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ireland / britain / community struggles / news report Thursday March 08, 2012 21:19 by andrew Flood
A large force of Garda and council workers were deployed at 3.30am today, International Women's Day, to clear Occupy Dame Street (ODS) camp. The camp was completely demolished in the course of the eviction, campers intimidated and their personal property stolen. This was a level of force way out of proportion with the numbers in the camp (about 15 people) and stands in contrast with the lack of resources put into investigating what happened at Anglo, the collapse of which has left a debt of 26,000 Euro on every single person in the country.   [Italiano] read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / economy / opinion / analysis Friday October 28, 2011 00:10 by andrew Flood
An Irish anarchist perspective on today's EU crisis summit decision to reduce Greek debt by 50%, in the face of the recent resistance by the Greek working class. Particularly as contrasted with the differing levels of resistence in Ireland and the corresponding dictat of making the people of Ireland pay 100% of the debts incurred in the Irish property boom casino by globalised finance. read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / community struggles / news report Wednesday October 12, 2011 23:56 by andrew Flood
The 'Occupy X' movement arrived in Ireland over the weekend when a core group of around 50 people set up camp at the Central Bank Plaza on Dame street. Numbers grew to a few hundred at times over the next days and nights as supporters came down to join in for a while and the curious stopped to see what was going on. Issues highlighted by participants included the bank bail out, IMF intervention & the ongoing Great Oil & Gas Giveaway. read full story / add a comment
north africa / imperialism / war / opinion / analysis Thursday August 25, 2011 21:29 by andrew Flood   text 23 comments (last - thursday october 27, 2011 22:41)
The sudden end of the Gaddafi regime some 6 months after the start of the Libyan revolt leaves some difficult questions unanswered for the left. Gaddafi’s determination to physically crush the revolt quickly transformed it into a civil war, a civil war that saw considerable imperialist intervention on the rebel side, intervention that was essential to their eventual victory. This and Gaddafi’s historic record led to some on the left taking his side in the civil war while other organisations tried to balance support for the ‘Arab spring’s’ arrival in Libya with opposition to imperialism. [Italiano] read full story / add a comment
Μια λαϊκή παροιμία της Αϊτής λέει «Tanbou prete pa janm fe bon dans» («Ένα δανεισμένο τύμπανο ποτέ δεν παράγει καλό χορό»), δείχνοντας μια γενική συνειδητοποίηση του ποιος είναι ο πραγματικός ρόλος της εξωτερικής παρέμβασης. Φυσικά, αν η ιμπεριαλιστική επέμβαση δεν τελείωσε το1790, δεν τελείωσε και η αντίσταση του λαού της Αϊτής. Η αλληλεγγύη με τον λαό της Αϊτής δεν αρχίζει και τελειώνει με αφορμή αυτόν τον τραγικό σεισμό, αλλά πρέπει να επεκταθεί στους αγώνες που θα ξετυλιχθούν στον απόηχό του, ενάντια στον «καπιταλισμό της καταστροφής» που επιχειρείται τώρα να επιβληθεί.
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Καθώς οι προβλέψεις για τον αριθμό των νεκρών από το σεισμοί στην Αϊτή μιλούν για πάνω από 200.000, οι ειδήσεις στο ABC News ανέφεραν ότι τα αεροπλάνα που μεταφέρουν ιατρικό εξοπλισμό και εφόδια αρωγής πρέπει να αντιμετωπίσουν στρατιώτες για τον πολύτιμο διαθέσιμο χρόνο στο αεροδρόμιο του Πορτ-ο-Πρενς που εξαγοράστηκε από τον στρατό των ΗΠΑ μετά το σεισμό. Από την έναρξη της μεγάλης δημοκρατικής εξέγερσης ενάντια στο καθεστώς σκλαβιάς σχεδόν 220 χρόνια πριν, η Αϊτή έχει παρουσιαστεί ως μια επικίνδυνη χώρα ανίκανη να διεκπεραιώσει τις δικές της υποθέσεις και απαιτεί την ξένη επέμβαση. read full story / add a comment
américa del norte / méxico / movimiento anarquista / entrevista Friday August 21, 2009 17:19 by Black Flag y andrew Flood
Andrew Flood, un veterano militante libertario irlandés, recorrió 44 ciudades de EEUU y Canadá en los años 2007 y 2008 conociendo de primera mano la realidad de la militancia anarquista en Norteamérica. En la presente entrevista, concedida a la revista británica "Black Flag", habla sobre ello y sobre muchas cuestiones igualmente interesantes relativas al anarquismo y la situación económica, política y social en Gran Bretaña e Irlanda o al uso de internet como herramienta de difusión. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anarchist movement / news report Thursday May 07, 2009 00:45 by andrew
From Saturday, April 25 to Sunday, April 26, members of the anarchist organization Common Action met in Seattle, WA for our fourth general assembly. Members from Seattle, Bremerton, Tacoma and Olympia were in attendance, as well as a guest from Portland. We came together to continue developing our politics together, start work on new Common Action projects - and sing lots of karaoke. read full story / add a comment
ireland / britain / workplace struggles / news report Thursday April 02, 2009 18:04 by andrew
In the latest round of attacks on ordinary workers in order to force us to pay for the crisis in capitalism the government had "declared a moratorium on Recruitment and Promotions in the Public Service with effect from 27th March". This is both yet another direct attack on public sector workers and an indirect attack on all workers as it means our access to health, education and other essential services will be further reduced. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / community struggles / policy statement Thursday March 05, 2009 09:59 by andrew
The Olympics Resistance Network is a space to coordinate anti-colonial and anti-capitalist efforts against the 2010 Games within Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. Our organizing is based on the recognition that the Olympics is taking place on unceded Native land, and exists to create a movement for all anti capitalist, Indigenous, anti poverty, labour, migrant justice, housing, environmental justice, civil libertarian, anti war, and anti colonial activists to join forces. We come together on the basis of anti-oppression principles and with a respect for diversity of tactics. In addition to building ongoing educational and resistance efforts, we are working towards a convergence between February 10th-15th 2010, based on the call by the Indigenous Peoples Gathering in Sonora, Mexico to boycott the Games. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anarchist movement / news report Thursday February 12, 2009 05:13 by andrew
The weekend of January 17-18, members of Common Action, an anarchist organization in the Northwest United States, traveled from across the region to convene in Olympia, WA for our third general assembly. Members representing the cities of Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia and Portland were in attendance. read full story / add a comment
internationaal / anarchistische beweging / opinion/analysis Monday November 03, 2008 17:10 by andrew Louks
Net als met het anarchisme zijn er veel manieren om te denken over het anarchafeminisme. Het kan worden gezien als een manier om anarchistische ideeen binnen de feministische beweging te bevorderen of vice versa - om feministische ideeen binnen de anarchistische beweging te bevorderen. Maar het anarchafeminisme is niet eenvoudigweg een mengsel van mensen die bij beide betrokken zijn. Het anarchisme en het feminisme delen diepe verbindingen. read full story / add a comment
uluslararası / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Friday August 29, 2008 03:18 by andrew Flood
Bir şehirde veya bölgede etkili olabilmek için bir anarşist siyasal örgüt (haftada veya iki haftada bir) düzenli olarak toplanmalıdır. Bu rutini sürdürmek zor olsa da uğraşmaya değerdir. Aşağıda yardımcı olabilecek bazı fikirler bulabilirsiniz. [Liberter Çeviri Kolektifi #7 liberterceviri-et-gmail-nokta-com] read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / news report Thursday August 07, 2008 06:46 by andrew
[ENGLISH] We are now updating the software Anarkismo runs on to Oscailt 3.2. So you may notice some strange things in the next couple of days, please have some patience with us as we finish this process. [ENGLISH]

