Why We Do This: One Story from the WTO Protests in Hong Kong, December 17

  • Posted on: 19 December 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>When the moment finally explodes like overripe fruit, you will be caught unprepared, soaked in pepper spray, your camera broken. You will be grumpy and trying to get home, but you won't have the one set of keys that you're sharing with five other people--and the damn cellphone doesn't work on this side of the Pacific.

NEFAC Workplace Position Paper

  • Posted on: 13 December 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>INTRODUCTION

As anarchist-communists, we want a radical reorganization of the workplace. We want workplaces that are run by directly democratic federated workers' and community-based councils. We want the highest decision-making body to be general assemblies of workers held on the shop floor and in the communities where they live. We want to abolish the wage system, end the alienation and division of labor, and usher in a new society of libertarian communism.

Open Letter From the Catalyst Infoshop

  • Posted on: 13 December 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Dear Friends, Supporters and Acquaintances,

Allow me to start by saying, the Prescott community is the most loving and generous community I have known. I am honored to be in community with so many who give their time and energy to creating and sustaining The Catalyst Bookstore and Infoshop. I think Bill would agree that The Catalyst would not exist if not for the generosity of this community.

Protest against capital and its democracy of the rich at the University of Chile

  • Posted on: 9 December 2005
  • By: worker

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Protest against capital and its democracy of the rich at the University of Chile

translated from Hommodolars (autonomous collective of counter-information)
Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Yesterday, once again*, at the Juan Gómez Millas campus of the University of Chile (in Santiago), masked demonstrators broke with the tranquility and passivity imposed by capital and fought for nearly 40 minutes against police using firebombs and stones.

Grand Jury Targets Portland Activists

  • Posted on: 8 December 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>12/7/05:
Two Portland activists, Frank Winbigler and Shannon (Nonny) Urick, were today served with papers ordering them to be a witness for a federal Grand Jury, and were also advised that they are both a target of the Grand Jury’s investigation. Nonny and Frank both have a long history of human, animal and environmental activism. The Grand Jury is scheduled for 3/16/06 in Eugene, Oregon.

Anarchist professor drops appeal, will leave Yale

  • Posted on: 7 December 2005
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A professor and outspoken anarchist has agreed to leave Yale University this spring, ending an appeal over whether his termination was politically motivated.<br><br>

David Graeber, one of the world's leading social anthropologists, said he will teach two classes next semester, then take a yearlong paid sabbatical after which he will not return.<br><br>

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