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north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Sunday March 17, 2013 23:35 byS. Nappalos
The terrain is changing beneath our feet. Since the collapse of the majority of the “official communist” regimes, the world has witnessed both events and ideas that have undermined the former dominant thinking within the left. The Zapatistas, Argentina in 2001, South Korean workers movements, Oaxaca in 2006, the struggles around anti-globalization, and Greece’s series of insurrectionary moments have increasingly presented challenges to traditional left answers to movements and organization. In previous eras Marxist-Leninism was the nexus which all currents by default had to respond to either in agreement or critique. Today, increasingly anarchist practices and theory have come to play this role.

As a member of an anarchist political organization, a friend once told me I in fact was practicing democratic centralism. This was perplexing, because the group had no resembling structures, practices, or the associated behaviors of democratic centralism. However, I was told that since we debated, came to common decisions, and acted on that collective democracy, we were in fact democratic centralist. This kind of productive confusion led to questions about the concept, and why the target of democratic centralism has shifted. This move, the shifting conceptual territory of core concepts of a certain orthodoxy, comes up repeatedly not only with democratic centralism, but also surrounding ideas like crisis, dialectics, the State, and class. The resulting cognitive dissonance caused me to investigate attempts at reinvigorating the concept of democratic centralism (democratic centralist revisionism), and understand truly what it is, where it came from, and how it has been practiced. read full story / add a comment
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bolivie / pérou / Équateur / chili / mouvement anarchiste / opinion / analyse Tuesday October 30, 2012 10:58 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
Le Chili est un pays avec une riche histoire de lutte, et de profondes connections avec d’un côté, la domination, et de l’autre, la solidarité, de l’Amérique du Nord et de l’Europe. Peut-être encore plus que les autres pays d’Amérique du sud, le Chili porte un modèle néolibéral partagé avec les pays impérialistes, et particulièrement les États-Unis, qui ont saigné le Chili pour des siècles. Mais encore, la distance physique comme le paysage politique ont gardé les mouvements de l’État chilien obscurcis pour beaucoup de révolutionnaires dans le Nord. [English] read full story / add a comment
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bolivia / peru / ecuador / chile / education / entrevista Thursday October 25, 2012 07:05 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
Entrevista realizada por Scott Nappalos, de Miami Autonomía y Solidaridad, a Felipe Ramírez, del Frente de Estudiantes Libertarios de Chile.
Transcrita por Mónica Kostas.
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bolivia / peru / ecuador / chile / education / interview Thursday October 25, 2012 07:02 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
Interview by Scott Nappalos with Felipe Ramirez from FEL-Chile.
Translated by Mónica Kostas.
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bolivia / peru / ecuador / chile / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Wednesday October 24, 2012 07:53 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
Chile is a country with a rich history of struggle, and of deep connections to both the domination by and solidarity from North America and Europe. Perhaps more than other Latin American countries, Chile bears a shared neoliberal model with the imperialist countries, and particularly the US, that have been bleeding Chile for centuries. Yet both physical distance and the political landscape have kept the state of Chilean movements obscured from many revolutionaries in the North. [Français] read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / workplace struggles / opinion / analysis Wednesday September 07, 2011 00:00 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
When a revolutionary begins organizing in a shop, the first step is typically to agitate one's coworkers. In our minds we see a step-by-step process wherein our agitation leads to other opportunities, recruitment, committee building, until we have power and an organization. The problem is that for most workplaces, this way of thinking gives the wrong impression. In some workplaces, particularly in production, there's a state of constant agitation and actions burst out before committees ever get built. In other workplaces agitation just never seems to take hold. What do we do in these situations? What do we do when agitation takes years without much visible result, or in places where workers are clearly in the retreat or a passive state? read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / education / news report Wednesday August 10, 2011 07:27 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
Students and activists in Miami held a protest outside the Chilean consulate in downtown Miami Monday August 8th. The rally was organized by Students Working for Equal Rights, a student organization at campuses throughout Florida that organizes around student and immigrant issues. read full story / add a comment
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nord america / messico / movimento anarchico / opinione / analisi Friday January 28, 2011 17:30 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
In tempi recenti un certo numero di correnti ideologiche della tradizione comunista libertaria ha ispirato tutta una generazione ad organizzarsi per costruire e riprodurre organizzazioni e lotte intorno ad una riflessione sulla tradizione in proiezione futura. Gran parte di questa teoria ci giunge dal periodo delle più grandi ondate di lotte proletarie e contadine del 20° secolo. Quel periodo ha prodotto una teoria dell'organizzazione basata su una posizione da protagonista all'interno dei punti più alti delle lotte, dei loro successi e delle sconfitte. [English] read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Tuesday January 25, 2011 00:08 byS. Nappalos   text 3 comments (last - saturday january 29, 2011 07:40)   image 1 image
