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comment: When will the Spanish govt finally allow a search for the hundreds of thousands ‘stolen’ under their fascist dictatorship.

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DNA test solves Argentina ‘dirty war’ riddle

Symbol of struggle for victims of the 1976-83 dictatorship finds her grandson after 36 years.

The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo believe around 500 children are still missing [AP]
The founder of Argentina’s leading human rights group has said that she has found a grandson taken from her daughter while a prisoner of the military dictatorship in the 1970s, one of the long-unsolved mysteries from the “dirty war” era.Surrounded by her large extended family, an emotional Estela Barnes de Carlotto, founder of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, announced on Monday that her long hunt for her grandchild had ended, while acknowledging other families are still searching for hundreds of children taken under similar circumstances.

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Occupy theorists launch militant research handbook

by ROAR Collective on September 12, 2013

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A collaborative project seeks to redefine the place where activism and academia meet by promoting militant research in, about and with the movements.

The Militant Research Handbook

 

New York University, 2013
FULL VERSION  http://www.visualculturenow.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/MRH_Web.pdf Continue reading

 

Hello from Barcelona,

This is the (almost) weekly newsletter about the activities of 15M movement, mainly in Catalonia.

 

1. WE ARE NOT LEAVING, THEY ARE KICKING US OUT – #NoNosVamosNosEchanjuventud sin futuro

 

On April 7th, Spanish youngsters living all around the world followed the mobilization call  of the Spanish collective  Juventud sin Futuro  ( Youth without a future see NL#16, 3 ). The main demo was in Madrid, where thousands of people took to the streets. Solidarity demos and concentrations happened in more than 30 cities all around the world  Continue reading

montsanto in Cordoba

Diseases on the Rise: A report warns of the danger of installing a plant biotech company Monsanto in a locality in Argentina.

According to Arnulphi Cristina, member of the Union of Citizen Assemblies, the installation would have catastrophic consequences.

The survey, conducted by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Cordoba, concluded that it was recommended that Monsanto NOT build the plant in the municipality of Malvinas Argentinas, located about 35 kilometers from Buenos Aires, due to its current health situation.

Researchers detected at that site congenital malformations, spontaneous abortions and respiratory and skin diseases, caused precisely by the spraying of the fields found in neighboring towns. Continue reading

In the last few days a wave of anti government demonstrations have  transformed into mass looting which is still spreading looting the insane systemacross the country. People have lost all faith in yet another round of austerity and cutbacks to please the 1% controlled markets in this resource rich country.

Union leader Hugo Moyano, who opposes the government’s economic policies, dismissed the government’s accusations of a left wing plot and organised robbery.

“This is probably triggered by the difficult situation the people of Argentina are facing. I cannot imagine that this has been organised by someone,” said Mr Moyano, head of the powerful CGT union. Continue reading

note. posts on NH3 the CO2-Free fuel now have their own blog HERE.. http://co2freefuelexistsnow.wordpress.com/
Repsol YPF amenaza con el ‘fracking’ una región argentina.
Con el truco de declarar ‘nuevos’ depósitos que podrían ser explotados con la nueva técnica de ‘fracking’ Repsol ha ganado 5% en valor, no sé cuantos milion. No les importa que ‘fracking’ envenena permanentement el acuífer.
Pero los depositos de hydrocarburos ya conocidas son más que suficientes para llevar el Cambio Climático al límite absoluto de +2·C , así que
las prospecciones de Repsol son crimenes masivos contra el futuro de la tierra, denegando una vida a nuestros hij*s y condenando miles o miliones de especies maravilosas a la extinción.

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