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(en) Poland, rozbrat.org: All of us do not burn - Review Luke Weber [machine translation]

December 4, 2016 - 6:36am
It should be noted that the greatest misfortune is that such a book had to be written. And had to be written, because the murdered Jolanta Brzeska, because so many people have been evicted, deprived of the right to a roof over his head, wyzbytych with dignity, because so often instead of real help in the face of the housing crisis, people have to listen to empty platitudes of politicians and steak nothing unworthy promises. ---- The authors start from what so strongly reflected on themselves and co-written by them lokatorskim traffic. It is March 1, 2011 the last day on which seen alive Jolanta Brzeska. In the book, we learn everything that is known about her last hours of life and the nightmare of death. Her charred body was found the next day in the Bois Kabacki. According to the adopted by the police hypothesis was that ... suicide. In such an absurd proposition hard ...

(en) Turkey, sosyalsavas: Our ‘Demands' from States and Companies as ‘Some' Anarchists from Turkey:

December 3, 2016 - 3:24am
1- Looting from private properties like supermarkets, shopping malls and storages of companies; should be legitimate. ---- 2- Robberies from banks and jewelers should be legitimate. ---- 3- Intruding and destroying private properties like hotel, residence, factory; should be legitimate. ---- 4- Jobs like smuggling, street vending; should be legitimate. Not paying tax, not being recorded financially should be ordinary. ---- 5- Defrauding documents like identity, passport; should be legitimate. ---- 6- Using means of transport like trains, buses etc. without money; should be legitimate. ---- 7- Closing and cutting the roads by barricades, should be legitimate. ---- 8- Using electricity and gas illegally (without paying it), should be legitimate. ---- 9- Jailbreaks from prisons, schools, slaughterhouses; should be legitimate. ...

(en) Czech, afed.cz: Some advice for aspiring guerrilla growers [machine translation]

December 3, 2016 - 3:24am
What to think about when setting up (only) guerrilla garden. ---- If you think about any step that would be raised by capitalism does not proceed in the direction you this winter brood over the possibility of establishing its own garden, preferably a guerrilla. In the spring, it might be too late, it is necessary now to act. In our anarchist revue, Existence, no. 1/2013 we have on this topic brought some advice and certainly will not hurt them a bit rusty. ---- How successful will eventually your project depends on many factors. Some can affect more than others, but in general, that good planning and thinking through additional steps can save a lot of trouble and complications. ---- Legally rented garden plots vs. garden "black" ---- Basically there are three ways to approach the creation of gardens. The first is open to politically motivated protest the occupation of ...

(en) wsm.ie: Report on "Kurdish Resistance in Turkey and Syria" meeting (November 2016)

December 3, 2016 - 3:24am
About 50 people gathered in the Teacher's Club on Monday evening for a public meeting organised by Rojava Calling. ---- Speaking at the meeting were Faysal Sariyildiz, People's Democratic Party (HDP) MP in Turkey, and Calvin James, a Dublin born DJ and activist who spent 6 months as a volunteer medic in northern Syria in 2016. Faysal joined the meeting by Skype from Brussels as the Turkish state recently cancelled his passport. ---- Calvin spoke about his time living in Northern Syria, working as a volunteer medic and ambulance driver with Heyva Sor A Kurd's emergency response team (or the Kurdish Red Crescent). He was living 800m away from the devastating blast in Qamishli on July 27th in which Daesh killed 44 people and injured 170. Calvin was behind the front line when Manbij was liberated from Daesh fighters in August. He and his colleagues have been on the front ...

(en) Indonesia, anarkis.org: Depriving not flag the Kedaulatanmu - TOETY KILWOUW ·

December 3, 2016 - 3:24am
"Chinese flag fluttering on Obi Island, South Halmahera District, North Maluku during the inauguration Wanatiara smelter PT Persada, Friday (25/11/2016) has made the Indonesian people furious."[1] ---- D emikian the opening sentence of an article entitled "Chinese flag fluttering in South Halmahera, Netizen Furious" in a media that was published on Saturday (26/11). If you wish, you can look at a glance about the news of the Chinese flag in the Obi Island. Quite googling by typing the keyword "Chinese flag" and you will be presented with news of nationalism which supposedly was torn apart as a result of the nation-state flag other over Mother Earth Indonesia. ---- According to another source, before the drop in Chinese flag by the military, local journalists (in the news source called Indonesian journalists) were present to cover the inauguration of the smelter PT. ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL Novembre - Notre-Dame-des-Landes: The songs of our sticks against the concrete fields (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]

