… to make use of the weapons created by fascism, which has been
allowed to use the fundamental aspirations of people for affective exultation
and fanaticism. But we affirm that the exaltation… must be
placed in the service… of a grandeur quite different from that of the
Georges Bataille, Counter-Attack: Union of the Struggle of Revolutionary Intellectuals
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On January 26, 2017, TIME Magazine covered the Women’s March on DC, which many proclaimed to be the largest protest in American history. Large pink letters read, “THE RESISTANCE RISES: HOW A MARCH BECOMES A MOVEMENT” over that iconic, hand knit pussy hat, whose shadow grows onto the other half of the page. Continue reading Hearing and Seeing Isn’t Enough: Performative Allyship and Feminism
Statement by Emanzipatorische Antifa Wuppertal (Germany) About Fascist Attack Against the Libertatia Squat in Thessaloniki.
Clashes broke out between cops and activists after cops attacked an antifa demonstration in Thessaloniki tonight. The cops did not interfere during yesterdays fascist attacks against two squats in the Greek city. Fascists also vandalized the holocaust memorial and a banner with jewish and muslim religious symbols yesterday without any interference by cops.
Continue reading Statement by Emanzipatorische #Antifa #Wuppertal About Fascist Attack Against the #Libertatia Squat in #Thessaloniki – Clashes During Antifa Demo
Hundreds of cops took part in a police operation to protect politicians of the fascist AFD party, the social-democratic SPD and the Green party in Hambacher forest in Germany earlier today. At least 15 persons were detained.
Image: Riot cops in Hambacher Forest earlier today. Image by Twitter account
Continue reading #Hambacher Forest: Massive Police Operation During Visit of Fascist AFD Politicians
Apart from the attacks against two squats in Thessaloniki yesterday, fascists also vandalized a holocaus memorial in the Greek city. A billboard with jewish and muslim religious symbols was also attacked. Today there will be an antifascist demonstration in Thessaloniki.
Image: Vandalized holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki.
Continue reading Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki Vandalized with Golden Dawn Slogans
After a group of fascists had splitt off from a mass rally of nationalists and fascists, they attacked the squatted Libertatia social center in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Image: The Libertatia squat in Thessaloniki was burned down by fascists earlier today. Image by Athens Indymedia
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Riot Turtle (independent Enough is Enough reporter) spoke with many refugees during their visit to Lesvos, and The Final Straw is happy to release this interview.
Image: Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece on December 26, 2017.
Continue reading Riot Turtle on The Final Straw – Amin: A Refugee Voice in Moria camp on Lesvos (Minisode)