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Colombia: Exterminio contra exguerrilleros y activistas, y manipulación de la verdad en la “Paz Sangrienta”
venezuela / colombia / imperialismo / guerra / non-anarchist press Thursday May 09, 2019 02:07 by Cecilia Zamudio 1 image
La guerra del capitalismo transnacional sigue: 129 ex-guerrilleros y más de 600 activistas han sido asesinados por la herramienta paramilitar o militar del Estado colombiano, desde la firma de los Acuerdos. Al Terrorismo de Estado que viabiliza el saqueo multinacional, no puede llamársele “paz”. read full story / add a comment
This article is analysing the current situation of PKK after seeing Abdulla Ocalan By his lawyers on 02/05. Should PKK transform itself from an army struggle movement to a mass movement or staying the same? In responding to this question i will try to point out some facts.
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north america / mexico / anti-fascism / opinion / analysis Tuesday May 07, 2019 11:53 by Wayne Price 2 comments (last - wednesday may 08, 2019 20:55) 1 image
There has been an increase in anti-Jewish actions in the U.S. Why is this? Why have Jews been focused on by fascists and haters? There are traditional reasons for anti-semitism. The establishment of the state of Israel has created an interaction between anti-semitism and anti-Zionism. Where anti-semitism is irrational and reactionary, anti-Zionism is a just response to the oppression of Palestinian Arabs and Israel's alliance with U.S. imperialism. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / miscellaneous / anarchist communist event Tuesday May 07, 2019 04:05 by Encuentro por la Autonomía 1 image
¡Lo recordaremos como pueblo organizado!
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This is your chance to meet Antoine Gimenez who, by anybody’s standards, led an interesting life. In Italy, back around 1922 (when he was still Bruno Salvadori), he defended a classmate from bullying fascists. ‘It wasn’t chivalry or political beliefs – I was about twelve years old – but was quite simply that the girl was a student in the same class as us. […] When I came to […] I had been rescued from the Blackshirts’ clutches by some anarchists.’ [p551] So young Bruno became a subversive and set off down the path which would lead him into exile in France and later Spain. read full story / add a comment
international / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Monday May 06, 2019 20:56 by Zaher Baher 1 image
The aim of this article to show some evidence and examples in real life that we cannot rely on working class alone to be a dynamic power to arrive us to a socialist society. . At present workers are even not reformist let alone revolutionary. There is alternative.
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Ελλάδα / Τουρκία / Κύπρος / Μετανάστευση / Ρατσισμός / Ανακοίνωση Τύπου Friday May 03, 2019 14:37 by Αναρχική Ένωση Ιράν και Αφγανιστάν 1 image
Ως απάντηση στα κράτη και σε όσους μας αποκαλούν τρομοκράτες και αρνούνται τη χρήση βίας, πρέπει να πούμε ότι οι μόνοι τρομοκράτες είναι τα κράτη που δολοφονούν κόσμο σε πολέμους, στα σύνορα, βασανίζουν και σκοτώνουν σε φυλακές... read full story / add a comment
greece / turkey / cyprus / workplace struggles / news report Friday May 03, 2019 02:24 by DAF 10 images
As Genç İşçi Derneği (Young Workers Associtation), we were in 2019 May Day protests in Bakırköy. We raise black and red pancard on which the sentence of Lorenzo; "Every storm starts with a single raindrop". As a memory of anarchist comrade Lorenzo who had been murdered in Rojava, we use his sentence to raise the anger of the young workers.
