Society & Solidarity

Everything on society, community and mutual aid.

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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Parasite Europe creates its own “illegal” migrants

by Christopher Patz on November 9, 2014

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It has been 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, yet Germany and Europe’s new borders are fast becoming more heavily militarized than ever.

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Ayotzinapa protests awaken Mexico from a nightmare

by ROAR Collective on November 7, 2014

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The disappearance of 43 students whirls Mexico into a political crisis, but the social movement that has risen up in response could change it forever.

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A tribute to Loukanikos, the legendary Greek riot dog

by ROAR Collective on October 9, 2014

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The legendary Loukanikos, known for his fearless interventions during clashes with riot police in Athens between 2010-’12, has died at the age of 10.

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