Monthly Archives: October 2014

Rethinking Anarchism: Carlos Taibo (2)

The following is a translation of “Chapter 2” of Carlos Taibo’s Rethinking Anarchy: Direct Action, Self-Management, Autonomy (La Catarata, Madrid, 2013).  We have already translated and posted the “Prologue” and the “Chapter 1” of this work (Click here).  And we … Continue reading

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The autonomous self-management of land/food: Genuino clandestino

We civilized men and women know everything, we have settled opinions upon everything, we take an interest in everything. We only know nothing about when the bread comes which we eat … we do not know how it is grown, … Continue reading

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Gezi park and beyond: Resonances of rebellion

(Yüksel Arslan) From the Global Uprisings news/video collective, a new documentary on political protest in turkey, since the Gezi Park commune …

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Inspirations/stories from la valle che resiste

(Dario Ballantini, Rivolto) The following post is authored by Sorana Inibrina and is shared with Autonomies.  “Refuse-and-create!” John Holloway “the question of revolution is not in the future. It is here and now: how do we stop the system by which … Continue reading

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The illusions of political representation

As many of the streets of Hong Kong remain occupied, the movement unmasks the nature of the power that it contests. If a guarantee of formal representative democracy was the stated motive for the protest, it has already become, as … Continue reading

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Unrepresentable stories: Films of resistance

As long as the lions do not have their own historians, the stories of hunting will continue to glorify the hunter. African proverb Spain’s public prosecutor has recently asked for cumulative legal punishment of up to 74 years and 3 … Continue reading

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No Summits on Our heads: Angry Promises from Italy

(Have they taken everything from you? 16-17-18 October, Turin, No summit on our heads) From a friend of Autonomies … For some, the most appropriate measure to take during times of crisis is the organization of summits. European leaders couldn’t … Continue reading

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Autonomies in greece

La révolution socialiste vise la transformation de la société par l’action autonome des hommes, et l’instauration d’une société organisée en vue de l’autonomie de tous. Cornelius Castoriadis, L’institution imaginaire de la société Ce qui nous fait le plus défaut est … Continue reading

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Everyday life in the kingdom: Beating spanish republicans

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again. From Periodismo Humano … A demonstration on the 4th of October,  organised by the … Continue reading

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Claiming property as use: House okupations in Madrid

The occupation of empty, bank owned houses in spain, under the name of Obra Social, appeared in the wake of the creation 15M neighbourhood assemblies and parallel movements that came together initially to address the mass evictions in the country, … Continue reading

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