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yunanistan / türkiye / kıbrıs / workplace struggles / news report Friday May 03, 2019 00:35 by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet 1 image
1 Mayıs 2019 Bakırköy mitingine Genç İşçi Derneği ile beraber “Tek Damla Yağmurla Başlar Her Fırtına” pankartıyla katılarak GİDER’in gücüne güç kattık. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / workplace struggles / opinión / análisis Wednesday May 01, 2019 21:53 by ViaLibre 1 image
Celebramos un nuevo 1ero de Mayo, día de las trabajadoras del mundo. Lo hacemos movilizándonos desde el sur de la ciudad, en conjunto con las organizaciones que forman el Encuentro por la Autonomía y la Vida Digna. En esta efeméride de las de abajo, reflexionamos sobre la situación y las luchas actuales, y proponemos nuevos cursos de acción para el futuro de la organización popular. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / history of anarchism / opinion / analysis Wednesday May 01, 2019 21:38 by Albert Parsons 2 images
As a tribute to one of the most remarkable agitators in labour history, we publish on May Day the autobiography of Albert Parsons. He was one of the five Chicago Anarchists who were tried in 1886-1887 and executed in November 1887 for their role as 8-hour working-day agitators and as anarchist militants. This mock-trial in 'the land of liberty' is one of the most shameful events in the history of labour in the whole world, and gave rise to May Day commemorations all over the world -the day was picked, because the repression which ended up in the 'legal lynching' of the Chicago Martyrs started after the general strike for the 8 hours working-day in May 1st 1886. This day is commemorated all over the world in memory of the Chicago Martyrs -unsurprisingly, one of the few countries which does not commemorate May Day is the land where this barbaric crime took place -the United States. They invented their own 'Labour Day' in September, with the purpose of severing the working class in the US from its radical tradition, and to devoid of meaning the conquest of the 8 hour working-day, a product of struggle and enormous sacrifice, not a gift from the capitalists. The life of Albert Parsons is instructive of the trajectory of many working class agitators in the US in the 19th century, a period of remarkable radicalism which was crushed with unspeakable ruthlessness and repression. His life story goes from fighting in the Confederate States Army during the US Civil War as a 13 year old, to republican and civil rights' agitator, advocate of the emancipation of the slaves, then trade unionist, socialist and anarchist. He was married to Lucy Parsons, a mixed race woman herself born a slave, who would become a prominent socialist and anarchist, and who was a founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, in 1905. A remarkable organiser and orator, he was the soul of the most progressive and active workers' movement in the USA at the time: in Chicago. Parsons was the only US citizen of 'pure stock' among the Chicago Martyrs (his ancestry going back all the way to one of the pilgrims in the Mayflower in 1632) -all his comrades being German. The immigrant nature of these anarchists was the cause for a racist and xenophobic uproar that no doubt was crucial to justify their barbaric execution -these racist, xenophobic tendencies are still alive and healthy in the USA, as we can see from the current state of affairs in the country. This is why, being not only a remarkable speaker, but also a well-self-educated man (at a time when the workers' movement still placed much emphasis on the self-education of the workers), he chose to strike a chord with public opinion and counter arguments that socialism and anarchism were 'foreign' and 'alien' ideas, by appealing to texts such as the US Declaration of Independence and opinions of Thomas Jefferson, while also appealing to the conservative and religious frame of mind prevalent, ended up by quoting the Bible. Of course, nothing would save him from the fury of the capitalists' class hatred, but this autobiography is a masterpiece of engaging with the prevalent environment at the time from a radical perspective, of showing in a sober manner his process of radicalisation and the logic behind it, and also, a staunch defence of the anarchist principles by which he lived and which he did not betrayed when confronted to the gallows. Our best tribute to this titanic figure is to resist the current onslaught of the global capitalists against hard-won workers' rights, while to keep faithful to the cause of a free and just world. José Antonio Gutiérrez D.
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venezuela / colombia / antifascismo / non-anarchist press Wednesday May 01, 2019 21:20 by Aram Aharonian
Calma, tensa calma en Caracas y toda Venezuela, tras el publicitario intento de golpe de Estado en Venezuela, donde los sectores radicales de la oposición no lograron ni el apoyo de las Fuerzas Armadas ni que el pueblo saliera a la calle a sumatse a la intentona liderada por el autoproclamado presidente Juan Guaidó y el prófugo Leopoldo López. read full story / add a comment
indonesia / philippines / australia / workplace struggles / feature Wednesday May 01, 2019 20:57 by Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group 1 image
The only way out is struggle. We, the working class, must organise in the teeth of all obstructions. We must build the unions that the officials manifestly can’t build by themselves. We must use our vital weapon, the strike, and if the officials won’t help, we must act without them. And we must build solidarity across borders, because only international solidarity can beat the power of global capital. Standing together, in defiance of nationalism, we will have built a movement that embodies the values of a new and better world, a movement which also has the power to create that world. We can make a revolution to overthrow capitalism and create libertarian communism, worldwide. read full story / add a comment
O 1º de Maio e a Luta contra a Reforma da Previdência: Construir uma Greve Geral desde a base para defender nas ruas a nossa aposentadoria!
