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américa del norte / méxico / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 15:34 byGina Crosley-Corcoran
Years ago some feminist on the Internet told me I was “privileged.”

“THE F&CK!?!?” I said.

I came from the kind of poor that people don’t want to believe still exists in this country. Have you ever spent a frigid northern-Illinois winter without heat or running water? I have. At 12 years old were you making ramen noodles in a coffee maker with water you fetched from a public bathroom? I was. Have you ever lived in a camper year-round and used a random relative’s apartment as your mailing address? We did. Did you attend so many different elementary schools that you can only remember a quarter of their names? Welcome to my childhood. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Friday January 27, 2017 - 15:39 byJohn Pilger
On the day President Trump is inaugurated, thousands of writers in the United States will express their indignation. "In order for us to heal and move forward...", say Writers Resist, "we wish to bypass direct political discourse, in favour of an inspired focus on the future, and how we, as writers, can be a unifying force for the protection of democracy." ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Tuesday January 24, 2017 - 01:32 byNathan Schneider
Among the sweeping changes that President Donald J. Trump has already brought to Washington with his inauguration is the specter of window-breaking anarchists. ... read full story / add a comment
américa del norte / méxico / la izquierda / non-anarchist press Monday January 23, 2017 - 15:20 byNancy Fraser
La elección de Donald Trump es una más de una serie de insubordinaciones políticas espectaculares que, en conjunto, apuntan a un colapso de la hegemonía neoliberal. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / the left / non-anarchist press Monday January 23, 2017 - 15:18 byNancy Fraser
The election of Donald Trump represents one of a series of dramatic political uprisings that together signal a collapse of neoliberal hegemony. These uprisings include the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, the rejection of the Renzi reforms in Italy, the Bernie Sanders campaign for the Democratic Party nomination in the United States, and rising support for the National Front in France, among others. Although they differ in ideology and goals, these electoral mutinies share a common target: all are rejections of corporate globalization, neoliberalism, and the political establishments that have promoted them. In every case, voters are saying “No!” to the lethal combination of austerity, free trade, predatory debt, and precarious, ill-paid work that characterize financialized capitalism today. Their votes are a response to the structural crisis of this form of capitalism, which first came into full view with the near meltdown of the global financial order in 2008. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / crime prison and punishment / non-anarchist press Wednesday January 13, 2016 - 22:20 byLesley J. Wood
After the killing of Michael Brown in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in the late summer of 2014, protests erupted, and the Black Lives Matter spread across North America to protest police violence, too often systematically directed at poor and racialized communities. The massive police presence at these protests, with weapons and armoured vehicles that looked and felt like major military deployments, made it clear to all that something fundamental had taken place in policing practices and strategies. The intensification and extension of the coercive and security branches of the state was well-known since the declaration of the ‘war on terror’ in 2001, and the subsequent leaks of official documents by Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and others. The hardening of the state in its day-to-day operations at the most local levels could now be seen everywhere by all, in an increasing confrontation with the democratic rights of assembly and protest.

Lesley Wood's recent book, Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing (2014), locates these developments in a longer term perspective in relation to the spread of neoliberalism. Analyzing police agencies, strategies and practices from the mid-1990s to the present, she identifies a range of the structural and political forces that have led to the militarization of policing, particularly in North America, but also in trends that extend to Europe. This involves detailing a new matrix in the relations between the security, national police and defence apparatuses of the state with local police forces and the defence and security industries. Professional police associations and their various conferences and conventions have become important nodes for the spread of ‘best-practice policing’, in the form of kettling, barricading, infiltration and pre-emptive arrests, usage of new anti-protest weaponry, security screening, local intelligence-gathering capacities and the like. But also as sites where the case is made for an increase in police budgets, more capital intensification of policing and thus for accumulation by the ‘coercive’ industries (which define modern urbanism as much as the so-called ‘creative’ sector).

In a period of sharpening inequality, permanent neoliberal austerity, and hard right forces gaining ground, the logic for a further militarization of policing, securitizing of cities, and curtailing and limiting protests. In her book, Wood seeks not only to map these developments in North America through time, but also to expose the contradictions in the new forms of policing in capitalist states, and begin to pose how social and anti-capitalist movements will have to respond to ‘demilitarize our relations’.

