Monthly Archives: August 2012

La ciudad de los Fotógrafos

A beautiful documentary by Sebastián Moreno (2006) of  Chilean photographers’ chronicles of/intenventions in Pinochet’s Chile (in spanish) …

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A tentação do poder: Ocupar um congresso, ou não ocupar, eis a questão!

The following is an effort to intervene in a debate that arose recently in spain, among a great number of social movements, associations, collectivities, before a call by a group calling itself Plataforma ¡En Pie! to occupy the country's parliament … Continue reading

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The Revolution is Dead, Long Live the Revolution: Reflections on the Quebec Student Movement

As flowers turn toward the sun, by dint of a secret heliotropism the past strives to turn toward that sun which is rising in the sky of history.                                                           Walter Benjamin, Theses on the Philosophy of History As Quebec universities … Continue reading

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Valtónyc: In solidarity

The Mallorcan singer/poet Valtonyc was arrested for “incitment to violence” and “offense to the crown”.  Released after some hours, this seemigly absurd act by spanish national police is not without its reasons.  In solidarity …

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Archipelagos of resistance/autonomy

… l’organisation autonome des sans-pouvoir peut en exercer une multiplicité qui, tout simplement, permettent de vivre mieux, et cela précisément parce que le pouvoir des sans-pouvoir n’est pas un autre pouvoir, « égal et opposé » au pouvoir ennemi, mais un ensemble … Continue reading

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15M’s spain: In the balance of protest and creation

15M continues to walk the limenal space between political contestation and the construction of other worlds … a space without identity, always in the making … the space of autonomy …

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Making worlds with casseroles: The quebec student movement

  A collection of essays (Wi: Journal of Mobile Media: Out of the mouths of "casseroles": textes qui bougent au rythme du carré rouge) speaks of the radical possibilities emergent within the Quebec student movement.  The perspectives and positioning on/in … Continue reading

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The anti-worlds of communism: John Holloway

From the The Guardian, a video series that reflects on worlds beyond capitalism.  The first is an animation to the words of John Holloway …

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The Tyranny of Debt

  Capitalism is an economic-political system of dependency and wage slavery.  Debt is one of the system´s instruments for the domestication and domination of human beings.  It constrains freedom and creativity, it generates fear, it discplines and shapes, through a … Continue reading

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The fear of chalk: Alex Shaefer

The artist Alex Schaefer has recently put to the test the limits of freedom of expression, limits revealed to be all too present.  The prohibition on chalking and the violence used against it (Occupy LA) however show far more than … Continue reading

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