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / workplace struggles / comunicado de imprensa Wednesday May 01, 2019 20:41 by Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira 1 image
O ajuste neoliberal no Brasil e na América Latina avança. Direitos históricos da classe trabalhadora e conquistas das lutas sociais estão sendo ou foram destruídos. Começou com o florestal. Avançou sobre o trabalhista. Desmantelou o minerário. Mexeu com o civil e agora quer acabar com o sistema de seguridade social. Este é composto por tripé: saúde, previdência e assistência social. Juntos eles garantem minimamente mecanismos de divisão de renda e pequenos avanços na justiça social tão cara neste continente. Foi produto de acumulo de lutas de nossa classe que começou com o sindicalismo revolucionário no início do século XX se estendeu por todo esse século. O pacto de classes da constituição de 88 absorveu parte das demandas acumuladas e arrebentadas pelo calor das lutas do movimento sindical e popular, mas por outro lado reservou a espada da exceção para cravar nos setores negros e populares que nunca tiveram lugar na democracia burguesa. read full story / add a comment
Βόρεια Αμερική / Μεξικό / Αναρχική Ιστορία / Γνώμη / Ανάλυση Wednesday May 01, 2019 06:09 by Mother Jones 1 image
Οι Αναρχικοί ηγέτες του οκταώρου κινήματος κρεμάστηκαν την Παρασκευή 11 Νοεμβρίου. Εκείνη τη μέρα οι πλούσιοι του Σικάγου είχαν ρίγη και πυρετό. Το σχοινί τεντώνεται προς όλες τις κατευθύνσεις από τη φυλακή. Αστυνομικοί άνδρες σταθμεύουν κατά μήκος των σχοινιών οπλισμένοι με τουφέκια. Ειδικές περιπολίες παρακολουθούσαν όλες τις προσεγγίσεις στη φυλακή. Οι στέγες γύρω από το βαρύ πέτρινο κτίριο ήταν γεμάτε με αστυνομικούς. Οι εφημερίδες έγειραν τη δημόσια φαντασία με ιστορίες εξεγέρσεων στις φυλακές. read full story / add a comment
The purpose of this pamphlet is giving a coherent, comparative analysis on how anarchists and Marxists view the concept of “class,” and the political implications of each approach. Class is the nucleus of both Marxism and anarchism; however the conceptualisation of class is different for both. In pointing out these differences, it is my hope that I will convincingly show how and why the anarchist conceptualisation of class is more comprehensive and more useful, providing a more holistic analysis of many related aspects of class, and a more practical political guide. In particular, the anarchist approach – which stresses ownership and control of administration and coercion, not only means of production, as with Marxism – allows us to develop an effective analysis of why the state simply cannot be used to emancipate the popular classes i.e. the working class, the poor and the peasantry. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / movimiento anarquista / anarchist communist event Monday April 29, 2019 22:55 by Grupo Estudiantil Anarquista 1 image
No es un 1ero de Mayo cualquiera, no es salir a las calles por salir, no es arengar por gritar. Nos siguen matando, nos siguen amenazando. read full story / add a comment
aotearoa / pacific islands / anti-fascism / opinion / analysis Monday April 29, 2019 10:54 by antifa 1 image
The term “Lone Wolf” is used to obfuscate the level of organisation within the far-right scene and the fact that it is used as a deliberate tactic. read full story / add a comment
venezuela / colombia / miscellaneous / anarchist communist event Monday April 29, 2019 06:24 by Encuentro por la Autonomía 1 image
Desde abajo, a la izquierda y en las calle
Por autonomía y vida digna read full story / add a comment
argentina/uruguay/paraguay / workplace struggles / comunicado de prensa Monday April 29, 2019 03:10 by ORA 1 image
Hoy como Anarquistas Organizadxs nucleadxs en la O. R. A. llamamos a reafirmar nuestro compromiso de lucha, en los tiempos donde avanza la precarización laboral, donde el individualismo penetra en la mente y en los corazones de lxs hijxs del pueblo y donde desde las variadas pantallas y algoritmos se nutre una subjetividad de derrota y resignación. read full story / add a comment