Monthly Archives: October 2013

Whither the egyptian revolution?

What follows are reflections, readings, of events in egypt of the last few months, of a revolution seemingly appropriated or hijacked by military authorities.  They are testimonials, but also efforts to trace, open, paths beyond seeming failure …

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For Lou Reed

“There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.” “When you think the night has seen your mind, That inside your twisted and unkind, Let me stand to show that you are blind. Please put … Continue reading

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A Madrid October: The liminal reality of autonomous okupied social centres

… l’exclusion est une arme possible et nécessaire.  C’est la seule arme de tout groupe fondé sur la liberté complète des individus. … Cette discipline définit nettement une plate-forme incorruptible, dont l’abandon ne se rattrapera pas.  Autrement, il y aurait … Continue reading

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A Madrid October: 15M is dead. Long live 15M!

It would be difficult to think of 15M in the form of a movement.  If that is, as a movement which has an origin, a goal, some objectives and a trajectory … Nevertheless, an event is but a timid call … Continue reading

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Poetry for gezi-taksim

From Everywhere Taksim …

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A Madrid October: Creating agoras, creating forms of life against capital

On the 19th of October, 15M returns to the streets and squares of spain's cities.  From the manifesto … Under the slogan, "Against Your Austerity, Take your Agora", more than 20 15M assemblies support this international demonstration that will take … Continue reading

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A Madrid October: The struggle against eviction – Resistance and occupation

After days of gathering to resist the announced eviction of an apartment block in Girona, the Salt block, owned by the SAREB, spain's bad bank, and occupied by the PAH on the 22 of March of this year, in the … Continue reading

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A Madrid October: The weapon of hunger

Capital exploits by appropriating human creativity and makes this exploitation the necessary condition to accede to those goods required for human survival.  It is a system, not in any static sense, comprised of a complex of social relations of domination; … Continue reading

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Fascism and anti-fascism: greek interventions

Posted on reinform and From the Greek Streets … Let’s get done with the system that breeds fascism – An interview with Dimitris Kousouris Dimitris Kousouris is one of the first political victims of Golden Dawn attacks. On June 16th, … Continue reading

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The struggle for a commons: Chronicles from spain

Civil war is the free play between forms-of-life; it is their principle of co-existence. “War” because in each singular play between forms- of-life, the possibility of a fierce confrontation — the possibility of violence — can never be discounted.  “Civil,” … Continue reading

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