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Gezi park and beyond: Resonances of rebellion

(Yüksel Arslan) From the Global Uprisings news/video collective, a new documentary on political protest in turkey, since the Gezi Park commune …

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Gezi Park/Taksim Square: The festival of revolution

Le premier geste pour que quelque chose puisse surgir au milieu de la métropole, pour que s’ouvrent d’autres possibles, c’est d’arrêter son perpetuum mobile. comité invisible, L’insurrection que vient The faces and voices of Gezi Park of Taksim Square, Istanbul, … Continue reading

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From Gazi to Gezi – a stone’s throw away

A new film on the Gezi uprising by Ross Domoney captures the poetry behind a rebellion; the art of resistance and the power of the spoken word.

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Witnessing our times: Film from Gezi

I’m an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show you a world the way only I can see it. I free myself for today and forever from human immobility. I’m in constant movement. I approach and pull away from … Continue reading

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Poetry for gezi-taksim

From Everywhere Taksim …

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The Gezi-Taksim Utopia

(All the paintings in this post are by the turkish artist Yuksel Arslan) La poésie ouvre le vide à l’excès du désir. Georges Bataille For ten days, from the 1st to the 11th of June, Taksim became … a free … Continue reading

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Gezi/Taksim: So that memories are not erased, and the future is not closed

Video that gathers the lived experience of the occupations of Gezi Park/Taksim square, and beyond …

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Gezi/Taksim: From the margins

Il y a une figure universelle de la conscience minoritaire, comme devenir de tout le monde, et c’est ce devenir qui est création.  Ce n’est pas en acquérant la majorité qu’on y atteint.  Cette figure, c’est précisément la variation continue, … Continue reading

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An anarchist critique of horizontalism: Mark Bray

The concept and practice of “horizontalism” has significantly marked recent social movements.  And for some, this has suggested affinities with older anarchist politics and served to justify the participation of anarchists in them.  Yet whatever affinities there are – and … Continue reading

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Anarchism, geography and the politics of space III: David Harvey and anarchist geography

… let radical geography be just that: radical geography, free of any particular “ism”, nothing more, nothing less. David Harvey We have little or no interest in polemics.  But differences of perception, thought, forms of life, when they happen or … Continue reading

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