Lesley Wood teaches sociology at York University, Toronto and Greg Albo teaches political science at York University. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / history / other libertarian press Thursday July 30, 2015 - 01:55 bybob mcglynn
This is by an author who summerized the " 60's civil war in the U.S." in a few short paragraphs.
I add in a long intro slamming the media etc. for reducing the 60's to ONLY the civil rights movement (leaving out the more radical/revolutionary currants like the Black Panthers), and the peace movement (leaving out the equally massive important- to way generalize a complicated mixed scene- anti-war/anti-imperialist movement.
I mention anarchistic tides such as the all over the map student movement that burned down buildings to fight en loco parentis- in the place of parents- fight for personal freedom and to be treated like adults- the effect of which, though modified, can be scene on today's campus's. I mention the hippies/freaks who were everywhere and anarchist if not conciously than in effect.
I go into womens/gay etc movements. The incredible revolution in creative music called "the soundtrack for the revolution" that was picked up in the underground of the Soviet Bloc whose lyrics could'nt be understood but meant "freedom". I mention BIG TIME that guys could be incredibly liberated to grow their hair long...
I give alot of play to the formation of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War which was the only group of vets in U.S. history to oppose a war still in effect that had plenty of effect as U'll see... much more...
Then finally i quote the text mentioned at the beginning by another author. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / economy / non-anarchist press Monday June 15, 2015 - 18:33 byStephanie Basile
Change Group workers endured an intense union busting campaign to win their election 17-2. They are now about to engage in a contract fight with the company. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / migration / racism / non-anarchist press Wednesday April 29, 2015 - 13:47 byTA-NEHISI COATES
Officials calling for calm can offer no rational justification for Gray's death, and so they appeal for order. ... read full story / add a comment
américa del norte / méxico / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Friday April 24, 2015 - 16:16 byLaila Tajeldine
Estados Unidos tiene una dimensión territorial de 9,38 millones de kilómetros cuadrados, donde habitan más de 300 millones de personas y representa una de las economías más grandes del mundo. Sin embargo, se constituye como una de las naciones con mayor retraso en materia de derechos humanos.

La actual Constitución de Estados Unidos fue adoptada en 1787 y enmendada veintisiete veces desde 1791 a 1992, aunque muchas de sus enmiendas no fueron ratificadas, como la enmienda de prohibición de trabajo de menores y la enmienda de prohibición de discriminación entre hombres y mujeres. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Saturday March 07, 2015 - 00:21 byEd Olsen   text 10 comments (last - wednesday march 25, 2015 - 01:27)
I personally make just over $17 an hour, while the average wage of a plow driver is $38,000 a year. And yet you have made it clear that you will not tax the wealthy (like yourself) who can afford it to cover the budget gap which you created. But I do not expect you to necessarily understand the hardships you are asking us to suffer, as I am told you are personally worth ten million dollars. Maybe you don’t understand that taking $36 a paycheck out of my wages (which on average you are proposing for all plow drivers) is the difference between making or missing a mortgage payment, a utility bill, or buying a pair of shoes for the kids. Maybe you cannot understand. ... read full story / add a comment
nord america / messico / genero / altra stampa libertaria Monday December 08, 2014 - 15:27 byDr. Zakk Flash
Studenti e studentesse della Norman High School a Norman, in Oklahoma, sono uscit* dalle loro classi alle 9.20 di lunedì 24 novembre per essere salutat* da centinaia di attivist* e sostenitori solidali con loro con grande coraggio. In quanto sindacato impegnato nella abolizione del patriarcato e di tutte le forme di sfruttamento, l'Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) si schiera solidale con questi studenti/esse ed era presente alla manifestazione. Christophe Parsons, delegato per l'IWW dell'Oklahoma IWW, ha fatto parte del gruppo degli/lle organizzatori/trici. Parsons ha dichiarato che: "In quanto amico delle vittime ed in quanto sindacalista rivoluzionario impegnato nella costruzione di un nuovo mondo, l'inazione non era possibile. Sono orgoglioso de* mie* compagn* di scuola e de* sostenitori/trici nel quartiere che si sono strett* intorno a queste ragazze, e sono orgoglioso del mio sindacato che ha dimostrato un'incredibile solidarietà e sostegno per questo evento." [English] ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / gender / other libertarian press Monday November 24, 2014 - 11:30 byDr. Zakk Flash
Students at Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma will walk out of their classes at 9:20 A.M. on Monday, November 24th, 2014 to be greeted by hundreds of activists and supporters boldly standing with them in solidarity.