December 3, 2016 - 3:23am
The opponent and opponents of the airport of Notre-Dame-des-Landes (NDDL) called on 8 and 9 October in a demonstration and rally on the ZAD. A mobilization of 40,000 people, demonstrating popular support for this struggle, particularly in the regions of Nantes and Rennes. ---- Manuel Valls assured October 11 on Ouest-France that the evacuation of the ZAD, "will this fall" , while the Minister of the Environment Segolene Royal called on October 15th in the Sunday newspaper to "stop costs "and develop existing Nantes Atlantique airport. ---- But on the other hand maneuver governmental division through this truncated consultation that was the referendum not proposing any alternative, failed to enter the unity of the resistance movement, between the elected representatives opposé- es to the airport, the "citizen" ACIPA Association, farmers and peasants in struggle and ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - social, Jacqueline Sauvage reste en prison: police et patriarcat partout, justice nulle part (fr, it, pt) [machine translation]

December 3, 2016 - 3:23am
Après l'arrestation scandaleuse des frères d'Adama Traoré, c'est Jacqueline Sauvage qui est maintenue en détention. La justice est au service des puissants! ---- Battue pendant 47 ans et mère de deux filles violées par leur père, Jacqueline Sauvage a abattu son mari en 2012 et a été condamnée à 10 ans de prison en 2014. Partiellement graciée en janvier 2016, elle a pu déposer une demande de libération anticipée. Le tribunal d'application des peines a refusé cette libération en aout, la cour d'appel vient de confirmer ce refus. Dans les deux cas contre l'avis du procureur. ---- La justification de ces décisions est que Jacqueline Sauvage «peine encore à ce jour à accéder à un réel et authentique sentiment de culpabilité». ---- Ce jugement inique prouve une fois de plus que la justice des tribunaux est au service de la domination masculine. ...

(en) anarkismo.net: [Dublin] Book Launch: "Revolution in Rojava" by Michael Knapp, Anja Flach and Ercan Ayboga (Pluto Press, 2016) by Rojava Calling!

December 2, 2016 - 3:02am
Invited speaker: Ercan Ayboga, co-author of "Revolution in Rojava" ---- Dublin: Connolly Book (43 East Essex Street, Dublin 2), 13th December, 6pm ---- We are pleased to invite you to the launch of "Revolution in Rojava", an eye-witness account on the experience of creating a bottom up social order which actively challenges all forms of oppression and exploitation. The struggle in Rojava (a mostly Kurdish region north of Syria), despite the extent of counterrevolutionary and imperialist forces aligned against it, continues to nurture an autonomous, grassroots resistance across its multiply ethno-religious communities. The book describes in detail the experiences of the participants, the social and ideological evolution of the popular struggle, and most importantly, the attempt, in the most adverse circumstances imaginable, to nurture horizontalist social structures that ...

(en) International of Anarchist Federations: Turkey - Sharing the text of 26A Collective whom has been attacked by police today 1.12.16.

December 2, 2016 - 3:02am
Anarchist Collective 26A's cafe in Kadiköy - Istanbul has been harressed by the riot police today. The police, with the pretext of basketball match security, occupied the street of the cafe. Morever they tried to ask for tea. Naturally the murderers are never given anything in 26A. ---- Police get annoyed and closed both ends of the street with the pretext of "security". Police, "offended" by this "discrimination", didn't let the people coming to the cafe into the street. Moreover they harrassed the volunteers with identity control and called the municipal police of Kadikoy for regulatory control. When it didn't work, they continued their harrasements with undocumented worker control for our cafe where everyone is a volunteer of the colective 26A. ...

(en) Britain, class war: UVW Union appeal for support, dignity, the Living Wage

December 2, 2016 - 3:01am
UVW's monthly supporter scheme is live! Donate £10 a month (or whatever you can afford) to help them increase their reach and make sure that the most oppressed and unrepresented, predominantly migrant, workers get the representation they deserve and that miserly and unscrupulous employers get their just deserts! http://www.uvwunion.org.uk/supporter/ http://www.classwarparty.org.uk/uvw-union-appeal-support/ _________________________________________ ...

