In this episode System Fail looks at recent developments in the social war in Greece, fueled in part by the COVID lockdown, the Greek #MeToo movement and the hunger strike of Dimitris Koufontinas. We also sit down with co-editor of We Are an Image of the Future: The Greek Revolt of December 2008 and member of the VOID Network, Tasos Sagris.
CW: Discussion of sexual assault (including against minors), torture; scenes of police brutality, murder. English/Greek with some hardcoded English subs.
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In this episode System Fail takes a look at the devastating effects that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the people of Brazil. We also speak with Brazil-based anarchist Acácio Augusto, of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP). CW: Death, Police Brutality, Homophobia – Hardcoded subtitles
Continue reading System Fail #7: Brazil’s Little Flu
In this episode System Fail takes a look back at the January 6th debacle in DC, when Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol building. We also talk with anarchist organizer and revolutionary emcee, Sima Lee. CW: Graphic violence, police brutality, death
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A documentary (76 Minutes) about the struggle of the Anarchist Federation and the Tenant Union of Gran Canaria. One of the pioneering experiences of the state. The first of the many self-organized unions that are born from below, in neighborhoods and towns throughout the state, from the struggle for access to housing, stopping evictions, with massive squats, relocation of families or on farms acquired through cessions semi-informal with property (hence the term precarious). But always defended with the neighborhood union action.
Continue reading Precarious – Chronicle of the struggle for housing in Canary Islands
Sakine Cansiz, Sara, left fond memories and marks in every life she touched, also in Rojava, where tens of thousands of women follow on her path today. She was brutally killed in Paris on January 9, 2013, together with her two comrades Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez.
Continue reading Sakine Cansız (Sara): My whole life was a struggle [Video]
The Battle of Algiers is a 1966 Italian-Algerian historical war film co-written and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo and starring Jean Martin and Saadi Yacef. The film has been critically acclaimed. Both insurgent groups and state authorities have considered it to be an important commentary on urban guerrilla warfare. English subtitles.
Continue reading The Battle Of Algiers [1966 English subtitles – Full HD Movie 1080p]
Gulîstan, Land of Roses (French title: Gulîstan, terre de roses) is a 2016 feature-length documentary film about women guerillas in a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Free Women’s Unit, in combat against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, directed by Kurdish Montreal filmmaker Zaynê Akyol. Shot in Iraqi Kurdistan, the film is co-produced Montreal’s Périphéria Productions, Germany’s MitosFilm and the National Film Board of Canada.
Continue reading Gulîstan, Land of Roses – Kurdish Women in combat against the Islamic State [Video documentary]
This manifesto is co-written and co-performed by feminists from Mexico, Chile and Russia. We unite our forces to stop police violence. In solidarity we trust.
Continue reading Feminists from Mexico, Chile and Russia: Manifesto against police violence [Video]
Pussy Riot x LASTESIS.
Peter Gelderloos is an anarchist activist and writer who for years has been talking about the dangers of the non-violent doctrine in social movements and advocating for a diversity of tactics as necessary for achieving meaningful social change.
Continue reading Green Anti-Capitalist Front: Interview with Peter Gelderloos on The Dangers of Non-Violence in the Environmental Movement
Kurdish filmmaker Kutbettin Cebe has been found guilty of “creating terrorist propaganda” and sentenced to two and a half years in prison in Turkey for his documentary “Roza – The Land of Two Rivers” about the Rojava revolution filmed in 2016 (75minutes).
Continue reading Roza: The Land Between Two Rivers: Full Film (#Rojava Documentary)