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venezuela / colombia / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Monday August 11, 2014 19:20 byDelegaciones del Gobierno Nacional y las FARC- EP
Comunicado conjunto #40 read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Friday August 08, 2014 20:17 byPersistent Solidarity Forum   image 1 image
For workers at universities, transformation must improve working conditions, raise wages, defend dignity and allow their full participation in governance of these institutions. Outsourcing and the privatisation of services such as cleaning at universities is against transformation because these measures lower labour standards and create a highly unjust system for workers at these institutions. This perpetuates the legacy of colonialism and apartheid.

Like cleaners in other universities, cleaners at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) – organised under the Persistent Solidarity Forum (PSF) – are in a protracted struggle to secure the rights promised in the Constitution, shape the transformation agenda of the institution and reverse outsourcing of cleaning services and other so-called non-core services. read full story / add a comment
mashriq / arabia / iraq / anti-fascism / non-anarchist press Friday August 08, 2014 06:03 byPhilip Kleinfield
In Israel, racism and extremism are exploding. It began shortly after the kidnapping of three Israeli boys—Naftali, Gilad and Eyal—in Gush Etzion, that led to the assault in Gaza which has seen over 1,000 killed. A Facebook page calling for the murder of Palestinians went viral. In one photo, a soldier posed broodingly with his gun, the word "vengeance" written on his chest. In another two teenage girls smiled happily with a banner that read: “Hating Arabs is not racism, it’s values.” read full story / add a comment
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Thursday August 07, 2014 15:16 byShourideh C. Molavi
Today the struggle for people of conscience appears to be less about convincing people that Israel is committing war crimes against Palestinians or grossly violating international law. Instead the struggle has become about convincing the world that Palestinians are human beings too. The ongoing televised genocidal attack of Palestinians in Gaza by the Israeli army makes one wonder what the situation would have been like if global powers and mainstream voices saw Palestinians as human beings. read full story / add a comment
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Thursday August 07, 2014 05:37 byMike Carlton
The images from Gaza are searing, a gallery of death and horror. A dishevelled Palestinian man cries out in agony, his blood-soaked little brother dead in his arms. On a filthy hospital bed a boy of perhaps five or six screams for his father, his head and body lacerated by shrapnel. A teenage girl lies on a torn stretcher, her limbs awry, her face and torso blackened like a burnt steak. Mourners weep over a family of 18 men, women and children laid side by side in bloodied shrouds. Four boys of a fishing family named Bakr, all less than 12 years old, are killed on a beach by rockets from Israeli aircraft.

