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German newspaper apologises for publishing false allegations of Cologne-style New Year sex assaults in Frankfurt
netherlands / germany / austria / migration / racism / non-anarchist press Wednesday February 15, 2017 - 20:51 by Justin Huggler
Germany’s highest-selling newspaper has issued an apology for publishing false allegations of Cologne-style sex attacks in Frankurt during New Year celebrations.
Police in the city ordered an investigation after Bild claimed a mob of some 900 drunk asylum-seekers had assaulted women on one of the city’s best known shopping streets.
But the police investigation found conclusively that there was no mob and that the alleged sex assaults did not take place. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Friday January 27, 2017 - 16:39 by John Pilger
On the day President Trump is inaugurated, thousands of writers in the United States will express their indignation. "In order for us to heal and move forward...", say Writers Resist, "we wish to bypass direct political discourse, in favour of an inspired focus on the future, and how we, as writers, can be a unifying force for the protection of democracy." ... read full story / add a comment
greece / turkey / cyprus / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday January 25, 2017 - 18:49 by Cyrus Bina
“In a time of universal deceit,
Telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
— George Orwell ... read full story / add a comment
international / history of anarchism / other libertarian press Tuesday January 24, 2017 - 18:24 by KSL
north america / mexico / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Tuesday January 24, 2017 - 02:32 by Nathan Schneider
Among the sweeping changes that President Donald J. Trump has already brought to Washington with his inauguration is the specter of window-breaking anarchists. ... read full story / add a comment
américa del norte / méxico / la izquierda / non-anarchist press Monday January 23, 2017 - 16:20 by Nancy Fraser
La elección de Donald Trump es una más de una serie de insubordinaciones políticas espectaculares que, en conjunto, apuntan a un colapso de la hegemonía neoliberal. ... read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / the left / non-anarchist press Monday January 23, 2017 - 16:18 by Nancy Fraser
The election of Donald Trump represents one of a series of dramatic political uprisings that together signal a collapse of neoliberal hegemony. These uprisings include the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, the rejection of the Renzi reforms in Italy, the Bernie Sanders campaign for the Democratic Party nomination in the United States, and rising support for the National Front in France, among others. Although they differ in ideology and goals, these electoral mutinies share a common target: all are rejections of corporate globalization, neoliberalism, and the political establishments that have promoted them. In every case, voters are saying “No!” to the lethal combination of austerity, free trade, predatory debt, and precarious, ill-paid work that characterize financialized capitalism today. Their votes are a response to the structural crisis of this form of capitalism, which first came into full view with the near meltdown of the global financial order in 2008. ... read full story / add a comment
international / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Friday December 30, 2016 - 17:21 by David Bush
The debate over Syria on the Left is toxic. I pulled together 13 points about the situation in Syria I hope can be useful in framing the discussion in a more productive way. The ultimate goal of these discussions in Western countries should be to have a clearer idea about how to strengthen antiwar movements to stop the madness of imperialism. ... read full story / add a comment
Sobre cómo el discurso del trabajo sexual se ha vuelto hegemonico invisibilizando el componente de pobreza y explotación que lleva el hecho de la prostitución. ... read full story / add a comment
eastern asia / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Thursday December 08, 2016 - 01:38 by SooKyung Nam
For the sixth straight weekend, hundreds of thousands of Koreans came out in Seoul (and with other Korean cities estimates approaching 2 million people on the streets) to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye. This Saturday December 3, the protests marched on the Presidential Blue House. The three opposition parties introduced a bill last week to impeach the President, supported by a majority of the parliament (171 of 300 members), for abuse of power in an influence-peddling scandal. But the vote needs a 2/3 majority and requires a rump of Park's Saenuri party to break and support the opposition to pass the bill.
These are the largest demonstrations in South Korea since the pro-democracy movement of the 1980s. But the street protests are also against the neoliberal reforms Park has pursued and the attacks on the KCTU (Korean Confederation of Trade Unions), and an emphatic statement that all politics is not forming in a populist hard right. The below essays were written just after the fourth demonstration weekend. ... read full story / add a comment
central america / caribbean / the left / non-anarchist press Wednesday November 30, 2016 - 19:59 by Slavoj Zizek
In the last decades, Cuban “socialism” continued to live only because it didn’t yet notice it was already dead. ... read full story / add a comment
international / history of anarchism / other libertarian press Friday November 18, 2016 - 03:55 by KSL
KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No. 88, October 2016 has just been posted ... read full story / add a comment
internacional / workplace struggles / other libertarian press Saturday November 12, 2016 - 18:33 by CIB Unicobas Bari
A la luz de la convocación de un “Congreso de refundación de la A.I.T.” propuesta por la C.N.T.-E., la F.A.U.-Alemania y la U.S.I.-Prato Carnico (hizo la escisión de la U.S.I.), nos hemos sentidos obligados a expresar algunas consideraciones sobre eso y de volver a proponer nuestro testimonio en el 20° Congreso de la A.I.T. de diciembre 1996 en Madrid.