[CASTELLANO] Estamos actualizando el programa que corre Anarkismo a oscailt 3.2. Puede ser que noten algunas cosas extrañas durante los próximos días, por favor tengan paciencia mientras terminamos el proceso. [CASTELLANO] read full story / add a comment
Διεθνή / Αναρχικό κίνημα / Γνώμη / Ανάλυση Sunday April 27, 2008 20:38 by andrew N. Flood
Greek Translation of Andrew N. Flood’s «The advantages and disadvantages of different forms of anarchist organization». read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / imperialism / war / news report Thursday April 24, 2008 03:53 by andrew
While in Florida, I attended a local 'Winter Soldier' hearing. These are public meetings where United States ex-soldiers of the Iraq testify against the war. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anarchist movement / link to audio Wednesday February 27, 2008 21:32 by andrew
While on a speaking tour talking about the development of anarchism in Ireland I'm taking the time to interview people who are hosting individual meetings about local activism and US politics. In this interview with Senia and Mark in Providence Rhode Island they talk about Students for Democratic Society, the IWW, anarcho-feminism in Puerto Rico and the US primaries. read full story / add a comment
Διεθνή / Αναρχική Ιστορία / Γνώμη / Ανάλυση Thursday January 10, 2008 10:08 by andrew Flood   text 5 comments (last - thursday january 10, 2008 10:19)
Greek translation of Andrew Flood’s «Bakunin’s ideas on revolutionary organisation».published in WSM’s «Red and Black Revolution», No 6, winter 2002. read full story / add a comment
noord-amerika / mexico / indigenous struggles / opinion/analysis Monday December 31, 2007 19:21 by andrew Fleming
Normaal is de regeling van claims op eigendom iets wat het rechtssysteem heel serieus neemt. De basis van het kapitalisme is tenslotte dat een persoon het eigendom van een stuk land kan opeisen, en door dat eigendom van anderen huur kan eisen voor het gebruik, verklaart Andrew Fleming. [ English ] read full story / add a comment
Βόρεια Αμερική / Μεξικό / Αγώνες Ιθαγενών / Γνώμη / Ανάλυση Sunday December 16, 2007 14:54 by andrew Fleming-«Linchpin» No1
Greek translation of «First nations – When property doesn’t apply» read full story / add a comment
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sorrymigrantx.jpg imageIreland - Migrant X refused an abortion and forced to have a C-section 22:31 Thu 21 Aug by Andrew 0 comments

