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
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, deathContinue reading Submedia: System Fail #6: Eagle Stew [Video]
In this episode Submedia look’s at the aftermath of the 2020 US Presidential elections, leading up to the so-called “Million MAGA March” in Washington, DC. We also feature an interview with Tom Nomad, author of The Masters Tools: Warfare & Insurgent Possibility.Continue reading SubMedia’s System Fail #5: Sick of Winning [Video]
Toronto. Ontario. For months, organizers in Toronto have been sounding the alarm over a looming wave of evictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Politicians at all layers of government have feigned sympathy, but have ultimately moved to secure the interests of the nation’s lucrative real estate sector.Continue reading #Toronto, #Ontario: Defend the East York 50
In this episode we take a look at the many Indigenous-led struggles currently taking place across Turtle Island.Continue reading System Fail #4: Landback [Video]
A personal account of my short visit to Athens, Greece.Continue reading SubMedia: This Is #Athens [Video]
In this episode we look at the continuing racial tensions in the United States, political violence in Kenosha and Portland, and the effect this is all having on the upcoming US election. We then shift our attention to the uprising in Belarus, and chat with Minsk-based anarchist “Maria”.Continue reading System Fail #3: The Ballot & The Bullet [Video]