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(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #241 - Hayange: The extreme right will not Alsace and Lorraine! (fr, pt) [machine translation]
Tue Sep 16 13:37:33 GMT 2014

FN passed the last municipal, common Hayange (Moselle) however, is not a mark of fascists, as demonstrated by the participation of many people in an anti-fascist demonstration on May 31 It's rebuilding class solidarity that palliate the effects of anti-social policies that the bed of the far right. ---- "Anti-Fascist, anti-capitalist! It's hot, it's hot, it's hot for fascists! " These are the words that resonated Saturday, May 31, in the early afternoon, against the walls of City Hall Hayange, echoing the results of the municipal election two months earlier. ---- As part of the anti-fascist unit libertarian campaign (Claf) Alternative libertarian Moselle and Lorraine CNT held a rally outside the town hall Hayange with power words of these two organizations, followed by a demonstration in the city center. More than two hundred people, including many many Hayangeois, joined the ...

(en) Anarkismo.net: Over the Walls of Nationalisms and Wars by bask/bab
Tue Sep 16 13:00:00 GMT 2014

It is clear that nationalism is a tool used against the exploited classes. In the Balkans, (especially in the region of ex-Yugoslavia) the rise of nationalist ideology in the 1990’s helped enable the brutal capitalist attack against society. It further atomized the population and destroyed established networks of cooperation and solidarity.
The need to confront nationalist ideology from a radical and anti-authoritarian perspective gathered us in Mostar on the 5th and 6th of September 2014, for the 8th Balkan Anarchist Bookfair. We came from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Albania, Romania, Greece and other countries outside the Balkan area. ---- The true nature of nationalism is nowhere more obvious then in Mostar, a city divided in two, with the signs of wartime brutality still evident in the streets of the city. ...

(en) WSM.ie - Legalise Cannabis protest marches through Dublin August 2014
Mon Sep 15 12:56:51 GMT 2014

Saturday evening August 23 saw over a 1000 people take part in a demonstration in Dublin demanding the legalisation of Cannabis organised by Legalise Cannabis Ireland. The front banner read ‘Medication - Taxation - Industrialisation - Civil Liberties’ and “We will raise awareness and demand change to Irish legislation for the benefit of every person in Ireland. The time is now to end the hypocrisy’ ---- http://www.wsm.ie/c/legalise-cannabis-march-dublin-august2014 ---- The message of the march as expressed by the front banner was very much a demand for capitalism as normal rather than the gangster capitalism of illegality. That’s obviously a very limited demand - indeed it’s already been won or partly won in a number of European countries and more recently states in the USA. ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #241 - Death of Clement Meric: Against Oblivion and an anti-fascist response magnitude (fr, pt) [machine translation]
Mon Sep 15 10:36:44 GMT 2014

The weekend of June 7, several events were organized to commemorate the assassination of Clement Meric by fascist June 5, 2013, but also to revive a class struggle and mass against the far right we have more than ever need. ---- On 7 June in Paris, in the Committee's call for Clement joined by forty associations, political, trade union and autonomous collective organizations, feminists and undocumented, nearly 8,000 people marched in memory of Clement Meric, murdered by members of the nationalist Third Way movement. Twenty rallies and demonstrations were also held in other cities in France and abroad, including Germany, Greece and Spain. ---- The event, whose atmosphere was both solemn protest, ended with a series of interventions antifascist comrades European, Brazilian trade unionists, victims of police violence and finally a tribute to Clement ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #241 - Death Lamine Dieng: The police impunity is endless! (fr, pt) [machine translation]
Sun Sep 14 14:35:05 GMT 2014

After six months of investigation and eleven years, the police led to the death of Lamine Dieng, 26, died "smothered" in a police van on the night of June 17, 2007 in Ménilmontant, received a dismissed. A commemoration event was held Saturday, June 21, 2014. ---- There are seven, Lamine Dieng was found dead in a police van. That night, three police officers went street Bidasoa, in the twentieth district of Paris, after a phone call about an altercation. According to police testimony, that's where they found Lamine lying under a car. Also according to police, he was very agitated and reportedly pushed officers. They then called for reinforcements. Two other officers arrived, followed by a captain and a lieutenant. Lamine has been detained by five policemen face against the ground, hands cuffed behind his back, his right arm over his shoulder and feet shackled by a strap. He ...

