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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (film)

Void Network invites you to see the film Gonzo: The Life and Work of  Dr. Hunter S. Thompson here: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTgxMDM4MjU2.html   Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is a 2008 documentary film directed by Alex Gibney. It details Hunter S. Thompson‘s landmark writings on music and politics.[1]Friends and family (including Tom Wolfe and Ralph Steadman) provide interviews to help describe the mythos of Hunter and his life.   Hunter S. Thompson was often portrayed…

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Doing In-Against-and-Beyond Labour , By John Holloway

    Doing In-Against-and-Beyond Labour , By John Holloway (1) At the heart of the social movements of recent years, at least in their more radical variants, is a drive against the logic of capitalist society. The so-called social movements are not organised as parties: their aim is not to take state power. The goal is rather to reverse the movement of a society gone mad, systematically mad. The movements…

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Raw Materials for a Theory of the “YoungGirl.” by Tiqqun

Raw Materials for a Theory of the “YoungGirl.” by Tiqqun Preliminaries   I did love you once. -Hamlet  i Under the hypnotic grimaces of official pacification, a war is being waged.  A war that can no longer be called simply economic, social, or humanitarian, because it is total.  And though each of us senses that our existence has become a battlefield where neuroses, phobias, somatizations, depression, and anguish are but…

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The Psychopathology Of Work by Penelope Rosemont

    The Psychopathology Of Work by Penelope Rosemont Work, now? Never, never. I’m on strike. – Arthur Rimbaud  Depersonalization and alienation from our deepest desires is implanted during childhood via school, church, movies, and TV, and soon reaches the point where an individual’s desire is not only a net of contradictions, but also a commodity like all the others. “True life” always seems to be just a bit beyond…

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International Solidarity with the 14 kidnapped by the Chilean ‘democracy’

This is a message from Chile Thursday, September 02 2010 @ 08:20 PM UTC   This past Saturday the 14th of August, in the cities of Santiago and Valparaiso, an action coordinated by police of all types (special task forces) violently raided three squatted social centers and many private homes in fives communes. The police intimidated people with weapons of war, broke windows and doors, and took many personal items…

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Fighting in the New Terrain by Crimethinc Ex Workers Collective

                          Fighting in the New Terrain by Crimethinc Ex Workers Collective   Overture: The More Things Change… Once, the basic building block of patriarchy was the nuclear family, and calling for its abolition was a radical demand. Now families are increasingly fragmented—yet has this fundamentally expanded women’s power or children’s autonomy? Once, the mainstream media consisted of only a few television…

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International Call-Out for Oakland Support and Solidarity

Greetings from California, Comrades! As many have heard, a relentless anti-police movement has grown from the tragedy of Oscar Grant’s murder on January 1, 2009 by former officer Johannes Mehserle.* Recently, Mehserle was convicted of the deplorable charge of involuntary manslaughter, a weak charge which carries a sentence of probation to four years in prison. When the news of Mehserle’s verdict reached the people of the bay area on July…

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Nothing Burns in Hell: On Delinquents and Respectable Citizens by (U.K. situationist) Wayne Spencer

Nothing Burns in Hell: On Delinquents and Respectable Citizens by (U.K. situationist) Wayne Spencer Introduction: This article by a British situationist offers a critique of capitalism’s many delinquents and the respectable citizens who confront them in the streets and the dominant society’s spectacle of social life. Covering both street-corner hoodlums and the industrious armed gangs who distribute drugs in some cities, the author argues that the delinquents have failed to…

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Toronto G20: Eyewitness Report by Crimethinc

In the last update offered by Crimethinc an overview of what happened in Toronto during the anarchist actions against the G20 June 25-27. We’ve received the following blow-by-blow report from on the ground there, offering context and analysis from inside the riots that shook Canada’s largest city. Anarchists have fully emerged in North America as a force to be reckoned with following the events in Toronto, and it is important…

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Manual for Revolutionary Leaders by Fredy Perlman

  Manual for Revolutionary Leaders  by Fredy Perlman I. Generation of Revolutionaries Plunder and war continue to spread across the world. They are stuff of past and present history. The greater the material product of society the greater the plunder; the larger the stock of productive forces the more extensive the destruction. It is not the task of this manual to examine the plunder or the destruction, but to treat…

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S.O.S.! CAMPAIGN TO COLLECT SIGNATURES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE 12 POLITICAL PRISONERS OF ATENCO.

