We, the collectives and members of Ukrainian leftist and anarchist organizations, announce that “Borotba” union is not a part of our movement. During the whole time of this political project’s existence, its members tended to be committed to the most discredited, conservative and authoritarian “leftist” regimes and ideologies, which do not represent the inte […]
On February 27, 2014, pro-Russian chauvinists of Crimea, supported by Berkut riot police and Russian Black Sea Fleet committed military coup in Crimea. Right now it’s already obvious that the government of “Russian Unity” movement headed by Aksionov is no more than a puppet of the Kremlin regime.
South African author Michael Schmidt on the global impact of revolutionary anarchism Join us for an exploration of the global history and impact of anarchist and syndicalist ideas and strategies with international author Michael Schmidt!
The acceleration of the B.D.S. and international pressure to yield a bit cause near panic in the more ideological Zionist elite. Their response is the acceleration of suppression of the Palestinians and efforts to transfer them from key areas that the die hards dream of holding for ever. The Israeli state force back the irregular settlers and initiate lot of […]
Article originally written in Spanish for the latest issue of the Chilean anarchist paper Solidaridad- The recent events that have shaken Venezuela reflect not only the level of interference that the USA maintains in the region or the pervasive coup-mongering trend in the Venezuelan elite which knows by heart the manual of the Chilean coup strategy. It prima […]
Since 2009 the US state has been undertaking Quantitative Easing (QE), which has involved the US state creating $ 85 billion a month, effectively electronically printing money out of thin air, and linking this to the “purchasing” of paper assets like US government bonds and also more importantly mortgaged backed securities from banks, hedge funds, private eq […]
The Israeli media is nearly obsessed with the escalation of the B.D.S. as if they know things they do not disclose. Both supporters and rejectors of the end of the occupation start to regard it as immanent and not in the far future. A section of the Israeli capitalist elite which is suffering from the boycott and fear its escalation start to organize to acce […]
It is a volcano jumping between dormant and active stages and last month, it erupted again, spitting a litany of condemning editorials across global opinion pages that set ablaze United Nations’ inexcusable, uncompromising policy in Haiti, where the cholera epidemic, now entering its fourth year, killed more than 8,300 people and sickened another 650,000. An […]
Horizontalism is an emerging term used to describe the key common characteristics of the waves of rebellion of the last decade. Occupy in 2011 was the peak to date but the term Horizontalism itself appears to originate the rebellion in Argentina after the 2001 banking crisis there. Marina Sitrin in her book on that rebellion says the term (in Spanish obvious […]
Panel 3/17 in Chi, with responses to prepared questions The Platypus Society is having a panel on "Marxism and Anarchism," 3/17, in Chicago. It prepared a list of questions on the topic. These are my responses to the questions, in preparation for the discussion.
Warning: This text has as its primary objective to develop a very honest review, so that we can collectively we learn from this experience. This report is the result of a collective reflection of the active members of the collective Emma Goldman in winter 2014. It reflects, therefore, above all things, the reality as experienced by them. ---- To take stock o […]
Natural Paved, RS, Espertirina was the youngest of the sisters Martins, born in 1902. Along with Eulina, Dulcina sisters and Virginia, the Nino Henry (who would change his name to Cecílio Villar) and Armando siblings, in-laws and Djalma Fetterman Zenon de Almeida, part of the working and anarchist militancy. She was student of Modern School Malvina Tavares, […]
European meetings ecosocialism held in late January in Geneva, involving tens of European organizations and South America. Libertarian alternative was invited there with other carriers anticapitalist movements and ecological alternative. ---- The Swiss group Ecosocialist party SolidaritéS was initiated meetings that took place from January 24 to 26 in Geneva […]
Angel Bosqued is the Secretary for International Relations of the Central Iberian anarcho-syndicalist, the ConfederaciÃn General del Trabajo (CGT [ 2 ]). Holding her Confederal Congress in October 2013 was an opportunity to take stock of what is, by far, the organization claiming the most significant international libertarian ideals. ---- Libertarian Alterna […]
While a multifaceted racism appears without complexes, union united campaign intensifies with training and meetings in several cities in France, including Jan. 29 at the labor exchange in Paris. ---- The "united campaign against the far right, his ideas, practices" initiated by trade unions CGT, FSU and Solidarity and expanded youth organizations U […]
In the following piece MAS member, Luz Sierra, reveals the hardship of being pressured to fulfill gender expectations within her household and culture while being politically involved in Miami. She shares some strong insights of her analysis of such oppression and how it affected women she have met throughout her life. Yet, as a firm believer in direct actio […]
The event on 22 February against airport Notre-Dame-des-Landes is an unprecedented success. With more than 50,000 demonstrators and protesters, against 10,000 in March 2012, 65 buses from all over France, over 500 tractors, a real show of force. ---- The prefecture of Loire-Atlantique played the card of provocation by refusing the course of the demonstration […]
The events of November 30 and December 7 are failures in terms of mobilization. The anti-racist movement seems to be an impasse. At issue: a heterogeneous anti-racist movement and the current weakness of an independent speech and protest direct victims of racism in France. ---- Thirty years marches against racism and for equality were a good opportunity to r […]
Because "the night we like and want to leave in peace," November 22, the collective "equal to equal" Angers Alternative libertarian which is a linchpin - for the first time organized a march non-mixed night against gender and sexual violence. ---- Relying on November 25, International Day against violence against women, the collective […]
In February newsletter: feminist activities in Florianópolis; Release of Lucy Parsons Bookstore Libertarian; Occupation Palmares resists; statement of the VI Congress of the FAG; repression in Porto Alegre, Right to Memory and Truth in Joinville; lecture in Budapest; translation Text CAB ---- Feminist activities in Florianopolis ---- A calendar of activities […]