The end of the twentieth century was a time of transition. The regime of low-intensity warfare, the dismantling of the welfare state, and neo-liberal privatization schemes ultimately was running its course[1]. The final defeats were to be dolled out across the world in the eventual collapse of finance bubbles, widespread resistance to austerity, and the implosive of the economies of Latin America[2]. Before this was all but said and done, there was the gradual and later meteoric rise and fall of social movements against neo-liberal reforms and the militarism leading to the afghan and Iraq wars. Revolutionaries played an active and disproportionate role in mobilizing the social actors in what would become the largest mobilizations of their kind. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Tuesday January 25, 2011 00:04 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
In recent times a number of ideological currents from the libertarian communist tradition have inspired a generation to organize, build and reproduce organizations, and struggle around a rethinking of their traditions and future. Much of this theory comes from the period of the greatest waves of proletarian and peasant struggles in the 20th century. That period produced theory of organization based on the protagonists’ position within high points of struggle, its successes and failures. [Italiano] read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Monday January 17, 2011 01:44 byS. Nappalos   text 10 comments (last - monday january 24, 2011 08:41)   image 1 image
Political organization is a collective answer to common problems. People organize based on a collective sense of need, and the perspectives and problems encountered in social groups crystallize into organizational forms and moments. This is a general historical trend; even without a theory, organization emerges to meet concrete needs that cannot be solved except by building social forms to address them. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / miscellaneous / news report Saturday May 01, 2010 18:40 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
This article is commentary on a proposed trauma center at Kendall Regional Medical Center in South Florida, USA. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Saturday April 17, 2010 00:05 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
This article is about levels of organization, and a strategic thesis that the intermediate level is the strategic point of intervention for the libertarian left in our time. The intermediate level is where groupings of conscious workers unify around some basic unity for coordination and struggle in the mass organization. read full story / add a comment
western asia / miscellaneous / link to audio Thursday December 10, 2009 20:13 byS. Nappalos
This is a talk and discussion on Iran hosted by Miami Autonomy and Solidarity. read full story / add a comment
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venezuela / colombia / anarchist movement / other libertarian press Tuesday November 17, 2009 23:25 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image   audio 2 audio files
This is the audio recording of a Miami Autonomy and Solidarity event with Nelson Mendez of the El Libertario editorial collective discussing Venezuelan social movements and anarchism. read full story / add a comment
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américa central / caribe / workplace struggles / news report Thursday August 13, 2009 21:31 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
Más de 10.000 trabajadores, incluyendo a miembros de Batay Ouvrije, en la zona industrial (es decir, en el distrito de las enormes maquilas) de Puerto Príncipe, ocuparon sus fábricas el martes en apoyo a la petición de una legislación de salario mínimo aprobada por el parlamento, pero bloqueada por el presidente. read full story / add a comment
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central america / caribbean / workplace struggles / news report Monday August 10, 2009 13:08 byS. Nappalos   image 1 image
This is an update on struggles from July read full story / add a comment
américa del norte / méxico / movimiento anarquista / policy statement Sunday August 09, 2009 21:43 byS. Nappalos
Miami Autonomía y Solidaridad (MAS), es un grupo de individuos quienes se han juntado con el propósito de desarrollar una organización revolucionaria, que conviva con los demás movimientos sociales, teniendo como meta final contribuir al desarrollo de un movimiento popular autónomo, creado por los oprimidos, para derrocar el capitalismo, el estado, y toda forma de opresión. read full story / add a comment
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central america / caribbean / workplace struggles / news report Sunday August 09, 2009 21:20 byS. Nappalos   text 1 comment (last - thursday august 13, 2009 19:44)   image 1 image
Over 10,000 workers including Batay Ouvriye members at the industrial parks (i.e. mass sweatshop district) of Port au Prince occupied their factories Tuesday in support of the demand for the enactment of the minimum wage legislation passed by Parliament, but stalled by the President. read full story / add a comment
américa del norte / méxico / luchas indígenas / news report Thursday July 09, 2009 09:14 byS. Nappalos
Aproximadamente veinte personas se reunieron en la embajada peruana para protestar el masacre de personas indígenas que están defendiendo sus comunidades y tierra contra los intereses capitalistas y el gobierno peruano. read full story / add a comment

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wp_20160611_002_1.jpg imageΣυγχαρητήριο μήνυ ... 15:32 Fri 24 Mar by ΕΣΕ Αθήνας 0 comments

Συγχαρητήριο μήνυμα της ΕΣΕ Αθήνας στο Σύλλογο Εργαζομένων Δήμου Θεσσαλονίκης για την επιλογή αποκλεισμού του Χρυσαυγίτικου ψηφοδελτίου από τις εκλογές του σωματείου - ανάρτηση στο μπλοκ