CAMPAIGN TO COLLECT SIGNATURES FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE 12 POLITICAL PRISONERS OF ATENCO. SYNOPSIS: The Peoples’ Front in Defense of the Land (Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra, FDPT) brings together a number of villages and farming communities on the outskirts of Mexico City, including San Salvador Atenco. In 2002 they generated a process of peasant resistance against the plan to make a new airport, with this…

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A Warning to Students of All Ages by Raoul Vaneigem

As in most countries of north hemisphere the schools and the universities shut down to allow some weeks of rest, free thought and happiness to most of the students, some of the youngest mental slaves of our times,…. Void Network dedicates to all students the essay of  Raoul Vaneigem  A Warning to Students of All Ages A Warning to Students of All Ages   By Raoul Vaneigem [Note: this pamphlet…

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AntiCapitalistMedia, an amazing blog!

We invite all our friends to navigate, investigate, read and share with everybody the amazing knowledge, information, political philosophy, sociology and history of social struggles that is gathered in the influential blog AntiCapitalistMedia : http://anticapitalistmedia.blogspot.com/

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“Elsewhere”, independent community dedicated to fine art and social visualization

“Elsewhere” is an inpedendent community dedicated to fine art and social visualization.According to their manifesto:“Elsewhere” social community network is a grassroots movement and independent community project dedicated to fine art and social visualization.We aim to motivate positive social processes in our surroundings and create a common ground for Palestinians, Israelis and foreign artists. We want to establish an international space- a venue enabling unfiltered exchange of ideas, experiences and perspectives.…

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OCCUPY EVERYTHING!: California Valley Miwok Tribe Occupies Foreclosed House in Stockton

OCCUPY EVERYTHING!: California Valley Miwok Tribe Occupies Foreclosed House in StocktonFrom the upcoming issue of Modesto Anarcho, 3 year anniversary issue!http://www.modestoanarcho.org/2009/12/occupy-everything-california-valley.htmlread more about Modesto California:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modesto,_CaliforniaModesto Anarcho: Many people do not know the history of the Native peoples in the Central Valley, can you tell us a little about the history of the Miwoks? California Valley Miwok Tribe: Previous to Rancherias being created in California, the Miwok People’s territory covered ten (10)…

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Zen Anarchy by Max Cafard

Zen Anarchy? What could that be? Some new variations on the koans, those classic proto-dadaist Zen “riddles”? What is the Sound of One Hand making a Clenched Fist? If you see a Black Flag waving on the Flagpole, what moves? Does the flag move? Does the wind move? Does the revolutionary movement move? What is your original nature — before May ‘68, before the Spanish Revolution, before the Paris Commune?…

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Urban Camping: Subversive City Living from Times Square to the Car Tent

 Urban camping means different things to different people, from living without a vehicle or electricity and plumbing to squatting in unused properties and more. However, the most popular definition of urban camping provided by the urban dictionary is: “camping in an urban setting by sleeping on rooftops, under bushes, and in public parks.” Amid and Zach are two brave New Yorkers who picked the busiest and most high profile place…

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Against intellectual property by Brian Martin

Against intellectual propertyFrom Information Liberation,  Challenging the corruptions  of information powerby Brian Martin,  Freedom Press, London 1998. Problems with intellectual property Critique of standard justifications The marketplace of ideas The alternative Plagiarism Royalities Stimulating creativity Strategies for change Change thinking Expose the costs Reproduce protected works Openly refuse to cooperate with intellectual property Promote non-owned information Develop principles to deal with credit for intellectual work  There is a strong case…

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Inspire! [a short video featuring Noam Chomsky & music from Oceansize]

Inspiration  is our most  powerfull weapon We don’t need followers or faithfull soldiers We  Need  Friends, Lovers and  Comrades Music: “Music for a Nurse”  by Oceansize  Voice: Noam Chomsky video directed by MadV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0C6j0D8hrY found at the Ataktos752 Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ataktos752

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FOOT NOT BOMBS NEEDS YOUR HELP !