(en) Information from the 2nd Congress of the Anarchist Political Organisation - Federation collectivity (gr) [machine translation]

December 2, 2016 - 3:01am
Weekend 26 and November 27 was held in Patras (Labour Centre) 2nd Congress of Anarchist Political Organisation - Federation collectivity. - At the start of the first day was read greetings to the Congress of the Anarchist League of Rio de Janeiro (Initiative for the Anarchist Federation in Brazil), while brief greeting addressed and comrade from the French Anarchist Federation found in Patras on procedures Court. - Also soon they read texts-greetings sent to Congress anarchist collectives manifesto from Volos and cumulonibus Corfu. ---- Then held open account discussion and analysis of the political and social situation. In this placed collectives member of APO and attended as an observer collectives Arfa in Circle of Cephalonia and Path from Patras. ...

(en) Czech, afed: The new collective FNB -- In the south Bohemian town of Strakonice began in the fall to work new collective Food Not Bombs. [machine translation]

December 2, 2016 - 3:01am
Its activists, John and Michael, described the first event: "On Sunday 20 November, we first Strakonice provided for free vegan food to people without a roof over your head. We met at the gazebo behind the Priorat and food from us took eight newcomers. This resulted in a second cell Bohemian organization Food Not Bombs. For now, we are preparing this activity once every 14 days (Sundays) and negotiations are covered space for the handover meals. When this activity runs around, we would like to implement further the idea of the movement - the use of foods that are unnecessarily discarded. " ---- If you're from Strakonice or around the city and would like to join a new team FNB get in touch with them. https://www.facebook.com/Food-not-bombs-Strakonice-1665556240441745 ...

(en) Rest In Power anarchist comrade Michael Israel, killed fighting ‘Islamic State’ fascists in Rojava

December 1, 2016 - 11:47am
People’s Protection Units (YPG) volunteers, American Michael Israel (27) from Colorado and German Anton Neshek (Zana Ciwan), were killed by Turkish warplanes on 29 November according to another international volunteer fighting alongside the pair against the Islamic State group (IS/ISIS/ISIL), north of Raqqa. [updated]. ---- On his Facebook page, the international volunteer, who was amongst the group killed by Turkish warplanes wrote: ---- “We were taking a small village when we got hit by Turkish jets in the night. Two of my friends, Anton and Michael were killed among many others. I’m staying to finish out my six months. Fuck Erdogan and Fuck Turkey.” ---- The YPG have informed both men’s families. ---- Another of Micheal Israel’s comrades posted the following message on his Facebook page: ...

(en) anarkismo.net: The Authoritarian Vision of Che Guevara by Wayne Price

December 1, 2016 - 7:21am
Review of Samuel Farber, The Politics of Che Guevara (2016) ---- The recent death of Fidel Castro makes it timely to review this account of how Che Guevara and Fidel Castro created the ideology and social structure of "Communist" Cuba. ---- Ernesto (Che) Guevara has become an international icon of the left. Pictures of the martyred revolutionary are widely seen on tee-shirts and posters, not to mention coffee cups. Movies have been of his life. He appears even in musicals and movies about unrelated people (for example, "Evita"). He is admired by people who know little or nothing about him, including liberals who would never advocate a revolution in their own country. He is also admired by people who would like a revolution, one which would reorganize the U.S. to have the same system as Castroite Cuba. There are those who condemn Che (and Castro's Cuba) in the name of ...

(en) Britain, afed: RISEUP'S CANARY NOT UPDATED; RISEUP *MIGHT* BE COMPROMISED. BACKUP ALL THE THINGS. by alice fleabite

December 1, 2016 - 7:21am
Riseup might be compromised. My advice is to keep using it for now but 1) backup everything on it. 2) don't use it to discuss anything illegal or of potential interest to usa government in a crack down on its internal dissidents. 3) keep organising and don't let fear of something that may or may not have happened stop us from radical action. ---- Long version: ---- https://riseup.net/canary ---- Here is all that we know for sure: ---- 1) Riseup use a canary system as a warning system that they have had a security order placed on them including a gag component. They have stated that if such an order were placed on them compromising their services, that they will not update their canary page. ---- 2) Their canary page was due updated last week, but has not. Due is slight exaggeration - they state they will endeavour to update every quarter, and their last ...

