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Experiences in Rojava: Interview with an anarchist YPG volunteer

  • Posted on: 8 March 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Kurdish Question

We met and interviewed a person who travelled to Rojava to be a volunteer in the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG). We present this interview anonymously, as wished by the person interviewed.

What inspired you to travel to Rojava and join the YPG?

Different aspects, but it connected me and others to our own historical roots such as antifascism, or revolutionary internationalism.

Were you in the International Batallion?

Free at Last! Chilean Anarchists Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar onto the Streets!

  • Posted on: 7 March 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)
Francisco Solar and Monica Caballero arriving at Santiago airport

SANTIAGO – Chilean Anarchists, Monica Caballero and Francisco Solar, arrived this morning at Santiago’s International Airport, after having been expulsed from Spanish custody and deported back to their home country.

Anti-Fascist Sports, Autonomen, and PhDs: An Interview with Gabriel Kuhn

  • Posted on: 3 March 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Freedom

Published March 2, 2017

Gabriel Kuhn has been writing political books from the late ’90s on topics ranging from women pirates to football and the State. In this interview Freedom reviewer Luther Blisset talks to him about the Autonomen, workers’ councils and the history of anti-fascism in sport.

Inside the Radical Squat Pushing for Gender Equality in the Anarchist Movement

  • Posted on: 1 March 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Broadly

by Daniel Shkolnik MAR 1 2017 5:44 PM

Spain's economic recession has led to a proliferation of "okupas," or squats, that combine vaguely illegal housing with leftwing ideology. For the feminists of Seville's La Revolución, who occupy a 125-year-old building owned by a bank, that means no men are allowed.

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Anarchy in Austria: Hundreds of Residents Declare Themselves 'State Deniers'

  • Posted on: 26 February 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Sputnik International

17:01 23.02.2017

A new movement of "state deniers" has sprung up in Austria, where hundreds of people are refusing to accept the authorities of the state or any punitive measures handed down by state officials.

Hundreds of Austrians have declared themselves "state deniers," who don't accept the legitimacy of the Republic of Austria.

Exiled in Exarchia

  • Posted on: 19 February 2017
  • By: thecollective

The Exarchia district slouches up the Athenian hillsides, twenty minutes’ walk from Syntagma Square, seat of government in the heart of Athens. Occasionally it stirs, exploding in violence and protest at a variety of injustices: some new, others perennial. Exarchia is a political and artistic hub in a country asphyxiated by demands from distant politicians at the behest of banks.

We Need To Act On Our Own Terms!

  • Posted on: 17 February 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Running Wild

Lately, we’ve witnessed right-wing populists, nationalists, racists, and fascists of all types licking their lips, emboldened by the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America. Following this torturous, political freak-show, we have already seen the dangerous realities and challenges it will bring about. Many from the right have come to see this as their moment to shine, while for many more it presents some sort of mythical return to a time of “greatness, prosperity, and freedom”.

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Claim of Responsibility and Statement - Wildfire Cell

  • Posted on: 16 February 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

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“It’s about time that we burned this country, this artificial world; it’s the onset of the black fire that will consume their businesses and industry of the filthy techno-industrial society. It is now time to articulate a direct and cold criticism, away from fantasies, put it forth, and present strikes.”

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Anarchist prisoners Mónica Caballero & Francisco Solar to be expelled from Spain and released in Chile soon

  • Posted on: 16 February 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Insurrection News

According to corporate media in Spain and Chile, the Audiencia Nacional (National Court) of Spain decided on January 30 to commute the rest of Mónica and Francisco‘s sentence to expulsion. The lawyers of the comrades are thought to have requested for article 89 of the Spanish Penal Code to be invoked which allows for foreign citizens serving more than one year’s imprisonment to have their sentence replaced with expulsion from the Spanish state. The comrades had their original sentence of 12 years reduced on appeal to 4 years and 6 months last December which means they have now served more than a third of their sentence.

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