Food Not Bombs is a de-centralized group of motivated individuals in the city of Missoula and across the globe who have a vision of a better world. The people in Missoula sharing food with one another in Missoula under the moniker or “Food Not Bombs” have been doing so off and on for years, this particular group has been active for about a calendar year and has successfully been operating…

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Cops, Pigs, Murderers!…Angry Protests in Portland after the assassinations of people by the Police

Last week, Jack Dale Collins, a homeless man having a mental health crisis was shot and murdered by the Portland Police. Two months ago, Aaron Campbell, a suicidal black man grieving over the death of his brother the same day, was shot with beanbag guns, killed by a shot in the back, and had dogs released on his corpse.Last week, hours after the second killing in two months, Portland anarchists…

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“There’s only one thing left settle: our accounts with capital and its state” by TPTG / greek autonomous communist group

A report on the working class struggles against austerity measures in Greece by Proles and Poor’s Credit Rating Agency aka TPTG a greek autonomous communist group. In periods of crisis, such as the current period of overaccumulation crisis, capitalists use the politics of “public debt” in order to devise new ways to intensify exploitation. In contrast with capitalist upturns when the private debt is increased, downturns are characterized by the…

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Understanding the Economic Crisis in Greece // Three videos

Many people on this planet wonder about the economic crisis in Greece and the fight of the Greek society against the theft of their future from golden boys, multinational corporations, banks and governements. Greek society is in a moment of a fragile levitation. In one side are all the fears, the limitations and the illusion of our past. In the other side is the life that we always dreamed to…

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So…What’s Your Price? // Y tu… Cuanto Cuestas? a film from Mexico by Ollalo Rubio

       This a great film about inequality…It starts with a baby in Mexico and a baby in United States of America and it tries to investigate how much the life of these two babies cost… How much your life cost?…Why the inequality exists, who is responsible for our life…how much our life cost?…and so…How Much You Cost? Plot Synopsis by Nathan Southern from  http://www.allmovie.com/work/so-whats-your-price-426116 With his biting, acerbic…

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Cultural Survival Organization // for more than 40 years defending the indigenous people

For nearly 40 years the organization Cultural Survival has partnered with Indigenous Peoples around the world to help them defend their lands, languages, and cultures. They publicize their issues through their award-winning publications, they mount letter-writing campaigns and other advocacy efforts to stop abuses of their rights, and they work on the ground in Indigenous communities, always at their invitation. Their board of directors includes some of the world’s preeminent Indigenous leaders,…

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Introduction to Giorgio Agamben’s “The Coming Community”

The Coming Community / Giorgio Agamben(1993) book review: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giorgio_Agamben In The Coming Community, published in Italian in 1990 and English translation by Michael Hardt in 1993, Agamben describes the social and political manifestation of his philosophical thought. The beauty and brevity of the text is augmented by the book layout, filled with design, white space and random dots. Employing diverse short essays he describes the nature of “whatever singularity” as…

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More Wood for the Fire (Capitalist Solutions for Global Warming) by Peter Gelderloos

Capitalist Solutions for Global Warming More Wood for the Fire By PETER GELDERLOOS While some people were shocked when Obama revealed himself to be an energy policy rightwinger in his State of the Union address, advocating more oil drilling, more nuclear power, and uttering that egregious Bush-era term, “clean coal,” I think the most remarkable aspect of this portion of his speech was that a politician had uttered the plain…

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Let’s Save Ugandan Homosexuals from Death Penalty! Can we?

Void Network just signed a petition calling on Ugandan government to withdraw a proposed anti-gay law that would punish gay people with prison — or even death.Read more below, and sign the petition here: http://www.avaaz.org/en/uganda_for_tolerance_2/98.php?cl_taf_sign=6aJAHP8t Thanks!—— Dear friends, “I could be facing violence, prison and even death for who I am. Across Uganda people are bravely speaking out, but this law will put us in serious danger. Please, sign the…

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Kostas Axelos, the great Philosopher of the Open Horizon is Dead!

Void Networkannounces the death of our great spiritual friend,Kostas Axelos. The thinker of the Vast Open Horizon,the enigmatic thinker of the Planetary Age diedin 5 February 2010 in the age of 85.He will be always with us on our explorations in outer space,in our great navigations of endless future, in our never endingtravelling inside the centuries, the moments, the galaxies of passionsand the microcosms of experience…Void Network thanks Kostas Axelos…

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Howard Zinn, the most important Anarchist historian of our times is Dead…

Howard Zinn, the most important Anarchist historian of our times passes away in 27 january 2010 in the age of 87 years old. He was a great man offering to United States of America a clear mirror to mirage its face inside, he was a honest cultural and political activist, a comrade and a spiritual friend… He was a humble, passionate and tireless activist for liberation of all mankind from…

