Anarchist Vincenzo Vecchi was arrested on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in France. He was wanted for the G8 revolt in Genoa in 2001.Continue reading 18 years after the #G8 Revolt in #Genoa: Anarchist Vincenzo arrested in #France
Letter from an imprisoned anarchist from the French territory.Continue reading #MayDay in #Paris. Behind their walls. August 6, 2019
A reportback from yesterdays protests and clashes in Nantes (French territory). Tribute and recollection for Steve in the morning. 5000 demonstrators against police violence and barricades in the afternoon.Continue reading #Nantes #JusticePourSteve August 3: Tribute, Rage and Revolt
We share an unfinished debate on the yellow vests’ movement, on what is or was radical within it, and where it failed, if indeed it did so. Our caution here is dictated by the different positions in the exchange below.Continue reading Looking back-forward at the #GiletsJaunes: A taking stock
Steve Maia Caniço, 24 years old, has been missing since 21 June 2019. On the 21st of June many young people celebrated the Fête de la Musique on a peninsula near Nantes, on the banks of the river Loire. Steve was one of them. Until the cops came… The cops attacked the party with loads of tear gasand many people fled, panic broke out, many fell several meters down an embankment into the Loire. Fourteen people were pulled out of the river by the fire brigade. Steve’s body was found in the Loire on July 29.Continue reading #JusticePourSteve: French authorities ban demo to commemorate #SteveCaniço
French territory: Statement by the Union Communiste Libertaire.Continue reading French territory: Final declaration of the founding congress of the Union Communiste Libertaire (UCL)
Gabriel Rockhill on the significance of the Gilets Jaunes movement. This piece is part of the “One Question” series on the “Gilets Jaunes” movement in State of Nature.Continue reading The Significance of the #GiletsJaunes
We ussualy dont publish contributions of liberal organizations like Amnesty International, but in this case we make an exception. We don’t believe in appealing to the French state to do this or not to do that, but the article contains important information about increasing repression against people who support migrants at the French territory.Continue reading #France: Police harassing, intimidating and even using violence against people supporting refugees
Call by Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) from Toulouse to take the streets during the EU elections on Sunday May 26th, 2019.Continue reading #GiletsJaunes: In the street during #EUelections2019 on Sunday May 26th!
The following piece was published on Lundi Matin (Which is believed to be close with the Invisible Committee) on May 20. “All political thought, Marxist, revolutionary, anarchist, etc., is locked in the liberal economic prison. It has never left the 18th century of “Scottish materialism”.”
The uprising of the Yellow Vests can be interpreted as a resurgence of the oldest revolt movements – an emotion or a peasant revolt, a symptomatic resurgence of the state of enlightened despotism (for the economy) regained, a characteristic resurgence of the former regime ending configuratized as liberal technocracy (Physiocrats, Thermidorians or Versailles) and brought following counter-revolutionary movements to life.
Or, rather, this uprising can also be interpreted as the first insurrection of a new revolutionary era, the era of the revolution of the revolution – symptomatic of a new political era that emerges by dissolving or destituting liberal hegemony.Continue reading The #YellowVests #insurrection and the revolution of the #revolution – “Will the #GJ’s help us to break out of the efficiency paradigm?”