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(en) Greece, APO, SOLIDARITY IN THE 4 GRANDERS OF THE UNDERGROUND PLAY OF 25/9/13 AT THE PATRA (gr) [machine translation]
Tue Oct 17 05:44:53 GMT 2017
On Wednesday, September 25, 2013, a day of strike in the public sector, and just a week after the assassination of Paul Fyssa by the gold-rusty Rupakia (in an ambush set up by the fascist battalions of the Athens invasion), we were on the streets by participating in the anarchist assembly blockade against wielded slavery "the toolkit" that was then in operation and developed significant action against the imposition of barbaric antisocial measures, social strife and cannibalism. ---- After the end of the demonstration, four members of the assembly, among them a companion from our team, gathered our flags in order to leave Georgiou Square, where the course ended. A few meters downstream (in the most central part of the city, Corinthos and Agios Nikolaos Street), they are surrounded by cops from the DIAS team who are immobilized, searched for their pockets and bags and bring ...
(en) KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No. 91-92, October 2017 [Double issue]
Tue Oct 17 05:44:42 GMT 2017
The PDF is up at: HERE https://www.katesharpleylibrary.net/4xgzhw View PDF (5.0 MB) and the links to the contents items is: HERE https://www.katesharpleylibrary.net/vq8510 ---- Baginski, Max. Everlasting Murder. ---- Bristol Class War, an ex-member of. Crass and Class War in the Thatcher years, by an ex-member of Bristol Class War. ---- [Debating the Miners' Strike 1]The Miners and the Left. ---- [Debating the Miners' Strike 2]Letter:[The Miners and the Left]. ---- [Debating the Miners' Strike 3]Letter: The Miners' Strike and the Anarchists. ---- [Debating the Miners' Strike 4][Letter: Anarchists and the Miners' strike]. ---- Feldman, Leah, Leo Rosser and Philip Ruff. Leah Feldman Interview. ---- Kropotkin Goes Missing. ---- Meltzer, Albert.[Debating the Miners' Strike 5]The Miners & Social Change. ---- Mercier Vega, Louis. Rejecting the Legend. ---- Pavlov, Nikolai ...
(en) What is the use of school ? the 13 octobtre in Fougères by AL Fougères (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Tue Oct 17 04:40:49 GMT 2017
The observation that one can make is that the school often generates ill-being and creates strong inequalities. Some skills are valued at the expense of others deemed unnecessary or less important, performance and competition are encouraged and the pace imposed is supported. ---- After a first meeting on pedagogy Freinet Alternative Libertaire ferns invites you on: ---- Friday, October 13 at 7:30 pm ---- Birds of the Storm ---- 14 rue de la Pinterie in fougères ---- Evening: new education, an old movement for a free childhood and a better society ! ---- During this evening we propose a projection-debate about a documentary film on a portion of the history, in the inter-war period, of the so-called new education movement in europe. an opportunity to learn about the origins of alternative pedagogies. http://www.alternativelibertaire.org/?A-quoi-ca-sert-l-ecole-7518 ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL September - history, Tour AL 1917-2017: Anarchists, their role, their choices (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Tue Oct 17 04:40:31 GMT 2017
In several cities of France and Belgium, we will discuss the special dossier of Alternative libertarian on 1917. ---- The Russian Revolution - an event of planetary significance for which the centenary is celebrated this year - is not confined to a binary confrontation between tsarists and Bolsheviks. ---- Political forces acted at that time to propose a model other than a cruel monarchy on the one hand, and a cynical dictatorship on the other. The anarchist movement fought for a democracy based on the free Soviets, and not subservient to the Communist Party ; a socialism based on self-management, and not on the total nationalization of economic life. ---- On the front line, but minority in 1917, the anarchists and anarcho-syndicalists strove to catch up and create surprise. We will tell how. ---- https://vimeo.com/224698350 ---- All local appointments involving AL: ...
(en) Catalunia, Embat's announcement in support of the campaign Trenquem El Silencio (ca) [machine translation]
Mon Oct 16 12:06:36 GMT 2017
On September 13 a woman exercised courage and courage and publicized a case of sexist violence she had suffered and how she had been managed, in such a way that she had ended up not being able military while her aggressor was going gaining power It has not only had the strength to make it public but also has put on the table a series of political reflections and proposals about how the leftist organizations manage the issue of militants who are sexist aggressors. ---- From Embat we give all the support to the woman assaulted and to her demands. ---- Here is the whole announcement, which we recommend reading: ---- https://trenquemelsilenciblog.wordpress.com/ ----
The statement is directed to the movement of the Independentist Left, but the situation is the same in the libertarian organizations. Unfortunately, in the little life of Embat, we ...
