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(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - unionism, Air France: Yep! In class struggle, there is a "struggle" (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Sat Oct 10 15:10:10 GMT 2015
"Our virtuous editorialists, prudes if our" leaders "prefer to horrify the political backlash that cost their togs to two senior executives of Air France. But in "class struggle", the dominant gentlemen, there is "struggle." And if anger overflows, it does not take much digging to find him good reason." ---- "A national tragedy", "scandal", "unspeakable violence must lead to prosecution" ... Yes, we are talking of two shirts. ---- What we do not talk, they are almost 3,000 redundancies (1,700 including the ground) in a box already 8,000 have disappeared since two years. We do not speak either of the questioning of the prohibition of child labor by the CEO of Air France in 2014. No no. Two shirts. We do not speak of 541 dead salarié.es at work in 2013. Neither amputated and died from police violence. No no. ...
(en) Ankara Anarchy initiative: What dictatorship what democracy -- Hooray for self-government long live anarchy (tr) [machine translation]
Sat Oct 10 14:42:34 GMT 2015
"the state, the monsters are cold-blooded the coldest kanl?s?d?r. Hair stay still and lie and lie and he won't step out of his mouth is this: I am the state, I am the public." ---- In the 90's the commanders jitem during emirlerindekilere to dig holes for at least 3 feet they ordered it should be. Because it's so much dirt in the body can't stand side by side, and the perpetrators are swelling, they were afraid of the unknown. Today's sea of the emir of the same commanders gives the media. The State in kurdistan lfiil waging a proof of all of the carnage is much more than 3 feet to be buried deep is required. But how the bodies fight the soil in the presence of truth kabart?rsa all despite censorship and pressures is clearly evident. In Cizre, in nusaybin in silvan, every day of the state, the bombs dropped to ensure erki susam?sl?g?n?n goes to the blood. The slain, kids, drifting ...
(en) Turkey, Revolutionary Anarchist Action (DAF): CAN’T BE FORGOTTEN, CAN’T BE FORGIVEN
Sat Oct 10 12:51:35 GMT 2015
Today, on the 10th of October, the “Labor, Democracy and Peace Meeting” that was organized by various unions, associations and organizations has been attacked. Like in Amed on June and in Suruc on July, the bombs exploding in Ankara today has killed tens of people. ---- Thousands of people came together from many different cities of the geography against the politics of war, against war profiteering of different power groups. Today, the bombs that exploded, murdered the people who wanted peace, life and freedom against war. ---- This explosion, in which more than 30 people have lost their lives until now, is a reflection of the blood thirsty greed of the powers. The ones who murdered in Amed, in Pirsus, in Cizir, are now trying to intimidate the peoples, frustrate with war politics and discourage from the struggle for freedom, by murdering tens of people in Ankara. ...
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL (September) - Festival: At Lorient, United cultures (fr, it, pt)[machine translation]
Fri Oct 09 18:05:09 GMT 2015
For the sixth year, a street of the Lorient fishing port has been invested all day by United are our cultures (USNC), "cultural and libertarian" festival initiated by the collective La Mala Semilia, which works by self-management, without any subsidies. ---- It's a bunch of buddies who initiated the idea of a festival in the neighborhood of the port of Lorient. In settling Florian Laporte street USNC also the question of the re-occupation of urban space. There is still some time, the majority of the activity of Keroman district depended on fishing. It has virtually disappeared, except for a few large shipowners. Also remains the commercial port which is an important place of soybean oil and landing (see box). The decline of the area has left large unoccupied spaces near the city.
(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - the struggle continues, March against oblivion (then and now) October 17, 2015 in Nanterre (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]
Fri Oct 09 18:04:46 GMT 2015
"Saturday, October 17, we will march against oblivion. Forgetting the massacre of October 17, 1961, hundreds of Algerians, among them many Nanterriens, thrown into the Seine, murdered by the police to the orders of his prefect in Paris, a Maurice Papon. The Republic colonialist applied these days in the metropolis colonial terror lived for decades in Algeria. Against forgetting the social and daily political violence as in the slums of Nanterre and elsewhere." ---- join and stream the event facebook walking! ---- But on October 17, we will march as ten years after the death of Zyed and Bouna died "for nothing" an October 26, 2005 for attempting to escape a police check at Clichy-sous-Bois. Against oblivion hundreds dead since October 17, 1961, against an exception that continues to kill in neighborhoods and in Nanterre: Alain Fleury Khetib to prison in 1975 in Jamal ...