(en) Brazil, União Popular Anarquista (UNIPA) The performance of young black Michael Brown by police: the extermination of youth and popular self-defense (pt) [machine translation]
Sat Sep 13 13:17:27 GMT 2014

"There is no capitalism without racism." ---- Malcom X ---- On August 9, 2014, the black young Michael Brown, 19, was killed by police in Ferguson, in Missouri, USA. In the version of the police, the young man would have tried to attack and steal weapons from police during a street approach. This version has not been confirmed by witnesses. Was also denied by an amateur video made by a local resident during the approach and contradicted the result of an autopsy of the body of the young man, who pointed the execution of Michael by police. According to witnesses, Michael walked down the street toward his grandmother's house when a car stopped and the policeman shouted at him "back fucking". What followed was nine shots against the young man who was unarmed and with his hands on his head. Michael Brown's body was lying on the ground for several hours ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #241 - Migrants' Rights: "Give us the resident card!" (fr, pt) [machine translation]
Sat Sep 13 13:15:32 GMT 2014

The residence card, fruit struggles decades has continued to be questioned. Despite the return of the left in power, there was no real break with the policies carried out by previous governments. A campaign is launched for the return of the card room. ---- In 1984, created the residency card. Over a period of ten years, then it is supposed to be delivered to many foreigners. Its creation followed the substantial mobilization of the first and second generations in the early Mitterrand. Renewable automatically, then this card is the hope of a substantial security for people previously subjected to the constant threat of non-renewal of temporary residence permits for a period of one year, this being subject to the whims of the administration. ---- The conditions of issue of the card have not ceased to be trimmed since its inception. It is no longer accessible to people who ...

(en) Spain, CNT-AIT Madrid - Communiqué on the Death of Emilio Botin (ca)
Fri Sep 12 07:54:30 GMT 2014

We strongly condemn what we consider to be the terrorist acts of the Santander group, such as the semi-slave working conditions of thousands of workers not recognized by Isban, the selling of junk bonds and mortgages, investment in arms, tax evasion, etc. ---- These practices have ultimately ended in the death of a decrepid old man of 79 who bore the "burden" of being the most powerful man in Spain and powerful abroad. All the riches in the world could not prevent him from landing up in the grave at some point. ---- We again demand that the business group and its recently appointed new management stop its exploiting activities. We hope that the day of action tomorrow, Sept. 11, will force them to meet our demands. ---- Long live anarchosyndicalism! Death to the State and Capital! ---- Union Section in Isban andPanel Sistemas ---- IT and Telecommunications Union ---- ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - Unionism: On screens: maids in fight (fr) [machine translation]
Fri Sep 12 07:28:04 GMT 2014

In 2012, a first class hotel Campanile Suresnes (Hauts-de-Seine) is paralyzed by a strike of the maids , supported by the CGT and CNT. During the 28 days of the conflict, Denis Gheerbrant dance looks, listens to sing and talk. His film was strike, tells the story of a collective force, and its impact on the lives of these women mostly African recently arrived in France and often illiterate. ---- In recent years, a protest movement, for better wages and better working conditions, is developed among the maids of French hospitality. ---- A successful step in this movement, the strike in 2012, twenty of them in Suresnes, in a First Class Hotel Campanile, was filmed by Denis Gheerbrant. This is a strike, in many respects, was exemplary by the conjunction of a relevant trade union strategy and determination of the strikers. Between the small company union, CGT HPE ...

(en) Canada, Québec, Montréal, Anarchist collective Emma Goldman (UCL) - Defending the wetland Testet: "A legitimate fight against unnecessary project" (fr) [machine translation]
Fri Sep 12 07:27:22 GMT 2014

In the department of Tarn, France, activists are fighting against a dam project on the river Tescou. In total, 34 hectares of land that will be flooded if the project materializes. Dam that will serve overwhelmingly (70%) to provide water to a devastating agriculture based on corn. Activists challenge this intensive agriculture that is needed around the globe. Antoine1, organic farmer in the Tarn Valley think Tescou "could host of gardening." Florent, "Corn is not suitable for our climate, especially the same variety that is imposed across Europe. This is a loss of biodiversity."2 It is important to remember that this wetland plays a key role in the water cycle of this ecosystem is the Valley of Tescou. ---- For several days, the repression has intensified on the zadistes Testet. After trying to block the machine repeatedly, without success since the CSR ...


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