Category Archives: social revolution

Here’s what happened when Bogota decided to let graffiti artists do their thing? WONDERFUL ARTS. INDEED!

Originally posted on spiritandanimal.wordpress.com:

Here’s what happened when Bogota decided to let graffiti artists do their thing

by Manuel Rueda

Most major cities in the world frown on graffiti. Authorities penalize taggers with jail time or hefty fines. Colombia’s capital city is taking a different approach—and the results have been colorful, to say the least.
The walls of Bogota are covered in intricate tags, primitive scrawls, and elaborate murals, making this city of 8 million one of the world’s trendiest showcases of modern street art.
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Crisp, an Australian street artist who resettled in Bogota five years ago, says the city’s permissive attitude towards graffiti — taggers are only occasionally fined —allows artists to spend more time on their paintings, resulting in more thoughtful pieces than those found in other cities such as New York or London, where work is done hurriedly at night to avoid police.
“We mostly work during the day here, and we have time to focus on more long term projects,” Crisp said. “I’ve had people bring me lemonade…

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Fracking in Mexico involves Halliburton

Originally posted on Compañero Manuel:

Neoliberal Ecocide

Photo: Hermann Bellinghausen Photo: Hermann Bellinghausen

ALARM IN THE HUASTECA FACING THE ONSLAUGHT OF FRACKING

By: Hermann Bellinghausen

Huayacocotla, Ver.

Slow but relentless, alarm runs through the northern mountains and lowlands of the Huasteca: a threat hovers over the territorial rights of thousands of communities. And, it has a name, although it’s not the only one: “fracking,” or hydraulic fracture, a new and aggressive procedure for extracting gas and oil below and inside of large underground rocks. More than a hundred municipios (counties) in four states are threatened by fracking in phases zero and one of the Secretary of Energy, according to maps from Advanced Resources International of the Huasteca and of Totonacapan, according to what the Mexican Alliance Against Fracking has documented.

There are 49 municipios at imminent risk in Veracruz, 22 in Puebla, 21 in Hidalgo and 18 in San Luis Potosí (SLP): communities and agricultural fields of…

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Fascist council smashes Ofelia Nieto 29, neighbours try to rebuild

thumb__67U2594#‎ReconstrucciON29‬ ‪#‎Madrid‬: People are rebuilding the evicted and demolished house at 29 Ofelia Nieto st right now. Here is a video with english subtitles about the house: A documentary of Michele Cristofoletti & Hugo Atman. Synopsis

Six square meters. That’s enough for the city of Madrid to take the family Gracia Gonzáles away the ownership of their house, in which they live. Father, mother, two daughters and their families who have been struggling for 10 years to see recognized their right to live in the very same house in which they grew up. Continue reading Fascist council smashes Ofelia Nieto 29, neighbours try to rebuild

act now.. Don’t let the ZAD Testet die !!!..demo March 7th

Come to save the Valley of Sivens, now or later on March 7, the day after the decision of the General Council of the Tarn !!!
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ZAD the Testet, more alive, beautiful and angry than ever, is already condemned to death by all the powers (local, regional, centra) who all said it was necessary to “eliminate” the illegal occupation of the valley of Sivens by  …a bunch of “peluts”, “to anarcho-terrorism”, the “jihadist-greens”, “foreigners to the region”, the “drug-assisted”, “handled by experienced activists to sow disorder at home “etc, etc .. The qualifiers which our enemies use are extremely diverse … Continue reading act now.. Don’t let the ZAD Testet die !!!..demo March 7th

Solidaridad con Emma. Preso anarquista.

 

Via Bristol ABC.. Preso anarquista, Emma Sheppard fue condenado a 2 años de cárcel el martes 24 de febrero 2015 en Bristol Tribunal de la Corona por cometer daños criminales imprudentemente y ‘poner en peligro la vida’.

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La acusación se refiere al daño criminal a  los coches de policía enla zona de Bristol.

* Por favor, escriba cartas de solidaridad a: Continue reading Solidaridad con Emma. Preso anarquista.

We want him FREE. We want him ALIVE.. José Antúnez Becerra

josé AntúnezThe coming days will be crucial in the fight for the life and freedom of José Antúnez  ..Solidarity outside the walls will be felt more strongly. Because José is not alone …
We want him free¡¡¡ We want him alive¡¡¡ 

Continue reading We want him FREE. We want him ALIVE.. José Antúnez Becerra

War on Whistleblowers (featuring Edward Snowden and David Carr) 2015

Originally posted on Dandelion Salad:

I want you to blow the whistle Image by mike via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

Brave New Films on Feb 23, 2015

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