Tag Archives: Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Creating other worlds: Defending the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Creation takes place in bottlenecks . . . A creator who isn’t grabbed around the throat by a set of impossibilities is no creator. A creator’s someone who creates their own impossibilities, and thereby creates possibilities . . . it’s … Continue reading

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A homage to the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes

What is happening in Notre-Dame-de-Landes illustrates a conflict that concerns the whole world.  It brings together, on the one hand, financial powers determined to transform the resources of living and nature into commodities and, on the other hand, the will … Continue reading

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The Notre-Dame-des Landes ZAD: The multiplicity of movement against the unity of the state

On the 17th of May, 19 squadrons of military police (that is, between 1,500 and 1,700 police) entered the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes for a second operation of destruction and eviction.

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With the war on the ZADs as horizon, a reflection on wilderness

A day will come when all the imaginary lines will be blown away, and in the scattering dust of all the maps made meaningless, all things will be left equal once again. Pray for calamity We do not know if … Continue reading

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From the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes: An intergalactic call

From the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes (Appel Intergalactique 19/04/2018) …

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Notre-Dame-des-Landes: The ZAD cannot be eradicated

As the resistance of the ZAD of Notre-Dames-des-Landes continues, so too we will continue to share news, communiqués, reflections, in solidarity with all of those who persevere  in the struggle.

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The fear of the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Forms of life enter into conflict when one or both can survive only by the colonisation of the other.  Capitalism as a political project – and it is essentially a political project – cannot but actively undermine and destroy alternative, … Continue reading

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Creating autonomies in the ZAD: Notre-Dame-des-Landes

The significance of the Notre-Dame-des-Landes ZAD in france is reflected below in two texts, excerpts from longer essays/collections.  The first is from a french publication entitled Défendre la zad, by the Collective Mauvaise Troupe (2016), and available in an english translation … Continue reading

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The war against autonomy: The State attacks the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes

This April 9th, the expulsion of the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes began.  If the proposed airport for the region was struck down, the french government has repeatedly announced that it will not accept the “illegal” occupation of the land by squatters. … Continue reading

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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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