The Turkish army has been bombing Northern Syria without interruption since Wednesday. The local group of “Fridays For Future Rojava” has written an open letter to the climate movement. Today, Friday October 11, there will be a demonstration in solidarity with Rojava at 17:00. Starting point: City-Arkaden, Wuppertal-Elberfeld (German territory).Continue reading We need your support – Open letter by #FridaysForFuture #Rojava
4 days after the evacuation of two squats (1) a few hundred meters west of Exarcheia, the Greek state continues its strategy of encirclement and penetration of the neighborhood.Continue reading #Exarcheia: State evacuations of squats continue
Call: Whether Amazonas, Hambi or Osterholz: Every tree counts!
Demonstration: September 28 – 13:00 hrs (01:00pm) , station forecourt, Wuppertal main train station – Hbf -(German territory)Continue reading A call from the forest – Whether Amazonas, Hambi or Osterholz forest: Every tree counts!
Today four years have passed since the “Röszke riot”, the attack of the Hungarian riot police and TEK (counter-terrorism unite) on protesting migrants against borders and limitation of freedom of movement in 16th of September 2015. During and after this riot eleven people were arrested and later faced a court trial. Ahmed H., one of the arrested eleven people was convicted for terrorism and sentenced first to 10, than to 7 and on the last court instance to 5 years prison.Continue reading #Röszke 11 // #FreeAhmed: The Cyprian government denies Ahmed’s return to his family
Vermont. Van Deusen elected as president, Adie as executive vice president. On September 15, 2019, in South Burlington Vermont, former Green Mountain Anarchist Collective-NEFAC member David Van Deusen was elected President of the Vermont AFL-CIO. Former ISO member, and union nurse, Tristin Adie was elected as Executive Vice President. Van Deusen and Adie were part of the larger progressive United! slate which swept into leadership positions capturing 14 of the 15 seats on the Vermont State Labor Council’s Executive Board. This marks a sharp turn towards the left for Organized Labor in Vermont. Let’s see what comes next!Continue reading Vermont Labor takes sharp left turn
This fall links a number of antifascist events in the Nordic countries. This is a call to action to take to the streets and join these actions and to step up the antifascist struggle locally, in your own city. We urge everyone to join this campaign, to take part in the struggle, and to deal a decisive blow against fascists of every stripe and every kind, wherever they may be found in the north.Continue reading Nordic countries: #Antifa Offensive!
Athens. The Greek state’s long anticipated attack on the rebellious district of Exarcheia began with the eviction of four occupied spaces and a provocative and dangerous attack on the social centre K*Vox.Continue reading #Greece: Why is the state attacking #Exarcheia?
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.Continue reading Mattole’s Ancient Forest: 5 years of resistance
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.Continue reading The #GiletsJaunes: Insurrection at the end times of capital
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.Continue reading What to do in case of an eviction in the #Osterholz forest? Day X and day X+1