In the late hours of June 24th, we smashed the windows on the ground floor of a new luxury building in Simplon Street, as a (much too) small response to the fucking eviction.
Those who are exploitable under capitalism may have a place in the capitalist city, but all others – whether homeless or refugees [...]
No more urban speculation – No more ruined and empty houses
On Friday, October 5th, 2012, in a day of solidarity with displaced squatters in Bogotá, approximately 25 people gathered from 12.00 to 2.30pm in front of a squatted residential building at the corner of 47th street and 7th avenue, in order to publicly [...]
PRISONERS BACK TO THE STREETS
On Thursday, May 17th, members of the translation counter-information network Contra Info, continuing an effort to strengthen international and reciprocal solidarity, raised banners on five different locations in the area of Exarchia, downtown Athens.
Beat the scabs up – Solidarity with comrade David Lamarte in Uruguay
At the [...]
“Freedom without socialism is privilege and injustice; socialism without freedom is slavery and brutality.“ Mikhail Bakunin
December 2011: After the third eviction of the residents’ collective of the Ocupação Sem-teto Guerreiro Urbano (Homeless Urban Fighter Occupation ), in the Santa Teresa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, anarchist fighters started to gather and debate on the [...]
On Tuesday, April 10th, at 8pm, a PA’s gathering will be held in Rigas Fereos Square, organized by the anarchist group ‘Pyrakanthos’ in solidarity with Evangelos K., who is remanded in custody accused of involvement in the incendiary devices’ case in Trikala. Already prior to his pretrial detention, the cops tortured him in detention rooms, [...]
From the first months of the initiative ‘Food Not Bombs’ in Minsk, the participants were faced with police attention. Initially, these ‘encounters’ were irregular and probably coincidental. But since the end of 2009 the police was deliberately attending food distribution. ABC Belarus collected references to these situations from open sources, describing only part of all [...]
A picture is worth a thousand words. Nonetheless, after seeing this disgusting sexist frivolity, designed by advertising agents for the lingerie and underwear brand ‘Duloren’, we chose not to remain quiet. The company is based in Brazil and has representatives in the US and Japan, but also sells its products through Telemarketing. Obviously, [...]
On March 2nd, 2012, we squatted an abandoned building at Deutz-Mülheimer Street in Cologne, near the old industrial complex of the KHD group of companies, where we want to develop a collective; that is a group of people who wish to live and work together without leaders. The squat is a place for both [...]
On Monday, February 27th, the prosecuting authorities of Rio de Janeiro attempted to intimidate activists associated with the wider social movement against the increase in public transportation fares. Specifically, political activists were summoned to appear in the 76th police department of Rio de Janeiro, after circulating a video via Internet which propagated the ideas of [...]
thoughts on recent events in Athens from random personal blog
Last night, February 12th, in front of a bank that was burning with an eerie blue flame, an old man was standing with a national flag on his shoulder, while his closest relative was taking pictures of him. Perhaps he’ll hang the photo [...]
This is a first text written by the squatters –urgent diffusion asked Ownership transition of Orfanotrofio squat, from the Ministry of Health to the Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki (head of the Greek Orthodox Church in the city)
On January 31st a decision made by the Ministry of Health was posted on the governmental website diavgeia.gov.gr [...]
On Monday, February 6th, 2012, a very cold night under heavy rain, hail and strong wind, seven homeless people approached the municipal building of the closed gym in the neighbourhood of Rouf to spend the night. Among them was a pregnant woman who was not feeling well at all.
The City of Athens threw [...]
Are you a random tourist, a businessperson or a sports fan? Have your local travel agencies ever mentioned that Brazil has it all? And has anyone suggested that you ought to check out Brazilian attractions? Should you pick eco tours in the Amazon rainforest of missing tribes, or street parades in the annual [...]
Banner of immigrant street vendors: WE WILL NOT LIVE LIKE HUNTED ANIMALS
Here we highlight some of the most recent attacks against the most vulnerable parts of Greek society. These are only a few of the cases that occur daily in the city of Athens; the birthplace of ‘culture and democracy’, as the travel [...]