Nuova emigrazione e vecchio fatalismo 02:06 Aug 31 0 comments
Protest in Hasankeyf against unjust resettlement plans and Ilisu Dam 15:06 Jun 05 0 comments
Cumbre Agraria: Negociando en medio de la desconfianza 19:21 May 06 0 comments
Planadas (Tolima) marcha contra las multinacionales y transnacionales 22:32 Nov 15 0 comments
La Costituzione dei Cantoni della Rojava 21:55 Oct 24 0 commentsmore >>
Our hearts ache for the victims of the homophobic hate crime that took place over the weekend in Orlando, Florida where a gunman attacked an LGBT+ club killing 50 and wounding over 50 more. Much has been asked by us and by other left queers about the LGBT+ community, whether it exists and if it exists why don’t we feel a part of it. Sadly it is at times like these that we become aware of its existence. When people are considered deviants and deserving of a murderous assault for their sexuality, a trait all of us in the community share, we cannot but come together in sadness and in mourning.
On 3 September 1984, the Vaal Triangle, which is located southeast of Johannesburg and was part of the industrial heartland of South Africa, exploded into unrest. A general stay-away from work was called, schools were closed, buses and taxis stood idle and militant protest spread across the country. It was the most significant and large-scale rebellion of the black working class since the Soweto Uprising of June, 1976, and signified one of the final nails in the coffin of apartheid and white minority rule.For the black working class living in the townships across the Vaal Triangle, such as Sharpeville, Sebokeng, Evaton, Bophelong, Boiketlong, Zamdela and others the conditions were very similar to those of today. A slump in the steel industry had led to many workers being retrenched, there were evictions of rent defaulters and bribery, corruption and self-enrichment of local councillors was rife. Councillors’ election promises went unfulfilled and township residents demanded their resignation; allegedly threatening that they would set fire to their houses should they fail to do so.
Thirty-one years later, on 21 April 2015, the Sebokeng Magistrate’s Court in the Vaal sentenced four community activists from Boiketlong to sixteen years in prison each for allegedly setting fire to the local ward councillor’s house and cars during a protest action.
In the last couple of weeks, the Black community in Baltimore has mobilized protests in response to the brutal murder of Freddie Gray by the Baltimore Police Department (BPD).The news footage of Baltimore’s Black youth resisting riot cops is reminiscent of images from the Ferguson protests last summer. Yet, they are also reminiscent of the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising, as well as the many eruptions of popular unrest across the U.S. in 1968 against racist police violence. And we can go farther and farther back into history. The stories are many. The death toll to racist state violence is vast. And many are wondering: Is this our moment to bring down the racist capitalist system?
The villagers of the Palestinian vilage of Bil'in have been struggling now for 10 years against the construction of the separation barrier and consequent expropriation of their lands. This struggle has been a non-violent one, carried out together with Jewish activists from Israel and international activists and has inspired dozens of other similar struggles in villages throughout the West Bank. Here, Israeli anarchist Ilan Shalif explains the significance of Bil'in and recounts his experiences there.The struggle in Bil'in is only one part of the fabric of struggle of more than 120 years between the indigenous people of Palestine and the Zionist settler colonialist and transfer project. The struggle in Bil'in is also the culmination of the joint popular struggle of Palestinians and young Jewish community members who "betray" their local Jewish community, which is harnessed to the Zionist project of settlement building and transfer. As partners second in importance only to the local activists, between us we have forged an unusual alliance, one that has hardly ever been seen during the half millennium of struggle between European colonialism and the other inhabitants of the world.
Anarkismo.net presenta esta entrevista realizada por el periódico anarquista chileno Solidaridad a Abelardo Mariña Flores, activista político, profesor de Economía Política y, actualmente, Jefe del Departamento de Economía de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco. En ella se analiza la profunda crisis por la que atraviesa el Estado mexicano y sus políticas represivas que, de la mano de la llamada guerra contra las drogas, se están traduciendo en masivas violaciones a los derechos humanos en contra deu na población que resiste. Dentro de estas violaciones, la desaparición de 43 estudiantes de Ayotzinapa es un hecho escandaloso, pero ni es excepcional ni puede abstraerse de la historia de brutalidades del Estado mexicano.
Sat 22 Oct, 04:27
Σε ποιόν ανήκει τ ... Oct 18 16:35 0 comments
Κάτω τα χέρια από ... Oct 17 04:31 0 comments
Με τους εργάτες ή ... Oct 14 18:05 0 comments
Με τους εργάτες ή ... Oct 13 20:16 0 comments
Η στέγαση είναι κ ... Oct 12 04:01 0 comments
Καταγγέλλουμε τη... Oct 10 04:34 0 comments
Dublin protest to force the government to back down and scrap water charges sees 1000s on ... Sep 20 18:31 0 comments
Remember September 3 1984: Grave Fees Must Fall Campaign – Asinamali! Sep 03 01:20 0 comments
Italia, Genova Multedo: Simbiosi - difendi il territorio Aug 30 05:00 0 comments
Risveglio civile e democratico Aug 29 05:14 0 comments
Miercoles 10 de agosto, protesta territorial No + AFP en todo Chile Aug 10 12:49 0 comments
Del control comunitario a la transformación social (Editorial Solidaridad N°34) Aug 01 21:30 0 comments
La Lucha: the illustrated story of Human Right defenders and their struggle in Mexico Jul 28 02:30 0 comments
El pueblo trabajador chileno salió a la calle y mostró un contundente rechazo a las AFP Jul 27 02:47 0 comments
“Conversando sobre los jóvenes, sus retos y resistencias en América Latina” Jul 25 06:33 0 comments
Algunas reflexiones en torno al “mayo chilote” Jul 22 18:49 0 comments
Santiago de Chile: Marcha Multisectorial-Territorial en la Zona Norte Jul 19 06:50 0 comments
Κίνημα ενάντια σ`... Jul 14 18:30 0 comments
Rete Spartaco per Emergency Jul 14 01:15 0 comments
NO TAV - contro gli espropri alla Sereta Jul 14 00:43 0 comments
Elections are not the answer Jul 01 22:04 2 comments
Η στέγαση είναι κ ... Jun 27 18:01 0 comments
Italia - Elezioni amministrative 2016 - Ballottaggi e sballottamenti Jun 27 06:23 0 comments
Παλαιστίνιοι εργ... Jun 25 20:14 0 comments
#Brexit: 10 σχόλια Jun 25 07:55 0 comments
Για τα γεγονότα σ ... Jun 23 05:20 0 comments
Μεταξύ απολυταρχ... Jun 18 18:30 0 comments
Να επιτεθούμε Jun 15 20:02 0 comments
Tolima, el corazón de la disputa por los territorios y la resistencia a los megaproyectos Jun 14 08:52 0 comments
Orlando means fightback Jun 13 21:51 0 commentsmore >>