#30: Anarchism in Chile, Part II – The Ex-worker keeps our eyes to the south as we continue our in-depth exploration of anarchism in Chile. While our last episode sought to provide context and history, this episode delves into two recent cases of repression by the Chilean State against anarchists and discusses the important of prisoner support in the anarchist movement. We interview Victor Montoya, an anarchist who was framed up and spent 16 months in pretrial detention, as well as Luciano “Tortuga” Pitronello, a comrade who faced terrorism charges after a bomb he was carrying prematurely detonated.
Anarchists always appropriated means to spread anti-authoritarian ideas and struggles to feed the dialogue and subversive action. It is in this sense that this publication is also intended as a tool, more precisely that of providing a space to nourish the international debate between anarchists. That is why these particular pages create space for struggles that spring from anarchist activities; autonomous, direct and self-organized struggles; struggles that go towards the destruction of power in all its forms; struggles happening today, yesterday or that are announcing itself.
Kalan Sherrard, called “NYC’s Most Avant-Garde Nihilist Subway Performer” by NYMag is a multidisciplinary artist living in New York City. His performance-based work involves arrangements of found objects, loaded text, hybrid sound, and offbeat costumes. His puppet shows, which have been described as “better than Tim Burton,” utilize the deformed creations of combined objects. He also draws, collages, creates installations, and directs photography projects.
Bellamy returns to America to host with Rydra and they discuss the
boring and tired voting debate among radicals, Tom Brower declaring
mission accomplished in his war against the homeless in Hawaii,
anarchists somehow thinking going to Kobane is a good idea, plants being
fucking awesome, the FBI completing the Panopticon and Adam Harvey's
fashionista resistance to it, and a group of progressives who named
It's been three years or so since the last horrible data purge. Welcome to day zero... again.
Anarchist News was hit by the major horrorshow in drupal land (also called drupalgeddon) that I have valiantly been trying to fight off for the past two weeks but to no avail. The @news database and filesystem were deeply compromised and I could not solve the riddle of how the hackers were getting in. This left me one solution, rebuild.
As reported earlier, University of California San Diego administration have once again launched a campaign to evict the 34+ year old autonomous, collectively controlled, student co-operative space known as the Ché Café.