Monthly Archives: January 2017

Rebel neighbourhoods: Vallcarca, Barcelona

As we once wrote of Madrid’s Carabanchel neighbourhood … “There are cities where particular neighbourhoods guard a memory of past disobedience and rebellion. They were in the past often referred to as working-class neighbourhoods, or quartiers populaires, to employ the … Continue reading

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On the road

Nature is always historical and capitalism (as all social relations of the past) is always in nature. There is no pristine, untouched nature to return to today (against neo-primitivisms), nor a non-human nature to serve as standard for our development … Continue reading

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On the death of a portuguese “revolutionary”: Mario Soares and the inseparability of ideology and reality

For every image of the past that is not recognised by the present as one of its own concerns threatens to disappear irretrievably. Walter Benjamin, Theses on the Philosophy of History It is a mistake to understand ideology as something … Continue reading

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Turkey: Meydan anarchists: “we are being cornered”

Late last month the editor of Meydan anarchist newspaper in Istanbul was sentenced to a year and three months in prison for “supporting terror,” the latest in a string of attempts by the Turkish State to shut down dissenting voices against … Continue reading

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For John Berger (1926-2017)

For John Berger, for all that he taught us about how to see …

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