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The St Petersburg anarchists cooking up a vegan revolution

  • Posted on: 2 November 2019
  • By: thecollective
The St Petersburg anarchists cooking up a vegan revolution

From BBC News

As Russia enters its 20th year under the authoritarian leadership of Vladimir Putin, St Petersburg's vegan anarchist community thrives. Hated by the far right and out of tune with Russia's prevailing nationalist mood, the activists have created a version of what their ideal society would look like - and they're promoting this vision with delicious food. Could they be changing attitudes among other young Russians?

Italian-Americans Should Celebrate Sacco and Vanzetti Day

  • Posted on: 15 October 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Teen Vogue

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day, the holiday that celebrates the peoples and cultures who thrived before the arrival of Christopher Columbus, the murderous, enslaving explorer who is frequently (and many say incorrectly) credited as the first European to “discover” the Americas.

Memorial for Portland activist now includes graffiti on Democratic headquarters

  • Posted on: 14 October 2019
  • By: thecollective
Memorial for Portland activist now includes graffiti on Democratic headquarters

From Oregon Live

A memorial for a Portland activist killed outside the Democratic Party of Oregon headquarters now includes graffiti across much of the front of the building, including a number of anarchist and anti-fascist symbols, after a vigil was held Sunday night.

Police said they had not received any complaints about the graffiti. The bureau had no updates on its investigation Monday morning.

The Straits Times, “Police in Indonesia’s Papua ban ‘anarchist’ demos after mass protests”

  • Posted on: 5 September 2019
  • By: thecollective

from Straits Times

JAKARTA (AFP) - Police in Indonesia's Papua region on Monday (Sept 2) banned demonstrations that could lead to "anarchist acts" following nearly two weeks of mass protests in the easternmost territory of the Southeast Asian archipelago.

The order came after police on Sunday said dozens had been arrested in connection with rioting in the region's capital.

Emma Goldman's Adventures in France

  • Posted on: 5 September 2019
  • By: thecollective

Laure Batier speaks with Charles Reeve

From The Brooklyn Rail

The first complete French translation of Emma Goldman’s Living My Life (1931) was published in November 2018 by the Paris radical publisher L’échappée as Vivre ma vie; une anarchiste au temps des révolutions: the translators are Laure Batier and Jacqueline Reuss. The printing of 3,000 was sold out in a month, and a second edition continues to find a good response.

The End of Anarchists in Exarcheia?

  • Posted on: 25 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From European Interest

EXARCHEIA, Athens – On a summer day in Athens, tourists and locals alike can be found in Kolonaki, one of Athens’ most affluent neighborhoods, sipping on cappuccinos, chatting with friends, or leisurely walking alongside the most expensive stores in the city. Few ever leave to go to Exarcheia, a neighborhood that is a mere five-minute walk away.

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The Anarchist Hiding From Israeli Courts

  • Posted on: 25 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Jewish Press dot com

Jonathan Pollak, a senior leader of the Anarchists Against the Wall organization, has been absent from hearings related to a complaint filed against him by the Ad Kan organization. In addition, Pollak published an article in the Haaretz newspaper stating that he recognizes the judicial process, but he still “chooses not to appear.” The judge in the hearing filed a warrant to compel his attendance.

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