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aotearoa / pacific islands / economy / opinion / analysis Thursday December 07, 2017 11:01 by Pink Panther
A Minister in the newly elected New Zealand government has called for those who receive unemployment related benefits to work, as a requirement to receive them. read full story / add a comment
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brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / anarchist movement / opinion / analysis Wednesday December 06, 2017 00:10 by Coordenação Anarquista Brasileira   image 1 image
CAB text that conceptualises strategy and its main elements. [Português] read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / indigenous struggles / opinion / analysis Tuesday December 05, 2017 23:37 by Daria Zelenova   image 1 image
A lightly edited transcript of a presentation at a workshop hosted by the International Labour Research & Information Group (ILRIG) and the Orange Farm Human Rights Advice Centre in Drieziek extension 1, Orange Farm township, south of Soweto, South Africa, on 24 June 2017. It was attended by a hall full of community and worker activists, including veterans of the big rebellions of the 1980s. read full story / add a comment
aotearoa / pacific islands / workplace struggles / interview Tuesday December 05, 2017 19:10 by AWSM
This is part 1 of an extensive interview AWSM recently conducted with Alex Pirie, a grassroots activist and social justice campaigner in New Zealand/Aotearoa. It has been slightly edited for clarity. Future installments will follow a similar principle. read full story / add a comment
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north america / mexico / community struggles / review Sunday December 03, 2017 12:17 by Wayne Price   image 1 image
How can we build an effective popular movement to change society? That is the subject of this book, which has been widely praised. In my opinion, it has important and profoundly true things to say, but is politically unbalanced and mistaken in certain ways. read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / imperialism / war / feature Friday December 01, 2017 18:39 by Shawn Hattingh   image 1 image
This article looks at the recent events around the removal of Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe. It argues that this will not bring liberation for the people of Zimbabwe, as it does not address the problems Zimbabwe faces – a ruthless ruling class, its state, capitalism and imperialism.

Robert Mugabe, the longstanding authoritarian ruler that has waged a war against Zimbabwe’s poor, is gone. He was forced to resign in the wake of a coup – although the main actors in the coup comically denied it was one.

When it was announced that Mugabe was exiting power, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Harare to celebrate. Many are hoping that his exit will bring change for the better for Zimbabwe. This hope, unfortunately, may be wishful thinking. The reason for this is that Mugabe was a symptom of far deeper problems, and without addressing those problems, Zimbabwe cannot be free; nor can there be genuine equality. Similarly, those that removed Mugabe are cut from the same cloth, and come from the same ruthless ruling class. [Français] read full story / add a comment
aotearoa / pacific islands / workplace struggles / news report Sunday November 19, 2017 18:56 by LAMA
This article reports on the recent strike by rail workers in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand. read full story / add a comment
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aotearoa / pacific islands / history of anarchism / opinion / analysis Wednesday November 15, 2017 11:11 by Copasetic65   image 1 image
On the 11 November 1887 the ‘Haymarket Martyrs’ – August Spies, Albert Parsons, Adolph Fischer & George Engel, all anarchists – were murdered by the state in Chicago. A fifth, 23-year-old Louis Lingg, killed himself in his cell last night, cheating the state executioners.

This is how the Maoriland Worker commented on the anniversary in 1911
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aotearoa / pacific islands / community struggles / opinion / analysis Wednesday November 15, 2017 11:06 by AWSM   image 1 image
This brief article advocates a return to traditional values of solidarity and direct action to tackle the housing crisis in Aotearoa. read full story / add a comment
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iberia / imperialism / war / opinion / analysis Thursday November 09, 2017 18:14 by Aitor Tarradellas   image 1 image
An introductory article about the situation of Catalonia and the position of some Catalan anarchists. read full story / add a comment
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international / imperialism / war / opinion / analysis Wednesday November 08, 2017 05:56 by Wayne Price   text 3 comments (last - wednesday november 15, 2017 20:45)   image 2 images
Some anarchists and libertarian Marxists oppose the concepts of national self-determination and national liberation. They argue that these slogans deny class struggle, endorse nationalism, is contrary to anarchist principles, and lead to Leninism. I respond to these arguments, saying that anarchists should be in solidarity with the people of oppressed nations without endorsing their nationalist leaders. read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / community struggles / news report Tuesday November 07, 2017 23:24 by Nonzukizo Mute   image 1 image
Political fighting has destroyed the peace in Sebokeng township in the Vaal. Politicians are using government resources for private purposes, and parties and factions are fighting over which politicians get the most. read full story / add a comment
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southern africa / miscellaneous / opinion / analysis Tuesday November 07, 2017 23:19 by Nkululeko Khubisa   image 1 image
South Africa is in a mess. That is clear, more than 20 years since the end of apartheid. We have won many things. It was our struggle that beat apartheid laws and the old government. But we are not free yet. Corruption, poverty, job losses, hatred, violence, the apartheid legacy are all part of the mess.