As a union committed to the abolition of patriarchy and all forms of exploitation, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) stands with these students in solidarity and will be represented at the walkout. Christophe Parsons, a delegate for the Oklahoma IWW, was part of the core group of organizers. Parsons said, "Both as a friend of the survivor and as a revolutionary unionist committed to building a new world, inaction was not an option. I am proud of my fellow students and community supporters who have rallied around these girls, and I am proud of my union, which has showed incredible solidarity and support in organizing this event." [Italiano] ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Thursday October 30, 2014 - 22:31 byJoe Maniscalco
Workers at Blick Arts Supplies in New York City enlist the support of art professors in order to secure a first contract from their employer ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anarchist movement / other libertarian press Friday October 24, 2014 - 10:27 byJeremy Louzao
In this piece, I propose a different way that we might approach radical, revolutionary, transformative politics. I propose experimentation with new and unique political spaces—both conceptual and physical—which hold closely to a belief that another world is possible; which use that hope to build for the long-haul and on a large scale; and yet which, at the same time, hold us, nurture us, and ignite us as real people as we struggle daily, yearly, multi-generationally to get where we need to go. I propose that these spaces must go beyond the traditional organizational styles and formats that we've become used to—be they campaign organizations and coalitions, non-profits, collectives, spontaneous mobilizations, cadre groups, or revolutionary parties. Instead, I propose rethinking many of the assumed conventions and truisms of Left movements, and reaching out even more widely into society and history—even into enemy territory—for lessons and inspiration. ... read full story / add a comment
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amérique du nord / mexique / luttes des peuples autochtones / presse non anarchiste Thursday August 14, 2014 - 00:00 byCommission international   image 1 image
"Et, peut-être, qu’un petit garçon ou une petite fille de Gaza survivent aussi. Peut-être qu’ils grandiront et, qu’avec eux, grandiront aussi la colère, l’indignation, la rage. Peut-être qu’ils deviendront soldats ou miliciens de l’un des groupes qui luttent en Palestine. Peut-être qu’ils se retrouveront à combattre Israël. Peut-être qu’ils le feront en tirant avec un fusil. Peut-être en s’immolant avec une ceinture de cartouches de dynamite autour de la taille. Et alors, là-haut, ils écriront sur la nature violente des palestiniens et feront des déclarations en condamnant cette violence et on recommencera à discuter s’il s’agit de sionisme ou d’antisémitisme. Et alors personne ne demandera qui a semé ce qui est récolté." (Sous-commandant Insurgé Marcos. Mexique, 4 janvier 2009) ... read full story / add a comment
nord america / messico / antifascismo / stampa non anarchica Thursday August 22, 2013 - 13:44 bySarah Kendzior   text 1 comment (last - saturday august 24, 2013 - 23:59)
Resteremo immersi nella paranoica cultura politica degli USA finché non potremo fidarci dei nostri leaders e delle corporations che detengono il potere. [English] ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anti-fascism / non-anarchist press Thursday August 08, 2013 - 22:18 bySarah Kendzior   text 1 comment (last - sunday august 25, 2013 - 00:11)
The US' paranoid political culture will not fade until we can trust our leaders and the corporations holding power. [Italiano] ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / anti-fascism / non-anarchist press Thursday August 08, 2013 - 21:46 byMark Weisbrot
Americans are becoming more concerned that government 'anti-terror' programmes are actually restricting civil liberties. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday August 07, 2013 - 17:33 byMark Weisbrot
Americans are shielded from the ugly consequences of US military power by our journalists' self-censorship. ... read full story / add a comment

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17973995_10209466926047052_332019194_n.png imageLa comunidad de Tasquillo en Hidalgo expulsa a sus autoridades tras represión policial 16:07 Tue 18 Apr by Demián Revart 0 comments

Y retumbaron las puertas de la alcaldía municipal...

