Out soon: A Towering Flame

  • Posted on: 7 May 2019
  • By: thecollective

The Life and Times of the Elusive Latvian Anarchist Peter the Painter

Breviary Stuff Publications are soon to publish the researches of Phil Ruff which have identified Peter the Painter as the Latvian anarchist Jānis Žāklis (and given details of the rest of his remarkable life). The book launch, organised by the Bristol Radical History Group is happening at the Cube Cinema on Monday 3rd June 2019.

Kazakhstan: Anarcho-Communist Sentenced to 15 Days for Banner

  • Posted on: 5 May 2019
  • By: anon (not verified)

Anarcho-Communist Comrade Sentenced to 15 Days for Banner Action
April 30, 2019

In Almaty, at a city marathon, an anarchist activist was arrested and imprisoned for 15 days for hanging a banner that read “You Can’t Run Away From The Truth”.

May Day Actions Across So-Called North America

  • Posted on: 5 May 2019
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

This May Day was marked by everything form mass wildcat strikes by teachers across South Carolina, demonstrations against ICE in Portland, a noise demo outside of a jail in New York, student occupations and walkouts in Baltimore, New York, and Portland, and also clashes with the far-Right in Portland and New York. Anarchists, wobblies, and autonomous anti-capitalists of many stripes also held benefit events, BBQs, and participated in larger marches across the so-called US.

Statement from Fédération Anarchiste (French-speaking Anarchist Federation)

  • Posted on: 5 May 2019
  • By: thecollective

From London Anarchist Federation

Re: Attack at Publico, bookshop of the Anarchist Federation in Paris

An anarchist comrade was violently attacked with a knife the afternoon of 2nd May 2019 in the FA bookshop Publico (Paris).

There is nothing to suggest the attack was targetting him in particular, but rather the organisation he represents and to which he belongs : the Fédération Anarchiste.

Breaking the sword of capital hanging over Exarcheia

  • Posted on: 5 May 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Athens Indymedia

The current situation of inundation, exhaustion & fear

The beginning of any counter insurgency from state and capital includes prolonged low intensity attacks. Exarcheia knows full well what this looks like and has with much success resisted it in the past. At the current moment, with capital in a worldwide state of hyper crisis, this mania throws everything it can towards areas that cannot be managed for profit generation. Our neighborhood is not only one of these areas but also the lighthouse that inspires others to fight for them and seek its refuge.


Argentina: Anarchist Prisoner Anahí Salcedo is Finally Receiving Medical Treatment

  • Posted on: 5 May 2019
  • By: thecollective

From mpalothia.net

Three months after her transfer from Fernández Hospital to Ezeiza Prison, comrade Anahí was taken for exams, physiotherapy sessions and general medical consultations- some in prison and others in different hospitals, with secret transfers and special groups of cops for “terrorists”. Although we know that the terrorist is the State.

May Day in Helsinki: against authority, fascism and capitalism!

  • Posted on: 5 May 2019
  • By: thecollective

From avtonom.org

On 1st of May , 2019, a memorable rally and traditional demonstration of left-wing organizations and parties of the country were held in Helsinki. Anti-fascists, anarchists and left-wing activists organized separated revolutionary anti-fascist anti-capitalist bloc and passed through all the city. At 9 am a memorial rally was held near the monument to the fallen soldiers of the Finnish Red Guard, workers who died in concentration camps organized by nationalists and white guards in 1918-1919. Anarchists and anti-fascists raised black and red flags and laid flowers as a sign of memory and solidarity with the revolutionaries of past eras.