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venezuela / colombia / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Thursday August 07, 2014 02:51 byHernán Durango
Hasta las seis de la tarde habían ingresado en el centro de salud de Currulao 18 heridos. Entre los cuales 14 con heridas de bala y un joven de 27 años muerto por impacto en el tórax. Según denuncian los heridos, los agredió la Policía que desde el segundo piso del comando estaba disparando. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Thursday July 31, 2014 20:55 bySeumas Milne
As talks to end a 50-year war hang in the balance, violent repression carries on – and the US and Britain stand behind it read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Wednesday July 30, 2014 18:50 byFRENTE 59
La situación de crisis social que vive actualmente el departamento de la Guajira, bien podría calificarse de Emergencia humanitaria. Su déficit en vivienda, vías, puestos de salud, empleo, agua para el consumo humano, servicios públicos, entre otros, se traduce en enfermedades, hambre y muerte de personas pertenecientes a los sectores más vulnerables de la población, como son: campesinos, indígenas, niños, ancianos y mujeres embarazadas; sin que de parte del Estado aparezcan soluciones que superen el rosario de promesas electorales. El mismo Juan Manuel Santos en su campaña reeleccionista prometió pozos profundos, viviendas y otros atractivos, como es características del presidente promesero y de la clase política que mal gobierna al país. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Wednesday July 30, 2014 16:49 byTimoleón Jiménez
La noche del 4 de noviembre de 2011 Colombia y el resto del mundo fueron sorprendidos por la noticia de la muerte del Comandante Alfonso Cano tras una operación militar en el departamento del Cauca. Sucesivamente fueron saliendo a la luz los pormenores del hecho, descrito como un intenso bombardeo aéreo, acompañado de un largo ametrallamiento, que terminó dejando aislado e inerme al jefe guerrillero desde las primeras horas de la mañana. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / antifascismo / non-anarchist press Tuesday July 29, 2014 16:35 byCamilo de las Casas
Las palabras crean mundos, así estos mundos, no sean reales. En tiempos de la video política, la mentira o la farsa se hace creíble, no importa si eso es verdad, la política es hoy simulación. read full story / add a comment
internazionale / imperialismo / guerra / stampa non anarchica Sunday July 27, 2014 17:56 byLucio Garofalo
Il silenzio e l'indifferenza del mondo, delle istituzioni politiche internazionali, persino el papa, risultano agghiaccianti quanto le carneficine e i crimini commessi dall'esercito israeliano nella Striscia di Gaza. read full story / add a comment
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international / economy / non-anarchist press Monday July 21, 2014 19:35 byMartin Hart-Landsberg   image 1 image
Economists continue to celebrate the free movement of goods, services, and capital. However, faced with slowing economic conditions in core countries, it is now third world growth that is highlighted as proof of the gains from unregulated globalization. As the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development points out: read full story / add a comment
internazionale / imperialismo / guerra / stampa non anarchica Friday July 18, 2014 17:44 byLucio Garofalo
La Striscia di Gaza invasa dall'esercito israeliano. Ma lo scontro è tra forze impari... read full story / add a comment
italia / svizzera / migrazione / razzismo / stampa non anarchica Wednesday July 16, 2014 21:50 byLucio Garofalo
Vanno benissimo tutte le manifestazioni e le iniziative a favore delle popolazioni di Gaza e della causa palestinese. Idem per le vertenze in difesa della Costituzione, le mobilitazioni a sostegno della scuola pubblica e per il diritto allo studio, e tutte le lotte giuste e sacrosante. Ma alle porte di casa nostra (o Cosa Nostra) rischia di esplodere una vera e propria polveriera sociale. read full story / add a comment
internacional / la izquierda / non-anarchist press Wednesday June 25, 2014 20:33 bypablo stefanoni
