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Dear Cheerleaders, we need to have a chat about imperialism

  • Posted on: 4 April 2015
  • By: Mister Grumpy

Wearing the flag of Ocalan

On the process of change in Northern Syria often called the Rojava revolution, the PYD as proponent of the process, and its alliance with Western imperialist powers.

In Rojava, in the North of Syria, Kurdish fighters are struggling against IS, Islamic State. That struggle deserves out interest, because it is not just a fight between armeed groups fighting for territory.

This Confidential Police Log Shows How Cops Lost the Streets of London to Anarchists During the Poll Tax Riots

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

From Vice - By Solomon Hughes

Twenty-five years ago, on March 31, 1990, a massive demonstration against Margaret Thatcher's poll tax turned into a huge riot that spread across central London—shop windows were smashed, cars were set ablaze and people were hurt.

Weekly World News of Opposition: March 2-30, 2015

  • Posted on: 1 April 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Peru, Arequipa: very heavy policing on 8th day of indefinite strike against Tia Maria mining project Strikers say policemen threw and fired tear gas and shot from helicopters…. hundreds of policemen attacked and entered their homes by force to arrest people …”…they entered the houses with arrogance, kicking down doors to arrest people just because we are against polluting mining… With more than three thousand police they besieged the whole of Cocachacra and kidnapped all the people of Tambo Valley. They have also police contingents in Mollendo to stop the population having access or making its way to us.

The ASSÉ doesn’t make the spring

  • Posted on: 31 March 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Revolt is brewing across Québec and is spreading day by day. Already 66 student associations have voted a renewable strike. There are more and more night demos. Cégep du Vieux-Montréal and Université Laval are taking hold of their campuses and transforming them into political spaces. UQÀM was blockaded today [Monday, March 31, 2015]. Whereas Printemps 2012 took several weeks to really begin, Printemps 2015 has taken off in the space of a few days. The movement is re-starting right where 2012 was interrupted. The strike is underway.

28 Arrests, a Dozen Solidarity Protests: Summary of Situation in Spain

  • Posted on: 30 March 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

The final tally of what the police, hilariously, have dubbed "Operation Piñata" is, to the best of our knowledge, 28 comrades arrested and 17 buildings raided.

Of the raids, 6 targeted social centers and the others targeted houses.

14 people were arrested and charged with resistance for opposing the raids in a social center in Madrid, but as of this evening all of them have been released.

“Either with Anarchy or with authority” by the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire (Greece)

  • Posted on: 30 March 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Inter Arma received and translated:

Conspiracy of Cells of Fire, 25th day of hunger strike – Either with Anarchy or with authority.

It’s already been 25 days that the mother of Christos and Gerasimos Tsakalos and the girlfriend of the second one are locked up in the cells of democracy.

We have already been for 25 days on hunger strike until death, demanding their immediate release.

It’s been 25 days and already eight of us are in hospitals with their health condition on the limits.

Number 6 of The Acorn anarchist bulletin now out

  • Posted on: 30 March 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Issue 6 of UK anarchist bulletin The Acorn is now out, with news on:
* Degrowth and resistance to capitalist infrastructure
* Firsthand thoughts on Frankfurt protests
* Bristol Anarchist Bookfair
* Invisible Committee - new English texts online
* British state's war on anti-fracking movement
* General strike against neo-liberalism in France
* Spanish state's draconian repression
* Screening of film on English anarchist Herbert Read

At least 26 comrades arrested across Spain, operation ongoing

  • Posted on: 30 March 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

(What follows is the translation of an article from the media, reproduced from a government press release. We are already aware of at least one other arrest; the case is still very much open. Protests have been called for in various cities tonight. The arrests are connected to the recent Operation Pandora.).

12 People Arrested by the Policia Nacional for belonging to the Grupos Anarquistas Coordinados (GAC)

Call for entries for the 2015 Anarchist Film Festival!

  • Posted on: 28 March 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

This year, Insurgent Projections has the pleasure of organizing the very first Anarchist Film Festival in town May 23 and 24, during the Montréal Anarchist Bookfair. This is why we invite everyone to help us make festival succeed by participating. Submit your films of any length! We want pieces that are pertinent, original, independent, and linked either to struggles against oppression in any of its forms, or to the kinds of lives that rebel against it. These films need to be in line with the principles that we ourselves share with the Anarchist Bookfair

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