17425080_2238934159665349_5177126937307903569_n.jpg imageJavier Oteca muere para vivir 11:26 Fri 24 Mar by CEP Enraizando 0 comments

Hoy 22 de marzo a la 1:30 pm fue asesinado en la zona rural de Corinto el indígena y liberador de la Madre Tierra JAVIER OTECA. Este asesinato fue perpetrado por miembros de la seguridad privada de la hacienda Miraflores, con complicidad de Ejercito Nacional quienes, pese a que se encontraban a pocos metros del lugar donde fue baleado JAVIER OTECA, no hicieron nada por detener a los responsables sino que, por el contrario, cubrieron su escape.

20170203062_thumbnail.jpg imageΣυμπαράσταση στην AG... 17:46 Thu 23 Mar by Ελευθεριακή Συνδικαλιστική Ένωση (ΕΣΕ Αθήνας) 0 comments

Καταγγέλουμε την απεργοσπαστική ταχτική της εργοδοσίας, η οποία για να σπάσει την κινητοποίηση τυπώνει το κυριακάτικο φύλλο της εφημερίδας στη γειτονική Χιλή. Η επιχειρησιακή επιτροπή των εργαζομένων της AGR-Clarin έστειλε επιστολή στα χιλιάνικα συνδικάτα, μαζί και στο συνδικάτο των φορτηγατζήδων της Αργεντινής, ζητώντας την αλληλεγγύη τους: να μην τυπώνουν, ούτε να μεταφέρουν το απεργοσπαστικό έντυπο.

argentinamarchaclarin.jpg imageSolidaridad con AGR-Clarin (Argentina) 17:42 Thu 23 Mar by Union Sindicalista Libertaria de Atenas (ΕΣΕ Αθήνας) 0 comments

Denunciamos la estrategia reaccionaria de la patronal que imprime la revista dominical en Chile para romper la lucha obrera. La comisión interna de los trabajadores de AGR-Clarin envió una carta a las centrales sindicales de Chile y a los sindicatos de gráficos y camioneros de este pais, pidiendo la solidaridad de ellos, que no impriman, ni transporten ese periodico.

agrclarin_occupation.jpg imageSupport to CLARIN workers (Argentina) 16:24 Thu 23 Mar by Libertarian Syndicalist Union (ESE Athens) 0 comments

We denounce the strikebreaking tactic of the employer, which in order to break the mobilization, he prints the Sunday edition of the newspaper in the neighboring country of Chile. The business committee of the AGR-Clarin workers sent a letter to the Chilean unions and in the union of Argentine truckers, asking for their solidarity: not to print or transfer the scabs form.

17240259_1861861610696387_2532171986647156223_o.jpg imageNewroz Piroz Be! 00:57 Wed 22 Mar by DAF 0 comments

Kawa’nın yüz yıllar önce yaktığı isyan ateşi, devletin Newroz’u yasaklamasına rağmen, Kürdistan’ın dört bir yanında harlanmaya devam ediyor.
Bugün, Demirci Kawa’nın zalim Dehaq’ın karşısına çıkarak “Ey Saray sahibi, seninle adalet için kavga etmeye geldim!” dediği gündür. Bugün, kavganın ve isyanın, direnerek özgürleşmenin günüdür. Bugün, Kawa’nın çıktığı yolda, aynı adalet kavgasıyla; yaşadığımız coğrafyada süren soykırım girişimlerine, kimyasal gazlarla katliamlara, zorla göç ettirmelere ve asimilasyon politikalarına karşı isyanı büyütmenin günüdür. Bugün Newroz’dur!

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Los manifestantes se retiraron tras replegarse victoriosamente ante el intento de ser detenidos por las fuerzas del orden.

17361886_1871951746351091_8786882785282676585_n.jpg image«Η Ισπανία σε κόκκιν... 15:25 Tue 21 Mar by Γιάννης Ανδρουλιδάκης 0 comments

Ανθολογία της Ισπανικής Επανάστασης «Η Ισπανία σε κόκκινο και μαύρο»

textcordoglio per la perdita del compagno Piergiorgio Tiboni 18:44 Mon 20 Mar by Alternativa Libertaria/FdCA 0 comments

funerali il 22 marzo, per luogo ed orario vedi https://www.cub.it/

ese.jpg image"Ατύχημα" εργοτάξιο ... 15:23 Mon 20 Mar by @ΕΣΕ Θεσσαλονίκης 0 comments

