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Operation Pandora: Spanish anarchists organise the resistance

In solidarity with all of the imprisoned anarchists of spain … We share below a partial translation of a report that appeared in Periodico Diagonal (30/10/2015) and originally published in the Catalan newspaper La Directa (29/10/2015) of a press conference held on Thursday … Continue reading

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Operation Pandora continues: The repression of anarchism in spain

On the morning of the 28th of October, starting at 5am, there were raids in two houses in Manresa and two people were arrested on the orders of the Audiencia Nacional, acting against anarchist struggles. Units of the mobile brigade … Continue reading

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To let Pandora give: Against the state and terror in spain

“Anarchist terrorism has established itself in our country“ Ignacio Cosidó Gutiérrez – Director General of the National Police of Spain, from the 30th of December, 2011 to the 18th of November, 2016 (ABC 12/05/2014) “Whoever considers carefully its origins, sees … Continue reading

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Visions of pandora in spain: Anarchist protests

… contre-insurrection, de doctrine militaire, est devenue principe de gouvernement. comité invisible, A nos amis In one possible interpretation of the mythic figure of Pandora, she is not the harbinger/carrier of evil, but rather a source of gifts to humanity, a … Continue reading

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Yo también soy anarquista: A spanish pandora

The unspoken principle which rules our society can be stated like that: every citizen is a potential terrorist. But what is a State which is ruled by such a principle? Can we still define it as democratic State? Can we … 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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Remembering a Barcelona February

Soy mi destino, mi tiempo, mi camino, mi gran amor, mi guerrera y mi poeta. Soy la caída, la bajada en picado a los infiernos, el dolor, el amor, la esperanza. Soy mi memoria, mi esencia y mi existencia. Soy … Continue reading

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Against democracy: An anarchist criticism

While all societies make their own imaginaries (institutions, laws, traditions, beliefs and behaviors), autonomous societies are those that their members are aware of this fact, and explicitly self-institute … .  In contrast, the members of heteronomous societies attribute their imaginaries … 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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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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