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“Jo Tambe Estava al Parlament”

May 27, 2014

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On March 29, 2014, many hundreds of people took the streets of Barcelona to protest in support of the people facing charges for the blockade of the Catalan Parliament in June 2011, currently facing trial at the infamous Audiencia Nacional in Madrid. During the protest, many people were masked and some attacked banks and other […]

Taksim Square, Istanbul

May 27, 2014

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In one of the greatest revolts of 2013 and in the midst of strong economic growth, Turkey blew up in a series of riots and occupations that began with the simple defense by anarchists and environmentalists of the last green space in the center of Istanbul, Gezi Park. In reaction to the police repression, hundreds […]

Extradition to Canada for G20 Black Bloc

March 1, 2013

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It was recently revealed that the Canadian government is seeking five US citizens suspected of participating in the black bloc in Toronto during the G20. This may be one of the first times people have been extradited for mere property damage. Alex Jones and all the other bloggers and conspiracy theorists who maintained that the […]

The Reichstag Fire

January 14, 2013

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In 1933, Marinus van der Lubbe, a dissident communist from the Netherlands, burned down the Nazi parliament. Immediately, the Communist Party feared blame would be placed on them, and they began a campaign to smear and bad-jacket van der Lubbe, calling him a mentally handicapped or psychologically unstable homosexual (to them, this was an insult), […]

Genoa 2001

January 6, 2013

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In July 2001, the 28th G8 summit took place in Genoa, Italy. 200,000 people protested, and the spectacle of the summit was disrupted by heavy rioting. Police militarized the city and attacked protesters indiscriminately, torturing many detainees. A Black Bloc of anarchists from across Europe damaged banks and corporate property, while many other protesters participated using […]

The Toronto G20

January 3, 2013

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In Toronto in June 2010, the G20 (a summit of the 20 most powerful governments in the world) met to further organize our exploitation and misery and the destruction of the planet. The city of Toronto was militarized, but people organized to fight back against the G20 and the riot cops protecting them. Organizers agreed […]

The Oakland Commune

January 3, 2013

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Out of the whole Occupy movement in the US, Occupy Oakland was probably the most successful in challenging the so-called 1% and creating new forms and spaces of social organization. They disrupted business as usual, put into practice self-organization by poor people on a huge scale, and helped launch a historic general strike. Because anarchists […]