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No Border Kitchen Lesvos: New Pact on migration and asylum will be a nightmare

Lesvos. Greece. Statement by No Border Kitchen Lesvos on the “New Pact on migration and asylum”.

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Life in the US Has the Hallmarks of a “Low-Grade War Zone”

Countless red flags have sprung up in recent months indicating a creeping authoritarianism coming into full form. Vigilante forms of far right “justice” have become commonplace, as in the high-profile case of 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the numerous cases of far right violence and intimidation directed at Black Lives Matter activists since nationwide protests erupted in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd in May. The president dog-whistles to his white supremacist base regularly, and may not even accept the election results this November if he loses. This is what it looks like, feels like, when a nation’s social fabric frays, when a society eats itself alive, and the center can no longer hold.

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#Berlin: Interview with #Liebig34 as it resists eviction

Berlin. The anticapitalist struggle is an intersectional one. Liebig34 provides a perfect example. In their fight against housing being a commodity, capitalism and patriarchy, they have been a symbol for radical queer feminism for 30 years. Now, the project is faced with the threat of eviction. Being the valuable and inspiring project that Liebig34 has been, it cannot be taken away. Liebig34 stays! This interview serves to provide an insight into the immense value of Liebig34 and hopes to encourage action and solidarity.

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Gustavo Rodríguez: The rebellions of misery

“All control systems are based on the punishment/award binomial. When punishments are disproportionate to rewards and when employers no longer have any rewards left, uprisings occur.”

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Molotov Attack on Police in Renewed Uprising in #Portland, #Oregon

Following the decision not to charge police for the murder of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, militants attacked police with Molotov cocktails and attacked a precinct with rocks and fire in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday night.

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Saint-Étienne, #France: imminent eviction of the squat of the post office of Solaure

On Tuesday September 22nd, a new judgment was handed down at the Administrative Court of Lyon. Even if there are few evidence, the City of Saint-Etienne is claiming a housing project with a ground-floor business carried by Inovy, a project carrying company. The court handed down its decision on Thursday September 24 with the order to leave the premises and the possibility of immediate eviction by the police. The residents are, as of today, in permanent risk of being thrown out onto the street without accommodation.

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#Seattle, #WA: The Night of the Breonna Taylor Verdict

Seattle. Washington. The rain is light. The wind intermittent. We wait till it’s darker to move out. There’s about two hundred of us garbed in black. Masks on. Tools out. Anger in our hearts.

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Notara 26: Five years of solidarity and resistance

Athens. Greece. The story has been told many times now. We have heard, witnessed, and lived it in the past five years. In 2015, with the onset of mass migration and what was called the “refugee crisis” we saw the political, social, and urban landscapes of many places change—including Athens, Greece. The events touched and affected the public and private lives of many. The beginning of Noara26 points to one of those moments. A time when a group of people, with ideals and politics of self-organization, collective action, and solidarity were moved to occupy an empty public building in the city’s downtown and to create a place of shelter and safety for thousands of refugees who were abandoned in the streets of Athens.

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#Calais, #France: Ban on distributing food to migrants is maintained – Mobilization on September 26th

Calais. France. For the judge of the administrative court of Lille, 4 kms on foot to eat, that’s fine. In an order dated September 22, the judge of the administrative court of Lille rejected the request made by 12 local and national associations to cancel the order of September 10, by which the prefect of Pas-de-Calais prohibited any free distribution of drinks and food in certain places in the city center of the municipality of Calais.

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#Bern: Stop isolation! Stop racism! Stop police violence!

Bern. Switzerland. Yesterday, Tuesday, September 22, 2020, several hundred refugees, among them, us, refugee activists of the Left PoC, took the street in Bern in a self-determined way. We gathered at Reitschule to carry our protest against the isolation in asylum camps, for a right to stay, against racist police controls and against deportations to Federal Parliament.

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