Chile is currently experiencing a State of Emergency decreed by the right-wing government of Sebastián Piñera as a result of the outbreak of a revolt that exploded on Friday, October 18, 2019.Continue reading From Chile: An Anarchist Analysis of the Revolt and the Repression
Göttingen (German territory). In the night of October 27th to 28th, 2019 there was a fire in the garden of the Göttingen house project Goßlerstraße 17/17a. The clearly perceptible smell of fire accelerants and the far-right graffiti that appeared in the immediate vicinity suggest that the residents of the house were attacked by right-wing arsonists.Continue reading Arson attack on self-managed house project in #Göttingen – Far right graffiti on university campus
This week William had the chance to interview someone, a 20 year old anarchist from the territory of so called Chile, about the uprisings which have been occurring there.Continue reading Final Straw Radio: Interview with anarchist from #Chile about the ongoing uprising
Prisoners at St. Stephanos Prison in Patras condemn the prison management and the state for the mistreatment of an incarcerated patient who is denied healthcare.Continue reading #Greece, #Patras: Prisoner denied healthcare
Welcome to Croatia and Croatia Full of Torture – using the language of tourist slogans, are the latest billboards set up in Cista Provo municipality, where artists have intervened in public space for more than a decade through billboards, highlighting various social issues.Continue reading Billboards Welcome to #Croatia – Croatia Full of Torture placed along the border with #Bosnia and Herzegovina
Chile has experienced an unprecedented uprising in recent days. Starting with the increase in ticket prices for the metro, the uprising spread rapidly and targeted the entire system in a country that has been a laboratory for the toughest neoliberalism since the Pinochet coup in 1973 and where inequalities are among the most massive in the world. While the right-wing government declared a state of emergency and introduced a curfew, while the military patrolled the streets for the first time since the end of the dictatorship in 1990, we held a meeting with one of our companions in Chile to discuss the situation. He explains the challenges of the current social explosion, its composition, its fighting methods and its response to the parallel uprisings in South America.Continue reading #Chile: “They stole so much from us, they even stole our fear”
South African territory; On October 24 S’bu Zikode spoke in parliament, in Cape Town, at the Constitutional Dialogue organised by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), the National Foundations Dialogue Initiative (NFDI) and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) at an event organised to discuss how the key values under-pining the Constitution (human dignity, the achievement of equality, advancement of human rights and freedoms, non-racialism, and non-sexism) can be realised.
Other speakers included Professor Barney Pityana, a former leader of the Black Consciousness Movement, and Edwin Cameron, a former judge on the Constitutional Court.
This is the text of the speech given by S’bu Zikode.Continue reading Cape Town: 25 years of democracy has been paid in blood
Chile. What started as a student protest against fare hikes has turned into a widely supported civil uprising against President Piñera’s authoritarian neoliberal regime.Continue reading #Chile: Chronicle of an insurrection
This 1978 speech by Murray Bookchin is strikingly relevant today.Continue reading Murray Bookchin – Utopia, not futurism: Why doing the impossible is the most rational thing we can do
The Gilets Jaunes, Hong Kong, Ecuador, Haiti, Egypt, Algeria, Guinea, Lebanon, Catalonia, and now Chile, these events mark the beginning of a new sequence of revolts.
We (Lundi Matin*) have received this written communiqué jointly from Santiago and Paris and hereby forwarded it.Continue reading A New Approach: The Autumn of the Uprising