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Giorgio Agamben: Requiem for the Students

A translation of a short intervention by Giorgio Agamben on the blog Diario della crisi at the website of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici. As in many of his recent writings, Agamben refers specifically to developments in Italy.

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Update on Hunger Striking Anarchist #Prisoners Davide Delogu and Giuseppe Bruna in #Italy

Italy. From today’s (May 21st) phone call with Davide we learn that the prisoner who had started the protest with him, since he too has been in solitary confinement since January, has broken off the protest.

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Chronicles from the state of emergency No. 9 – Wall paper from #Trentino

Comrades from Trentino (Italian territory) published their ninth wall paper about the current state of emergency which is now being pasted in several cities.

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Epidemic!

The arrests hit houses and streets like an epidemic. Just as people transmitted the contagion, without knowing it, with a handshake, the breath, the transmission of some object, so with a handshake, the breath, a fortuitous encounter in the street transmitted the contagion of an inevitable arrest.

A. Solženicyn
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Chronicles from the state of emergency No. 8 – Wall paper from #Trentino

Comrades from Trentino (Italian territory) published their eigth wall paper about the current state of emergency which is now being pasted in several cities.

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A Farewell to Italian Anarchist Franco Di Gioia

“Yet we anarchists will always find it difficult to make ourselves understood. We are not a party that goes to parliament or on television to explain our ideas. We don’t have many instruments that allow us to make propaganda, we don’t have TV channels, big newspapers, financial means because we are a movement of free people, workers, unemployed, students and we spread our ideas with the few instruments we have, and with deeds.”

Di Gioia
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“Padrone di Merda” Worker Organizers Under Attack in #Bologna, #Italy!

Bologna. Italy. May 18. 2020. What’s happened? At dawn this morning in Bologna, Italy, some workers and precarious workers who refused to be exploited and swindled by their shit bosses were woken up by police officers, giving them notice of these precautionary measures against them: five were ordered to leave Bologna and one was banned from approaching their ex-workplace and ex-bosses. A further 13 workers have also been charged.

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#Palermo (Italy) – From the South isolation section of the Pagliarelli prison in Palermo

Palermo. Sicily. Italy. Davide has sent us the following communiqué which we are pleased to publish, the following has been written together with a companion of his from the isolation section of the Pagliarelli prison in Palermo. Unconditionally we will continue to stand by our comrade’s side!

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State of emergency chronicals from #Sardinia Part 6: “Resistance is a state of mind”

Part 6 of the state of emergency chronicles from Sardinia in times of the coronavirus.

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