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‘Yellow Vests’ Riot in Paris, but Their Anger Is Rooted Deep in France- By Adam Nossiter

GUÉRET, France — At the bare bottom of Florian Dou’s shopping cart at the discount supermarket, there was a packet of $6 sausages and not much else. It was the end of last week, and the end of last month. At that point, “my salary and my wife’s have been gone for 10 days,” he lamented. How to survive those days between when the money runs out and when his… …

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Για την πιο QUEER εξέγερση που έγινε ποτέ!- Mary Nardini Gang

I Κάποιοι θεωρούν τη λέξη “queer” συνώνυμη με τις λέξεις «γκέι και λεσβίες» ή με το ακρώνυμο “LGBT” («ΛΟΑΤ»). Δεν είναι. Αυτοί/ αυτές που χωράνε μέσα στις κοινωνικές κατασκευές του “L”, “G”, “B” ή “T” (της Λεσβίας , του Ομοφυλόφιλου, του/της Αμφιφυλόφιλου ή της Τρανς) θα μπορούσαν να χωρέσουν και μέσα στα περιγραφικά όρια της λέξης Queer. Η λέξη queer όμως, δεν καταλαμβάνει μια σταθερή και ξεκάθαρη περιγραφική περιοχή. Το… …

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The Future of Insurrection – by Lupus Dragonowl

Section 1: The composition of insurrection What is insurrection? ‘The goal of any insurrection is to become irreversible. It becomes irreversible when you’ve defeated both authority and the need for authority’ (CI) ‘The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situated within the collapse of a civilization. It is within this reality that we must choose sides. To no longer wait is… to enter into the logic… …

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The Nicaraguan Uprising- asking the difficult questions after 3 months of Revolt

written by Crimethinc Since the beginning of the uprising in Nicaragua, Crimethinc have published reports from anarchist participants in Managua. After three months of demonstrations, blockades, and street fighting, the Ortega government has succeeded in clearing the roads and driving many dissidents and rebels out of the country, but not at suppressing the revolt entirely. In the following update, we continue to give voice to Nicaraguan anarchists as they report on the… …

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AWARDS High Tension: The Contemporary Moment in France, photos by Rémy Soubanère

No, these are not photos from battlegrounds in Ukraine or Syria—these are from Paris, the erstwhile city of love and light, transformed into another stage for conflict in the aftermath of two years of terror attacks and heightened security and anxiety. photo 1: Nous Somme le Peule Qui Manque [We Are the Missing People]. Rue de Chaligny. Paris, May 26, 2016. Nearly three months after the first gatherings, the demonstrations became… …

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Stop Kidding Yourself! The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People- by Sam Mitrani

In most of the liberal discussions of the recent police killings of unarmed black men, there is an underlying assumption that the police are supposed to protect and serve the population. That is, after all, what they were created to do. If only the normal, decent relations between the police and the community could be re-established, this problem could be resolved. Poor people in general are more likely to be… …

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“To a Friend / Essay on Blanqui” by The Imaginary Party

The ingenuity of the Imaginary Party’s essay on Blanqui is that it goes way beyond merely contextualizing Blanqui; it even goes beyond trying to defend the indefensible Blanqui, the revolutionary who is unacceptable to everyone, especially self-proclaimed revolutionaries. “To a friend” (as the preface is also known) aims to be a modern Blanquist statement: an advancement of Blanqui’s own ideas and actions by people unafraid to be called “Blanquists.” Who… …

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Tahrir-ICN anarchist group statement on events in Egypt / August 2013

The events of the past couple of days are the latest step in a sequence of events by which the military can consolidate its hold on power, aim towards the death of the revolution and a return to a military/police state.The authoritarian regime of the Muslim Brotherhood had to go. But what has replaced it is the true face of the military in Egypt – no less authoritarian, no less… …

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“Contemporary Nihilism” an essay On Innocence Organised / by ADILKNO, the foundation for the Advancement of Illegal Knowledge

With the emergence of a privileged mediocrity, the innocent life became accessible to the masses. No longer was joe average part of a class striving to historical ends, e.g. revolution or fascism; enter a cold era, now devoid of passion. While outside, storms raged and changerapidly followed change, one’s own life was left to grind to a halt.Time, regardless of history, fashion, politics, sex and the media, was to take… …

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“Discussion paper for a new Breakout into the Frosts of Freedom” by Reformgroup

breakout print – PDF breakout read – PDF This text was written as a discussion text for the Autonomous Congress in Hamburg in October 2009, the first in 15 years. ..[http://autonomerkongress.blogsport.de]  The time to always assure ourselves of our own certainties has to come to an end   To some our words might sound harsh. This happens easily if it´s the people you love that are at stake, those with whom… …

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END:CIV // a new great underground film by submediatv and pm press / a way out of this all-consuming madness and into a saner future.

END:CIV examines our culture’s addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations. Based in part on Endgame, the best-selling book by Derrick Jensen, END:CIV asks: “If your homeland was invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air, and contaminated the food supply, would you resist?” The causes underlying the collapse of civilizations are usually traced… …

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“Tunisia: Multitude in Revolt” from Moment of Insurrection

intro about the revolt in Tunisia by Workers Solidarity Movement: Friday 14 January 2011 — After a dramatic 24 hours when Tunisia’s dictator president Ben Ali first tried promising liberalisation and an end to police shootings of demonstrators and then, this evening at 16:00, declaring martial law, he has finally fallen from office. While the rumours are still swirling, one thing is clear, Ben Ali has left Tunisia and the… …

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