Society & Solidarity

Everything on society, community and mutual aid.

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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Golden Dawn’s consolidation and its reluctant prosecution

by Marietta Simegiatou on February 17, 2015

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With its leaders in prison, Golden Dawn still managed to consolidate its electoral base. Where did the party come from and what are the latest developments?

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Escaping the misery: Turkey’s latest drug epidemic

by Joris Leverink on February 1, 2015

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While a drug called ‘bonzai’ is destroying the lives of Turkish youths, the government’s response is reminiscent of out-dated War on Drugs policies.

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VOIZES speak up against global prison industries

by Luigi Celentano on January 31, 2015

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First-person insights into incarceration and freedom, by ex-prisoners themselves, from Barcelona’s Fractures Photo Collective and its project, VOIZES.

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Zapatistas host world festival of resistance and rebellion

by Leonidas Oikonomakis on December 21, 2014

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This month, the Zapatistas are organizing a major international meeting in Chiapas: the World Festival of Resistance and Rebellion Against Capitalism.

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Hunger strike in Greece: for a breath of freedom

by Danai Limneou on December 1, 2014

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Twenty days ago anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos went on hunger strike to demand his educational furlough. His situation is described as ‘critical’.

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Kobanê and the breakdown of humanitarianism in Turkey

by Aysan Sonmez on November 14, 2014

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With winter approaching fast, the Syrian refugees from Kobanê living in camps in southern Turkey are faced with numerous hardships on a daily basis.

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