Tag Archives: Okupations

In solidarity with the okupied social centres/squats of Athens

In a series of police operations in Athens, over the last ten days, four okupied social centres were cleared, including two that provided autonomous, self-managed housing for migrants. The objective is clear: to discipline rebellious segments of the population (most … Continue reading

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Ungdomshuset: Lessons of autonomy

From the Crimethinc. Collective, a history of and testimonials from the struggle for the Ungdomshuset okupied social centre.

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In solidarity with the Asilo Occupato of Turin: To occupy, to squat is to resist

Across europe, driven by the desire and need to extract maximum profit from urban spaces, authoritarian handmaidens of capital, in the guise of State-democratic authority, turn their violence on those people who are nothing but obstacles to the management of … Continue reading

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Community against the State: Errekaleor

It is said that the history of peoples who have a history is the history of class struggle. It might be said, with at least as much truthfulness, that the history of peoples without history is the history of their struggle against the … Continue reading

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15M: From legacy to future

Spain’s 15th of May movement of 2011 marks a shift in ways of thinking and doing politics, or to borrow Amador Fernández-Savater’s expression, a shift in desire.

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The fear of contagion: Okupation and the quashing of dissent

News of an okupation echoes loudly in portugal, for the event is today rare and the okupy movement is comparatively modest and weak (in comparison to the neighbour spain, for instance).  Legislation in the country makes eviction relatively easy and … Continue reading

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Voices from an okupation: The assembleia de occupação de Lisboa

Ongoing reflections on an okupation in Lisbon (continuing a discussion) … The essay below, which we share in translation, is by Tiago F. Duarte, a member of the Assembleia de occupação de Lisboa, a collective responsible for the recent occupation … Continue reading

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The city belongs to those who occupy it: Okupying Lisbon

Reflections after an assembly of a new okupation in Lisbon … Any new occupation is invariably accompanied by uncertainty, an uncertainty only intensified by a lack of clarity over means and goals, organisation and methods of functioning, and the physical … Continue reading

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The struggle with migrants is a struggle against State-Capital

As a complement to our most recent post, a call for support from the Steki Social Centre in Thessaloniki, we publish an interview with Tasos Sagris from Void Network, for the radio program This Is Hell (u.s.a.), along with a video from sub.Media’s Trouble series entitled Refugees Welcome:Creating Solidarity … Continue reading

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In solidarity: A call for support from the Steki Social Centre, Thessaloniki

In the wake of the spread of the “syrian refugee crisis” into europe in 2015, anti-authoritarian, anti-fascist and anarchist groups in greece have created networks of mutual aid, of various kinds, in support of the migrants. Refusing any State or … Continue reading

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