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The #GiletsJaunes: A question of time

A reflection on the re-appropriation of time as the revolution within the yellow vests insurrection. Words from a yellow vests newspaper and images and words of a movement, now in its “Act XVI”.

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#Venezuela: Neither #Maduro nor #Guaidó have anything to offer the working-class

In the past few days Venezuela’s latest political drama has fluttered across the world press. On January 23 Washington declared that it recognizes Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition, as the country’s legitimate president with Trump stating “The people of Venezuela have courageously spoken out against Maduro and his regime and demanded freedom and the rule of law…

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Call of #YellowVests from #Paris east side

We reproduce here our call, that of “Gilets Jaunes” from eastern Paris, gathered around similar observations. We are unable to spread it on social networks, probably because of censorship. If some find our approach relevant, they are free to spread it by their own means.

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Two #Mexico’s, two universal alternatives: #Tlahuelilpan vs #Matamoros

Two pieces of news from Mexico currently appear in the press around the world: a new historical record in the number of homicides and the explosion of a Pemex pipeline in Tlahuelilpan, which has left almost a hundred corpses already. Everything in Mexico leads us to despair. But there is something important going on that the international media is not broadcasting.

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#GiletsJaunes: “Jaune” [Yellow] – The newspaper to win

“Jaune” is a state of mind. That of determination. After two months of struggle, we felt the need to clearly present the positions of victory within a movement that does not lack “VRP” [traveling salesmen] of all kinds to sell us the turnkey solutions of defeat.

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#YellowVests: The struggle continues

Gilets Jaunes: Since what some have called Act IV, the central apparatuses of repression of bourgeois order and capitalist state are really aware of the magnitude of the ongoing social movement taking place before our eyes. On that day (December 8th), they went in a big way and pretended not to let “misbehaviour” of the previous weekend to develop: 89,000 cops, gendarmes, CRS [antiriot units]were deployed throughout France, including 10,000 in Paris, tightly controlling the country’s main cities, mass and preventive arrests, armoured vehicles to break down barricades, direct laying firesof thousands of grenades, “sting-ball grenades”, “stun grenades”, “GLI-F4 grenades” (presented as a “non-lethal weapon” containing an explosive charge consisting of 25 grams of TNT)…

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Class War in Social Democratic #Sweden

Two activists with the SAC syndicalist union in Sweden write on the “Peace Obligation” proposal which would effectively outlaw strikes and workplaces actions outside of narrow conditions. The piece explains both the political context for the proposal – crafted jointly by employers and major unions and backed by the Social Democratic Party – as well as the the resistance led by a coalition of independent unions and activists.

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The Capitalist Nature Of The Great Leap Forward

A Libertarian Communist analysis of the Great Leap Forward under Mao Tse-Tung and the Chinese Communists which aims to show that the Great Leap Forward was a capitalist project rather than a socialist, or communist one.

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#YellowVests: End of the first round?

Since Act III, the moment of the movement’s peak intensity in terms of blockade and riot, the government has deployed its counter-insurgency machinery as never before. It had to bring out the old manuals on the art of waging war on its people as well as those on the art of deceiving them.

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