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Riot Turtle in the Enough 14 Info-Café: What was that tree from #HambacherForest doing in a meeting of the Coal Commission?

On december 22, the Enough 14 Info-Café opened in Wuppertal on the German territory. A lot has happened in the past month and we have a lot more plans for the coming year. But what was that tree from Hambacher forest doing in a meeting of the Coal commission? And why was the name of this blog and the Info-Café changed in Enough 14?

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#RefugeesGR: Cars of Hope Collective to support refugee squats in #Athens again

Last year the Cars of Hope collective from Wuppertal (German territory)supported self organized mutual aid projects on Lesvos, in Athens and in Bosnia. Next month activists of the Cars of Hope collective will be in Athens to support the Notara 26 refugee squat, which they also visited and supported in January 2018 and the Azadi refugee squat. They will also support the food distribution for homeless people in Athens.

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#FridaysForFuture: “We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not”

More and more cities across the globe are joining the Frifays for Future school strikes. On the German territory alone students will go on strike in more than 50 cities on Friday January 18. The school strikes for climate justice were started by 16 year old Greta Thunberg last year.

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Info Event Enough is Enough Info-Café: Climate and Capitalism

We are on the verge of a climate disaster, but instead of a united effort to get rid of the cause of the problem, nationalism and fascism are growing across the planet. At the same time financial markets and multinational corporations are cheering and parliamentary democracy is running in a dead end street. Climate change and capitalism are two sides of the same coin and green capitalism will not bring a solution.

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After four years of struggle and preparations the Enough 14 Info-Café finally opened

On December 22 the Enough 14 Info-Café opened its doors in Wuppertal, German territory. A short report and podcast about four years of struggle and the first day of the Enough is Enough Info-Café.

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#Briançon7: 12 months imprisonment for protecting migrants against against fascists of Generation Identity

Seven people who were took part in a march of about 100 local activists that escorted 20 migrants over an Alpine pass in April, were sentenced to 12 months imprisonment by a court of the French state earlier this week. The march was organized to protect migrants from Generation Identity fascists, who were blocking the border in April.

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#YellowVests: The Time for wishy-washy coalitions is over

The Gilets Jaunes movement on the French territory caught the left, including many anarchists, by surprise. Current discussions in many anarchist and other leftist circles show that this could happen anywhere… Soon?

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Welcome to #NRW, where people can be imprisoned up to 28 days without being charged

After Bavaria, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) will be the second German state with a new police law. On Wednesday NRW state parliament voted in favour of the new police law. Cops can now imprison people up to  28 days without being charged. But that’s not all…

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#Glasgow #Antifa: More than 2000 people joined St Andrews day anti-racism march

More than 2000 people marched against racism in Glasgow on Saturday. The family of  Sheku Bayoh, who died in police custody in May 2015, marched at the front of the demo.

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#HambacherForst: Memorial for #Steffen destroyed during operation by police and #RWE – To #ExtinctionRebellion: Why the police are not our friends

On Thursday a large operation by cops and RWE security personnel destroyed several ground structures of occupations in Hambacher Forest. During the operation the memorial for Steffen, who died during the last major wave of evictions in September, was completely destroyed. A major problem is that many liberals still support the police. Not just on the German territory: Yesterday a video appeared with an Extinction Rebellion activist negotiating with a cop about chartering buses for arrestees. Mass arrests and negotiating with cops as a tacic. Seriously?

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