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(en) Brazil, Black Flag Anarchist Collective - Bulletin CABN jan-fev/2013 (pt)[machine translation]

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 6:26am
Hail comrades! ---- We are in the second month of 2013 with a little delay following main reports this year. ---- X ELAOPA ---- On days 25,26 and 27 January 2013, was the tenth edition the Elaopa: Latin American Meeting of Popular Organizations Autonômas.Estivemos present, discussing ideas, we exchange expences and discussing directions and proposals for the construction of popular power. ---- The event saw the participation of over 60 organizations. ---- Text triggers the discussion: http://www.elaopa.org/content/disparadores-x-elaopa ---- Forwards the final plenary http://www.elaopa.org/content/mais-um-passo-dado-para-integra% C3% A7% C3% B3n-of-that-fight-0 ---- Journal of the meeting: http://www.elaopa.org/content/jornal-x-elaopa ...

(en) France, Organisation Communiste Libertarie (OCL) - Touch the bottom --- No TAV: a history of collective subjectivation (pt) [machine translation]

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 4:49am
Interview with a member of the Popular Struggle Bussoleno ---- "In the Val di Susa, there was something much deeper: the problem is not to agree political activists (who, on the contrary, have always faced and continue to do so) but to identify the substantive conditions that led men and women without any history or political-ideological militant belonging to activate the fight, by involving, devoting most of their energy and of their time to the movement. This is the real political significance of the movement NoTav: a process of subjectivation that, at different levels, involved a whole territory." ---- Following this meeting, we publish a text which returns to the ongoing repression, detention of activists NoTav 4 on extremely heavy loads of "terrorism", and attempts to understand the underlying causes, mechanisms and political issues. ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL - Notre-Dame-des-Landes: We are and will remain united (fr) [machine translation]

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 4:24am
We support committees struggle NDDL throughout France and beyond, fully support the position expressed in the press release of the organizers / trainers of the manifestation of Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Nantes. ---- We wish to acknowledge the undeniable success of the rally and our pleasure to be involved. ---- A popular demonstration, powerful, dignified. This is a strong emphasize between urban and agricultural convergence world! ---- We are especially regonflé.es motivé.es and suites for mobilization that day event has a time of reunion and exchange and allowed us to take the measure of our strength and our support. ---- And especially convaincu.es that given the mobilization continues to expand year after year, stopping the project can not be inevitable as, despite the propaganda would have us believe otherwise. ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #237 - Gender and Fascism: The Far Right intoxicating, parents rave (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 4:20am
"The bigger it is, the more it goes" far right still applies precept of Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda minister, who knew about it. ---- The teaching of "gender theory" students of kindergartens and elementary schools is a rumor circulating since May 2013, contradicted both by Vincent Peillon Jean-Marc Ayrault. Farida Belghoul campaign, "Day of withdrawal from school," embodies the rumor encouraging parents to withdraw their children from school one day per month to protest against the "gender theory". Farida Belghoul, teacher, is an emblematic figure of the march 1983 - certainly the arrival on Paris - but who joined Alain Soral and Equality movement & reconciliation itself very close to Dieudonné. ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Switzerland: Sale time for money? (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 4:10am
Within months, the Swiss have voted twice on the remuneration of senior positions. Some have promptly announced the end of paradise which always appears as the Promised Land of the Silver, in a Europe that claims attack large fortunes. But is not it going a little fast? ---- Switzerland has always cultivated a certain discretion with regard to the great fortunes that are better received openly at worst discreetly provided by the armada of private banks who officiate throughout the country. The huge sums that pass through the country serve the interests of a financial sector listened and pampered by the entire political class. ---- Questioning shy ---- Also, when the inhabitants and residents were brought es to decide on the fortunes of others through two referenda [ 1 ], the economic forces were headwind against what they call "interference moved." ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Mapuche Indians in Chile: Leaving or collectively fight (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 4:09am
While Chilean socialists still win an election shunned by the people, Mapuche Indians are torn between town and country, in an individualistic society where land ownership is highly unequal. ---- On 15 December 2013, the Socialist (Socialist Party) Michelle Bachelet, was re-elected with a large majority over his opponent right, Evelyn Matthei, daughter of General Pinochet's military junta. Disinterest Chileans and Chilean for this election was final as 60% of potential voters were not moved to the polls. A "democracy of forbearance." ---- After the dictatorship that forced neoliberal march of the country, the "transition to democracy" in Chile (since 1988) is not without history and without protest. Among them, the Mapuches, Chile's main Indian people. Today, they account for about one million people. Over 50% of them live in the popular suburbs of Santiago. ...

