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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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THE TWILIGHT OF VANGUARDISM by David Graeber

THE TWILIGHT OF VANGUARDISM by David Graeber (from NYC indymedia, www.nyc.indymedia.org) 2003 Revolutionary thinkers have been saying that the age of vanguardism is over for most of a century now. Outside of a handful of tiny sectarian groups, it’s almost impossible to find a radical intellectuals seriously believe that their role should be to determine the correct historical analysis of the world situation, so as to lead the masses along…

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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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Copenhagen in 60 seconds: key facts and figures. Against Who we Will fight in Copenhagen and Why?

For all people thinking to participate in the demonstrations against United Nations Conference for Climate Change in Copenhagen during first weeks of December 2009, Void Mirror here publishes some vital information about… Against Who We Will Fight in Copenhagen and Why ? Copenhagen in 60 seconds: key facts and figures Ecologist magazine 8th October, 2009 Do you know your COP15 from your CDM? Your UNFCCC from your REDD? If not,…

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Fight Against G-20 in Pittsburgh…What Happened There?

photos originaly from Reuters and Associated Press Void Network and Void Mirror international blog offers here analysis and review from Crimethic Ex Workers Collective about the riots took place in Pittsburgh-U.S.A. during the conference of G-20 there… As long as the “world leaders” and the financial elite will gather to organize the exploitation of human beings and the destruction of Earth, they will be allways sensitive and consciouss human beings…

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The Federation Of Egalitarian Communities! Another World Just happening!

The Federation of Egalitarian Communities is a network of communalgroups spread across North America. They range in size and emphasis fromsmall agricultural homesteads to village-like communities to urbangroup houses. Principles of the FEC Each of the FEC communities: Holds its land, labor, incomeand other resources in common. Assumes responsibility for the needs of its members, receivingthe products of their labor and distributing these and all othergoods equally, or according to…

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6 Serb comrades from Anarchosyndicalist Initiative arrested by the Serbian state for an attack that they have completely no relation!

Void Mirror international blog and Void Network participates in the International Solidarity Movement for the 6 members of Serbian Anarchosyndicalist Initiative that have been arrested by the Serbian State accused for an attack to the Greek embassy. The comrades they are completely non relevant with this attack but even though, the European State see in their faces an inner enemy for the European capitalistic Totalitarianism. In their faces we see…

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Conversation with Raoul Vaneigem by Hans Ulrich Obrist

Conversation with Raoul Vaneigemby Hans Ulrich Obrist May 2009 / e-flux magazine Translated from the French by Eric Anglès HUO: In his book Utopistics, Immanuel Wallerstein claims that our world system is undergoing a structural crisis. He predicts it will take another twenty to fifty years for a more democratic and egalitarian system to replace it. He believes that the future belongs to “demarketized,” free-of-charge institutions (on the model, say,…

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1968 and Doors to New Worlds by John Holloway

1968? Why talk about 1968? There are so many urgent things happening. Let’s talk of Oaxaca and Chiapas and the danger of civil war in Mexico. Let’s talk of the war in Iraq and the rapid destruction of the natural preconditions of human existence. Is this really a good moment for old men to sit back and reminisce? But perhaps we need to talk of 1968 because, even in the…

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We Can Live Without Capitalism / Stop Paying Back Your Loans To The Banks!

banks that have been affected by the idea of 17-s WE CAN LIVE WITHOUT CAPITALISM is an initiative in which people participate as individuals, even though they are an active group of people in different social movements. Behind this publication there is no institution, company, nor organization. They are people you may usually find in campaigns to denounce the current system and to construct alternatives, people like you could be.…

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The Tyranny Of The Clock by George Woodcock

THE TYRANNY OF THE CLOCK George Woodcock (1912-1995) In no characteristic is existing society in the West so sharply distinguished from the earlier societies, whether of Europe or the East, than in its conception of time. To the ancient Chinese or Greek, to the Arab herdsman or Mexican peon of today, time is represented by the cyclic processes of nature, the alternation of day and night, the passage from season…

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The “Society of the Spectacle” English digital Translation

Guy Debord’s THE SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE, originally published in 1967, is easily the most important radical book of the twentieth century. Contrary to popular misconceptions, Debord’s book is neither an ivory tower “philosophical discourse” nor an impulsive “rant” or “protest.” It is an effort to clarify the nature of the situation in which we find ourselves and the advantages and drawbacks of various methods for changing it. It examines…

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…And War Has Just Yet Begun…by Party Imaginaire

Void Network shares with all friends through Void Mirror blog the important short film …And War Has Just Yet Begun…by Party Imaginaire The 18′ film is a romantic and cruel political/philosophical analysis through a poetic narration of every day life filmic fragments mixed with moments of riots Party Imaginaire is a ghost, a dream, a secret plan, a rumour, a weapon of imagination and critical mind in the hands of…

