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Eduardo Colombo 1929-2018: A Grand Anarchist Fighter Leaves Us

I was sad to hear of the passing of Eduardo Colombo, one of the more interesting anarchist writers from the post-World War II era. I included a short piece by Colombo on voting in Volume Three of Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas. I also posted on this blog his essay on the state as the paradigm of power, in which he drew on the work of Cornelius Castoriadis and Pierre Clastres. Here I reproduce a tribute to Colombo by the Spanish anarchist theorist, Tomás Ibáñez. It would be nice to see more of Colombo’s writings translated into English.

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Black Rose – Active Revolution: Organizing, Base Building and Dual Power

While the larger radical/anti-capitalist left has arguably few universal tenets of strategic agreement, the statement that “a strong left is one that’s rooted in working class and oppressed communities and struggles” is easily one of them. The question that all tendencies and formations grapple with is how do we understand this process and what are the methods to transition from being isolated and powerless players to a left with deep roots within powerful working class social movements.

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Montreal 2018 Anticapitalist May Day – corner of Sherbrooke/Amherst, 6PM

Call for an anti-capitalistic May Day in Montreal.

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#Barcelona: Fascist Arson Attack Against Ateneu Sarrià Social Center

Last night the Ateneu social center was attacked by fascists. The social center was attacked several times before, but the attacks intensified since the referendum on Catalan refendum at the first of October (2017). 

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#Amsterdam April 11: Demonstration & Die-In against Airbus and the militarisation of EU borders

Wednesday 11 April 2018 – 13:00 (01:00pm). Airbus’ shareholders meeting, Hotel Okura – Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, Amsterdam.

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The Hague, Netherlands: IND raids squat in Schilderswijk

Immigration cops (IND) raided a squat in a squat in the Schilderswijk district in The Hague this morning: This morning at 07:10 the police and the IND raided a squat in the Schilderswijk to arrest our friend Ali. Update: 14:33 (03:33pm) : Ali was released again!

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France – Affaire Quai de Valmy: updates on Krem

News on the transfer of one of those sentenced for taking part in the fire on a police car in Quai de Valmy in May 2016.

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#RefugeesGR: Free the #Moria 35 refugees

Joint Announcement by the Panhellenic Network of Antiracist and Solidarity Collectivities.

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#NoG20 #Hamburg, Germany: Freedom for Peike!

Hamburg, Germany: Friday, March 23 was the sixth day of Peike’s appeal. Again, there were many supporters in court and the solidarity booth of United We Stand was again present from 8 o’clock in the morning.

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