(en) Canada, Balance UCL -Saguenay and its involvement in UCL (2008-2014) (fr)[machine translation]

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 3:14pm
Warning: This text has as its primary objective to develop a very honest review, so that we can collectively we learn from this experience. This report is the result of a collective reflection of the active members of the collective Emma Goldman in winter 2014. It reflects, therefore, above all things, the reality as experienced by them. ---- To take stock of our involvement in the Libertarian Communist Union (UCL), we seem justified to go back a bit before the founding of the federation and recall thinking that led us to join. ---- For the record... ---- In May 2008, the activists involved UQAC (re) founded a group called Collective Autonomous Anti -Capitalist Resistance ( CRAC- Saguenay). They consider it important and then they see important to go beyond the academic world and the only issues related to education. Their motivation is also enhanced by the absence of a ...

(en) Brazil, Gaucha Anarchist Federation - FAG - MARTINS ESPERTIRINA (pt)[machine translation]

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 3:04pm
Natural Paved, RS, Espertirina was the youngest of the sisters Martins, born in 1902. Along with Eulina, Dulcina sisters and Virginia, the Nino Henry (who would change his name to Cecílio Villar) and Armando siblings, in-laws and Djalma Fetterman Zenon de Almeida, part of the working and anarchist militancy. She was student of Modern School Malvina Tavares, where he also studied her future husband Arthur Fabião Carneiro. ---- pump that Djalma Fettermann faced cavalry charge of the military police in pitched battle Floodplain With only fifteen, in 1917, carried today Avenida João Pessoa, among anarchists and brigadianos in January this year. The confrontation took place during the burial of a worker killed by repression. Espertirina took this disguised bomb inside a bouquet of flowers ... Months later, in July, would break the general strike that would become known ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #237 - European Encounters: Towards a European network Ecosocialist (fr, pt)[machine translation]

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:53pm
European meetings ecosocialism held in late January in Geneva, involving tens of European organizations and South America. Libertarian alternative was invited there with other carriers anticapitalist movements and ecological alternative. ---- The Swiss group Ecosocialist party SolidaritéS was initiated meetings that took place from January 24 to 26 in Geneva, in line with its eco-socialist program [ 1 ], ie a revolution in the system of production, consumption, transport, and a cultural revolution of the biosphere. ---- In the image of this group, the core participants and participants consisted of anti-capitalist parties and environmentalists around the Fourth International, and are in a process of synthesis between Marxist thought and current ecology "social" Izquierda Anticapitalista, NPA, etc. anticapitalist Left. They invited movements, unions and ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Angel Bosqued (CGT Spain): "We see the arrival of a new generation of activists" (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:51pm
Angel Bosqued is the Secretary for International Relations of the Central Iberian anarcho-syndicalist, the ConfederaciÃn General del Trabajo (CGT [ 2 ]). Holding her Confederal Congress in October 2013 was an opportunity to take stock of what is, by far, the organization claiming the most significant international libertarian ideals. ---- Libertarian Alternative: What is the development of the CGT? ---- Angel Bosqued: Since 1989, the CGT is progressing slowly but steadily, not only in membership but also territorial and sectoral offices. We have over 60,000 affiliated es stable and flying about 10,000 who contribute very unevenly due to the economic context. Metallurgy and transport is the backbone of the CGT, but we know a clear development in the areas of public administration and health and maintain our presence in the banking sector. In ...

