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With and Beyond Anti-Fascism

… 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
nationalists.

Georges Bataille, Counter-Attack: Union of the Struggle of Revolutionary Intellectuals

 

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Hearing and Seeing Isn’t Enough: Performative Allyship and Feminism

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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

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Statement by Emanzipatorische #Antifa #Wuppertal About Fascist Attack Against the #Libertatia Squat in #Thessaloniki – Clashes During Antifa Demo

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.

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#Hambacher Forest: Massive Police Operation During Visit of Fascist AFD Politicians

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.

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Image: Riot cops in Hambacher Forest earlier today. Image by Twitter account @HambiBleibt

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Holocaust Memorial in Thessaloniki Vandalized with Golden Dawn Slogans

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.

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Image: Vandalized holocaust memorial in Thessaloniki.

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#Thessaloniki: Statement and Call for a Demo by #Libertatia Collective After Todays Fascist Attack

Statement and call for a demo by the Libertatia Collective for Libertarian Communism.

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Fascists Burned Down Libertatia Squat in #Thessaloniki

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.

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Image: The Libertatia squat in Thessaloniki was burned down by fascists earlier today. Image by Athens Indymedia

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Riot Turtle on The Final Straw – Amin: A Refugee Voice in Moria camp on Lesvos (Minisode)

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.

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Image: Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, Greece on December 26, 2017.

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#ZAD #NDDL (France): Letter to the local committees, the supporters of this movement, and to all those who recognize themselves in the movement against the airport and its world

Yesterday we reported about the decision by the French government to abandon plans to build an airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes. Today we publish an open letter by Some squatters of the zad (Monday, January 15, 2018).

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