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

Since the winter of 2012-2013, the Notre-Dame-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-Dame-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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Kristin Ross: The commune as a form of life

Les Soulèvements de la Terre have succeeded in reorienting the gaze of city dwellers towards the countryside In this in-depth interview, Kristin Ross discusses her recently published book, La forme-Commune, and the protests that have been erupting across France. (This article was originally … Continue reading

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France: Reading events at Sainte-Soline and Serge Duteuil-Graziani

Serge Duteuil-Graziani came out of a coma, a month after being seriously injured during the demonstration against mega-reservoir in Sainte-Soline on March 25, 2023. But his prognosis remains critical. We begin with a press release of April 26, from his … Continue reading

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The Defense of Lützerath

From the CrimethInc. collective (19/01/2023) … The Defense of Lützerath: A Photoessay and Poster Documenting Ecological Destruction and Resistance Over the past week, police have taken brutal steps to suppress ecological movements in Europe and the United States. In Germany, … Continue reading

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Sabotage: Stories and lessons from france

Sabotage as a form of revolt is as old as human exploitation. Emile Pouget, Sabotage Sabotage is to this class struggle what the guerrilla warfare is to the battle. The strike is the open battle of the class struggle, sabotage … Continue reading

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Destituent power as living communism

“To destitute is not primarily to attack the institution, but to attack the need we have of it.” This statement, from the Invisible Committee’s text Now (2016), is at the heart of an essay by Spencer Beswick that we share … Continue reading

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The Syrian Cantina in Montreuil: Organizing in Exile

From the CrimethInc. collective (15/03/2022) … How Refugees Can Continue Revolutionary Struggle in Foreign Lands Eleven years ago, on March 15, 2011, protests broke out in Syria against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Over the following years, a revolution took … Continue reading

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Raoul Vaneigem: Revolutionary Theses

The new world takes shape in the wonderment that children teach to those who rediscover their own childhoods. It is up to us to learn to be reborn in the rebirth of the world. Raoul Vaneigem In a recent text … Continue reading

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This is What Energy Transition Looks Like

Reflections on the struggle against the need for energy and its production under capital, reflections on the illusions of “renewable or green energy sources”, reflections on the ZAD as a model of resistance-creation, … remembering the Amassada ZAD … This … Continue reading

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