(en) El Libertario (Caracas) - Express Update of the Venezuelan situation (February 25, 2014) (fr)

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 5:09pm
The February 21th, we wrote a summary of events for those who are on the outside, oversaturated with information about Venezuela, we needed a chronology of events. It has just 4 days of this story, but there are many new elements that an update is necessary to suggest, that any picture of the Venezuelan reality will change in the next few hours. ---- The first element that stands out is that the manifestations of government critics have continued to the time of this writing, and doesn't seems to stop in the coming days. Venezuelan culture was characterized by the effort to promote short-term results, no permanence in time, so that the sum of each new day of protest politics, contradict itself this immediacy of "doing" in the country. That is why President Maduro uses as one of its strategies encourage its rapid wear, increasing two more days to holiday carnival that ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Chronicles of alienated labor: "We were friends ... "Damien, foreman (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 3:10pm
Chronicles of alienated labor by Aline Torterat, Occupational physician Damien, foreman construction[1] ---- I started working very young in public works. The action, the outdoors, a certain autonomy. I liked and I still love it. Then, by chance, I found myself specialize in the field of sealing. Quality is the main and it requires a good professional control issue. In addition, the sites do not abound, therefore no risk of unemployment. I spent over 15 years in the same company. This is where I learned everything. I was appreciated for my skills and my strength. It's true, I can say that I have never been sick. I am a great athlete. I am strong for my 40 years. ---- Then one of my best colleagues embarked putting himself on his own. Starting his business well, he took me with him. Normal, we were friends, and we knew we had common values. ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Retirement Homes: Gold and gray of silence (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 1:49pm
Abuse, neglect, people over 90 years' trademarks emergency "for non-payment by the family. That daily in Establishments for hosting frail elderly (nursing homes), modern name of nursing homes or homes for the aged. ---- Nursing homes are largely properties of the private sector itself in the hands of often very large groups (DomusVi, Dolca / Vendome Orpea Korian, Emera ...) and sometimes very wealthy CEO. Is that old, it can pay big dividends: the "white gold". ---- When we get information for a home there is no shortage of luxury brochures touting the quality of reception. But quality comes at a price: on average from 2 500 to 3 000 euros per month. Some institutions may reach 5,000 euros or more. Obviously these are not all retirees are who can afford it! And conditions of support (people often dependent) are not always up .... ...

(en) An Open Letter on the Situation in Venezuela, to the comrades of the FEL and El Libertario by the anarchist nosotros los pobres

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 12:42pm
Two weeks ago, Nosotros los Pobres had the good fortune to host a presentation by two members of the Federacion de Estudiantes Libertarias of Chile, with whom we had a very productive exchange of ideas. Soon after that, I saw a statement published by the FEL, commenting on the situation in Venezuela, in which they expressed sympathy for the “Venezuelan people” in their resistance against a coup d’etat. As a member of Nosotros los Pobres, I wanted to share some thoughts about Venezuela and what’s going on there, both now and for the last 15 years, and I hope they will be useful for especifista comrades as well as for concerned and informed people generally. ---- The first observation, in response to the assertions of my Chilean comrades, is that there isn’t going to be a coup de etat en Venezuela. ...

(en) El Libertario: Twelve F.A.Q. about what is happening in Venezuela (ca)

