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The St Petersburg anarchists cooking up a vegan revolution

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

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

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”

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

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?

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

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.

Anarchists Are Gathering in Denton This Weekend to Debunk Stigmas

from The Observer, by Taylor Adams
Organizers of a Denton event hope to see anarchists flock to their city this weekend. Their goal isn't to protest, but to invite others to learn about their cause.“We want to bring the radical community in North Texas, and/or regionally, closer together. And (with) the local community, we want to introduce people to the philosophy that has a lot of stigma attached to it and maybe debunk some of the propaganda that has been going around,” says Cien of the Trinity River Lookout, which hosts the North Texas Anarchist Book Fair.

Developer Ori Feibush says “anarchists” vandalized his Point Breeze home

From Planphilly
by Ryan Briggs

The Point Breeze home of Philadelphia developer Ori Feibush was vandalized in an early morning incident that saw the first-floor windows of his home smashed by bricks and paint splattered across the property.

Grandad’s hosts Coffee with a Cop; Hamilton anarchists offer Coffee Without Cops outside

From The Hamilton Spectator, July 26, 2019

Even before Pride violence, police program was a lightning rod of controversy. It was a normal Saturday morning rush at Grandad's doughnut shop in Hamilton's North End. Normal except for the three uniformed police officers chatting with customers inside.

And the eight or so anarchists handing out free coffee and a "different view of police" outside the popular spot at the foot of James Street North near the bay front.

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