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Report of the nights: Repression in Bogotá

Bogotá. Colombia. May 15. 2021. As usual, a new night of repression was experienced in the country’s capital, Bogotá, on May 12. In an almost synchronous operation, the different demonstration points were violently attacked by security forces.

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Bucaramanga, Colombia: The strike continues

Colombia. Bucaramanga. May 11. 2021. For almost two weeks, citizens have been mobilized through cultural expressions that have filled the days of protest organized during the National Strike in the city. Marches, concerts, community kitchens and educational workshops have all contributed to a strong mobilization that continues in spite of the state terrorism against those who protest.

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Twelve days of Resistance in Colombia

Colombia. May 9. 2021. The National Strike is now in its 12th day. The social explosion unleashed by the project of a new Tax Reform in the country has left the streets full of people painting, dancing and shouting “No More” to the failed government of Iván Duque and the policies of death and violence that have been implemented, and which have worsened during these days of social mobilization.

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Leaving the SPVM Behind to Attack a High-Tech Hub: A Promising Anti-Capitalist May Day [Montreal, Quebec]

Montreal. QC. This May Day, Montreal’s annual anti-capitalist demonstration organized by the CLAC gathered in Jarry Park under the theme “No old normal, no new normal”. It was a sunny late afternoon, and the energy was high amid the banners and black flags as the demo began to snake through the residential streets of Villeray.

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Raoul Vaneigem: Revolutionary Theses

In a recent text that can almost be read as a manifesto, we share a short reflection by Raoul Vaneigem on our times, generously passed onto Autonomies by the not bored! collective.

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Chile: Communiqué of Comrade Pablo Bahamondes Ortiz to commemorate the militants Erick Rodriguez and Ivan Palacios

Chile. A communiqué from Comrade Pablo Bahamondes Ortiz, who started a hunger strike on March 22.

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Squat eviction in Amsterdam: What happened at Oudezijds Voorburgwal 136

Amsterdam. Netherlands. This is going to be personal, this is going to be emotional. We are people with feelings, with political convictions, with longing for freedom. Our struggle and our wounds are written and felt in our bodies. We are angry and we are sad, we are tired and we are determined. Evictions are public spectacles, collective traumas. Certain people are to blame. So we will name them and we will shame them.

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Squadron 421: The Zapatista Maritime Delegation – By SupGaleano

Chiapas. Mexico. Chiapas. Mexico. SupGaleano of the EZLN on the Zapatista Maritime Delegation.

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Undercomets: On the Structure of Antagonism and the Cosmo-Geological Field – By Frédéric Neyrat

“After the ‘fuori e contro’ (‘outside and against’) of the operaïst years, the ‘dentro e contro’ (‘inside and against’) of the struggle inside the Italian Communist Party, Mario Tronti’s compass, since Politics at Dusk, indicates a new fighting position: ‘aldilà e contro’ (‘beyond and against’).” 

This is how the journal Lundi Matin introduced their publication of a recent text by Mario Tronti, entitled “Desperate Hopes.” [1] The hypothesis I wish to test out in this article is that what is here presented as successive biographical elements relating to Tronti’s political-intellectual journey — outside and against, inside and against, beyond and against — could also be understood as the description of a structure of antagonism, perhaps even the very structure of political antagonism as such, which is distributed topologically into an underneath, a within, and an outside-of. 

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