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Jaime Alekos: Scenes from other refugee worlds … our world

Jaime Aleko, as video journalist working with such media collectives as Periodismo Humano, has covered and denounced the ravages of contemporary capitalism and recorded the many resilient and courageous forms of resistance to it, with a visual language, can one … Continue reading

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Anarchism in the streets: Federación de Anarquistas Gran Canaria (FAGC)

Get into the neighbourhoods, don’t be afraid of hostility, suspicion, quarrels and base passions, that, I assure you, you will encounter.  Take advantage rather of the fact that the virtual recuperation penetrates even into those with an empty stomach.  Seek … Continue reading

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Infrastructure against borders

What follows is the second of a two part essay from the collective Out of the Woods, posted on Libcom.org, reflecting on refugees-migrants, climate change, the violence of border politics, anti-migrant populisms and no borders politics.

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Refuges and death-worlds

What follows is the first of a two part essay from the collective Out of the Woods, posted on Libcom.org, reflecting on refugees-migrants, climate change, the violence of border politics, anti-migrant populisms and no borders politics.

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Territorialising solidarity: Okupied refugee squats in Athens

In the early hours of the 24th of August, the housing squat for refugees and migrants, Notara 26, in Athens was the target of an incendiary attack.  The molotov and gas-bottle bombs caused serious material damage and could have killed … Continue reading

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From Transcapes: Migration Crisis or Zemblanity?

In continuity with our reflections on mass migration as a phenomenon to be politicised, and politicised in anti-Statist directions (e.g. no borders solidarity), we share below a reflection on the “migration crisis” by members of the Transcapes Research Collective based … Continue reading

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Freedom of movement, movement of freedom: Transgressing borders with migrants

Those who cross national borders “illegally” are anti-Statists in action, if not in thought, for they rebel against the violence of sovereignty. Those who transgress frontiers without authorisation are anti-capitalists, for capitalism cannot function without an imposed division of labour … Continue reading

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The art of the violence of sovereignty: The refugee as the face of exception of our time

Francisco Goya, Saturn devouring his son (detail)(1819-1823) If Theodor Adorno could once state that after Auschwitz, to write poetry is barbaric, how much greater the violence of pictorially and plastically representing the horrors of the same event, and of nazi … Continue reading

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We are all refugees (1)

Apparently nobody wants to know that contemporary history has created a new kind of human beings – the kind that are put in concentration camps by their foes and in internment camps by their friends. Hannah Arendt, We Refugees The … Continue reading

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Each person is il-legal: Let us open the doors to all!

The video images and photographs of waves of syrian and other refugees moving through europe, and of those who are abandoned, beaten, raped, arrested and/or killed, that pass across the screens and fill the pages of “news” media re-enact horrors … Continue reading

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