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(en) Greece, gruppo comunisti libertari (atene) - If we go to work is our obligation, the turning our home is our right (gr) [machine translation]
Wed May 27 07:11:31 GMT 2015
We, in this blog, deal repeatedly about the consequences of the philosophy of modern management in enterprises, especially in large (private, public and hybrid), especially in the field of labor relations and the economic development of companies. Relevant text of the writer, was published in the newspaper and formerly TO qualifications (see. The end of the text) which, briefly, analyzes the causes and consequences of this phenomenon, in labor relations and economic development of companies. Not accidentally, the specific text (which of course has its defects involving the limited space of a newspaper), focus on refineries: Refineries are and were the dominant model of the "great and constant undertaking" in Greece. In reality of course, they are brothels, but always judged by the share and mintiaki image. I do not know for example, what is more appalling: the ...
(en) Britain, AF Organise! magazine Issue 84 Summer 2015 - CONTENTS + Editorial
Wed May 27 07:11:16 GMT 2015
CONTENTS ---- Editorial ---- Fight for the City: Social cleansing. Social warfare. ---- Poking a future monarch with a stick ---- War and Barbarism ---- Rojava: Reality & Rhetoric ---- A load of crystal balls: the Election and Beyond ---- What the Suffragettes did for us ---- Sylvia Pankhurst on Parliament ---- Report from AFem 2014 Anarcha-feminist Conference in London ---- Culture: Theo Van Rysselberghe ---- Review: The Wobblies in Their Heyday ---- Review: The Method of Freedom ---- Obituary: Colin Parker ---- Editorial: What's in the Latest Organise! ---- As this issue of Organise! goes to press at the time of the election. As we say here, whoever wins the election the governments always gets in. Whichever brand of politician ends up in the majority or whatever coalition is lashed together we know that the current programme of capitalist austerity will continue. ...
(en) Coordination des Groupes Anarchistes - Verdict in Zyed and Bouna case: police impunity and state racism! (fr) [machine translation]
Wed May 27 07:11:00 GMT 2015
Press sexternal relations of the Coordination Groups of anarchists following the acquittal of the police officers responsible for the deaths of Bouna and Zyed. The two police officers involved for "failure to assist a person in danger" are now bleached by justice. Verdict unsustainable. Justice accomplice. ---- The Coordination of Anarchist Groups held to denounce the verdict of May 18, and to provide support to families, and salutes their courage and determination in this event that lasts for ten years. ---- In 2005, Zyed and Bouna, two children died because being chased by the police. When they took refuge in the most dangerous area of an electrical transformer, the police watched and let it happen. Following their deaths, three weeks of heavily repressed revolts took place throughout France. The state of emergency was declared, a first in France since the war in Algeria: a ...
(en) Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA: Countering the trend towards concentration of economic power and political power (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Wed May 27 07:10:03 GMT 2015
Final Document of the 90th Council of Delegates ---- The process of concentration of economic power and political power have been deployed at the European level and now Italian with an incidence growing and acute social conditions of millions of employees and temporary workers, underpaid and desindacalizzati. ---- Countering the trend towards concentration of economic power and political power ---- The process of concentration of economic power and political power have been deployed at the European level and now Italian with an incidence growing and acute social conditions of millions of employees and temporary workers, underpaid and desindacalizzati. ---- Soon (June), the autocratic European institutions guarantors of the crisis of capitalist restructuring taking place will be made available to a program of control of the economy known as the Capital Market ...
(en) WSM.ie (DABF) - The Fight Against the Water Charges - Where Next? - Contribution to DABF 2015 Panel with Video by Gregor Kerr
Wed May 27 07:08:31 GMT 2015
Can we turn the water charge movements away from the self-destruction of taking the electoral route, can we convince people in large numbers that it is on the streets and in conversations with their neighbours that the battle will be won not in the ballot box? ---- Over the coming months we need to solidify the message of the twin direct action tactics of blocking meter installation and not paying the bills – the message of people seeing themselves as leaders in their communities in terms of having that conversation – ‘I’m Not paying. You Shouldn’t Pay’ – retaining the many headed monster and avoiding the false ‘unity’ that involves leadership from above being imposed on self-organising community campaigns ---- In addressing the question of ‘where next?’ for the anti water charges campaign it is useful to start with a quick look at where it currently is, where ...
