Monthly Archives: December 2015

From Apoyo Mutuo: An anarchist political program

Over the course of the last year or two, numerous initiatives have emerged in spain (and more recently in greece) to organise and federate anarchist groups into larger, more embracing and therefore, it is assumed, more effective political agents.  Among … Continue reading

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From the state of law to the security state: Giorgio Agamben on the state of emergency in france

Giorgio Agamben‘s reflections on sovereignty and the state of exception as mutually interdependent concepts in western political thought and practice are fundamental tools in the understanding of the contemporary “war on terror”, as this has been assumed in various countries, … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring: Remembering Futures Present

On the 17th of December, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a young tunisian street vendor is harassed by the police in the small town of Sidi Bouzid.  He lacks the proper authorisation to sell and his goods are therefore confiscated.  In desperation … Continue reading

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Terror against autonomy: Turkey

Photographs by Ilyas Akengin Varto, Semdinli, Cizre, Nusaybin, Beytussebap, Bismil, Silvan, Tusba, Sirnak, Gever, Derik, Silopi, Diyarbakir: these are names of martyred towns and villages of eastern, largely kurdish, turkey.  They mark points in a cartography of terror carried out … Continue reading

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Que se vayan todos: The anarchist spirit by Marina Sitrin

We share below a reflection by Marina Sitrin on the “anarchist/libertarian” character of many contemporary social movements.  While not referring to themselves as anarchist, the movements, in their practice, and ultimately, in their self-understanding, share a great deal with older … Continue reading

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The december rebellion in greece and the creation of autonomies

We share below a translation of a journalistic report by Ines Morales Bernardos and published in Periodico Diagonal on the creation of collective, self-managed autonomies in greece, in the wake of the December 2008 popular uprisings.

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Remembering the 6th of december, greece … and beyond: For Alexandros Grigoropoulos

We share below a documentary/political intervention “The potential to storm heaven”, covering the popular uprising in Athens and greece, following on the police murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos in 2008 (posted on, and from Ross Domoney, video of protests this year … Continue reading

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