What is the way forward for South Africa? It is struggle by the masses of the people for a better society.

What does that require? read full story / add a comment
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international / history / opinion / analysis Tuesday November 07, 2017 16:22 by Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group   image 1 image
The October Revolution in Russia was a momentous event and the Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group celebrates its centenary. The Soviets and the Factory Committees were great achievements of the working class and taking power was an even greater achievement. We are angered by the betrayal of the Revolution by Lenin and its total perversion by Stalin, but we are not disillusioned. Rather, we have learned lessons and work in the confident expectation that, if capitalism doesn’t destroy us in the meantime, there will be another revolution, and it will be worldwide. Unlike last time, workers won’t get taken in by the siren song of leaders who tell us fairy tales about a workers’ state. We won’t be fooled again. read full story / add a comment
aotearoa / pacific islands / economy / opinion / analysis Tuesday November 07, 2017 10:45 by Pink Panther
This article addresses the issue of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the context of major roading infrastructural work undertaken in Aotearoa/New Zealand, with some comparative reference to the Grenfell Towers disaster in London. read full story / add a comment
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brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / repression / prisoners / feature Sunday November 05, 2017 21:41 by Anarkismo Organizations   text 3 comments (last - sunday december 17, 2017 05:38)   image 1 image
We learnt that on October 25th, a large police operation called « Erebus » (Érebo in Portuguese, i.e. the name of the Greek god of darkness) was launched against the anti-authoritarian movement.

The civil police invaded at least 4 libertarian premises and claims to have warrants against a dozen of premises and about 30 people. They raided the occupation Pandorga and the Parrhesia premises as well as the political and cultural space Ateneu Libertário Batalha da Várzea that used to be FAG’s official premises. The Federação Anarquista Gaúcha (FAG) is specifically targeted by this operation as it is considered by the stupid-as-usual police to be the top organization of the anarchist movement in Porto Alegre. They are accused of forming a gang in order to commit crimes against public and private possessions. read full story / add a comment
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iberia / miscellaneous / interview Thursday November 02, 2017 23:50 by José Antonio Gutiérrez D.   image 1 image
In the middle of a hectic week of the crisis between the central government in Madrid and the Catalan government, Anarkismo spoke with the Foreign Secretary of the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), Miguel Pérez. In this interview, he discusses the position that has been maintained by the anarcho-syndicalist organization in Catalonia and the scenarios that the current situation opens for the class, libertarian and revolutionary sectors, throughout the Spanish state. “It is not just a question of redrawing a border, but of reformulating the structures and state system.” read full story / add a comment
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iberia / miscellaneous / press release Thursday November 02, 2017 23:39 by Several Organisations   image 1 image
Joint statement from October 26, 2017 by CGT, Solidaridad Obrera and CNT about the situation in Catalonia. read full story / add a comment
aotearoa / pacific islands / anti-fascism / news report Thursday November 02, 2017 09:23 by Barrie
On 28th October over 200 anti-racist and anti-fascist demonstrators successfully blocked the gates of parliament in Wellington, Aotearoa, in opposition to a provocation by fascists and Alt-Right. The latter had threatened to march into parliament grounds and had been issued an official permit to do so. read full story / add a comment
international / community struggles / opinion / analysis Wednesday November 01, 2017 05:22 by Zaher Baher

This article explains the problems that the ethnic minorities are facing and who is their common enemy. This article particularly concentrates on Kurdish diaspora who lives in Europe, US and other countries; it provides evidence that the Kurdish diaspora faces the same problems as the native people in the host country. Despite being facing the same problems or sometimes even more so, but they still do not involve themselves in the local and national campaigns.

The article points at the reasons that may contribute to the cause of not involving the campaigns.
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