(en) Turkey, DAF Meydan #26 - Barefoot: "Prison to Fascism Package" - Av. Tuncer Gülizar (tr) [machine translation]
Wed May 27 07:08:17 GMT 2015
Increasing violence by security laws for new prisons resistance s, it will mean death and murder. ---- Every day a little more hardened, inside and outside the country for their aggressive policies passed by the failure to increase the intensity of political power, it is increasingly seeking a more fascist regime and put it into operation in accordance with the laws of a security guard. ---- Discussed for a long time in fact, the public, and now enacted "Internal Security Act" in parallel, about the prison "Prison Security Services Draft Law" prepared under the name of, and accepted a legislative subcommittee contain more dangerous provisions from other Parliamentary General Assembly ' na was introduced. Out for the security law how every kind of oppression, injustice, if against the exploitation place is a fight laws for those who will be on the streets, in the same way ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #249 - Read: Jaime Balius, 'Towards a new revolution' (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Wed May 27 07:07:28 GMT 2015
Poppy editions, based in Toulouse, translate and publish in French of Spanish anarcho-syndicalists texts, or other countries, such as Sweden or Lätt Nils André and Dori Prudhommeaux French, who participated in the Spanish revolution of 1936. ---- Jaime Balius was born in Barcelona in 1904 and died in France in 1980. After going through the Catalan nationalism in his youth and a short passage Workers and Peasants Bloc, he became a member of the Iberian Anarchist Federation in 1932 and CNT in 1936. After July 1936 he was elected vice president of the journalists' union. He is, after the May Days 1937 in Barcelona, one of the leaders of the Friends of Durruti group created in March 1937 by members of the Durruti column to oppose the reformist trend and the Spanish government participation CNT. It will be also excluded from the CNT-FAI and the Friends of Durruti, ...
(en) WSM.ie (DABF) - Benefits of the Fight for Marriage Equality in Changing a Homo/Bi/Transphobic Culture by Eilís Ní Fhlannagáin
Tue May 26 14:00:13 GMT 2015
The fights like marriage equality, which, on it's surface, seems really heteronormative, have the benefit of creating a halo effect and changing a homo/bi/transphobic culture. It makes queer people visible, it brings to light unequal treatment and starts a societal conversation that can and should be taken advantage off. ---- Sometimes the things you are fighting for aren't really the things you were fighting for and sometimes they're not the things you even end up winning. Sometimes, they even better. ---- The fights like marriage equality, which, on it's surface, seems really heteronormative, have the benefit of creating a halo effect and changing a homo/bi/transphobic culture. It makes queer people visible, it brings to light unequal treatment and starts a societal conversation that can and should be taken advantage off. ...
(en) Turkey, DAF Meydan #26 - Disposable Guide: Meetings and Demonstrations Freedom Guide (tr) [machine translation]
Tue May 26 13:59:56 GMT 2015
Functioning in the capitalists from time to time, but can be used free of sharing and solidarity information will not knitted anything in the world ... ---- Often in their statement of public administrators "unauthorized demonstration" style expressions seem to be used. Attached to the permission to do shows or walk? ---- The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the right of assembly and demonstration in the effective functioning of the democratic system to have a very important place and teeming with freedom of expression. In this way, go against the dominant view in the community, the community to provide different ideas, views and opinions of the power of individuals, regardless of their wealth or status to ensure voiced in the public sphere and the minority has the opportunity to defend the interests and opinions. ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #249 - April 18, international day of action against free trade (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Tue May 26 13:57:23 GMT 2015
Collective network Stop-Tafta, led by Attac and other membership organizations, political and trade union wants to build a grassroots movement against the various agreements in gestation. What are the issues of the day of April 18? ---- Twenty French group took over then, and dozens of cities and movements worldwide invest themselves: defense of peasant agriculture, social rights (health and safety) and the employment, free digital... all stress hardening of the peoples of conditions and the predatory logic promoted by these agreements. ---- The movement is trying to put pressure on MEPs via public opinion. A resolution on the Parliament's position on the Tafta was produced by the Committee on International Trade, resolution on which the other committees must vote in May plenary in Strasbourg. ...
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