17919011_1843264252602462_1529940234_n.png imageNace la televisión comunitaria "Juaricua TV" para ampliar las ondas de la resistencia en la Ciudad d... 17:41 Sat 15 Apr by Demián Revart 0 comments

A escasos tres años de que los vecinos de la colonia Juárez se vieran las caras, se dirigieran la palabra , se autoerradicaran el extrañamiento de uno en uno y lograran politizar el desacuerdo con un megaproyecto de dimensiones orbitales, distintos proyectos comunitarios han emergido de un grupo de ellos que coincidió en realizar una labor permanente en defensa del barrio.

pueblarepresinluchadoressocialesedomex.jpg imageGobierno de Hidalgo amenaza a 3 compañeros por ser “agitadores que ponen en riesgo a la sociedad” 18:22 Sun 09 Apr by Demián Revart 0 comments

“Mediante una rueda de prensa el secretario de gobernación, Simon Vargas, nos está difamando y amenazando a Lorenzo Bautista, Armando Monter y a mi; con un claro mensaje de intimidación".

arantepacuamuerto.jpg imagePolicías asesinan a cuatro comuneros en Arantepacua, Michoacán; "se metieron a las casas y los matar... 19:18 Thu 06 Apr by Ruptura Coleciva (RC) 0 comments

Por la tarde de este miércoles, cuatro comuneros de la comunidad indígena de Arantepacua, municipio de Nahuatzen, perdieron la vida tras recibir impactos de bala por parte de un operativo policial de la Secretaría de Seguridad Pública.

17758594_10209366247050140_2961616305814294339_o.jpg image“Sin bosques no hay vida”: Acción comunitaria y apoyo mutuo en defensa de Texcoco 19:04 Thu 06 Apr by Demián Revart 0 comments

El proceso de reforestación será el primer paso después de tener el control forestal del incendio… ¡pero se necesitarán muchas manos y corazones!

1350460138029.jpg imageLevantan y golpean a cuatro activistas zapotecos del Istmo oaxaqueño; se desconoce su paradero 19:19 Tue 28 Mar by Ruptura Coleciva (RC) 0 comments

El 27 de marzo, alrededor de las 9:30 am., los indígenas Zapotecos defensores del territorio Juan López López, Juan Jarquín López, Jesús Luis López y David Hernández Salazar (también agente municipal de Puente Madera, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca) fueron agredidos físicamente y detenidos arbitrariamente por agentes de policía municipal de San Blas Atempa, estado de Oaxaca, México.

261647615x378.jpg imageQueman presidencia municipal y vehículos tras protesta por escasez de agua en Ocozocoautla, Chiapas 18:53 Fri 24 Mar by Ruptura Coleciva (RC) 0 comments

(...) al no haber respuesta de esta dependencia ni de las autoridades correspondientes, los manifestantes se tomaron la presidencia municipal; incendiaron la entrada, varias de sus oficinas y un carro que se encontraba estacionado afuera de las instalaciones.

17362046_1112475715565330_8851908776350082680_n.jpg image[México] Vecinos del barrio Peñón de los Baños se enfrentan a la policía 19:54 Tue 21 Mar by Ruptura Coleciva (RC) 0 comments

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

17190941_10209114206229277_964110941364838855_n.jpg imagePobladores de San Miguel Totolapan en Guerrero se levantan en armas contra el narcotráfico y el Esta... 18:52 Mon 13 Mar by Revolución Internacional / World Revolution 0 comments

"Agarramos las armas para ir por todos los que perturban la paz".

ezln.jpg imageMujeres integrantes del CNI reiteran creación del Concejo de Gobierno Indígena para 2018 en México 18:32 Mon 13 Mar by Ruptura Coleciva (RC) 0 comments

¡Que retemblen sus centros la tierra!

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imageCherán K'eri: la invención de lo imposible Apr 15 by Ruptura Coleciva (RC) 0 comments

Este 15 de abril del 2017 se cumplen 6 años de imposibilidad en Cherán. Imposible no felicitarlos: Feliz aniversario.

imagePresident Trump Apr 01 by Melbourne Anarchist Communist Group 0 comments

For the most part, it is only workers inside the US who can take the necessary direct action against Trump. Only they can fight for the program which is necessary to defeat Trump, the old guard Republicans and the Democrats. Direct action against Trump may be possible for some workers outside the US (e.g. workers in US-owned corporations, workers supplying US military bases), but this is necessarily supplementary and guided by the tempo of US events.

imageGentrificación y el secuestro inmobiliario del Edificio Gaona en la CDMX Mar 10 by Demián Revart 0 comments

