In the wake of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, we take a look at some of the recent resistance waged by two nations rendered stateless by British cartographers.Continue reading System Fail #13: The Spoils of Empire
Welcome to another episode of System Fail. In the news this week we do a quick rundown of May Day celebrations around the world. Although there were other May Day festivities we focused on Montreal Santiago de Chile, Istanbul, Berlin and Paris.Continue reading System Fail 11: Lamborghinis and Tear Gas [SubMedia]
Call to Action May 8-15 to defend the Atlanta Forest. Mobi-Video.Continue reading Defend the Atlanta Forest: Call to Action May 8-15 [SubMedia]
Montreal. Quebec. On April 11th. A group of Montreal Anarchists snuck into the offices of RBC armed with flyers, stickers and paint cans. They left a message for the bank (banner reads “RBC Divest from CGL”): Divest from CGL. Coastal GasLink is a filthy pipeline project being built on unceded Wet’suwet’en territory without their consent. Royal Bank of Canada or RBC is heavily invested in this disgusting project since they simply don’t care about Indigenous sovereignty and the ongoing climate catastrophe.Continue reading RBC Montreal Offices Vandalized in support of Wet’suwet’en [Video]
We live in the age of the algorithm. Every day, our lives are mediated by forces that we cannot see and do not understand. Our actions, movements, decisions, and unconscious desires are monitored, recorded, and stripped down to lines of code. A vast trove of behavioural data is mined, primed, and manipulated on an individual level, producing billions of unique newsfeeds and different ways of experiencing reality.Continue reading The social empire [Teaser -Trailer]
Iran. On July 15th 2021, people took to the streets in the Iranian province of Khouzestan to protest against the lack of water due to government mismanagement. Since then, despite the Iranian state’s brutal repression, the uprising has spread all over the country.Continue reading Iran: The uprising of the thirsty [Video]
Chile. In this episode we look back at the wave of revolts that began in 2019, before being interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
CW: Includes discussion about sexual assault, torture, and scenes of police brutality. English and Spanish, with hard-coded English subtitles.Continue reading System Fail 9 – Chile: The Frontline Against Neoliberalism [Video]
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.Continue reading System Fail 8 – The Ghosts of Democracy
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 subtitlesContinue reading System Fail #7: Brazil’s Little Flu