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(en) France, Organisation Communiste Libertarie (OCL) - A struggle intermittent and precarious Ales: a review - Limits of democratic consensus in the fight (fr, pt) [machine translation]
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Fri Aug 22 07:55:35 GMT 2014

An illustration of the limits of democratic consensus in the fight ---- The strike of intermittent crater surface (Ales) ---- Bribes analysis of a group of workers, the unemployed and precarious ---- This text tries to get back on strike and the fight at the crater surface Ales Festival from June 30 to July 5. It was one of the episodes of the movement against UNEDIC agreement. The festival was held between the Spring comedians in Montpellier, which was the first where the workers went on strike en masse, and that of Avignon. We are some of the collective Exploited upset (composed of workers, precarious, unemployed, RSAstes...) us be invested in this fight. This attempt to analyze from our point of view. ---- In the preamble, the text that follows is an attempt to analyze the struggle in which we have participated in the strike around Crater area. We were asked at ...


(en) Brazil, União Popular Anarquista (UNIPA) - A strike by subway workers in São Paulo and the capitulation of the union leaderships (pt) [machine translation]
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Fri Aug 22 07:38:55 GMT 2014

At the beginning of June, this year, broke out in São Paulo a strike by subway workers, which lasted about a week. Since the beginning of the strike, the union leadership of the subway led by SoL and PSTU, trying at all costs to negotiate strategies to fight with the government, demonstrating its true role. Gone as far as to play the government's decision to release or not the subway turnstile, and of course it was not done. ---- The bourgeois justice gave his declaration that the strike should provide 100% of the service during peak hours and 70% during normal hours. However, workers were not intimidated and paralyzed the entire service. The workers were harshly repressed, but was firmly put in resistance, clashing with the repressive forces, demonstrating (as well as the strike of garbage collectors, road and teachers) the power of direct action of the masses, who can ...


(en) Chile, Libertarian Students Front FEL - Declaration Libertarian Left to call for mobilization of August 21, 2014 (ca, pt) [machine translation]
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Fri Aug 22 07:31:21 GMT 2014

The people of Chile goes back to the streets to demand real changes in the educational field and the construction of a new Public Education System. That's why as Libertarian Left turn to speak out in support of the demands of the popular movement, which has claimed by the street free public education, quality and without profit, and all those social rights that have taken from us. ---- We see in the government of the New Majority has weakened the idea of fundamental reforms, as promised during the presidential campaign. By contrast, logic has imposed consensus with conservatives in their own party and right, promoting cosmetic changes and no transformers. This has meant that the New Majority has had to deploy forces to co-opt the students' demands and subordinate Movement and the whole social field, to meet the "new agreements" reached with the Right and ...


(en) Anarkismo.net: Ireland - Migrant X refused an abortion and forced to have a C-section by Andrew
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Fri Aug 22 07:24:43 GMT 2014

A story of abuse at the hands of a racist, sexist authoritarian state ---- This is as complete a story about what happened to 'Migrant X' that we are aware of. Migrant X is a young migrant women who it emerged was refused an abortion by the Irish state despite apparently meeting the grounds of the X-case legislation and instead forced to carry the pregnancy and agree to a C-section. The pregnanacy itself was the result of rape, Migrant X attempted suicide after being refused the abortion and later went on a hunger and thirst strike. Once what had happened to her became known there were sizeable pro-choice solidarity demonstrations called across Ireland and at Irish embassies erseas. ---- We have been given information that the migrant woman at the centre of the current forced pregnancy was 'committed' to a psychiatric hospital following her initial request for ...


(en) Anarkismo.net: US, Terror in Ferguson by Denver Anarchist Black Cross
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Fri Aug 22 07:20:05 GMT 2014

Saturday August 9th, a racist Ferguson police officer profiled and fatally shot a black teenager, Michael Brown, as he walked to his grandmother’s residence with a friend. He was 18 years old. Multiple witnesses told KMOV that Brown was unarmed and had his hands up in the air when he was cut down. “The officer shot again and once my friend felt that shot, he turned around and put his hands in the air,” said witness Dorian Johnson. “He started to get down and the officer still approached with his weapon drawn and fired several more shots.” The family and the community are calling his death an execution. ---- About 200 residents from the city of Ferguson came together to protest the terror. Amongst them, Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, “I know they killed my son, this was wrong and it was cold-hearted”. She added that her son “doesn’t kill, steal or rob. He doesn’t do any of ...