¿Seguiremos invisibilizando la situación de los secuestros inmobiliarios que arrebatan el derecho a la vivienda, intercambiándolo por un estilismo progresista de la urbe y unas cuantas plantitas hipster?

imageLa insurrección anti-policial de San Bartolo Ameyalco Feb 20 by Demián Revart 0 comments

San Bartolo sigue en pie de lucha y con vigencia de retomar sus métodos asamblearios. La defensa de los recursos naturales no la harán los grupos ideológicos ni radicales: SERÁ TAREA DE LAS COMUNIDADES MISMAS.

imageNuevo Balsas, el pueblo rebelde que le declaró la guerra al narcotráfico Feb 12 by Demián Revart 0 comments

Algo es claro: el miedo logró cambiar de bando.

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imageLevantan y golpean a cuatro activistas zapotecos del Istmo oaxaqueño; se desconoce su paradero Mar 28 0 comments

El 27 de marzo, alrededor de las 9:30 am., los indígenas Zapotecos defensores del territorio Juan López López, Juan Jarquín López, Jesús Luis López y David Hernández Salazar (también agente municipal de Puente Madera, San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca) fueron agredidos físicamente y detenidos arbitrariamente por agentes de policía municipal de San Blas Atempa, estado de Oaxaca, México.

imagePronunciamiento de solidaridad con Standing Rock desde México Feb 24 0 comments

La parte del Planeta que llamamos México, permanecemos en pie de lucha junto a Standing Rock / The part of the Planet we call Mexico stands with Standing Rock

imageΓια μια ενωτική, εργ... Feb 24 0 comments

Μετάφραση κειμένου των συντρόφων της αναρχικής συμμαχίας 1 Μάη από την άλλη μεριά του Ατλαντικού σχετικά με τα πρόσφατα γεγονότα στις ΗΠΑ, την απαγόρευση εισόδου στα αεροδρόμια, τις φασιστικές επιθέσεις και τις κοινωνικές/ταξικές απαντήσεις.

imageΚόκκινος Νοέμβρης, &... Nov 17 1 of Anarkismo Editorial Group 0 comments

Η στρατηγική μας στηρίζεται στην ενότητα των εν λόγω άμεσων δράσεων, καθώς η κάλπη δεν αποτελεί άμυνα ενάντια στο φασισμό και το μίσος ούτε συνιστά κάτι τέτοιο το Δημοκρατικό Κόμμα. Βλέπουμε ότι οι νίκες που έχουμε κερδίσει μέσα από σκληρούς αγώνες θα μπορούσαν να αντιστραφούν. Η μόνη μας ευκαιρία είναι να δημιουργήσουμε ένα κίνημα που να στηρίζεται στην εξουσία των ανθρώπων. Μια στρατηγική για να υπερασπίσουμε τις κοινότητές μας και να αμφισβητήσουμε τον Τραμπ αρχίζει με και από εμάς, τους εκμεταλλευόμενους εργαζόμενους. Μαζί κρατάμε τη λύση στο ζήτημα Τραμπ και στα μεγαλύτερα προβλήματα του καπιταλισμού, την πατριαρχία και τη λευκή υπεροχή.

imageΚανείς δεν έρχεται &... Nov 12 0 comments

Τι χρειάζεται να γίνει:
1. Όχι στην Εθνική "θεραπεία", σε συνεργασία με, ή περίοδο χάριτος στο καθεστώς Trump
2. Βγείτε στους δρόμους - οικοδομήστε οργανώσεις μαχητικής αντίστασης
3. Συγκροτείστε οργανώσεις άμυνας της εργατικής τάξης που θα αντιστέκονται στις ρατσιστικές επιθέσεις, τη σεξουαλική κακοποίηση, τις επιδρομές σε μετανάστες με το πρόσχημα της εσωτερικής ασφάλειας και ενάντια στις απελάσεις, την αστυνομική βία και την κρατική καταστολή
4. Κινηθείτε και οργανωθείτε σε εργατικές δραστηριότητες - συμπεριλαμβανομένης μιας γενικής απεργίας ενάντια στον Trump
5. Όχι στην ανάθεση του αγώνα ξανά στο Δημοκρατικό Κόμμα, όχι στον εκλογικισμό και το μη κερδοσκοπικό Βιομηχανικό Συγκρότημα (Non-Profit Industrial Complex).

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