Society & Solidarity

Everything on society, community and mutual aid.

Kazova workers claim historic victory in Turkey

by Joris Leverink on May 1, 2015

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After two years of resistance, the Free Kazova worker cooperative in Turkey now started producing, setting an example for a new generation of workers.

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The economic crisis that began in 2008 has put workers’ control and workplace democracy back on the agenda in the countries of the northern hemisphere.

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Chasing shadows: Europe’s misguided war on smugglers

by Carlos Delclós on April 25, 2015

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By declaring war on the smugglers, the EU is not just ignoring the root causes of the Mediterranean drownings, but threatening to make matters worse.

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Autonomous and horizontal workers’ movements in Greece embarked on a caravan to Athens to remind the SYRIZA government of the base from which it arose.

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‘The Native and the Refugee’ documentary project explores the similarities between the struggles and experiences of Native Americans and Palestinians.

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Is Barcelona on the verge of a feminist revolution?

by Kate Shea Baird on April 7, 2015

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Ada Colau and the other women involved in the citizen platform Barcelona en Comú are showing how municipal politics can be feminized from the bottom up.

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Black Lives Matter marches on streets of Madison

by Salinas Duda on March 13, 2015

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The murder of Tony Robinson shows once again that violence against people of color is a function — not a quirk — of the US law enforcement system.

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26A cafe: resisting capitalism one tea at a time

by Joris Leverink on March 7, 2015

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In the consumerist Valhalla of central Istanbul, the 26A collective provides a glimmer of hope that there is still an alternative to capitalist society.

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Barcelona en Comú, the municipal movement formerly known as Guanyem, has opened up a new set of intertwining horizons for radical democracy in the city.

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Celebrating a decade of Zapatismo in the City

by Jessica Davis on February 24, 2015

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Since ten years the local people of El Barrio have been organizing horizontally to create non-authoritarian spaces of urban resistance and solidarity.

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