Monthly Archives: July 2015

Not fighting for nature, but nature fighting back: Okupying trees in the ZAD of Roybon

The okupation of forests, river valleys, peasant farm lands through the constitution of autonomous, self-managed self-defense communities, as resistance to capitalist infrastructure development, have become emblematic of france’s ZADs.  If the ZADS of Notre-Dames-des-Landes and Testet call forth memories of … Continue reading

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The kratia against the demos: Lessons from greece

Our refrain becomes repetitive: capitalism cannot be reformed because a system of oppression, appropriation and exploitation cannot be fundamentally altered by state authorities that are not only beholden to it, but are an expression of it.  The illusion to the … Continue reading

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Hobbesian reflections in times of elections: Giorgio Agamben

The recent electoral successes of political parties rooted in “citizens movements” in spain’s municipal and regional elections (and this in the wake of the Syriza victory in greece) may give some reasons for hope that social movements, especially the “occupy” … Continue reading

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The refusal of sovereignty; An anarchist reading of “occupy” movements

(El Roto) The “occupy” movements that emerged in 2011 in different parts of the world continue to merit reflection as the most radical challenge to State forms and Capitalism in recent memory.  We share below an essay by a friend … Continue reading

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For a radical gay pride

Perhaps the time has come to live our corporeality rather than speak our sexuality. Guy Hocquenghem, The Screwball Asses In solidarity with all gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals and transgenders, queers, and intersex who are harassed, beaten, criminalised, arrested, imprisoned, tortured … Continue reading

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A blinding referendum: Voting “no” in greece

Sunday’s referendum results in greece, a “no” to the austerity measures proposed by the Eurogroup responsible for negotiating the country’s debt payments,  testify to a sentiment among most of indignation and refusal of a politics that has reduced over the … Continue reading

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Our responsibility to vote ‘NO’ in the Greek referendum

With the upcoming referendum in greece and in our ongoing effort to share reflections on the efforts of the Syriza government to negotiate its way through Capital and “popular” government, an impossible task in our view, we post below an … Continue reading

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Precarity in Paradise: the Barcelona model

We share below an essay by Peter Gelderloos on the capitalist city and anticapitalist resistance in Barcelona that originally appeared in Roarmag (28/06/2015) …

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