Tag Archives: Notre-Dame-des-Landes

In Notre-Dame-des-Landes: The ZAD defeats an airport

A battle is won; the war continues … In solidarity with the many groups and individuals who have fought for and created the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, we share a common communique issued by the organisations involved:

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Defending the ZAD, creating autonomy: Notre-Dame-des-Landes

On the 20th of October, the french prime minister, Manuel Vals, speaking before the country’s national parliament, reaffirmed “the engagement of the government and thus of the State to advance with the project and to put an end the challenges … Continue reading

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Fighting capitalism on every front: A lesson from france

We share below a review by Paul Cudenec of a book on the resistance to the building of the Sivens dam project in southern France, a resistance that came to be known as the ZAD of Testet.  And we do … Continue reading

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Natural autonomies: The ZAD of Testet: For Rémi Fraisse

 Nous avons perdu le monde … Michel Serres Le libéralisme économique, c’est la liberté de tuer.  La liberté de tuer le climat, donc de tuer les hommes, les femmes et les enfants. René Dumont On the night of Saturday to … Continue reading

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Creating through resistance: The ZAD in Notre-Dames-des-Landes

Since the winter of 2012-2013, the Notre-Dames-des Landes resistance/okupation against the french government’s plan to build an airport in the midst of agricultural and forest lands has met with ongoing opposition.  We chronicle here some of that continuing creativity, since … Continue reading

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The ZAD is Everywhere: The Autonomies of Protest in Notre-Dames-des-Landes

“On veut inventer un nouveau mode de vie … On s’oppose au projet d’aéroport et au monde qui va avec, au système qui le porte …  C’est un projet emblématique d’une logique d’aménagement du territoire autoritaire, qui contrôle les vies et détruit les … Continue reading

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