Submitted by worker on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 22:13
>From June 18th, 2014, prisoners in all Greek prisons have abstained from prison meals as a way of protest against the fascist bill for type C prisons, and in defense of the right to furlough and release on parole.
However the minister of Justice and the government insist on ignoring our protest. They have not responded in any way to our just demands, and provocatively aim to pass the bill in summer sessions of the parliament, in their attempt to prevent people’s reaction.
Submitted by worker on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 14:35
From Vice - by Roc Morin
“Whenever I think of [inventor of the computer] Alan Turing I think about the Apple logo,” began John Zerzan. “The logo is an apple with a bite out of it. Of course, Turing supposedly smeared cyanide on an apple and bit into it after being persecuted by the government for being gay. A bite from an apple is also associated with our expulsion from the Garden of Eden. I don’t think that’s quite the message they’re trying to convey, but there it is.”
Submitted by worker on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 12:07
A lot of my friends on social media have been sharing, and apparantly chuckling at a webcomic called “If Modern Anarchists fought in Spain” (IMAFS), which lampoons the modern anarchist movement by contrasting it with the “serious anarchists” of yore. Far from being an amusing satirical comment on the state of anarchism today, it’s neither funny, nor clever and it sides with power over the oppressed.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 09:26
Before I begin this post, I want to mention that although it’s wonderful getting letters in here, it’s not so wonderful for some people who see me getting them. Most of my fellow prisoners get no mail at all. When they observe me receiving so much mail, it reminds them of how alone they are in here. Some folks supporting me have sporadically offered to be pen-pals to some of my fellow prisoners so I want to use this blog post to formally ask you all who are reading this to write a friend of mine in here.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 23:18
from Revolt Sustained: http://revoltsustained.tumblr.com/
Scenes from a Revolt Sustained, an essay/landscape film on the insurrection in Tunisia; with various beginnings--2010, 1987, 1956, the present; in Ariana, Gafsa, Kasserine, Sidi Bouzid, and Tunis; a series of encounters with militants, rebels, fighters, unemployed, students, unionists, council communists, Stalinists, anarchists, et al.
Submitted by worker on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 21:20
It was in the first weeks of the massive anti-government protests that started in June 2013 and shook Brazilian society to its very foundations that the Black Bloc made its first appearance on the protest scene. Demonstrations took place in dozens of cities across the country, but the black-clad youngsters who covered their faces and linked arms at the front-line of the marches, ready for any confrontation with the security forces, made their appearance mainly on the streets of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 17:25
First off, this zine was meant to be descriptive not prescriptive, although I own the suggestions I’ve laid out and continue to hold to them. The hope was that the zine would encourage contextual, thoughtful and critical responses to rape and abuse. It should be possible within anarchist circles to have critical reflection about the use of essentialist categories without being accused of being a rape apologist. We are all holding on so tight to these labels and I think it is apparent that they are not working for us.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 17:18
We spiked the trees in the Briger Forest.
With anger and love we hiked through this southeastern Florida forest and threw 6” nails into the gears of the capitalist death wish. The spikes were driven into countless trees in the areas of Briger already bought and sold for destruction. Slash pines, scrub oaks, saw palmettos, cabbage palms, even invasive melaleuca and Australian pines. Some spiked high, some low—some visible, many hidden. We left nothing safe to cut. Signs were hung near the edges of the forest as a warning to would-be forest levelers:
Submitted by worker on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 15:56
From The Star
Comedian Jon Gnarr spent the last four years leading Iceland’s largest city. One thing is certain: He won’t be re-elected.
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND—On a recent and characteristically grey Icelandic afternoon, a small crowd gathered beneath the fluorescent lights of Kolaportid, a cluttered flea market inside a warehouse near the old harbour.