(en) Britain, class war: UVW Union appeal for support, dignity, the Living Wage

December 1, 2016 - 7:21am
UVW's monthly supporter scheme is live! Donate £10 a month (or whatever you can afford) to help them increase their reach and make sure that the most oppressed and unrepresented, predominantly migrant, workers get the representation they deserve and that miserly and unscrupulous employers get their just deserts! http://www.uvwunion.org.uk/supporter/ http://www.classwarparty.org.uk/uvw-union-appeal-support/ _________________________________________ ...

(en) US, Black Rose Anarchist Federation: END THE MALE-STATE VIOLENCE!: STATEMENT FROM ANARCHIST WOMEN ON SEXUAL ABUSE LAW

December 1, 2016 - 7:13am
Posted on November 25, 2016 - Federation Tags: anarcha-feminism, Devrimci Anarsist Faaliyet, feminism, international, Turkey, women's liberation ---- Statement from the organization Anarchist Women on the "sexual abuse" bill proposed by the governing AK Party in Turkey, which was recently withdrawn after mass protests from women. Among other things, the bill would have pardoned men who raped underage girls if the girls married their rapists. As the AKP is currently ruling through de-facto dictatorship, having started an internal war against the Kurdish population, declared a permanent "state of emergency", fired thousands upon thousands of state workers, and arrested the leaders of the leftist People's Democratic Party (HDP), any victory at all against the government is significant. However, as Anarchist Women note, this is not a permanent victory, and the ...

(en) Czech, afed: LETS and Time Bank -- On the subject of localization: experimenting with systems of local currency. [machine translation]

December 1, 2016 - 7:12am
LETS, a Local Exchange Trading Systems or local currency systems are based on the exchange by the commodities or services for locally produced units that are to supplement or substitute national currencies in the region. ---- Stephen Gudeman in his book The Economy's Tension: The Dialectics of Community and Market (2008) describes LETS with an emphasis on reciprocity, which provides a very local level of the system: "LETS defines the market environment, prohibits the levying of interest, allows a specific range of goods and often emphasizes community values and motives. " ---- The first system is the local currency recorded in 1983, when the Briton Michael Linton introduced in Canada Courtenay local currency in the form of so-called. Green Dollars . Linton emigrated to Canada in the '70s. Here he sought to find out how to relate to each other the social ...

(en) Britain, class war: Deliveroo workers, a new initiative: Rebel Roo bulletin #1

November 30, 2016 - 5:54am
From Plan C: "The struggle for decent wages and conditions within the ‘gig economy' has entered a new phase recently with the Uber court victory and the announcement of a union-building drive by the IWGB amongst Deliveroo workers in London. ---- The initial energy of the summer's spontaneous strikes is successfully being converted into long-term campaigns. ---- As part of this development, the Plan C Social Strike working group is excited to announce today that we are involved in supporting a new initiative: The Rebel Roo, a national bulletin for Deliveroo workers, produced by Deliveroo workers..." full article here http://www.weareplanc.org/blog/a-new-initiative-rebel-roo-1/ ---- "This newspaper exists to help Deliveroo workers in the UK and internationally communicate and organise. Together we can build solidarity and fight for better wages and conditions." ...

(en) Britain, afed: ANARCHISTS ON CUBA

November 30, 2016 - 5:53am
It will be difficult to escape the eulogies to Fidel Castro (1926-2016) from the British Left. Jeremy Corbyn's take is perhaps most significant though. Treading a tightrope between his enthusiasm for old-fashioned socialist values and the reality of modern politics in Britain, his observations are revealing. He makes the very dangerous relativistic argument that whilst in Cuba, as in other regimes, there have been ‘excesses', we have to look at the positives such as the healthcare system and education. There has been much change in Cuba, he says, and that economic progress must go hand in hand with human and free-speech rights. Above all, he says that Castro, "will be remembered as a champion of social justice". ---- 10 US presidents threatened to oust Castro and failed. Corbyn finds this impressive. It could have something to do with the ...