Desde fines de los años 90, América Latina viene transitando lo que a falta de términos más precisos se ha definido como pos-neoliberalismo, y que el presidente ecuatoriano Rafael Correa denominó “cambio de época”. Se trata, sin duda, de una variedad de experiencias difícilmente reductibles a la extendida clasificación de las “dos izquierdas”. Este clivaje, que Álvaro Vargas Llosa sintetizó –apelando a metáforas maniqueas- como izquierdas vegetarianas (Chile, Brasil, Uruguay) contra izquierdas carnívoras (Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador) corre el riesgo de congelar imágenes demasiado acotadas de procesos atravesados por una gran diversidad de pliegues y ángulos de análisis –pero tampoco capta las convergencias entre ambas orillas-. Problemas similares encontramos con quienes, desde la izquierda radical, realizan la misma disección pero colocando del lado correcto a los gobiernos revolucionarios y del negativo a los reformistas. Que recientemente un largo artículo en The New York Times elogie la gestión macroeconómica de Evo Morales con el término “prudente” (1), que La Nación –“el diario de la oligarquía argentina”- titule un artículo “Bolivia da la nota” (2) o que el programa “Dinero” de la CNN le haya entregado la “medalla de oro” al país andino diciendo que “Bolivia está mejor desde 2005” (3) constituyen ilustrativas advertencias tanto para los antipopulistas furibundos como para quienes creen que en el bloque bolivariano se estaría transitando la salida del capitalismo. Lo mismo ocurre con el interesante proceso ecuatoriano, que combina transformaciones profundas –e incluso refundacionales- con un nacionalismo dolarizado. read full story / add a comment
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / community struggles / non-anarchist press Wednesday June 18, 2014 17:54 bySabrina Fernandes
Many labour unions are either in the process of negotiating with their respective employers (mostly municipal, state, or federal governments) in Brazil, while others are actively on strike. These include federal workers from the government bureaucracy, school teachers, city staff, and university staff and faculty. In this piece, I would like to highlight how unions in the transportation sector are highly represented in these labour struggles. The Metro Workers Union of São Paulo is one of them and as of Monday, the 9th of June, it faces its fifth day of strike amidst layoff threats and a repressive state military police. Shortly before, the bus drivers of the city of São Paulo, represented by two unions, were also on strike. In both cases, the judiciary found the strikes to be ‘abusive’ and fined the unions hundreds of thousands of reais after ordering the workers back to their posts. The Metro Workers decided to continue the strike, with the support of a variety of social movements (including the Free Fare Movement – MPL, and the Homeless Workers' Movement – MTST), political parties from the radical Left, and other labour unions. The judicial decision is being challenged for many reasons, but primarily for the fact that it is fuelled by illegalities committed on behalf of the employer that lead to the disavowal of the right to strike.[1] read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Friday June 06, 2014 05:32 byTimoleón Jiménez
El domingo 15 de junio tendrá lugar la segunda vuelta de las elecciones a la Presidencia de la República, la cual se definirá entre el candidato del Centro Democrático, Oscar Iván Zuluaga y el candidato de la Unidad Nacional, el actual Presidente Juan Manuel Santos. Diversos medios y analistas coinciden en que ese día los colombianos se encargarán de elegir entre la guerra y la paz. read full story / add a comment
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venezuela / colombia / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Thursday May 22, 2014 22:31 byTony López   image 1 image
Nuestro colaborador Tony López, que habitualmente escribe desde La Habana sobre temas que abordan la lucha del pueblo colombiano, ha entrevistado a un legendario luchador fariano. Se tata de Miguel Pascuas, que actualmente integra en Cuba la Delegación de las FARC que mantiene conversaciones con el gobierno de Juan Manuel Santos. read full story / add a comment
international / economy / non-anarchist press Wednesday May 07, 2014 17:34 byMark Weisbrot
As China looks set to overtake the US as the world's largest economy, a multipolar world can only be good for democracy. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / anti-fascism / non-anarchist press Monday May 05, 2014 17:42 bySusan Spronk
The recent destabilization campaign waged by the right-wing opposition has yet again made Venezuela a darling of the international media. While there is always a deafening media silence when the Bolivarian government wins an electoral mandate, throughout the month of February 2014 viewers were assailed with images of “innocent” student protesters – mostly from the academic bastion of the Venezuelan elite, the Central University of Venezuela – being brutalized by state security forces. read full story / add a comment
Employees at the Zarfati Garage in Mishur Adumim vote to strike on July 22, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Ma’an workers union)