This is as complete a story about what happened to 'Migrant X' that we are aware of.  Migrant X is a young migrant women who it emerged was refused an abortion by the Irish state despite apparently meeting the grounds of the X-case legislation and instead forced to carry the pregnancy and agree to a C-section.  The pregnanacy itself was the result of rape, Migrant X attempted suicide after being refused the abortion and later went on a hunger and thirst strike.  Once what had happened to her became known there were sizeable pro-choice solidarity demonstrations called across Ireland and at Irish embassies overseas.   We have been given information that the migrant woman at the centre of the current forced pregnancy was 'committed' to a psychiatric hospital following her initial request for termination. It’s already known that the initial request was made when she was 8 weeks pregnant.  It was this crucial period in which she was being held incommunicado which led directly to the Caesarian option being possible to impose as an ‘alternative’ to allowing her to access the abortion she had asked for.

brown04.jpg imageTerror in Ferguson 18:45 Wed 20 Aug by Denver Anarchist Black Cross 0 comments

Saturday August 9th, a racist Ferguson police officer profiled and fatally shot a black teenager, Michael Brown, as he walked to his grandmother’s residence with a friend. He was 18 years old. Multiple witnesses told KMOV that Brown was unarmed and had his hands up in the air when he was cut down. “The officer shot again and once my friend felt that shot, he turned around and put his hands in the air,” said witness Dorian Johnson. “He started to get down and the officer still approached with his weapon drawn and fired several more shots.” The family and the community are calling his death an execution.

textAni s Ukrajinou, ani s Ruskem! 01:43 Mon 18 Aug by Třídní válka 0 comments

Budujme svůj vlastní, třetí tábor, tábor sociální revoluce!

textNi Ukrainien, ni Russe ! 01:39 Mon 18 Aug by Třídní válka 0 comments

Développons notre propre camp, le troisième camp, celui de la révolution sociale !

textNeither Ukrainian nor Russian! 01:36 Mon 18 Aug by Třídní válka 0 comments

Let’s develop our own camp, the third camp, that of social revolution!

460_0___30_0_0_0_0_0_oabubakralbaghdadi570.jpg imageO que nós pensamos sobre a atual crise no Iraque? 13:00 Sun 17 Aug by KAF (Fórum Anarquista do Curdistão) 0 comments

A crise do Iraque já se arrasta há décadas. Tanto o regime Saddam Hussein tanto quanto sob a atual "democracia", desde a invasão de 2003, não há liberdade, justiça social, igualdade e há poucas perspectivas para aqueles que são independentes aos partidos políticos no poder. Além da brutalidade e discriminação contra as mulheres e as minorias, um grande abismo foi criado entre os ricos e os pobres, fazendo com que os pobres ficassem cada vez mais pobres e os ricos mais ricos.

