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Update from nicaragua

The CrimethInc. Collective continues to provide valuable reports and analyses about events in Nicaragua …

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The gilets jaunes: Understanding the resistance of an insurrection

A further reflection on the yellow vests movement, as it continues to defy, on the occasion of Act XXIII …

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The gilets jaunes: What violence?

A critique of violence …

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The gilets jaunes: Understanding the movement(s) beyond final defeat or victory

The political soothsayers and diviners will cynically proclaim the yellow vests’ movement dead: Act XXI brought less than 25,000 people into the streets this last Saturday. We however refuse to be political accountants. And rebellions and revolutions have never been … Continue reading

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Algeria: The beauty and courage of rebellion

Beginning as a protest against a fifth presidential term for the half dead, 82 year old Abdelaziz Bouteflika (in power since 1999) on the 22nd of February, the algerian protests have swelled into a mass rebellion against against an authoritarian, … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: A movement(s) at a crossroads

On the day of Act XX … The Temps critique collective (22/03/2019), in a finely developed analysis of the yellow vests movement(s) of france, elaborates three fundamental criticisms: the movement has hitherto been unable to define itself, it has equally … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: Insurrection in the midst of collapse

In the wake of Act XIX … The yellow vests insurrection offers lessons beyond or in parallel to the often celebrated insurrections of the Zapatistas in Chiapas and of the Rojava “Revolution”. In no way dismissing these latter, the yellow … Continue reading

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The gilets jaunes: The people are constrained to respond to the violence

Today we had people who tried by all of the means available … to injure the Republic, to damage, to destroy, at the risk of killing. Emmanuel Macron (Le Monde 19/03/2019) Saturday, we saw extreme violence in Paris. It was … Continue reading

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Voices of Bakur

A film testimony of the often forgotten rebellion for autonomy in eastern turkey in 2015.

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The gilets jaunes: An ultimatum

(Photograph: Mathias Zwick and Hans Lucas) In anticipation of Act XVIII (March 16) of the yellow vests in Paris. (From lundimatin #182, 10/03/2019)

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