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Mattole’s Ancient Forest: 5 years of resistance

California. September 12th marked the expiration of the Long Ridge timber harvest plan (THP) in the Mattole watershed. After 5 years of fierce direct action and multiple months-long road blockades, tree-sits, and tripods to save the Mattole forest, this day conjures both somber and celebratory emotions.

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The #GiletsJaunes: Insurrection at the end times of capital

Walter Benjamin, in an early and originally unpublished essay, described capitalism as a religion, a purely cultic religion without dogma or theology; a religion in which things and deeds have meaning only in relation to the cult. The ends are set; it is the means that must be proscribed, enforced and submitted to. To ask why is to fail to understand the rituals, the meaning and value of things; it is to be outside the religion.

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What to do in case of an eviction in the #Osterholz forest? Day X and day X+1

Wuppertal. German territory. On August 15, 2019 the Osterholz forest in Vohwinkel, a district of Wuppertal, was occupied. We experienced many wonderful moments in the beautiful forest. And although we know that human ideas cannot be evicted, we unfortunately experience again and again that representatives of the old world try to do this again and again. Like it happened for example last year in the Hambach forest. That didn’t bring anything, because after the eviction many people immediately reoccupied the beautiful forest in the Rhineland. But no matter whether it is in the Hambach Forest, the Osterholz Forest or the Mattole Forest in California, forest squatters should always be prepared for clearing.

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#Poznan, #Poland: #Rozbrat is here to stay! Demonstration, saturday 14th of September 2019

„ROZBRAT IS HERE TO STAY!”
THE OLDEST SQUAT IN POLAND FACES EVICTION

SATURDAY 14TH OF SEPTEMBER, 13H
DEMONSTRATION IN POZNAN
START: UL. PUŁASKIEGO, POD ROZBRATEM

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Demonstration: Whether Amazona, Hambi or Osterholz – Every tree counts!

Demonstration: Whether Amazona, Hambi or Osterholz – Every tree counts! Saturday September 28th, 13:00 (01:00pm), Wuppertal (German territory) main railway station forecourt (Bahnhofsvorplatz Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof).

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#Exarcheia, mon amour!

Athens. September 2, 2019. Yesterday, an insistent rumor evoked a possible evacuation of the Notara squat 26 for this Monday morning, exactly one week after the evacuation of Spirou Trikoupi 17.

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