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Survival – The International Movement for Tribal Peoples

What is Survival? Survival is the only international organization supporting tribal peoples worldwide. We were founded in 1969 after an article by Norman Lewis in the UK’s Sunday Times highlighted the massacres, land thefts and genocide taking place in Brazilian Amazonia. Like many modern atrocities, the racist oppression of Brazil’s Indians took place in the name of ‘economic growth’.Today, Survival has supporters in 82 countries. We work for tribal peoples’…

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From the Multitudes of Europe Rising Up Against the Empire and Marching

Wandering about the lack of serious invitations or preparations from the side of Italian Movement against the meeting of G8 leaders in Italy during July 2009,… as we are searching for voices of revolt and resistance in Italian society, as we observe the Italian antagonistic movement to follow the way of the Left parties into oblivion, as we observe the Italian fascists to take more and more power in Italy…

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Support Infoshop!

This is a letter we recieved from Chuck Manson for Infoshop.com and Infoshop News…We are asking all our friends to consider their participation and economical help to Infoshop as a really important move for the meintenance of the undergound global network of news, theory and information Dear Friends,I’m asking my friends and comrades to consider making a financial donation to the Infoshop.org project. I know that many of us are…

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Maintaining the Borders: Identity & Politics by Jamie Heckert

Maintaining the Borders: identity & politics Jamie Heckert 30 October 2002 Identity is the process of creating and maintaining borders, creating different kinds of people. This keeps the world packaged in tidy little boxes. These boxes, in turn, are necessary for the violence and domination of hierarchical societies. There cannot be masters or slaves, bosses or workers, men or women, whites or blacks, leaders or followers, heterosexuals or queers, without…

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Cop15 United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen December 2009

On the wayto Copenhagen Cop15 United Nations Climate Change Conference in December 2009 , as all the financial and political powers that destroy the Earth prepare to make their elitist appearance, spreading delusion to the people of this planet and organizing crisis, ecological panik and nature destruction into a new profitable fairy-tale for the masses WE ARE PREPARING ALSO A SPECIAL “CONFERENCE” WITH ALL OF THEM!: This is a message…

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JULIEN COUPAT from the Tarnac 9 IS FREE!

French authorities on Thursday authorised the release of Julien Coupat (Tarnac 9) , who has been detained for more than six months on suspicion of sabotaging high-speed train lines, the Paris prosecutor’s office said. Julien Coupat, 34, was arrested by anti-terrorist police in November 2008 and his lengthy detention without charges being filed had become highly controversial. His arrest was part of a wider swoop on members of what Interior…

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The Shock Doctrine a film by Alfonso Guaron & Naomi Klain directed by Jonas Guaron

This important video is based in the book of Naomi Klain  The Shock Doctrine and in this edition the film is with Spanish subtitles  [please share and distribute this film] In THE SHOCK DOCTRINE,  Naomi Klein explodes the myth that the global free market triumphed democratically. Exposing the thinking, the money trail and the puppet strings behind the world-changing crises and wars of the last four decades, The Shock Doctrine is…

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STEAL THIS FILM 2 >> A film about the efforts of capitalism to destroy freedom in internet

“These are strange times indeed. While they continue to command so much attention in the mainstream media, the ‘battles’ between old and new modes of distribution, between the pirate and the institution of copyright, seem to many of us already lost and won. We know who the victors are. Why then say any more?Because waves of repression continue to come: lawsuits are still levied against innocent people; arrests are still…

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Closed Zone : a short film by Yoni Goodman (director of “Waltz with Basir”) for Freedom of Movement in Gaza

Yoni Goodman, one of the creators of “Waltz with Bashir”, which won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award, today launched a new animated short film entitled “Closed Zone”. He created the short for “Gisha – Legal Center for Freedom of Movement”. The 90-second film mixes animation with realistic shots to depict the closure imposed on the Gaza Strip by Israel for more than 1.5 years. Through…

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Guy Debord : We Go Round and Round in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire [ a film review written by Stephan Pfohl ]

artwork: Void Network Guy Debord, In Girum Imus Nocte Et Consumimurm Igni: a Film. London: Pelagian Press, 1991. film review written by Stefan Pfohl Permit yourself to drift from what you are reading at this very moment into another situation, another way of acting within the historical and psychic geographies in which the event of your own reading is here and now taking place; here and now taking the place of…

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Enraged About Corporate Greed? Kidnap Your Boss By Christopher Ketcham

Enraged About Corporate Greed? Kidnap Your Boss By Christopher Ketcham, AlterNet. Posted April 30, 2009The French have taken to bossnapping — “sequestering” their bosses while keeping them comfortable and safe — to protest economic unfairness. In answer to their own economic crisis, the French have taken up “bossnapping.” Here’s how it works: An executive of a company, perhaps the CEO, stands before a group of his employees, puts his hands…

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