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(de) FAU-IAA - Direct Action #224 - FAU-Ticker
Fri Aug 01 19:55:02 GMT 2014
+++ Vom 14. bis 21. Juni stellte Allan Antliff zusammen mit Katja Kronauer sein Buch "Anarchismus und Kunst" in Berlin, Jena, Weimar, Bielefeld, Mannheim, Stuttgart und Nürnberg vor auf Einladung der dortigen Syndikate vor. +++ Die FAU Regensburg veröffentlichte einen Lohnspiegel für die Regensburger Gastronomie. (siehe S. 1) +++ Die FAU Dresden veranstaltete zum 1. Mai ein dreistündiges libertäres Kulturprogramm mit Konzert und Demo +++ Dieselbe beteiligte sich an Kundgebungen zum Tag der Erwerbslosen und für den Erhalt der Geburtshilfe und am Flashmob "Pflege am Boden". +++ Die FAU Erfurt/Jena informierte am 12. Juni über den Minijobber*innenstreik in der Dresdener Kneipe "Trotzdem". +++ Die FAU Berlin organisierte auf der Freilichtbühne Weißensee Konzerte mit der Kölner Overall Brigade (in kleiner Besetzung) sowie Paul Geigerzähler ++ Selbige ...
(en) African Anarchist Collective Tokologo #3 - CORRUPTION BY THE ELITE - What are your rights? By NOBUHLE DUBE ?TAAC?
Fri Aug 01 19:53:31 GMT 2014
Although the Constitution protects the rights of whistle-blowers, and we have laws that are meant to promote their rights (such as the Protected Disclosures Act), in reality there is not much protection for whistle-blowers and such people face huge challenges. ---- For example, people who "blow the whistle" on their employers often lose their jobs (even though the law says you cannot be ired for whistle-blowing). Sometimes the corrupt person will say the whistle-blower has broken the law and hire a lawyer to threaten them, or take them to court. Sometimes whistleblowers have even been hurt or killed! ---- South Africa's whistleblowers are being targeted, intimidated and silenced. ---- We must stand with them!
(nl) Cuba, ARBEIDERSPARADIJS KWIJT: DAG VAN DE ARBEID IN HAVANA [en]
Fri Aug 01 16:18:07 GMT 2014
Een lid van de Manchester Anarchist Federation bezocht eerder deze maand Cuba en doet verslag van de gebeurtenissen en de achtergrond van de Internationale Dag van de Arbeid vieringen van dit jaar. ---- Meer dan 100.000 mensen woonden de Dag van de Arbeid demonstratie op het Revolutie Plein van dit jaar bij, om te herinneren aan de internationale dag van de arbeid en de Cubaanse revoluties van 56 jaar geleden. Onder hen was een 'internationale brigade' van jonge Britse vakbondsleden en socialisten en wensen van solidariteit van de hele wereld. ---- Terwijl het hier ongetwijfeld een populaire vrije dag is, worden de meeste Cubanen aangemoedigd, en velen van hen gedwongen (bijvoorbeeld scholieren) om de resultaten van 'het socialisme' te vieren - ik zeg de meeste Cubanen aangezien, anders dan Dag van de Arbeid demonstraties in de hele wereld, ...
(pt) Canada, ucl-saguenay, A extrema-direita testemunho Saguenay a uma deriva juventude por Collectif Emma Goldman (en, fr) [traduccion automatica]
Fri Aug 01 15:07:49 GMT 2014
Eu não vejo como começar este texto, pois é um assunto que é difícil. J'suis um cara de 22 anos. Este texto veio a mim, ou melhor, que deriva durante uma deriva com alguns amigos. Eu era um ativista com alguma longo especialmente no movimento estudantil, ele realmente não sabia o meu passado. Encontrei-os na abertura e que me levou a escrever a história que eu lhes disse. ---- Comece dizendo que eu era jovem, jovem e ignorante. Eu realmente não tenho o meu lugar no microcosmo de um multi. Era clássico, havia atletas, skateux , os nerds , nerds e assim por diante. Mesmo se eu pudesse me associar com alguns grupos, eu estava apenas gravitar. Eu vivi um pouco de frustração, raiva fervendo, eu tendo a me isolar e marginalizar mim. Secundária 3, eu conheci algumas pessoas que viveram o mesmo desconforto. No final do ano, nós éramos dez, vários ouvia música metal, alguns hardcore e ...
(en) Canada, ucl-saguenay - The extreme-right Saguenay testimony to a youth adrift by Collectif Emma Goldman.(fr, pt) [machine translation]
Fri Aug 01 14:41:41 GMT 2014
I do not see how to begin this text because it is a subject that is difficult. J'suis a 22 year old guy. This text came to me, or rather drifting during a drift with a few friends. I was an activist with some long especially in the student movement, he did not really know my past. I found them in the opening and they have prompted me to write the story I told them. ---- Start by saying that I was young, young and ignorant. I do not really have my place in the microcosm of a multi. It was classic, there were athletes, skateux , the geeks , nerds and so on. Even if I could associate myself with some groups, I was just gravitate. I lived a little frustration, boiling anger, I tend to isolate myself and marginalize me. Secondary 3, I met some people who lived the same discomfort. At the end of the year, we were ten, several listened to metal music, some hardcore and some, like ...
(fr) Canada, ucl-saguenay, L'extrême-droite au Saguenay: témoignage sur une jeunesse à la dérive par Collectif Emma Goldman
Fri Aug 01 14:37:59 GMT 2014
Jeunesse à la dérive ---- Je vois mal comment amorcer ce texte parce que c'est un sujet qui est délicat. J'suis un gars de 22 ans. Ce texte m'est venu à la dérive ou plutôt lors d'une dérive avec quelques camarades. Je militais avec certains depuis longtemps surtout dans le mouvement étudiant, il ne connaissait pas vraiment mon passé. J'ai trouvé chez eux de l'ouverture et ils m'ont incité à écrire l'histoire que je leur ai racontée. ---- Commençons par dire que j'étais jeune, jeune et ignorant. Je n'avais pas réellement ma place dans le microcosme d'une polyvalente. C'était classique, Il y avait les sportifs, les skateux, les geeks, les intellos et j'en passe. Même si je pouvais m'associer à certains groupes, je ne faisais que graviter autour. Je vivais un peu de frustration, une colère bouillante, j'avais tendance à m'isoler et à me marginaliser. En secondaire 3, j'ai ...
(en) Britain, North East Anarchists shared North East Anarchists - conference September 13th 2014's
Fri Aug 01 14:28:26 GMT 2014
MEETING THURSDAY NIGHT July 31st in a new venue in Newcastle- those who know us should get in touch via their normal methods ---- Meet and greet:) ---- We are happy with people getting involved over something specific, and then living their own life again apart from the everyday NEA organising. In todays 24/7 society this is increasingly likely. ---- SO! On September 13th 2014 we are organising a North East Anarchists conference, and we would likely some input and practical help, which we will be discussing at this meeting..
---- Also, we have just passed the 15th anniversary of J18, and to mark this we will be bringing along a file of newspaper/magazine/photograph cuttings to relive this important event, and at least 1 of us was there so there will be some eyewitness commentary and a chance for questions as well. ---- See you there!Britain, ...
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