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Algeria: The beauty and courage of rebellion

Beginning as a protest against a fifth presidential term for the half dead, 82 year old Abdelaziz Bouteflika (in power since 1999) on the 22nd of February, the algerian protests have swelled into a mass rebellion against against an authoritarian, … Continue reading

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For Agnès Varda: Fictions of reality/realities of fiction

Our job is to see, to make things seen or to inform, but we never see enough. I knew around a dozen caryatides and then I discovered fifty of them. I fought for a radical cinema, and I continued all … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Insurrection in the midst of collapse

In the wake of Act XIX … The yellow vests insurrection offers lessons beyond or in parallel to the often celebrated insurrections of the Zapatistas in Chiapas and of the Rojava “Revolution”. In no way dismissing these latter, the yellow … Continue reading

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Lessons from france: The war on dissidence

(Photograph by Rémy Soubanère) … to participate knowingly in a group, even if only temporarily, with a view to preparing, characterised by one or more material evidence, intentional violence against persons or the destruction or degradation of property is punishable … Continue reading

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Lessons from greece: The war on dissidence

From the CrimethInc. Collective (19/03/2019) … Putting Ideas on Trial: The Greek State’s Laboratory of Repression – An Interview with Nikos Romanos, Imprisoned Anarchist After several failed attempts across Europe to frame anarchists and other anti-authoritarians with conspiracy and terrorism charges, the … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: The people are constrained to respond to the violence

Today we had people who tried by all of the means available … to injure the Republic, to damage, to destroy, at the risk of killing. Emmanuel Macron (Le Monde 19/03/2019) Saturday, we saw extreme violence in Paris. It was … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: An ultimatum

(Photograph: Mathias Zwick and Hans Lucas) In anticipation of Act XVIII (March 16) of the yellow vests in Paris. (From lundimatin #182, 10/03/2019)

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March 8: Sorelian readings of a feminist general strike

The calls for an international feminist general strike found an echo in many countries, but again, as in 2018, nowhere more than in spain. At the height of the strike, supported by the “majority” labour unions, as well as the … Continue reading

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March 8: For a revolutionary international feminist strike

This year, the calls for an international feminist strike come from many quarters. And though our solidarity reaches out to all of them, our affinity lies with those who understand a feminist strike as a revolutionary strike against patriarchy, capital, … Continue reading

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The state against autonomy: In defence of Fraguas

On the 23rd of February, thousands marched through Madrid in solidarity with and in defence of the Fraguas rural occupation. (Kaos en la red) Six of the accused-defendants involved in the occupation were sentenced to 1 year and 9 months … Continue reading

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