Monthly Archives: November 2012

Creating Autonomies

15M Soria has collected a large number of efforts/projects of what it calls Citizens initiatives: What we carry of the future.  These are examples of “collective, self-managed practices that work towards the urban empowerment of the citizenry and which develop … Continue reading

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The rebellion of bodies: Beatriz Preciado

We have all been injured, profoundly.  We require regeneration, not rebirth, and the possibilities for our reconstitution include the utopian dream of the hope for a monstrous world without gender.                                            Donna Haraway, A Manifesto for Cyborgs   What is … Continue reading

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A poetry of love and freedom: Antonio Gamoneda

Life is a mistake, tells us the Spanish poet Antonio Gamoneda, but it is worth it.  “Because … in this error we find things like friendship, esthetic pleasure, love … Life is ephemeral, it is in part absurd – going … Continue reading

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The insurrection of citizens or of freedom?

On the 27th of October, the spanish congress was again a stage for protest, another encerclement, with the aim of protesting, contesting, but also openning the door to a new constituent process of political/institutional creation.  How many such acts will … Continue reading

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Scenes from the greek civil war: beauty and the beast

The State/Capital have never been orders of peace, except to the extent that they are able to pacify those exploited and oppressed by the system.  When challenged though, they very quickly reveal their nature, their foundation in power and violence, … Continue reading

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Agustín García Calvo: His passing and his presence

Agustín García Calvo died this last Thursday, the 1st of November.  He was poet, dramaturge, essayist, translator, philosopher; a man of many faces, an anarchist.  For those whom he touched, he will be missed.  But having created so much, part … Continue reading

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The PIGS are to go on strike

The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.                                    George Orwell, Animal Farm The true meaning of a strike … Continue reading

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