the real; it is also a trace, something directly stenciled off the real …                                                                                                                             Susan Sontag   The photography and video of Yiannis Bilris of the protests/insurrection … Continue reading

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Between Protest and Creation: 15M’s spain

  How do we stop making capitalism?  How do we free our doing from the labour by which we create and re-create a world that is killing us?                                                                 John Holloway, Change the World Without Taking Power   The Long … Continue reading

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The Poetry and Music of Pablo Hasél

When we write or when we read, it is easy to forget that the beginning is not the word, but the scream.  Faced with the mutilation of human lives by capitalism, a scream of sadness, a scream of horror, a … Continue reading

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News from nowhere: 15M’s spain

Merely negative action inevitably engages with capital on capital’s own terms, and on capital’s terms we shall always lose, even when we win. …The problem of struggle is to move onto a different dimension from capital, not to engage with … Continue reading

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Reelnews reports: “It’s still like being in a war zone – Immigrants in Greece”

The state governs through division and exclusion.  It is an identity constructing machine that establishes the border between those who belong and those who do not.  For those who fall outside its’ rule, outside of the rule of all states, … Continue reading

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Occupied Companies in Argentina — An assessment

While this article is not very recent, it discusses a situation which remains relevant and will remain relevant: first, because if a revolt or insurrection is to become a revolution with some chance of sucess it will have to address … Continue reading

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Salute! Bangladeshi Workers Resist

Some of us used to say that the Revolution will be international or not at all. While we don't expect the revolution to happen at once, globally, linking the struggles as they happen (and at all times trying to create … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love, An American Spring

Occupy Wall Street is given a russian stage from which to speak, to perform, to contest … the beauty of what politics can be … American Spring 1 American Spring 2 … a further Occupy media …

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Universidad Nómada on 15M

One of the most important contributions to the reflection on 15M, to date, is a collection of essays entitled Democracia Distribuida organized by the Universidad Nómada.  Ideally, the endeavour should be made to translate the texts to english, but time … Continue reading

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