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leonduarte.jpg imageUruguay: 40 Años, León Duarte, presente 19:13 Fri 22 Jul by AGRUPACIÓN “LA HUELLA” / LISTA 5 0 comments

13 de julio de 1976, León “Loco” Duarte

13 de julio de 1985, Washington “Perro” Pérez

spainbarricade2.jpg image80 χρόνια κοινωνική ε... 17:42 Fri 22 Jul by Αναρχοσυνδικαλιστική Πρωτοβουλία Ροσινάντε 0 comments

Γιατί η ιστορία του ανθρώπου δεν έχει τέλος, είναι η ιστορία της ελευθερίας. Και μέσα σε αυτήν, οι άξεστοι εργάτες και οι ξωμάχοι αγρότες της Καταλονίας, της Αραγονίας, των Αστουριών, υπήρξαν οι πρώτοι αληθινοί ενήλικες ανάμεσά μας: Χωρίς θεό και χωρίς αφέντη.

cny5szixeaatnwy.jpg imageΣτα στρατόπεδα Παρ&#... 18:03 Thu 21 Jul by «δυσήνιος ίππος» 0 comments

Την Τετάρτη 20 Ιούλη διαδηλώσαμε μαζί με συντρόφους και συντρόφισσες από την Ελλάδα και πολλές χώρες της Ευρώπης στα κέντρα κράτησης μεταναστών και προσφύγων στο Παρανέστι Δράμας και στην Ξάνθη. Στο στρατόπεδο συγκέντρωσης στο Παρανέστι, ισχυρές αστυνομικές δυνάμεις είχαν αποκλείσει κάθε πρόσβαση προς το χώρο και μόνο ένας μικρός αριθμός διαδηλωτών κατάφερε να μπει στο χώρο και να έρθει σε επικοινωνία με τους πρόσφυγες και τους μετανάστες, οι οποίοι μετέφεραν πως αντιμετωπίζουν πολλά προβλήματα σίτισης και ιατρικής περίθαλψης.

578591f8baa1d.jpeg imageA mes y medio del paro camionero: ¡La lucha viva en las carreteras! 10:22 Thu 21 Jul by Steven Crux 0 comments

Se completa cerca de 44 días de, quizás, el paro más largo y radical que ha vivido el gobierno Santos. Las noticias se llenan de disturbios, llantas quemadas, autos estrellados, intervenciones policiales, la subida de los precios de la canasta familiar y de discursos presidenciales, por supuesto, acompañando al gobernante de la nación siempre los altos comandantes de la policía y el Ejército.

rocinante.jpg imageΝα απαλλάξουμε την &... 04:57 Thu 21 Jul by Αναρχοσυνδικαλιστική Πρωτοβουλία Ροσινάντε 0 comments

Να απαλλάξουμε την ανθρωπότητα από τη δολοφονική μηχανή των κρατών, των θρησκειών και του Κεφαλαίου. Να αναδείξουμε την τρυφερότητα της ελευθερίας και της αλληλεγγύης.

turkey_coup_2737355_1.jpg imageDarbe Devlettir, Devrim Özgürlük! 05:54 Wed 20 Jul by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet 0 comments

1980 darbesinden bu yana, bu topraklardaki devlet varlığının kaçınılmaz bir siyasi gerçeği olan darbe, 36 yıl sonra 15 Temmuz’unu 16’sına bağlayan gece vuku buldu. İstanbul ve Ankara merkezli gerçekleşen askeri hareketlilikte pek çok devlet binası bir süreliğine bloke edildi. Ankara’da savaş uçaklarının havalanması ve İstanbul’da köprülerin askerler tarafından trafiğe kapatılmasıyla başlayan darbe, Genelkurmay Başkanı’nın rehin alınması, sokaklarda tank ve silah seslerinin yükselmesiyle devam etti. MİT Müsteşarlığı binasından TBMM’ye birçok devlet binası F16’lar ve helikopterlerle vuruldu; pek çok yerde asker ve polis arasında silahlı çatışmalar yaşandı. Bu gelişmeleri izleyen süreçte devlet televizyonunun yayını kesilerek canlı yayında “Yurtta Sulh Konseyi” imzası taşıyan darbe bildirisi okundu. “5 saatlik darbe” sona erdiğinde yüz üzerinde asker, 80 üzerinde polis ve 80 üzerinde darbe karşıtı protestocu öldü. Aralarında çok sayıda yüksek rütbeli komutanın bulunduğu 2839 asker gözaltına alındı.

turkey_coup_2737355.jpg imageCoup is the State, Revolution is Liberty! 05:41 Wed 20 Jul by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet 0 comments

The coup, which has been an inevitable reality of the state presence in this geography since the military coup of 1980, arose after 36 years, on the night of July 15. Many state buildings were blocked for a few hours during the military mobilisation based in Istanbul and Ankara. The coup started with flypast of fighter jets in Ankara and blocking of bridges in Istanbul by soldiers, and continued with taking hostage of chief of general staff and tank noise and gun shots in the streets. Many state buildings were shot by F16s and helicopters including the parliament building and the headquarters of National Intelligence Organisation; There were clash of arms in many places between soldiers and police. Following the events, national state television broadcast was cut and the coup declaration signed 'Peace at Home Council'' was read. When the ''5 Hour Coup'' ended, more than one hundred soldiers, more than eighty police officers and more than eighty anti-coup protesters died. 2839 soldiers, among them many high ranked ones, were taken into custody.