Την Δευτέρα 20 Μάρτη στις 19.00 στην Καμάρα καλούμε σε συγκέντρωση και πορεία για άλλη μια φορά ενάντια στις δολοφονίες εργατών στο βωμό του κέρδους των αφεντικών.
Ακολουθεί το κείμενο για το εργατικό "ατύχημα" στο εργοτάξιο του μετρό στη Καλαμαριά http://ese-thessalonikis.gr/

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imageDe las niñas de Guatemala a la Guardería ABC a los 43 de Ayotzinapa: #FueElEstadoCapital Mar 21 by Demián Revart 0 comments

La incidencia del Estado en el momento actual no se puede definir con los viejos libros de politología y marxismo, ya que además de máquina ahora es un conjunto de dispositivos. La opresión está en el aire… ¡y en las presidencias!

imageOrganizing against the Irish housing emergency Mar 21 by Tomás Lynch 0 comments

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imageL’Europa del capitale, 60 anni di distruzione di diritti e democrazia Mar 17 by Alternativa Libertaria/fdca 0 comments

Compie 60 anni il processo di costruzione dell’Unione Europea, iniziato nel 1957 e passato attraverso varie fasi che hanno fatto scempio delle buone intenzioni dei vari movimenti federalisti europei e che oggi alimentano -a destra come in certa sinistra- spinte nazionalitarie e sovraniste che non spostano di un millimetro la questione fondamentale fin dalle origini: il parto tutto capitalistico dello spazio europeo.

imageΑλληλεγγύη στον Συ&#... Mar 17 by Συνέλευση αναρχικών και μεταναστών 0 comments

Στεκόμαστε κριτικά αλληλέγγυοι στα μαχόμενα επαναστατημένα κομμάτια του συριακού λαού όποια κι αν είναι η δυναμική τους τη δεδομένη στιγμή.Στις ακόμα υπαρκτές αυτοοργανωμένες αντικαθεστωτικές κοινότητες και γειτονιές όσα πλήγματα κι αν έχουν δεχθεί. Σ’εκείνους που καθημερινά αγωνίζονται αρνούμενοι να παραδώσουν στο εγκληματικό καθεστώς και τον σφαγέα Άσσαντ, στις ιμπεριαλιστικές δυνάμεις και σε όσους εξουσιαστές λυμαίνονται τα πολύπαθα Συριακά εδάφη ούτε σπιθαμή γης. Σ’εκείνους που σφαγιάζονται καθημερινά στο βωμό της εξουσίας και του κέρδους.

imageRevista Socialismo Libertário 3 Mar 16 by Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira (CAB) 0 comments

Terceiro número da revista Socialismo Libertário, publicada pela Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira (CAB). Veja aqui link para baixar a revista e para os artigos!

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imageΣυγχαρητήριο μήνυ ... Mar 24 0 comments

Συγχαρητήριο μήνυμα της ΕΣΕ Αθήνας στο Σύλλογο Εργαζομένων Δήμου Θεσσαλονίκης για την επιλογή αποκλεισμού του Χρυσαυγίτικου ψηφοδελτίου από τις εκλογές του σωματείου - ανάρτηση στο μπλοκ

imageΣυμπαράσταση στην AG... Mar 23 0 comments

Καταγγέλουμε την απεργοσπαστική ταχτική της εργοδοσίας, η οποία για να σπάσει την κινητοποίηση τυπώνει το κυριακάτικο φύλλο της εφημερίδας στη γειτονική Χιλή. Η επιχειρησιακή επιτροπή των εργαζομένων της AGR-Clarin έστειλε επιστολή στα χιλιάνικα συνδικάτα, μαζί και στο συνδικάτο των φορτηγατζήδων της Αργεντινής, ζητώντας την αλληλεγγύη τους: να μην τυπώνουν, ούτε να μεταφέρουν το απεργοσπαστικό έντυπο.

imageSolidaridad con AGR-Clarin (Argentina) Mar 23 0 comments

Denunciamos la estrategia reaccionaria de la patronal que imprime la revista dominical en Chile para romper la lucha obrera. La comisión interna de los trabajadores de AGR-Clarin envió una carta a las centrales sindicales de Chile y a los sindicatos de gráficos y camioneros de este pais, pidiendo la solidaridad de ellos, que no impriman, ni transporten ese periodico.

imageSupport to CLARIN workers (Argentina) Mar 23 0 comments

We denounce the strikebreaking tactic of the employer, which in order to break the mobilization, he prints the Sunday edition of the newspaper in the neighboring country of Chile. The business committee of the AGR-Clarin workers sent a letter to the Chilean unions and in the union of Argentine truckers, asking for their solidarity: not to print or transfer the scabs form.

textcordoglio per la perdita del compagno Piergiorgio Tiboni Mar 20 0 comments

funerali il 22 marzo, per luogo ed orario vedi https://www.cub.it/

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