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When rebellion is child’s play: John Holloway on the zapatistas

John Holloway has been a keen observer of the zapatista movement since its beginning, and we share two reflections by him, as a closing contribution on the mexican revolution, or revolutions, both past and present.

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Love and revolution: A film by Yannis Youlountas

We share below Yannis Youlountas most recent documentary film-testimony of struggles for autonomy in greece.  In letting those who are directly engaged in these struggles speak for themselves, his work offers a glimpse of what served as a title for … Continue reading

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In a rebellious month of May, reflections on militant autonomy

Radical political militancy is never intellectually unarmed, for it always assumes some understanding of what it contests and of how it can or should be overcome.  It also carries with it some idea of what is to follow the detested … Continue reading

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France 2015-2017: Permanent rebellion

On the eve of the french presidential elections, we share from the Crimethinc collective,  the first of two reflections on french politics, that is, on the only politics that matters, that which comes from below …

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Standing with Standing Rock

“State security services in North Dakota have used tear gas and water hoses against hundreds of activists protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Protesters also reported being hit with rubber bullets and percussion grenades on a bridge just north of … Continue reading

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No Borders: Social Struggles Across the U.S.A.

We share below the trailer to, and the first episode, of an 11 part series “No Borders: Social Struggles Across the USA” by the international anarchist media team, Sur Negro Productions, in collaboration with members of Black Rose/Rosa Negra and … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: At the banquet of intellectuals

Revolution is not ‘showing’ life to people, but making them live. A revolutionary organization must always remember that its objective is not getting its adherents to listen to convincing talks by expert leaders, but getting them to speak for themselves, … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Reading an occupation

The principal function of politics is the configuration of its proper space.  It is to disclose the world of its subjects and its operations. Jacques Rancière, Ten Theses on Politics The occupation of the Place de la Republique of Paris by “Nuit … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Other voices

The Nuit Debout movement in france takes on no single form, even behind the ritual of the general assemblies in Paris and now other cities.  It is plural, chaotic, fed by the multiple protests against the country’s new proposed labour … Continue reading

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Nuit Debout: Resonances of rebellion

“This must be a perfect mini-society,” a member of the gardening committee told the crowd. A poetry committee has been set up to document and create the movement’s slogans. “Every movement needs its artistic and literary element,” said the poet … Continue reading

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