Monthly Archives: December 2015
Over the course of the last year or two, numerous initiatives have emerged in spain (and more recently in greece) to organise and federate anarchist groups into larger, more embracing and therefore, it is assumed, more effective political agents. Among … Continue reading
Giorgio Agamben‘s reflections on sovereignty and the state of exception as mutually interdependent concepts in western political thought and practice are fundamental tools in the understanding of the contemporary “war on terror”, as this has been assumed in various countries, … Continue reading
On the 17th of December, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a young tunisian street vendor is harassed by the police in the small town of Sidi Bouzid. He lacks the proper authorisation to sell and his goods are therefore confiscated. In desperation … Continue reading
Photographs by Ilyas Akengin Varto, Semdinli, Cizre, Nusaybin, Beytussebap, Bismil, Silvan, Tusba, Sirnak, Gever, Derik, Silopi, Diyarbakir: these are names of martyred towns and villages of eastern, largely kurdish, turkey. They mark points in a cartography of terror carried out … Continue reading
We share below a reflection by Marina Sitrin on the “anarchist/libertarian” character of many contemporary social movements. While not referring to themselves as anarchist, the movements, in their practice, and ultimately, in their self-understanding, share a great deal with older … Continue reading
We share below a translation of a journalistic report by Ines Morales Bernardos and published in Periodico Diagonal on the creation of collective, self-managed autonomies in greece, in the wake of the December 2008 popular uprisings.
We share below a documentary/political intervention “The potential to storm heaven”, covering the popular uprising in Athens and greece, following on the police murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos in 2008 (posted on anarchistnews.org), and from Ross Domoney, video of protests this year … Continue reading