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Anarchists on the Catalan Referendum: Three Perspectives from the Streets

  • Posted on: 3 October 2017
  • By: thecollective

Via Crimethinc.

On Sunday, October 1, the Catalan government held a referendum about Catalan independence from Spain in flagrant defiance of the Spanish government. Massive open clashes between Catalan voters and Spanish police took place throughout the region. A general strike is called for October 3 as a showdown looms between rival politicians and, perhaps, rival states. This situation poses complex challenges: how do anarchists show solidarity to partisans of Catalan independence against police repression without legitimizing nationalism, democracy, or a new Catalan state and its police? We spoke with several anarchists throughout the region and translated these three reports to offer insight into how Catalan anarchists are approaching these questions.

(A-Radio) Anarchist Federation in Glasgow about their work, the referendum and the rise of nationalism

  • Posted on: 18 September 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

As Anarchist Radio Berlin we made an interview with the Anarchist Federation in Glasgow about their work, the referendum and the rise of nationalism.

As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of talking to an activist of the Anarchist Federation in Glasgow. The interview was about their local activities as well as the Scottish independence referendum and the rise of nationalism in the region.

TΗE BIG DECEPTION

  • Posted on: 2 August 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

In a paper we presented at the first of the public meetings we organized on the left management of the capitalist state, the politics of recuperation and what to do next to satisfy our proletarian social needs in May 2015, we stated that “the boring spectacle of the Greek state’s ‘negotiations’ with its European ‘partners’ and the partial institutional reforms introduced by the Syriza government have functioned like the blue pill of hybernation, a pill that has been swallowed by a large amount of proletarians and the movement against violent internal devaluation.

On the Breakthroughs in Greece

  • Posted on: 3 July 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From Athens Indymedia

ANNOUNCEMENT Of the Greek activist newspaper "APATRIS" on the breakthroughs in Greece:

After the unsuccessful attempts for a compromise between the two Memoranda proposals (one of from the European Union and the IMF and another one from the Greek coalition of SYRIZA- ANEL), the government opted for a referendum on the question of the acceptance or not of the economic measures proposed by the creditors.