CrimethInc 'Convergence' has feel of a '60s 'happening'

  • Posted on: 31 July 2006
  • By: worker

CrimethInc 'Convergence' has feel of a '60s 'happening'
By David Krotz
Genevieve Montgomery told it like a story, the street theater she participated in Saturday night as the audience was leaving a performance by the Great River Shakespeare Festival.

About 50 CrimethInc Convergence participants suddenly appeared on the Winona State campus outside the theater, much to the concern of two security officers, she said.

Murray Bookchin dies at 85

  • Posted on: 30 July 2006
  • By: worker

Murray Bookchin RIP
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Murray Bookchin, an early proponent of what he described as social ecology, died at home early Sunday at the age of 85.

He was surrounded by family when he died of heart failure at home, said his daughter, Debbie Bookchin.

Murray Bookchin long was a proponent of left-leaning libertarian ideas and was among the first people in the early 1960s to promote the then-emerging field of ecology into political debate.

Foreign Phrases for Anglophone Anarchists

  • Posted on: 29 July 2006
  • By: worker

What do you call someone who speaks two or more languages? Multilingual.
What do you call someone who only speaks one language? American.

This is a guide to useful (and not so useful) phrases in Chinese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish and Basque for traveling anarchists from Anglophone countries.
Originally published in How to Smash Everything: an Anarchist Sourcebook.

Spain OKs reparations to civil war victims

  • Posted on: 28 July 2006
  • By: worker


MADRID, Spain - The government Friday approved a divisive bill allowing reparations for victims of the Spanish civil war and the ensuing dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco, some of the darkest chapters of Spain's modern history.

The bill also bans symbols and references to the 1939-75 Franco regime in public buildings and asks local and regional governments to rename streets or plazas that are named after the former dictator or refer to his regime.

Exarchia group attacks police

  • Posted on: 27 July 2006
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Exarchia group attacks police

eKathimerini - Greece
Thursday, July 27, 2006

A group of some 30 suspected anarchists attacked five policemen in Exarchia, central Athens, late on Tuesday night, injuring and disarming one of the officers, police said yesterday.

The youths attacked law enforcement with pieces of wood and rocks. The policemen had been guarding the work site for the metro station being built in Exarchia.