Monthly Archives: July 2012

The war against okupations: La Cantera de Vicálvaro

Okupied in early March of this year, the building that became Espacio Vecinal Okupado y Autogestionado LA CANTERA, in the province of Madrid,  was cleared by the police on the 26th of July, in an ongoing struggle against what all such … Continue reading

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Thinking 15M

The spanish edition of Le Monde Diplomatique (July/2012) carries a very good analysis/evaluation of 15M.  the text follows in spanish …

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Land to use, land to work, land for freedom

After Somonte, the Sindicato Andaluz de Trabajadores/as promoted a further okupation of public lands (24/07), military in this instance, known as Las Turquillas, as an act of resistance against idle public wealth, unemployment and the domination of marginalisation and poverty.  The … Continue reading

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The metamorphosis of a student movement: #YoSoy132

Interview with Enrique Polanca of #YoSoy132, by Lorena Aguilar for Kaos en la Red (Domingo, 22 de Julio de 2012 02:10) …

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Os quiero, os respeto, os necesito … 15M´s spain

Becoming "wild" is always an erotic act, an act of nakedness.                                Hakim Bey, The Temporary Autonomous Zone The days and weeks of the white heat of summer bring illusions and hallucinations in their wake, visions of metamorphoses.  Our dreams … Continue reading

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Governing for freedom: Werner Bonefeld on the Bourgeois State

Werner Bonefeld's work on the role of the state in the creation of a liberal economic order, that is, capitalism, is of great value.  Often understood as a simple tool of the bourgeoisie, anti-capitalist politics is then conceived of as … Continue reading

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From protest to protest … radicalising the general strike in 15M´s spain

In some 80 cities in spain, over one million people protested the latest government budget cuts.  Called by the principal labour unions of the country, minority unions, social movements and 15M joined the protest as a "critical bloc", to distinguish themselves … Continue reading

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Share Our Future – The CLASSE Manifesto

  This summer, the Québec student union CLASSE (La Coalition large de l’Association pour une solidarité syndicale) sets out across the province to share/explain to as many as possible the reasons for, the goals and hopes, of the student movement …

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Resonances of Temporary Autonomous Zones … for Hakim Bey

“…the demand for the eruption of the marvellous into the ordinary will become the most ringing, poignant & tumultuous of all political demands …”             Hakim Bey, Communiques of the Association for Ontological Anarchy   The politics of the marvellous, … Continue reading

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And protests rain upon the government of spain

Between the coal miners’ strike and protests, spontaneous and organised, against the spanish government’s most recent efforts to reduce spending (increase in sales tax, reduction in the salaries of civil servants, reduction in unemployment insurance, and the like, adding up … Continue reading

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