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Massacre at the 'Labor, Democracy and Peace Meeting' in Ankara

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 16:09
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This is a statement from Revolutionary Anarchist Action / Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet (DAF) on today’s bombing attack on the pro-Kurdish peace rally in Ankara, Turkey, which has so far killed more than 80 activists:

[b][i]For a new world, a life of freedom, the murderers in Amed, in Pirsus, Cizir and Ankara, murdered ones CAN’T BE FORGOTTEN, the murderers CAN’T BE FORGIVEN[/i][/b] DAF

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Categories: Anarchists

Ende Gelände: a reflection on mass action

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 13:08
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On the 15th of August, around 1500 people took part in a mass act of civil disobedience by occupying the Garzweiler open cast coal mine in the Rhineland, Germany. The Amongst the Elder collective reflect on their experiences of this action and pose questions about the effectiveness and limits of such mass actions in the future.

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Storming of Eurotunnel on 2nd October 2015

Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:59
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Statement by Calais Migrant Solidarity published on October 3rd 2015 in response to migrants and refugees storming the Eurotunel and reports by the media to blame the events on European anarchists.

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Petition (Please Sign!) For The Besieged City Of Kobane In Rojava, Day Of Action For It Nov. 1

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 19:07

This is a petition for Kobane in Rojava, still under the ISIS gun, demanding a safe corridor be opened to Turkey for Kobane to receive medical supplies etc.
It also calls for a day of action supporting the above Nov. 1.

[b]“Now is the time for the world to recognize that democratic autonomy in Rojava and the 'Rojava Model' promises a free future for all peoples in Syria.”[/b] The Petition

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Cross-border Amazon workers meeting

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 10:39
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In mid-September, Amazon worker activists from Poland and Germany met in Poznan to further coordinate their workplace struggles. Through earlier meetings links had been established across the border, enabling workers to communicate directly during strikes in German Amazon warehouses throughout the year and a slowdown strike in the Poznan warehouse at the end of June 2015.

Only if our fight is organized by workers themselves, rooted in our warehouse and coordinated with others, with a clear strategy and unpredictable for Amazon, will we have a chance to win! Final Statement, Amazon Workers Meeting, Poznan, September 2015

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Categories: Anarchists

Capital's utopia and dystopia: refugee/migrant crisis

Fri, 09/25/2015 - 07:19
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Hamid Moradei with a working class analysis of the current refugee crisis.

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Categories: Anarchists

Wear the white poppy with pride

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 04:23
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Labour MPs have urged Jeremy Corbyn not to wear a white poppy on Remembrance Day. Symbols like that matter, this article argues

In 1986, Thatcher expressed her "deep distaste" for the white poppy, and pacifists who laid a wreath of white poppies at the UK's main war memorial were booed Gabriel Levy

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Categories: Anarchists

We’ll turn Shahrokh Zamani's death into a banner of workers solidarity and unity

Sun, 09/20/2015 - 01:03
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This statement was put out by workers’ organisations in Iran after the suspicious death on 12 September of Shahrokh Zamani, a trade union activist who was in the fifth year of a prison sentence. Iranian friends are asking that it be circulated as widely as possible

Shahrokh Zamani had committed no crime, other than defending the rights of his fellow workers Iranian workers' organisations

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Public inquiry on undercover policing: urgent deadline to register as core participant

Tue, 09/15/2015 - 18:27
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Public pressure has forced the Home Secretary into announcing a Public Inquiry into undercover policing in the UK. If you have, or it's quite likely you have been, involved in a campaign/activist group/movement that was infliltrated by undercover police operatives in the last few decades, now is the time to register as a Core Participant in the Inquiry...

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Categories: Anarchists

Alcoy bakery workers strike

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 19:02
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The Inter-Professional (cross-trade) Union of the CNT (Spanish section of the International Workers' Association IWA-AIT) in the city of Alcoy (pop. 60,000) has been engaged in an indefinite general strike of workers of the Mariel Bakery and its retail outlets since August 10 2015.

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Finland: Schools to close, rail network to shut down in austerity protest

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 18:53
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Finnish teachers are set to join the biggest labour movement demonstration in decades on Friday, shutting down schools and daycare centres across the country as they protest in Helsinki against government austerity measures.

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Neo-Nazi mob riots at anti-immigration protest

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 06:44
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Around 200 neo-Nazis and racists rioted in Dover at an anti-immigration protest yesterday. Clashes with anti-fascists early in the day saw people on both sides hospitalised.

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International left distracted by shiny new object

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 23:57
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Jeremy Corbyn has already helped Leftists around the world forget their uncritical support of SYRIZA

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Moscow: Picket at the Oblast Duma

Sat, 09/12/2015 - 11:37
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On September 3 2015 activists of KRAS, the Russian Section of the International Workers' Association (IWA-AIT), took part in picketing the building of the Moscow Oblast Duma (the parliament of the Moscow region). The picket was conducted by groups of pensioners from various cities and by social organizations of Moscow and its Oblast.

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The deepening capitalist crisis: From blood and dirt to much worse

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 04:58

The recent fall of the Chinese and global stock markets are symptoms of a much deeper capitalist crisis that first erupted in the 1970s. Indeed, this crisis has not been overcome, but has rather given rise to speculative bubbles that often burst. This article, therefore, looks at the reasons behind the Chinese stock markets crashing, along with looking at how states have intervened again to try and shelter the ruling classes from the fallout.

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Categories: Anarchists