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:43am
1) Are the protests in Venezuela led by opposition parties on the right? ---- No. The current wave of protests began in the city of San CristÃbal (Tachira) on Feb. 4 when students denouncing security issues on the university campus were met with repression and several were jailed. The consequent protests focused on liberating the detained students, spread to other cities and were also met with repression, intensifying student unrest. It was in this context that a faction of the opposition launched a proposal for street demonstrations dubbed ÂLa Salida to demand President MaduroÂs resignation, while another faction opposed the idea of street demonstrations focused on this larger, single demand. Despite the arrest of the conservative politician Leopoldo LÃpez, the widespread protests all over the country have overwhelmed and Âsurpassed on the left the opposition political ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Police checks: Offense facies, denial of promise (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:06am
Among the promises of Holland, one of which was to set up a receipt for identity check. But like other, since it has been stored. A group mobilizes to stop the unfair practices of the state. ---- With the promise of the receipt of identity checks, the idea was that the police officer that controls a person to produce an official document indicating the date, time and reason for the check, the name of the officer and ethnicity and / or nationality of the person being checked. A few weeks after the presidential election, Ayrault announced the imminent introduction of the famous receipt. ---- Unfulfilled promise ---- But in September of the same year Valls bury the proposal, claiming placement too complicated, cumbersome administrative procedures and the risk of seeing fake receipts. Sure, from this perspective, the project appears to be impossible to implement. ...

(en) Palestine-Israel, The smell of the nearing victory the joint struggle contribute so much to*

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:00am
The Israeli media is nearly obsessed with the escalation of the B.D.S. as if they know things they do not disclose. Both supporters and rejectors of the end of the occupation start to regard it as immanent and not in the far future. A section of the Israeli capitalist elite which is suffering from the boycott and fear its escalation start to organize to accelerate the end of occupation. 100 of them traveled for the Dabus conference and official organization was established. On the ground, it seems that the efforts of the Israeli state forces escalate their repression of on going struggles and make more efforts to transfer villagers from strategic locations. Bil'in will celebrate the ninth anniversary of the ongoing struggle on the 28th of February. ...

(en) Anarkismo.net: An anarchist critique of horizontalism by by Andrew Flood - WSM

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:59am
Horizontalism is an emerging term used to describe the key common characteristics of the waves of rebellion of the last decade. Occupy in 2011 was the peak to date but the term Horizontalism itself appears to originate the rebellion in Argentina after the 2001 banking crisis there. Marina Sitrin in her book on that rebellion says the term (in Spanish obviously) was used to describe the neighborhood, workplace & unemployed assemblies that emerged to form "social movements seeking self-management, autonomy and direct democracy." ---- Horizontalism is a practice rather than a theory, which is to say in the various writings that use the term it has been described in practice rather than theorised as an ideal. It's easiest to see the practice in the context of the assembly-based movements that have come and gone since the rebellion in Argentina. ...

(en) France, Organisation Communiste Libertarie (OCL) - February 22, in the streets of Nantes, against the airport and the city CAPITALISM = AIRPORT - STOP IMMEDIATELY! (fr) [machine translation]

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 6:50am
Mobilization against the airport project is now entering a new phase. ---- On the ground, with the active occupation of the ZAD and cultivation of land seized, with 200 local committees throughout the hexagon, it has never been as strong and organized. however we will not cut the showdown, even if it is difficult to predict when, where and how ... ---- After the failures of social struggles in recent years, block this airport and win this battle forty years (and we will win!) project would help turn the tide, to restore confidence in collective action to unlock a whole situation, opening up opportunities to rebuild balance of power against capitalism, austerity and the euro-employment blackmail, to promote other social and territorial struggles and prevent criminalization ... ...

(en) France, Alternative Libertaire AL #235 - Taxation: bluff "big bang tax" (fr, pt) [machine translation]

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 5:59am
Jean-Marc Ayrault announced in November a tax revolution. Already promised by candidate Hollande, the reform is bound to be emptied of all content to please the powerful. ---- In an interview with newspaper Les Echos , November 18, Jean-Marc Ayrault said: "The time is ripe for an overhaul, seamlessly, our tax system." This announcement, however, risk of spritz. As Le Parisien wrote on 13 December, "Jean-Marc Ayrault (...) saw his big bang tax reduced to a trickle by the Head of State." What remains to the agenda? "Side households Elysee evokes tax loopholes and a possible broadening of the base of the CSG (general social contribution) based on income. And business side, a possible overhaul of the corporate tax, a cleaning scrub 150 levies on businesses, or the headache of financing reform Medicare." ...



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