Las razones por las que expresamos y volvemos a proponer este testimonio se relacionan a las consideraciones hechas con las cuales las tres siglas sindicales proponen este congreso. ... read full story / add a comment
international / workplace struggles / other libertarian press Saturday November 12, 2016 - 18:22 by CIB Unicobas Bari
In the light of the convocation of a “congress to refound the I.W.A.” made by the C.N.T.-E., by F.A.U.-Germany and by U.S.I.-Prato Carnico (secessionist), we decided to make some considerations about it along with reproposing our testimony from the 20th I.W.A. Congress of Madrid from December 1996.
The reasons we express ourselves and repropose this documents are closely linked to the motivations with which the three unions propose this congress. ... read full story / add a comment
internazionale / lotte sindacali / altra stampa libertaria Saturday November 12, 2016 - 18:04 by CIB Unicobas Bari 1 comment (last - saturday november 19, 2016 - 23:04)
Alla luce della convocazione di un “congresso di rifondazione della A.I.T.” proposta dalla C.N.T.-E, dalla F.A.U.-Germania e dell'U.S.I.-Prato Carnico-Italia (scissionista), ci siamo sentiti in dovere di esprimere alcune considerazioni in merito e di riproporre la nostra testimonianza risalente al 20° Congresso dell'A.I.T. tenutosi a Madrid nel Dicembre 1996.
Le ragioni per cui ci esprimiamo e riproponiamo questo documento si riallacciano alle motivazioni con le quali le tre sigle sindacali propongono questo congresso. ... read full story / add a comment
southern africa / community struggles / non-anarchist press Tuesday November 01, 2016 - 05:23 by Gauteng Community Health Care Forum 1 image
Community Health Workers led by the Gauteng Community Health Care Forum call on all CHWs, members of the communities, students, workers, and all who are committed to health care for all to join and support a march to the Gauteng Department of Health and the Legislature on the 8 November 2016!! ... read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / non-anarchist press Tuesday October 25, 2016 - 16:42 by Panagiotis Sotiris
The elephant in the room is now visible to everyone. All the developments of the past years, from the extreme violence and cynicism of the “memoranda of understanding” imposed upon Greece to the decision of the British referendum in favour of Brexit, point to the same direction: the deep crisis of European Integration. It was supposed to be the most advanced example of economic and political integration and the first successful introduction of a single currency in such a broad area. It presented itself as a paragon of stability and human rights. Yet the reality is very different. ... read full story / add a comment
western asia / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Tuesday October 25, 2016 - 16:38 by Michael Skinner
7 October 2016 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan. Many Western leaders claimed the invasion, dubbed Operation Enduring Freedom, was a humanitarian intervention to liberate Afghans and especially Afghan women and girls from the brutal Taliban regime. However, the evidence demonstrates the results have been anything but humane or liberating.
The people truly liberated by the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan are the wealthy investors in the military-industrial complex and those betting on successfully extracting Afghan resources and developing the infrastructure of the New Silk Road. ... read full story / add a comment
southern asia / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Tuesday September 06, 2016 - 18:22 by Number 13
Since India embraced what trade unions call the LPG route to growth (that is liberalization, privatization and globalization) in 1991, the country has seen 16 general strikes. And the 17th all India workers’ strike falls on September 2nd. The last general strike, observed on 2 September 2015, saw participation from nearly 150 million workers – that's half the population of the entire U.S., or more than the combined population of the UK, Canada and Australia. This year, the unions expect a better turnout given the controversial labour policies pursued by the Narendra Modi-led NDA government. ... read full story / add a comment
greece / turkey / cyprus / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Tuesday August 30, 2016 - 16:38 by Phil Hearse 1 comment (last - wednesday august 31, 2016 - 22:43)
Turkey's incursion into northern Syria on 24 August was flagged up as a move to drive the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) out of the border town of Jarabulus. But that is just a cover: Turkey's not very secret major objective is to crush the 50,000-strong Kurdish YPG (People's Protection Unit) militia, and overrun the three autonomous Kurdish dominated areas, collectively called “Rojava” by the Kurds. ... read full story / add a comment