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Warning: We declare private property a wreck. This is the beginning of a new post-capitalist era // by Temporary Collective Crisis

March 17th announcement: We Can Live Without Capitalism Warning: We declare private property a wreck. This is the beginning of a new post-capitalist era The crisis can be seen from different points of view and we have to avoid the most defeatist side. There is an individualist and predator economic system that collapses. The inertia makes us think about reforming it, creativity has to makes us bring a new one.…

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A world of free documantary screenings: topdocumentaryfilms.com

Void Mirror introduce the site of a hundreds offree documentaries, the usefull and informative siteTop Documentary Films: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/ Introduction of the site: Documentary film is a broad category of visual expression that is based on the attempt, in one fashion or another, to document reality. Knowledge comes in different ways through our five senses. Hearing, watching, touching, smelling and tasting are the only doorways to the outer world. The wise…

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Letter from Chile: The Fourth Generation War and the Anti-Subversive Strategy of the Chilean State

We publish here a commuique from Chile that can offer understandings about the common practices of many different States against the social movements around the world and can make the international solidarity stronger. We have to understand the great need for powerfull bonds between the anatagonistic movements of this world, we have to make the network stronger. This communique is a serious and important analysis that offers questions which will…

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U.S.A. debt policies left Haiti vulnerable to catastrophe

Haitians aren’t living in hell just due to bad luck. It’s called imperialism, stupid. REMEMBER WHEN WE TALKED ABOUT IMPERIALISM??? Haitians aren’t living in hell just due to bad luck. It’s called imperialism!… The following is from True/Slant. US debt policies left Haiti vulnerable to catastrophe The same message is resonating from all corners of the Internet: Poor Haiti. That little, miserable island just can’t catch a break, can it?…

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The Joy of Revolution by Ken Knabb

The Joy of Revolution by Knabb, Ken http://www.bopsecrets.org/PS/joyrev.htm Publisher: Bureau of Public Secrets, Berkeley, USAYear Published: 2007 First Published: 1997 The Joy of Revolution is a part of a 400 pages book from American situationist Ken Knabb called Public Secrets. Public Secrets include the greatest hits, and a fine read for anyone interested in situationist ideas, anarchism, the 60s counterculture and beyond. Includes both two substantial new texts – ‘The…

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Of walls and flows: An interview with Manuel Castells by Occupied London

Of walls and flows: An interview with Manuel Castells by the Voices of Resistance from the Occupied London (This is a longer version than the one appeared in print in the free magazine of the collective, which had to be edited down for space purposes -eds.) In “The Rise of the Network Society” ((‘The New Economy’, chapter in “The Rise of the Network Society” (1996), Oxford: Blackwell pp. 77-163)) you…

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Immigrants Riot In Italy, Rosarno, Calabria region after fascist gang shoting attack

the wealth of fascist Italian State and the prosperity ofrascistic Italian society is based on these lifeconditions of poor immigrant workers in Italy Day after day all people of this world understands that in our days Italy is the worst fascist regime of Europe. The streets are controled by fascist gangs promoted by the government to produce fear to the immigrants and control the public space from any kind of…

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Cop15 Climate Change Summit : Letter from the Danish prisons

Letter from the Danish prisons Jan. 1, 2010Tannie, Climate Collective Something is rotten (but not just) in Denmark. As a matter of fact, thousands of people have been considered, without any evidence, a threat to the society. Hundreds have been arrested and some are still under detention, waiting for judgement or under investigation. Among them, us, the undersigned. We want to tell the story from the peculiar viewpoint of those…

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Happy 2010 For All People : World Poverty Facts and Statistics

Poverty Facts and Stats Author and Page information by Anup Shah Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day. At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day.Source 1   More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening.Source 2  The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population accounts for 5…

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Keny Arkana – Cinquième Soleil (The Fifth Sun)

Keny Arkana – Cinquième Soleil (The Fifth Sun) My species has lost its way, the mind overheating people hate each other, war of egos Twenty-first century, cynicism and mistrust Abuse of the Earth, guts full of madness borders, barricades, riots and screams, cries and blood baths, bombs exploding politics of fear, immoral science insurrection of a people, arms market New World Order, fusion of terror human the most predatory animal…

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The Climate is Changing by Crimethic Ex-Workers Collective

