Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lessons from the violence of capital

Capitalism is a system which feeds off life, the life nature, of human beings; but it does so without the redemption of those sacrificed.  Life is expended, but without renewed life.  It is a system rather of waste production, the … Continue reading

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Exploding the binomial to enjoy alternatives: The revolution as trans

  In fact we are all, deep down, transsexuals, we have all been transsexual infants, and we have been forced to identify with a specific monosexual role, masculine or feminine.                     … Continue reading

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15Ms spain: the struggles of okupation …

Madrid15M is the newspaper of the neighbourhood and popular assemblies of the city associated with the movement.  This common, public space serves to share expereinces, give example and contribute to create the plurality that is this movement.  What follows is … Continue reading

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15M’s spain: A revolution that continues …

(Sketch by Enrique Flores, here for his blog) There must be anarchy, there must be – if the revolution is to become and remain alive, real, and powerful – the greatest possible awakening of all the local passions and aspirations; … Continue reading

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Updates from Greece – Taking over the factories

The ceaseless magmatic revolt of the Greek proletariat has been adding to the visceral street battles creative economic projects (see previous Updates from Greece) and now a concentrated battle for the occupation of a major industrial factory. While for the … Continue reading

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MUTE – The visualisation of economic rape: Yiannis Biliris

As thousands protest today Angela Merkel’s visit to the financial protectorate of the Troika that is greece (09/10/2012), protests that were prohibited by the city authorities in the greater part of Athens, Yannis Biliris continues to capture the violence of … Continue reading

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Imagining/Creating Autonomy: Abraham Guillén

The struggle to imagine and put into place an autonomous, self-managed society is at the heart of anarchism, and for anarchists, something that is present in any revolutionary politics, whether of the past or the present.  During the spanish revolution … Continue reading

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News from 15M’s spain

  With billions of euros in public money going to save spain's banks (and trillions to save the banks of the US, UK, Ireland and Greece, to mention but these countries), while salaries, pensions, education, health and other public services … Continue reading

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In memory of Eric Hobsbawm

In memory, but also in celebration, of the work of someone from which many learned and will continue to do so.  Eric Hobsbawm died on the 1st of October.  This is not a testimony of agreement on all matters – … Continue reading

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