textPalestine-Israel, Israel attack on Gaza ending with a defeat of its arrogant power show* 19:34 Tue 12 Aug by Ilan S. 0 comments

Israel started the attack on the Hamas to sabotage the Hamas compromise with the west bank authority, and restore a weakened Hamas independent rule in the Gaza strip. Hamas compromise was a response to Egyptian closer intended to dismantle the Hamas. The failed Israeli attack will force it to contribute its share to significantly open the closer of the border between Israel and the Gaza strip which was till the attack based on the bare minimal on the margin of humanitarian catastrophe. Whatever the details of the new cease fire and arrangements, the failure of Israel vicious assault to stop the Hamas from firing rockets on Israel is a significant "game changer". The failed attack on Gaza and the continuing popular struggle in the west bank are hastening the international pressures to end the occupation of the West bank and the closer of the Gaza strip.

coverfinallarge.jpg imageThe Platform – Issue 2 out now! 17:53 Mon 11 Aug by Dmitri (republishing) 0 comments

The Platform - Magazine of Anarchist Affinity from Melbourne

mural_fb.jpg imageThe Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural 09:19 Thu 07 Aug by Scott Campbell 0 comments

Presented by Art Forces, the Estria Foundation and NorCal Friends of Sabeel, the Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural is a monumental work of public art located in Uptown Oakland on 26th Street between Telegraph and Broadway. The mural pays homage to the history of Bay Area public art and expresses solidarity with Palestinians as bombs continue to fall on Gaza.

textPalestina-Israele, la lotta unitaria in tempi di guerra 17:07 Wed 06 Aug by Ilan S. 0 comments

Le lotte unitarie nelle solite località di Bil'in, Ni'lin, Ma'sara, Sheikh Jarrah, Nabi Saleh, Qaddum, le colline a ovest di Hebron, svoltesi nel weekend ed in settimana, si sono focalizzate sulla guerra a Gaza e sugli aspetti più evidenti dell'occupazione. Ad oggi, sembra che Israele abbia fallito l'obiettivo di insediare a Gaza un governo di Hamas indipendente ma indebolito, dato che le atrocità commesse su Gaza non sono riuscite a suscitare una pressione internazionale sufficiente a spingere l'Egitto ad allentare l'assedio su Gaza. Pare che tra Hamas e l'Autorità Palestinese in Cisgiordania verrà rinnovato quel patto che Israele ha così strenuamente cercato di sabotare. [English]

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textOpinion Anarquista. Contra un nuevo genocidio en Gaza… Con la lucha y la resistencia siempre!! Aug 21 by federación Anarquista uruguaya 0 comments

La historia se repite. Aquí una vez como horror sangriento y otra con algo más de lo mismo. Ya hemos hecho puntualizaciones y dado nuestra opinión, bastante semejante a la de hoy, en oportunidades muy parecidas. El tema de fondo sigue siendo el mismo.

imageSiyonist Yerleşimcilerin Sömürgeci Projesi ve Filistin Halkı Arasındaki Mevcut Çat... Aug 21 by Ilan Shalif 0 comments

Son haftalarda İsrail devleti ve Filistin halkı arasında yoğunlukla süren çatışmalar, İsrail’in yerli halkı Filistin’den çıkarmak veya en azından terk etmeye zorlamak için sürdürdüğü çabaların bir parçasını oluşturmaktadır.

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imageVíctimas y víctimas Aug 21 by José Antonio Gutiérrez D. 0 comments

Transcripción de una columna de opinión originalmente transmitida por Contagio Radio, la cual esperamos que sirva para estimular el debate y la reflexión en un momento crítico no solamente del proceso de paz, sino para la construcción de las narrativas del conflicto que servirán para que el conjunto de la sociedad colombiana le dé sentido a su violenta experiencia histórica reciente.

textİsrail Yemeği Yaktı Aug 20 by Ilan S. 0 comments

Mısır’ın inatla üstüne düşeni yapmaması –Gazze ablukasını hafifletmemesi- ve Hamas’ın ablukayı ciddi oranda azaltan bir anlaşma yapılmadıkça silah bırakmayı reddetmesi nedeniyle hava saldırıları yetersiz kalan İsrail, kara saldırısına geçti.

