Monthly Archives: October 2015

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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Defending the ZAD, creating autonomy: Notre-Dame-des-Landes

On the 20th of October, the french prime minister, Manuel Vals, speaking before the country’s national parliament, reaffirmed “the engagement of the government and thus of the State to advance with the project and to put an end the challenges … Continue reading

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Erri de Luca acquitted! Another defeat for thick headed prosecutors

Autonomies had earlier published news of the italian writer Erri de Luca’s trial for terrorism for having spoken of the need to stop, even by sabotage, the building of the high spreed train link between France and Italy (click here).  … Continue reading

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Anarchist Federation Forming In Greece … Echoes From Another Time Across The Ocean

We are reprinting the English translation of the text announcing and providing a background to the creation of a federation of anarchist groups in Greece. The comments that follow are my own brief personal reflections on this in the context … Continue reading

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The illusions of yet another “new” left: Syriza and Podemos

With national elections forthcoming in spain, and the recent election of Jeremy Corbyn to the head of the Labour Party in britain, enthusiasm for “leftwing governments” survives, even with the debacle of Syriza in greece.  In one more effort at … Continue reading

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Shards of time amid spaces of rebellion

This essay is the child of an earlier reflection on time and revolution, as well as of work on the 15th of May movement in spain, Pasolini and anti-fascism, and other essays posted on Autonomies, from which it borrows generously. … Continue reading

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When the state massacres its own: Ankara, Turkey

Over 100 people were murdered, and well over 200 wounded, in a bomb attack against a peace demonstration in Ankara on the 10th of October.  However the turkish government proclaims loudly that ISIS is the principal suspect, it cannot hide … Continue reading

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