The Climate is Changing… Void Network: As all of us were expecting Copenhagen Cop15 Climate Change Summit was a great fiasco. Now everyone is sure about it: Copenhagen Climate Change Summeit was a total failure… Is it possible to imagine that the same economical and political system destroying our planet, will be the same one that will save it? …Isn’t it stupid expecting the ones that killing our life to…

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Copenhagen Climate Change Cop15 Demonstrations / Is Mass Arrests Our European Future?/ Police Raid Christiania: More Mass Arrests

After a long day of demonstrations against the Canadian Tar Sands, and the issues of climate change and migration activists have been tear-gassed and arrested by police while attending an evening party. The police appear to be trying to wear down street-level opposition through constant offensive action against activists. In the early evening Naomi Klein addressed a Reclaim Power party in Christiania. Later in the evening, in unclear circumstances, the…

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Running in the Shadows / Children on Their Own By IAN URBINA

Clinton Anchors, 18, in Medford, Ore.,has been on his own, living in the streets and camping in the woodssince he was 12.Running in the Shadows Children on Their OwnThis is the first of two articles originaly published in New York Times on the growing number of young runaways in the United States, exploring how they survive. Running in the Shadows Children on Their Own By IAN URBINA Published in N.Y.…

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Iran Student Day 2009

Iranian youth, in 6 and 7 December, appeared again in the streets expressing a powerfull negation to Iranian regime. The totalitarian government of Iran refusing left’s, anarchist’s, homosexual’s and freak’s existance in Iran and fighting to eliminate any difference and dissent in the Iranian society. Void Mirror international blog and Void Network share here interesting information from Iran Student Day struggle, a day of memory and struggle for the youth…

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Copenhagen Climate Summit Legal Advice: Legal rights in Denmark

Introduction The following is a brief walkthrough of your basic legal rights in Denmark. Also included are a few pieces of advice, which can come in handy if you are confronted by the Danish police and judicial system. On your person Being in posession of ammunition shelters (even empty ones), gas sprays, slingshots, clubs or drugs (including hashish) are considered a crime in Denmark. The only kind of knife it…

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The life and death of Ivan Khutorskoy, Russian Antifascist murdered in November 2009

Void Network: Day after day the conditions of life and death in Russian society becomes worst. It is obvious for all internationalists and social aware people that the Russian State is the worst neo-fascist / neo-capitalist State of the planet for this moment. The totalitarian neo-fascist capitalist regime of president Vladimir Putin and his buiseness friend’s protecting neo-nazi gangs, feeding Russian fascism as their last weapon to supress the social…

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No Borders Groups Call to Action for Copenhagen Climate Change

This is a call out to action to international no borders groups during theCOP 15 in Copenhagen! Starting December 7, 2009 Climate change is now the ULTIMATE Shock and Awe. It encompasses all oflife now, and is the new spectacle. The climate change spectacle is thecomplete reconstruction andrevitalization of capitalism and all of itsdomination, hierarchies, exploitation,racism, sexism, patriarchy,heteronormativity, commodifications,privatizations, oppressions,repressions, murders, lies, and greed.Climate change will be used toterrorize us…

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Say No to War On Drugs! Global Legalization of All Drugs / 3 articles from mainstream press

Void Mirror accomodates 3 articles from the mainstream press proving that the time for the Global Legalization of All Drugs has come. Of course many of the opinions expressed here are not included in the ideas of Void Network but we think it can be usefull for the reader to observe the way that the mainstream starts slowly slowly to come closer to ideas that are common sense and well…

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Eros Effect: People Power and The People’s Uprisisngs / an introductive video and an essay by George Katsiaficas

Eros Effect: People Power and People’s Uprisings an introductive video by George Katsiaficas* From 1968 to the East Asian Uprisings of the 1980s and 1990s (Gwangju, South Korea in particular) a new type of popular uprising has appeared. Often dubbed “people power” these protests reveal how thousands of ordinary people, acting together in the streets, exhibit an intelligence far greater than elites which today rule over nation-states and international economic…

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Is it too late for the Squating Movement in Holland?

Void Network Announcement:Following many years of non violent trends, passive resistance, lack of serious confrontation with the State and separation from a society that becomes day after day more conservative the Squat Movement of Holland faces serious attack from the neo conservative Dutch Government and maybe is infront of the most serious thread of total elimination after 30 years of fight…It starts to become obvious in many countries of long…

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