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Collectives and Groups opposing Machismo in Liberated Zones: Counter-Communiqué

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Due to events that have been occurring in the Iberian Occupied Social Centres for some time we feel morally obliged to write this informative text. We are fed up with sexist and condescending, complicity and hetero speeches. We believe that feminism is a cornerstone on which to base the Commons and everyday politics and in occupied social centers, and that sexism is not  just the ego of a group of people who refuse to recognize its dynamic in their ‘machirulo’ speeches but also a structural system that we need to question, analyze and oppose every day. (note: ‘machirulo in this context seems like ´laddish male bonding that relishes machismo’) These facts only serve to confuse people and do a disservice to the world of punk, hardcore and music linked to social movements.

Let’s speak clearly: We believe  ( Occupied Self-Managed Social Centres), assemblies, collective groups and comrades should take a position against gender violence from thousands of possible fronts, and that includes exposing socially for public knowledge and collective scrutiny such ‘ anarkopunkarras’ groups  as Penetrazión Sorpressa (note. ‘Surprise Penetration’.. refers to rape while being deniable). Continue reading Collectives and Groups opposing Machismo in Liberated Zones: Counter-Communiqué

Fuchsia Blood.. Sangre Fucsia.. Podcast-Fanzines Feministas

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We are the guts, the punch, the bleeding.   Its a Sound fanzine @AgorasolRadio live every Friday from 20 to 21h. and now also on Pikara (in Spanish).       Somos la víscera, el puñetazo, la hemorragia. Fanzine sonoro de @AgorasolRadio en directo cada viernes de 20 a 21h. y ahora también en Pikara.fuschia blood

Fuchsia Blood # 76 Women in community   Sangre Fucsia #76 Mujeres en comunidad    01:05:35 min | hace 17 días | Ir a Escuchar I LISTEN HERE  Julieta Paredes and Adriana Guzman tell us about the feminist community and how they respond to colonial patriarchy.  ( in Spanish)        Julieta Paredes y Adriana Guzmán nos cuentan qué es el feminismo comunitario y cómo responden al patriarcado colonialista.

Julieta Paredes and Adriana Guzman, of the Bolivian feminist community have been touring Europe presenting their book ‘The fabric of rebellion’. What is Community Feminism? Between workshops and talks, they have found a niche to interview with Sangre Fuchsia.       ….Julieta Paredes y Adriana Guzmán, feministas comunitarias bolivianas, han estado de gira por Europa presentando su libro El tejido de la rebeldía. ¿Qué es el feminismo comunitario? Entre taller y charla, han encontrado un hueco para entrevistarse con Sangre Fucsia.

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(VIDEO) Criminalización, pobreza energética, huelga Telefónica y otros en el [Contrainfos 100]

Por Contrainfos..  (1) Aniversario, (2) Alerta en Yarmouk (3) Multan a feministas (4) Bomberos y pobreza energética (5) Autogestión en Kan Pasqual (6) Resumen de conflictos desde 2013 (7) Homenaje a minero inmolado (8) Feria de la Yunta   https://youtu.be/lY5wg90Xchk

Benvinguts al contrainfos número….. 100!

1. Avui a la Plaça del Sol

Okupem les Ones fa 12 anys amb latele.cat. Les paelles en marxa a la plaça del Sol.sol

2. Camp Refugiats Yarmouk

I ara sí, la primera notícia d´aquest contrainfos la dediquen a la terrible situación que viu el barrí palestí de Yarmouk, assetjat per la guerra i en situación d´emergència humanitària. Veiem doncs un resum que ha preparar una companya.Mideast Syria Reconciliation

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¿ Barcelona Council to be taken by Feminists ?

Is Barcelona on the verge of a feminist revolution?

by Kate Shea Baird on April 7, 2015  first printed in ROAR

Ada Colau and the other women involved in the citizen platform Barcelona en Comú are showing how municipal politics can be feminized from the bottom up.

ada colauSomething special is happening in Barcelona. At the local elections in May, the citizen platform Barcelona en Comú (Barcelona in Common) could snatch control of the city council. If it succeeds, the consequences for the women of Barcelona and, perhaps, cities all over the world, could be radical.A victory for Barcelona en Comú would catapult anti-eviction activist Ada Colau into the mayoralty. Continue reading ¿ Barcelona Council to be taken by Feminists ?

#RebuildKobane : photos of victorious return

kobane foundationsAlthough the conditions are not optimal and the cantonal government has warned that the situation is unstable, there are more than 40,000 people have returned to the city where there is are minimum services.

kobane-ypg-10Just last week opened the first school and the first store and the first dentist. Many city services depend on the result of the current offensive by YPG, the FSA and YPJ front west. Continue reading #RebuildKobane : photos of victorious return

More Anarchists join Rojava Revolution as ISIS retreats

Rojava RevolutionThe Kurdish people are a nation without a State, living in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Turkey. Resisting heavy repression in Turkey they formed the PKK, which was a strict top-down  Stalinist type guerilla movement for many years.

THEN THEIR IMPRISONED LEADER, ABDULLAH ÖCALAN, READ BOOKS BY THE US ANARCHIST MURRAY BOOKCHIN AND CHANGED HIS VIEWS, AND THE PKK EAGERLY ADAPTED THEMSELVES.

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Women to force ban on Buying Sex in Ireland

 

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by Meghan Murphy   . The Irish Times reports that Cabinet has decided to proceed with legislation that will criminalize johns in the Republic of Ireland. Members of the Stormont assembly voted in favour of a bill that would outlaw the purchase of sex last month in Northern Ireland. The decision to adopt this legislation in the Republic of Ireland is part of a growing trend, in terms of prostitution law.

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