Category Archives: solidarity

Dilar Dirik promotes Women’s Revolution in Rojava

The Women’s Revolution in Rojava: Defeating Fascism by Constructing an Alternative Society

by Dilar Dirik

This piece is a book chapter in “A Small Key Can Open A Large Door: The Rojava Revolution” by Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness (Ed.), March 2015 (Combustion Books).24795b9d45550d61cc9f6bee7a09a629_LThe resistance against the Islamic State in Kobanê has woken the world to the cause of Kurdish women. Typical of the media’s myopia, instead of considering the radical implications of women taking up arms in a patriarchal society – especially against a group that systematically rapes and sells women as sex-slaves – even fashion magazines appropriate the struggle of Kurdish women for their own sensationalist purposes today. Continue reading Dilar Dirik promotes Women’s Revolution in Rojava

Spain’s Citizen Candidates to “Lead by Obeying your Orders” ?

…the new wave of local politicians arrive with anarchist methods of direct democracy… but how long before they are sucked int the mashine?…

Spain’s ‘citizen candidates’ shake up politics

At municipal elections, grassroots politicians are gaining support with pledges to fight corruption and austerity.ADA

A man gestures with his mouth gagged as dozens of protesters shout slogans before local elections [AP]

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Contrainfos 103.. Barcelona based video mag

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1. Ayotzinapa Support Convoy

2. Evictions in Ciutat Meridiana

3. Anarchist Film Festival

4. Victims awaiting prison for Parlament demo 3 yrs ago

5. Operation Spider 3

6. Operation Piñata

7. Strike and squatting of Telefónica Headquarters

8 Trailer,, New docu about people who lost eyes by ‘rubber’ bullets Continue reading Contrainfos 103.. Barcelona based video mag

Making Utopia: building the Commons in Iberia. part 2

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Image of a popular party.  Zaharraz Harro Vitoria.   https://lagenterula.wordpress.com/original en castellano abajo

Neighborhood movement in Vitoria / Gasteiz“We want to make the neighbors themselves decide and build the neighborhood”

 READ OR FREE DOWNLOAD THE BOOK HERE.. leer o copiar el libro gratis aquÍ Las Vecindades vitorianas. Una experiencia histórica de comunidad popular preñada de futuro Continue reading Making Utopia: building the Commons in Iberia. part 2

Police Drones.. Coming Soon to Your Barrio

0202125..’it’s only a matter of time until we have Police Drones filming us 24 hours a day”

Illinois Police Get Approval for Drone Use (just don’t call them drones ok?)

By on 05/12/2015 Americas, USA

If it looks like a drone and smells like a drone, it’s a drone. The Illinois State Police was recently granted permission by the  Federal Aviation Administration to use drones. But the police department clearly senses the PR nightmare over their use, because it’s trying very hard not to call a drone a drone.cop drones

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Have you Ever Thought… you Might be an Anarchist?

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Anarchists organize everywhere: The Catalan anarchist federation

We share and translate news from the A las barricadas

We introduce the public campaign of the Anarchist Federation of Catalonia, launched during these days to complement an earlier effort made under the slogan “Maybe you thought you were an anarchist?”. It is an outreach campaign of libertarian ideas and and the effort to connect with people who are not politicized but who may sympathize with our ideas and methods of struggle. This time it is a matter of presenting a series of struggles that libertarian people are pursuing in different areas…

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Massacre of Migrants: Fighting Apartheid State Borders

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  first part from rabble with thanks.       traducción de ‘Google en castellano abajo    Another week, another inexcusable tragedy at the borders. 40 more people flounder to their watery graves, just as a ship was approaching to rescue them.Another figure to add to the 2000-odd refugees who’ve lost their lives in the Mediterranean this year already. The corporate press and Twitterati-spectators deliver their depressingly inevitable, yet sensationally-packaged contribution to the endless ‘debates’ about immigration: “2015 On Pace To Break Record For Migrant Deaths”.

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