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imageA cúpula do terror financeiro global Aug 19 by BrunoL 0 comments

Bruno Lima Rocha, 18 de agosto de 2014

O Comitê de Determinações da Associação Internacional de Swaps e Derivativos (ISDA, ver o site dc.isda.org) equivale a uma instância globalizada de classificação de “riscos”, afirmando, por exemplo, se algum país está em default (calote) ou não. Este órgão foi criado em 2009, para tentar impor uma legitimidade a partir dos próprios fraudadores do sistema financeiro mundial. O jornal O Globo, em sua edição de 1º de agosto (página 24, em matéria de Marcio Beck e Rennan Setti) apresenta a informação dos componentes deste Comitê, sem fazer o contraponto do passado recente destes conglomerados do cassino do capital fictício. Bastaria consultar o domínio do Comitê, observar a composição dos membros das Américas e cruzar com informações difundidas pela grande mídia para dar-se conta de que, literalmente, quem está arbitrando o conflito é parte geradora da quebradeira de setembro de 2008.

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imageO que nós pensamos sobre a atual crise no Iraque? Aug 17 0 comments

A crise do Iraque já se arrasta há décadas. Tanto o regime Saddam Hussein tanto quanto sob a atual "democracia", desde a invasão de 2003, não há liberdade, justiça social, igualdade e há poucas perspectivas para aqueles que são independentes aos partidos políticos no poder. Além da brutalidade e discriminação contra as mulheres e as minorias, um grande abismo foi criado entre os ricos e os pobres, fazendo com que os pobres ficassem cada vez mais pobres e os ricos mais ricos.

imageThe Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural Aug 07 0 comments

Presented by Art Forces, the Estria Foundation and NorCal Friends of Sabeel, the Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural is a monumental work of public art located in Uptown Oakland on 26th Street between Telegraph and Broadway. The mural pays homage to the history of Bay Area public art and expresses solidarity with Palestinians as bombs continue to fall on Gaza.

imageQue pensons nous de la crise actuelle en Irak ? Aug 05 Forum anarchiste du Kurdistan 0 comments

La crise irakienne est continue depuis des décennies, tant sous le régime de Saddam Hussein que sous le « régime démocratique actuel » depuis l'invasion de 2003. Il n'y avait ni de liberté, ni de justice sociale, ni d'égalité et peu de perspectives pour celles et ceux qui étaient indépendant des partis politiques au pouvoir. En plus de la brutalité existante et la discrimination contre les femmes et les genTEs ordinaires, un très grand fossé a été creusé entre les riches et les pauvres, rendant les pauvres de plus en plus pauvres et les riches de plus en plus riches. [English]

imageΝα τσακίσουμε τις Μ&... Aug 02 0 comments

Η δικαστική παρωδία που ξεκίνησε στις αρχές του καλοκαιριού για την υπόθεση της επίθεσης με πυροβολισμούς εναντίον των μεταναστών εργατών στην Νέα Μανωλάδα τον Απρίλιο του 2013, ολοκληρώθηκε με τρόπο εξοργιστικό και παράλληλα αναμενόμενο. Το Μεικτό Ορκωτό Δικαστήριο Πάτρας αθώωσε τόσο τον φραουλοπαραγωγό, Νίκο Βαγγελάτο όσο και τους τρεις μπράβους του για την κύρια κατηγορία της εμπορίας ανθρώπων.

imageKAF: Was wir über die aktuelle Krise im Irak denken Aug 01 Kurdistan Anarchists Forum 0 comments

Die Krise im Irak hält be­reits seit Jahr­zehn­ten an, seit sich das Land unter der Macht von Sad­dam Hus­sein oder unter dem „mo­men­ta­nen de­mo­kra­ti­schen Re­gime“ nach der In­va­si­on von 2003 be­fun­den hat. Es gab keine Frei­heit, kei­nen so­zia­len Frie­den, keine Gleich­be­rech­ti­gung und nur wenig Mög­lich­kei­ten für jene, die un­ab­hän­gig von den herr­schen­den po­li­ti­schen Par­tei­en waren.
Zu­sätz­lich zu der vor­han­de­nen Bru­ta­li­tät und Dis­kri­mi­nie­rung ge­gen­über Frau­en und gegen die ein­fa­chen Leute ging die Sche­re zwi­schen den Rei­chen und den Armen immer wei­ter aus­ein­an­der. Da­durch wur­den die Armen noch ärmer und die Rei­chen noch rei­cher.

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