Wednesday 22nd February 2017
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Large protest against a Nazi squat in Madrid

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Large protest against a Nazi squat in Madrid

Around 500 people took to the streets of the Tetúan neighbourhood to demand the eviction of the “Hogar Social Madrid” (Social Home Madrid), occupied recently by extreme rightists to help exclusively Spanish families who are in need. [...]

August 30, 2014 Author: Jairo Vargas

Mobilising for the common: some lessons from Italy

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Mobilising for the common: some lessons from Italy

Saturday’s protest in Rome was the latest in a series of actions around a common project. What can organisers elsewhere learn from Italy’s movements? [...]

April 14, 2014 Author: Jerome Roos

Spain: 29Μ – I also was at the Parliament… and I would do it again

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Spain: 29Μ – I also was at the Parliament… and I would do it again

On June 15, 2011 the process began to approve the budget with the first set of cuts for Catalonia, which has led to the closure of public enterprises, the privatisation of health cuts in culture, education, etc. [...]

April 6, 2014 Author: Ismael Guye Sancho

Interview with Lo*, an anarchist from Bosnia

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Interview with Lo*, an anarchist from Bosnia

And people outside Bosnia often talk about the “Bosnian revolution”, but there is an evolution there. Because of ethnic and national divisions, people never talked about class struggle – now they do. [...]

March 25, 2014 Author: Slobodari

Bread, work, housing: the march for dignity Madrid 22M

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Bread, work, housing: the march for dignity Madrid 22M

Up to two and a half million people took to the streets in Madrid yesterday to protest against the economic and anti-social policies of the government. Six blocks arrived in Madrid from all around the country; according to the Organisers of the March for Dignity (Coordinadora 22M), some 70,000 people travelled on buses (total of [...]

March 23, 2014 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Venezuela: it’s the opposition that’s anti-democratic

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Venezuela: it’s the opposition that’s anti-democratic

Don’t be fooled by the sight of protests in Venezuela: this time the anti-democratic villains are not in government but in the US-backed opposition. [...]

March 21, 2014 Author: Jerome Roos

A new (?) form of protest in Spain: The Iaioflautas

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A new (?) form of protest in Spain: The Iaioflautas

We are the generation that has fought to achieve a better life for our children. Right now, they are toying with the futures of our children and grandchildren… [...]

March 20, 2014 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Sweden: Kämpa Showan (Keep up the fight Showan)

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Sweden: Kämpa Showan (Keep up the fight Showan)

Late last night several people were attacked in central Malmö by members of the fascist Svenskarnas Parti (Swedes Party). They were on their way home after having taken part in celebrations for International Women’s Day. [...]

March 9, 2014 Author: Allt åt Alla

BiH Writes Her Revolution In The “Book Of Joy” At Governments’ Funerals, As Police Increase Repression

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BiH Writes Her Revolution In The “Book Of Joy” At Governments’ Funerals, As Police Increase Repression

Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina are hunting down people participating in direct action activities against the ruling classes, as repression against them intensifies. In spite of all threats, beatings, blackmail and propaganda employed by the state, rebels still gather in plenums (public assemblies) where they take decisions for their rulers, and they resist. [...]

March 4, 2014 Author: anonymous

Spain: Student if you don’t fight, nobody will listen to you

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Spain: Student if you don’t fight, nobody will listen to you

Increased interest rates, reduced scholarships, reduced faculties, increased working hours, reduced state budget, seeking private funding, loss of power in educational bodies... Education is transformed into a battlefield οn inhospitable land. [...]

February 24, 2014 Author: Ismael Guye Sancho