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argentina/uruguay/paraguay / miscellaneous / opinión / análisis Wednesday May 29, 2019 00:40 by Federación Anarquista de Rosario 1 image
Podríamos gastar tinta y utilizar varios párrafos en describir lo que representa la figura de Alberto Fernández, tanto por sus orígenes (Menem, Cavallo, Duhalde) como por sus vinculaciones (Papel Prensa, Clarín, Repsol, Embajada Norteamericana). Sin embargo, nuestra línea de análisis intenta ir por otro carril que no es el de la denuncia o el vuelo intelectual. Para ello debemos recaer en los abrumadores números vertidos en el último número de nuestra prensa: 260 mil despidos el último año, índices records de desocupación y pobreza, y una pérdida de más 15 puntos del salario con respecto a la inflación. Luego de 3 años y medio de ajuste brutal, el inicio de un año difícil para los y las de abajo generó hasta aquí presión en las calles, a través de sucesivas medidas sectoriales y unitarias, cuyo desenlace expuso a la cúpula de la CGT, que no tuvo más salida que convocar a un Paro General el 29 de mayo. read full story / add a comment
southern africa / workplace struggles / opinion / analysis Tuesday May 28, 2019 17:53 by Lucien van der Walt 1 image
Don't abandon the unions, or take sides in inter-union rivalries. Build a serious, organised, non-sectarian project of democratic reform and political discussion that spans the unions, including a rank-and-file movement that fosters debate, and opens the treasure-chest of union and left history and theory. Recover the politics of disconnecting from the state as raised by, for example, Occupy and the Rojava Revolution. Replace reliance on the state and parties with struggle, and destructive inter-union rivalry with a serious project of working class counter-power.
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indonesia / philippines / australia / community struggles / opinion / analysis Monday May 27, 2019 11:45 by Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group 1 image
What is required is a movement that knows the police are the attack dogs of the enemy and they are to be resisted with all the strength and intelligence we can muster. We need a movement that wants to #StopAdani directly, a movement that will create facts on the ground that the Government cannot ignore. And this movement, in challenging the State, will inevitably look beyond it, to a new society with no State and no cops, and where capitalism is no more. read full story / add a comment
irland / großbritannien / anarchistische bewegung / interview Sunday May 26, 2019 02:30 by die plattform 1 image
Wir freuen uns euch dieses Interview präsentieren zu können, welches wir im April 2019 mit der “Anarchist Communist Group” (ACG) aus Großbritannien geführt haben. Die Organisation ist vergleichsweise neu und ist aktuell mit West Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Surrey und London in 4 Regionen aktiv. Auch das Knüpfen von internationalen Kontakten ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil unserer aktuellen Aufbauarbeit. Die Genoss*innen werden andersherum auch ein Interview mit uns führen, Aber nun wünschen wir euch erst einmal viel Freude mit dem bereits vorhandenen und – wie wir finden – spannenden Interview mit der ACG. Gemeinsam vorwärts zum anarchistischen Kommunismus!
die plattform April 2019 - dieplattform.org
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indonesia / philippines / australia / community struggles / press release Friday May 17, 2019 06:40 by Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group 1 image
On 18 May, enrolled voters in Australia will decide which members of the capitalist class will represent us in Parliament and crush us in government for the next three years. This election occurs at a time when the world has been informed that it has, at most, until 2030 to take effective action to stop and begin reversing climate change, or risk crossing tipping points into runaway temperature rises that would kill billions and endanger industrial civilisation. So you’d think the major players would be presenting plans to fix it. But no, this is Australian capitalist democracy and we get something different. read full story / add a comment
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / anti-fascism / link to audio Thursday May 16, 2019 14:42 by Bruno Lima Rocha 1 image
ireland / britain / repression / prisoners / press release Monday May 13, 2019 23:17 by Melbourne Anarchist Communist Grouptri 1 image
The MACG thus defends Julian Assange, not because of his politics, which have curdled and are now quite suspect, nor because we consider him innocent of the Swedish accusations. The US ruling class has no objection to his politics, because they are riddled with the sort of people with whom he has been collaborating. And neither do they have any objection to sexual assault – if they did, Donald Trump would not be President. The United States wants to punish him, not for any crimes he might have committed, but for his good deeds. The MACG defend Assange for those same good deeds. read full story / add a comment
Zweite Ausgabe der Kollektiven Einmischung: Organisationsplattform der Allgemeinen Anarchistischen Union 1926
niederlande / deutschland / österreich / anarchistische bewegung / anarchokommunistischer anlass Monday May 13, 2019 19:10 by die plattform 1 image
Einleitung von der plattform
Mit dieser Broschüre hältst du den Anstoß für den Plattformistischen Anarchismus von 1926 in der Hand. Viele anarchistische Zusammenhänge auf der ganzen Welt beziehen sich auf die Grundannahmen dieses Textes bis heute. Auch uns, die wir uns vorgenommen haben, das plattformistische Model in der anarchistischen Bewegung im deutschsprachigen Raum zu etablieren, hat dieser Text mit beeinflusst. read full story / add a comment
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / anti-fascism / link to audio Monday May 13, 2019 15:40 by Bruno Lima Rocha 1 image
brazil/guyana/suriname/fguiana / anti-fascism / link to audio Friday May 10, 2019 17:35 by Bruno Lima Rocha 1 image
north america / mexico / anti-fascism / opinion / analysis Tuesday May 07, 2019 11:53 by Wayne Price 3 comments (last - tuesday november 12, 2019 16:18) 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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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