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).The 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→
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.
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…
first part from rabble with thanks.traducción de ‘Google en castellano abajoAnother 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”.