At this time, after nearly 10 months in Spanish state prisons, I must deliver these words to you, dear companions (female and male) who fight for the abolition of all authority and the integral development of each individual.
Monica Caballero Anarchist Political Prisoner CP Sepulveda Avila
Posted on October 22, 2014 by fesoria
Written by Monica Caballero from prison Avila
“In prisons the individual is crushed in the depths of her/his essence”
Today anarchism is a major concern in terms of security for many Western (and some Eastern) states; in this witch hunt informal antiauthoritarian anything goes, this repressive hysteria is inherent in our quest for total freedom, is as old as the anarchist ideas. So all who attempt to confront or question the prevailing order must expect a momentary or prolonged visit at one of these monuments of human extermination. Continue reading Monica Caballero.. letter from an anarchist prisoner
Strong protests in Barcelona and nearby towns. Riot Police reinforcements moving from Madrid, Valladolid and Zaragoza # EfectoCanVies
7,000 people converge on the Saints in the third day of protests against the eviction of Can Vies, the police State, and capitalist misery.
Blue lights , police , reflected on the wet asphalt Street of Sants, a big working class barrio of trendy Barcelona. . Endless lines of Catalan police vans rushing up and down.. dispersing the thousands of demonstrators who immediately reappeared… a neighbour blasting protest songs from a balcony.. for the third consecutive day , this neighborhood has burned following the eviction of Can Vies, decreed by the government of Xavier Trias, of an assembly-run Social Center occupied for 17 years. ..
(Can Vies was a local self-run Occupied Social Center, going for 17 yrs in an ex union building, with wide neighbourhood support. The Coumcil ordered an eviction for a ‘green space’ to crush an organisation outside its idea of a sanitised, top down, rich only, capitalist paradise. They were warned many times that evicting Can Vies would be the start of urbaan warfare, with 70% youth unemployment. Yet the arrogant idiots went ahead and lit that fuse…..)
Continue reading 3rd day: Can Vies Uprising spreads like Wildfire # EfectoCanVies
French Antifascist Murdered by Nazis in Paris
Posted on June 6, 2013 by denverabc
A young left-wing activist has died after an attack by skinheads left him brain dead on Wednesday night. Clément Méric fell to the ground after being physically assaulted by a group of skinheads in the 9th district of central Paris. Continue reading 18 yr old anti nazi Clement killed by skins
See film preview. An Anarchist Life, Italy (English subs).
The amazing story of The Anarchist Blacksmith
It is a model story, an extraordinary adventure, a tale of revolutionary practice and tension, among anarchy and irony, simplicity, curiosity and vitality all throughout Europe, its wars and the social struggles of the 1900s. It is a story on how to live all in one breath, responsibly, diving into contradictions, “getting one’s hands dirty”, and still keeping one’s balance between theory and practice….
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Worker, fighter, militant, prisoner, conspirator, soldier, confined, bomber, escaped … this and much more is Umberto Tommasini, blacksmith anarchist, travelling through the twentieth century driven by human energy and a contagious vitality. He is living in empathy with the world around him but at the same time he questions it totally. An approach is nowadays very rare.
Continue reading The amazing story of The Anarchist Blacksmith