(en) Organization versus affinity group: hiperautonomització process and structural weaknesses of an anarchist group By Embat (ca)
Fri Oct 09 18:04:35 GMT 2015
Presentation ---- Taking as part of the complex panorama experience the libertarian movement Hellene, the author (Antonis Drakonakis) an analysis of the functioning of anarchist affinity groups, a more or me NYS generalized function as basis of the anarchist movement in Greece. ---- The text reviews the practical limitations of this organizational model, focusing especially on the process hiperautonomització derived from the progressive isolation of many affinity groups operating in that country. Finally, the author raises the need to improve coordination and integration of fronts to fight through the gradual consolidation of a libertarian organization that contributes one hand, the federation of groups anarchists, and another in overcome the organizational weaknesses of the anarchist movement Hellene. ...
(en) Turkey, Tacanka Anarchist Komunist Kolektif - Salvation is not in the polls, has organized struggle! (tr) [machine translation]
Fri Oct 09 18:04:23 GMT 2015
Through the recently release a fundamental shift in the elections, it is not possible that even the simple image improvement. 17-25 December, considering the series of power struggles within the state, the state where there is bribery and corruption at all levels was revealed once again but the matter was covered up by using political power. After what happened in this judgment, they do not hide that it is a tool in the hands of the ruling. MIT tractor trailers, Suruc Massacre, political operations, Kurdish dirty war methods applied and the massacre of civilians in the provinces, starting at 7 to 8 September fascist attacks and so on. the state can not violate its own laws, have committed murder, who showed clearly that a structure calipers.
(en) Introduction To The Political And Social Structures Of Democratic Autonomy In Rojava by Zanyar Omrani*
Fri Oct 09 18:04:19 GMT 2015
What goes on in Syrian Kurdistan cannot be reduced to the war against the ISIS, and in order to understand the events in Rojava, one should look into the newly established institutions which under the title of the Movement for a Democratic Society (KCK, called MED-VET in Rojava) are organizing all the events and fields in Rojava. The lack of research and study resources and the narrow literature of field studies, has made it difficult to fully define and pathologically explain the democratic autonomous system of the three cantons. In this report, the aim is to give a general view of the necessity of the social and political institutions and how they really function. ---- The Movement for a Democratic Society ---- In Rojava, all roads lead to Abdullah Öcalan, so in order to understand the Rojava experience, it is better to take a look at his recent ideas. ...
(en) Britain, AFED, THE SNP, SCOTTISH NATIONALISM, AND THE CLASS STRUGGLE: YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW
Thu Oct 08 13:33:29 GMT 2015
Scottish nationalism, and symbiotic to this the Scottish National Party, have transformed from outside forces in the political consciousness of Scotland to become deeply embedded in everyday politics. This change acts as a perfect example, and warning, of how electoral politics and nationalism are used to divide the working class, poison radical politics, and secure the position of the ruling class. ---- However, the events taking place in Scotland are too often viewed in isolation from one another, even by those of us that live there. This has led to a lack of appreciation of the social and economic forces at play and given rise to analysis of the political landscape in Scotland that present the situation here as something to aspire to. ---- This piece aims to give a feel for the over-arching sweep of events in Scotland since the mid-nineties, contextualise the rise of ...
(en) WSM.ie: Abortions rights are just one part of the struggle for full (reproductive) freedom by Fionnghuala Nic Roibeaird
Thu Oct 08 13:33:15 GMT 2015
The demand for abortion rights is a shallow one if all that it means is a right to a safe and legal abortion. The demand for abortion rights must be brought into the greater battle for full reproductive freedom. ---- Reproductive freedom means that if someone is pregnant and does not wish to be they are supported, financially and emotionally in that decision. Likewise, if someone wishes to have a child they should not be constrained by, for example, financial issues. ---- In the case of Ireland, abortion is only available in the South when there is a threat to the life of the mother - a threat determined by a panel after scrutiny - with a similar situation in the North except that the mother's life must in danger below 9 weeks gestation. ---- Fighting for reproductive freedom must mean a fight for a world in which someone does not wish to bring another person into this world ...
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