13734764_548758241978847_977224745_n.jpg imageSantiago de Chile: Marcha Multisectorial-Territorial en la Zona Norte 06:50 Tue 19 Jul by Camila Jiménez 0 comments

Los y las integrantes de sindicatos, organizaciones estudiantiles, territoriales y de pobladoras y pobladores de la zona norte se reunieron esta tarde frente a la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Chile con motivo de la jornada de protesta por la educación.

fotomarcha.jpg imageA marchar este lunes 25 de julio: De la soberanía del cuerpo a la soberanía del pueblo 06:46 Tue 19 Jul by Solidaridad-FCL Valparaíso 0 comments

El aborto ha sido una práctica cultural milenaria realizada a lo largo de la historia entre, por y para mujeres de modo soberano y con autonomía de cualquier autoridad. En el caso de Chile es importante recordar que ya en 1931 el aborto terapéutico como derecho social se encontraba regulado, para luego ser arrebatado en 1975 y ratificada dicha prohibición en 1989 por la dictadura cívico-militar, perpetuando el carácter restringido y autoritario de la actual supuesta democracia.

cordonnorte.jpg image[Chile] Declaración Inter Cordones por toma de sedes de partidos del bloque en el poder 06:42 Tue 19 Jul by Inter Cordones 0 comments

Hoy, los estudiantes de distintas casas de estudios y liceos que nos agrupamos en los cordones territoriales Centro, Bellavista, Norte, Macul y Sur, quienes nos coordinamos en la asamblea Inter-Cordones, realizamos la toma de las sedes de la DC, el PS y el PPD. Denunciamos a todos los partidos de la derecha y la Nueva Mayoría, sin dejar afuera al Partido Comunista y su rol desarticulador del movimiento social. Este es un acto político de protesta, exigiendo el retiro a la reforma de la educación superior, que no responde a las demandas del movimiento estudiantil y promueve el mercado en la educación.

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imageAlgunas reflexiones en torno al “mayo chilote” Jul 22 by Derek Ángulo 0 comments

Durante enero de este año la llegada de la marea roja desató una serie de movilizaciones en la Región de Los Lagos. Esta era la causa principal presentada por el gobierno para la crisis socioambiental que azotaba la región, silenciando las consecuencias de la depredación de las empresas salmoneras en la zona. Una salmonera había vertido el día 9 de mayo, 9 toneladas de desperdicios a 17 millas de la costa de Ancud, con la aprobación de Directemar y Sernapesca. Pero este no era un hecho aislado, ya habían pasado 40 años de industria salmonera en el territorio.

imageSpagna 1936 - le collettività Jul 20 by Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA 0 comments

dal libro di Gaston Leval, "Né Franco né Stalin : le collettività anarchiche spagnole nella lotta contro Franco e la reazione staliniana" Istituto Editoriale Italiano, 1952

textIrriducibilità al capitalismo significa lavorare in termini di partecipazione Jul 20 by Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA 0 comments

post-fazione al libro "Biologico, collettivo, solidale: Dalla filiera agricola alle azioni mutualistiche, il modello partecipativo della Cooperativa Iris" di Monia Andreani, ed.Altreconomia 2016

imageLe coup d'État raté, un "don de Dieu" pour exacerber la dérive autoritaire en Turquie Jul 18 by José Antonio Gutiérrez D. 0 comments

La tentative de coup d'État, mal ficelée et ratée, a été décrite par le président turc Erdoğan "comme un don de Dieu". Certains sont mêmes allés jusqu'à dire que le président turc avait finalement eu son "incendie du Reichstag", qu'il va utiliser comme un prétexte parfait pour continuer à imposer son projet autoritaire et réduire au silence les voix critiques dans le pays comme à l'étranger.

textControriforme e conservazione Jul 17 by Lucio Garofalo 0 comments

Una volta ero convinto che la scuola pubblica italiana fosse un ambiente impermeabile e refrattario alle novità (intese qui in un'accezione deteriore), una categoria sociale restia e diffidente rispetto alle "rivoluzioni di destra" imposte dal capitalismo. Mi sbagliavo clamorosamente...

