Society & Solidarity

Everything on society, community and mutual aid.

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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SYRIZA rising: what’s next for the movements in Greece?

by ROAR Collective on September 30, 2014

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A left-wing government may provide breathing space to the movements, but it can also accelerate their demobilization and assimilation by state power.

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XM24: survival and inspiration against all odds

by ROAR Collective on September 14, 2014

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The story of the XM24 squat in Bologna is one of struggle and resistance, of hope and inspiration; a story about the self-management of everyday life.

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Ferguson: breaking out of post-racial hypnosis

by George Ciccariello-Maher on August 19, 2014

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The Ferguson uprising shows that we are breaking out of the post-racial hypnosis of the Obama presidency to enter into a greater willingness to resist.

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Manolada workers: ‘no Greek would want this job anyway’

by Tamara van der Putten on August 1, 2014

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As a Greek court frees the shooters and employer of 35 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers, the plight of Greece’s migrant workers is brought back into focus.

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