Monthly Archives: April 2015

For Eduardo Galeano

The Church says: the body is a sin. Science says: the body is a machine. Advertising says: The body is a business. The Body says: I am a fiesta. Eduardo Galeano, Walking Words She is on the horizon. I walk … Continue reading

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Es.Col.A da Fontinha: Recalling an okupation

Okupation is a political act, questioning as it does the very pillars of Capital and the State: rejection of private property, the economy of commodities, the State’s prerogative to enforce and defend regimes of wealth and poverty, and the enforcement … Continue reading

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Syntagma, Syriza: Between the square and the palace

(Photograph by Burkhard Lahrmann) While the Syriza government of greece engages in a precarious and unequal, and finally self-defeating, wrestling match with its creditors, forced to pay its debts while seeking to meet the aspirations of its voters, it is … Continue reading

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The ethics of revolution: Is there a revolutionary method?

We share below a reflection on revolution that was posted on s.nappalos blog of libcom.org. … This is an article critiquing the idea of a single revolutionary method that leads to truth and revolutionary action drawing from dissonance between choosing … Continue reading

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Scenes from the class struggle in spain: The prohibition and repression of dissent

On the 15th of June of 2011, a large protest was organised by the popular assemblies of 15M Barcelona, born during the occupation of Plaza de Catalunya, to peacefully “block” the proceedings of the the Parliament of Catalonia, and so disturb … Continue reading

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An apology for anarchist politics in anarchic times: Giorgio Agamben’s “Pilate and Jesus”

What follows is a summary and commentary on Giorgio Agamben’s Pilate and Jesus …   Earthly judgement does not coincide with a witnessing of the truth. Giorgio Agamben, Pilate and Jesus If a reflection on the trial of Jesus appears … Continue reading

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