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imageUruguay: 40 Años, León Duarte, presente Jul 22 LISTA UNITARIA 5-1930 / FUECYS 0 comments

13 de julio de 1976, León “Loco” Duarte

13 de julio de 1985, Washington “Perro” Pérez

image80 χρόνια κοινωνική ε... Jul 22 0 comments

Γιατί η ιστορία του ανθρώπου δεν έχει τέλος, είναι η ιστορία της ελευθερίας. Και μέσα σε αυτήν, οι άξεστοι εργάτες και οι ξωμάχοι αγρότες της Καταλονίας, της Αραγονίας, των Αστουριών, υπήρξαν οι πρώτοι αληθινοί ενήλικες ανάμεσά μας: Χωρίς θεό και χωρίς αφέντη.

imageΝα απαλλάξουμε την &... Jul 21 0 comments

Να απαλλάξουμε την ανθρωπότητα από τη δολοφονική μηχανή των κρατών, των θρησκειών και του Κεφαλαίου. Να αναδείξουμε την τρυφερότητα της ελευθερίας και της αλληλεγγύης.

imageDarbe Devlettir, Devrim Özgürlük! Jul 20 DAF 0 comments

1980 darbesinden bu yana, bu topraklardaki devlet varlığının kaçınılmaz bir siyasi gerçeği olan darbe, 36 yıl sonra 15 Temmuz’unu 16’sına bağlayan gece vuku buldu. İstanbul ve Ankara merkezli gerçekleşen askeri hareketlilikte pek çok devlet binası bir süreliğine bloke edildi. Ankara’da savaş uçaklarının havalanması ve İstanbul’da köprülerin askerler tarafından trafiğe kapatılmasıyla başlayan darbe, Genelkurmay Başkanı’nın rehin alınması, sokaklarda tank ve silah seslerinin yükselmesiyle devam etti. MİT Müsteşarlığı binasından TBMM’ye birçok devlet binası F16’lar ve helikopterlerle vuruldu; pek çok yerde asker ve polis arasında silahlı çatışmalar yaşandı. Bu gelişmeleri izleyen süreçte devlet televizyonunun yayını kesilerek canlı yayında “Yurtta Sulh Konseyi” imzası taşıyan darbe bildirisi okundu. “5 saatlik darbe” sona erdiğinde yüz üzerinde asker, 80 üzerinde polis ve 80 üzerinde darbe karşıtı protestocu öldü. Aralarında çok sayıda yüksek rütbeli komutanın bulunduğu 2839 asker gözaltına alındı.

imageCoup is the State, Revolution is Liberty! Jul 20 DAF 0 comments

The coup, which has been an inevitable reality of the state presence in this geography since the military coup of 1980, arose after 36 years, on the night of July 15. Many state buildings were blocked for a few hours during the military mobilisation based in Istanbul and Ankara. The coup started with flypast of fighter jets in Ankara and blocking of bridges in Istanbul by soldiers, and continued with taking hostage of chief of general staff and tank noise and gun shots in the streets. Many state buildings were shot by F16s and helicopters including the parliament building and the headquarters of National Intelligence Organisation; There were clash of arms in many places between soldiers and police. Following the events, national state television broadcast was cut and the coup declaration signed 'Peace at Home Council'' was read. When the ''5 Hour Coup'' ended, more than one hundred soldiers, more than eighty police officers and more than eighty anti-coup protesters died. 2839 soldiers, among them many high ranked ones, were taken into custody.

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