(en) WSM.ie: Ireland, The WSM on LGBT people partnership, shared custody rights, and civil marriage
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Thu Aug 21 17:23:46 GMT 2014

In the context of existing social structures, the WSM believes that LGBT people should have exactly the same partnership and shared custody rights as heterosexuals including the right to civil marriage. To this end, the organisation is opposed to civil partnership as inadequate. The organisation sees civil partnership as another example of institutional discriminatory legislation. ---- However, we see the expansion of civil marriage to include same-sex couples as ultimately insufficient as a goal for the queer or anarchist movements. We recognise the historical origins of marriage in patriarchy and sexual repression. Moreover we see the existence of an institutionalised normative form of relationship as inherently exclusionary to those whose sexuality doesn’t fit with that standard, and instead call for a society which is inclusive of all "forms of free and ...


(en) Anarchist Collective Zumbi dos Palmares - ALAGOAS, The ANARCHISM LIVE AND FIGHT: THE COAST TO SERTÃO! (pt) [machine translation]
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Thu Aug 21 16:13:49 GMT 2014

Between the months of June and August 2014 in Maceió-AL, the Anarchist Collective Zumbi dos Palmares (CAZP), anarchist political organization member of the Brazilian Anarchist Coordination (CAB), held its second congress. ---- The conference also was attended, in some areas, the delegation Gaucha Anarchist Federation (FAG) and our countrymen the backlands of Alagoas: The COLLIDE - Collective Libertarian Delmirense. The Congress was an important forum for critical reflection and self-criticism, the deepening and the establishment of agreements on the theoretical, political and organizational plan CAZP. ---- In the theoretical debate deepened solidification of philosophical and theoretical bases necessary for the foundation of our understanding of the social structure, its historical processes and our militant operate. At the political level, we seek to situate ...


(en) Anarrkismo.net: The dome of the global financial horror by BrunoL (pt) [machine translation]
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Thu Aug 21 16:13:08 GMT 2014

The Determinations Committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA, see the website dc.isda.org) is equivalent to a global classification instance "risks", stating, for example, if a country is in default (default) or do not. This body was created in 2009 to try to impose a legitimacy from the fraudsters themselves in the global financial system. The O Globo newspaper in its issue of August 1 (page 24, regarding Marcio Beck and Rennan Setti) presents the information component of this Committee, without the counterpoint of the recent past these conglomerates casino fictitious capital. Suffice query the domain of the Committee, observing the composition of the members of the Americas and breed with information disseminated by the mainstream media to realize that literally, who is arbitrating the conflict is generating part of the crash of September 2008. ...


(en) International Seminar: 150 Years of the IWMA - International Workers Association / The Anarchist Tradition (pt)
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Thu Aug 21 16:12:01 GMT 2014

Presentation: We will hold the International Conference "150 years of the International Association of workers", not only for the convenience of the date, as well as, or even more, we mean the opportunity to discuss the revolutionary traditions of dento International and their contributions to the shaping of class trabalhadora in the nineteenth century. The International was the stage, between the years 1864 and 1876, the memorable debates which resulted in important part of organizational forms used until the present day in the union and popular movement. Was still inside that appeared to sharpen the ideological proposals of communism and anarchism, as well as its postulates and its tactical and strategic differences.
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(en) Britain, Anarchist Action Network - Stop NATO Cymru launch #NatoCopWatch campaign against police harassment
a-infos-en@ainfos.ca
Thu Aug 21 14:11:36 GMT 2014

In the wake of anti-NATO campaigners facing unwarranted police presence at their events, the increase in surveillance expected in South Wales in the run-up to September’s NATO Summit and police pestering activists in their own homes, Stop NATO Cymru have launched a campaign encouraging people to film and photograph police connected to the Summit and share the evidence on social media. ---- Communities in and surrounding Newport have already been threatened with up to 9,000 police being drafted in to the area for the Summit and it is expected that surveillance of locals will increase rapidly over this month. ---- Supporters of Stop NATO Cymru have already reported police harassment of street stalls and meetings across South Wales, individual email accounts being compromised and, on July 31st, Police Community Support Officers visiting rented flats in Cardiff, ...


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