(en) [Greece] Anarchists briefly occupy Spanish embassy in Athens By ANA (gr, pt) [machine translation]
Mon Oct 16 04:18:46 GMT 2017
Greek anarchists briefly occupied, on Wednesday morning (11/10), the Spanish embassy in Athens denouncing the "repression" by the central government of Madrid. ---- About 20 anarchists from the Rouvikonas group entered the embassy, apparently through a window. They distributed leaflets throughout the building and shouted 'slogans' against the Spanish Government, and put up a banner while the police surrounded the site. ---- The pamphlets said: "Nationalism is one of the most serious social diseases, contagious and fatal (...). What happened in Catalonia was a savage attack to subdue and humiliate a social majority, "" solidarity is a weapon of the people, "" will not pass. " --- Nineteen people were arrested and taken to the Athens police headquarters. "No damages were reported," according to local media. The detainees will be sentenced by a court of law on ...
(en) Britain, notts black arrow: Latest publications by AF resistance bulletin #162, free online
Mon Oct 16 04:18:28 GMT 2017
The Autumn 2017 16 page issue of our free paper Resistance is out in print and available for free download here https://afed.org.uk/mourn-the-dead-and-fight-like-hell-for-the-living-resistance-bulletin-162/ Let us know what you think of it. ---- Contents ---- Mourn the Dead and Fight Like Hell for the Living! Grenville fire - 1 Cover article ---- Topple Trump - 2 ---- Anarchism in the Age of Trump - 3 ---- Latest Battle Against the Racist Vans - 4 ---- Organising at Work - 5 ---- From Bristol to Berlin, the Gig Economy Fight Back Continues - 6 ---- Struggle For The Soul of Pride - 7 ---- Because They Were Poor: The Grenfell Fire - 8 ---- Four Ways You Can Support the Survivors of Grenfell - 9 ---- Edinburgh Mothers Fight the Benefits Cap! - 10 ---- Rent Strike in Toronto - 12 ---- Say No to Prisoner Exploitation - ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - The unit to win (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Mon Oct 16 03:58:06 GMT 2017
Solidaires appealed to all social movement organizations and parties to come together to work together to take action to develop mobilization. Here is the appeal from this meeting with the first signatures. ---- Our organizations met on October 4th at the Paris Job Exchange. ---- They share the following observation: the government applies the Medef society project, prevents employment, facilitates redundancies and upsets social relations and norms, the ordinances are only the first stone of a vast project of massive destruction announced: pensions, social security, social housing, social assistance and unemployment insurance, but also the degradation and privatization of public services, in a context of questioning public freedoms. ---- In the face of these attacks, we are at a historic turning point which requires organizing a powerful social movement and giving it ...
(en) [Belarus] Russian anarchist Piotr Riabov arrested goes on hunger strike By ANA (pt) [machine translation]
Mon Oct 16 03:57:56 GMT 2017
Piotr Riabov, one of the most notorious historians of anarchism in Russia, a professor in the Department of Philosophy at Moscow University of Pedagogy, was arrested today because of a lecture on the history of the anarchist movement . He was sentenced to six days in prison and went on hunger strike. ---- The arrest took place last October 9 in the town of Baranovichi, Belarus, where Riabov traveled to lecture. Police invaded the lecture and arrested the historian and more than twenty people who came to the event. All were taken to the police station and questioned. Police seized the books and other printed material that Riabov would use during the lecture. On that day, all were released after the interrogations. ---- However, on October 10, Riabov was detained again on the city's railway when he was returning to Moscow. He was tried on October 11 and sentenced to six ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL September - Immigration: The wrong idea of corridors (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Mon Oct 16 03:30:53 GMT 2017
The government is multiplying advertisements and ineffective measures to " fight " immigration. The latest measures aim to establish humanitarian hotspots and corridors while diminishing the capacity of humanitarian organizations. ---- In his speech of July 27, Macron promised a better care of the refugees, and declared: " By the end of the year, I no longer want anyone in the streets, in the woods. " If his wish to see realized a day, it is certainly not due to measures announced. On the ground, police violence continued: gassing in Calais and elsewhere, daily repression at the border, and so on. ---- Humanitarian Corridors, Ofpra Examination Centers ---- According to Macron, there are good and bad migrants: refugees and " economic " migrants . The objective of his government is to see only the first, by sorting before their arrival on French territory, ...
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