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Brazilian anarchists on the crisis in Brazil

From Robert Graham’s Anarchist Weblog … Brazil is back in the news as people there begin again to mobilize against corrupt politicians (for a detailed analysis of the corruption itself, see this article from the Guardian newspaper). It’s been four … Continue reading

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Eduardo Viveiros de Castro: Landed natives against State and Capital

For me, indians are all of those large minorities who are, in some way, on the outside of this capitalist mega-machine, of consumption, of production, of 24 hour a day labour, seven days a week.  These planetary indians teach us … Continue reading

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The illusions/delusions of electoral politics: From Crimethinc

From the CrimethInc collective, a reflection on the pitfalls of electoral politics for radical challenges to Capital and the State, by ret marut … Could there be any better illustration of the shortcomings of representative democracy than this year’s Presidential … Continue reading

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Abaixo a copa capitalista: The games of brazil’s world cup

The metropolis is a terrain of constant low intensity conflict, of which the occupation of Basra, Mogadishu, or Nablus are the culmination points. The city, for soldiers, was for a long time a place to be avoided, or perhaps to … Continue reading

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The games of dispossession: FIFA’s machine of capture

The FIFA World Cup circus is about to begin in brazil.  And while millions are earned in match after match, we can turn our eyes away from the spectacle, even if momentarily, to see some of what has made it … Continue reading

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The dance of rebellion: brazil

Gustavo Piqueira Lá não tem claro-escuro A luz é dura A chapa é quente Que futuro tem Aquela gente toda Perdido em ti Eu ando em roda É pau, é pedra É fim de linha É lenha, é fogo, é … Continue reading

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Anarchist interventions in brazil’s winter of discontent

Exclusion of people from the means of life is internal to capitalism.  If the social relations that constitute capitalism’s fabric allow some to benefit from the domination intrinsic to those relations, the many are exploited and/or rendered superfluous as befits … Continue reading

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Rebellion in the city: brazil

Seuls des groupes, classes ou fractions de classes sociales capables d’initiatives révolutionnaires peuvent prendre en charge et mener jusqu’à plein accomplissement les solutions aux problèmes urbains ; de ces forces sociales et politiques la ville rénovée deviendra l’œuvre. Henri Lefebvre, Le … Continue reading

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The freedom of curves: Oscar Niemeyer

POEMA DA CURVA Não é o ângulo reto que me atrai, Nem a linha reta, dura, inflexível criada pelo o homem. O que me atrai é a curva livre e sensual. A curva que encontro no curso sinuoso dos nossos … Continue reading

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