Election woes in the US and Brazil, a new land defence camp in France and anarchist prisoner Alfredo Cospito declares a hunger strike in Italy in this episode of System Fail.Continue reading System Fail #18: Democracy and its Discontents [SubMedia Video]
As economic crises, climate catastrophe and war crimes become increasingly normalized, a creeping nihilism is starting to take hold.Continue reading System Fail 15: The New Normal [Sub Media Video]
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]
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]