Tag Archives: Spanish Revolution

Pieces of Madrid

The protest, dissidence and creativity of those who rebel in spain against State-Capital continues to weave together forms of life at the margins of/in opposition to domination.  At the heart of all that 15M and parallel movements in the country … Continue reading

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A Madrid October: 15M is dead. Long live 15M!

It would be difficult to think of 15M in the form of a movement.  If that is, as a movement which has an origin, a goal, some objectives and a trajectory … Nevertheless, an event is but a timid call … Continue reading

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The spreading of okupations: Chronicles from 15m´s spain

To okupy, to appropriate, to re-appropriate that which was claimed by theft; a theft paid for with public monies.  Today, in spain, okupation has become the central strategy of anti-capitalist politics, a politics that is not only opposed to State-Capital, … Continue reading

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15M: “Excelente. Revulsivo. Importante”

From the project 15M.cc and Stéphane M. Grueso, a new documentary about spain's 15M (with english subtitles) …

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The chimera of revolution: Travels through 15M’s spain

Chimaera … breathed awful fire, Three-headed, frightening, huge, swift-footed, strong, One head a bright-eyed lion’s, one a goats, The third a snake’s, a mighty dragon-head. Hesiod, Theogony Monsters have always defined the limits of community … Donna Haraway, A Manifesto … Continue reading

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Year 02: 15M’s spain

For the so many whom 15M has brought forth, for the enormous passion and creativity that this movement has engendered, for the extraordinary generosity and love that so many show as they build together, for its beauty and its freedom, … Continue reading

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Anarchy and 15M

As 15M approaches its second anniversary, it is an occasion to reflect on its young and yet rich history, on its present, and possible future.  Far be it from us however to suggest any kind of omniscient or final judgement … Continue reading

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This is not a demonstration – Actions, constructions and revolutionary turns to save the world.

(From Take the Square/Al final de la asamblea, a celebration of two years of rebellion in spain, in the wake of 15M). In the past two years we have completely reinvented the way we try to transform the world into … Continue reading

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Lines of tension, lines of flight: the revolution of occupations

Instead of gambling on the eternal impossibility of revolution …, why not think that a new type of revolution is in the course of becoming possible … Everything is played in uncertain games, ‘front to front, back to back, back … Continue reading

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Towards a real assembly-ism

From the working group of 15M-Madrid, Política a Largo Plazo, comes the following reflection on the assembly as a space for horizontally and freely creating human community, a reflection on what is here is called asamblearismo.  The translation from the … Continue reading

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