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The Gezi Resistance, June 2013

Going back to Turkey and the Gezi Park insurrection, and keeping the memory of the latter alive, with the CrimethInc. collective (20/06/2022) … Early on May 28, 2013, a bulldozer arrived in Gezi Park, at the center of Istanbul, and … Continue reading

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Rordrigo Karmy Bolton: Fragments of a Chile in Revolt

Every revolt is circumscribed by precise borders in historical time and historical space. Before it and after it lie the no-man’s-land and duration of each and everyone’s lives, in which are fought un- interrupted individual battles. The concept of permanent … Continue reading

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South Africa: We Carry a New World in Our Riots

From the CrimethInc. collective (13/08/2021), reflections on the looting and unrest of July 2021 in south africa … Beginning on July 9, 2021, when the Pietermaritzburg High Court upheld the conviction and sentencing of former South African president Jacob Zuma, … Continue reading

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Brazil: Only Revolt Can Bring Down Bolsonaro

From the CrimethInc. collective (12/08/2021) … Ahead of the 2022 elections, Brazil is now reprising the same dramatic showdown that the United States faced in 2020. As the pandemic intensifies alongside corruption scandals and the unrestrained plundering of Indigenous lands, … Continue reading

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Colombia: how the bodies of the disappeared appear

For several weeks now, they have begun to appear in the rivers, mainly in the Cauca and in various areas where there has been a strong social mobilisation, bodies of young people killed and dismembered, many of them in plastic … Continue reading

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Chronicle of Cali, capital of the resistance

For those who may not of heard … Protests in Colombia that began in late April over a proposed tax hike have morphed into a generational outcry over the country’s deep-rooted inequalities. Fifty-eight people have died in six weeks of unrest … Continue reading

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Raoul Vaneigem: Remembering Oaxaca, for today

Time is the popular strike’s worst enemy. As supply shortages begin, the community could turn against the blockade points. But the poverty and state neglect are so extreme in these resisting sectors that the youth have nothing to lose and … Continue reading

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Columbia: A general strike as insurrection

From the CrimethInc. collective (20/05/2021) … “Instead, We Became Millions”: Inside Colombia’s Ongoing General Strike Despite brutal state repression, Colombia’s general strike has continued strong now for 23 days. The revolt has largely been leaderless and solidarity has expanded to include an … Continue reading

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Colombia’s democratic facade is crumbling to pieces

From Roarmag (13/05/2021), a reflection on the recent uprising in colombia by José Antonio Gutiérrez D.. The state’s brutal response to a one-day general strike has sparked weeks of protests in Colombia, resulting in dozens of deaths. The time for … Continue reading

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A political reflection on love

For the principle which ought to be the guide of men who would nobly live—that principle, I say, neither kindred, nor honour, nor wealth, nor any other motive is able to implant so well as love. Of what am I … Continue reading

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