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Some words from the rioters… (UK)

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Message from Greek comrades : “At this world, at this society, rebellions happen, they are not utopia. Solidarity to the English rebellion.”

FUCK THE CORPORATE MEDIA & BURN THE POLITICIANS

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Posted in Social Control

Incendiary attack on two vans of the energy multinational GDF Suez in Madrid (Spain)

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

10 August 2011

from liberacion total, translated by war on society:

Communique:

Tonight two vans belonging to the energy multinational “GDF SUEZ” were set on fire in the neighborhood of San Juan Bautista.

The techno-industrial system has been imposed on our lives in a brutal way, to colonize our bodies and minds, life has been totally artificialized. New developments, such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, robotics… stand as new forms of domination in which the State spends billions, knowing that this is to secure its perpetuity. They sell us all these projects as the best in the best of all possible worlds, but the only thing that they secure is the continuation of the existing order; the only thing they secure is the murder of the earth, the total dependency on technology, a world where there is no space for autonomy, for freedom; and the murder of millions of people so that here in the first world we can enjoy a “peaceful” life where alienation now rises to aberrant levels.

For all this to function it is necessary to murder the earth by means of extracting so-called “resources” for the production of energy. For this we attacked the company “GDF SUEZ,” and the attacks will continue against all that which enslaves us; also for our sisters in England who, having understood that the misery in your lives is caused by the world of commodities, have fiercely launched yourselves to destroy them — from here, strength in your struggle, and may the insurrection that these days ravages England spread everywhere.

FREEDOM FOR BILLY, SILVIA, COSTA AND MARCO!

FREEDOM FOR THE ANTI-AUTHORITARIAN PRISONERS INCARCERATED BY THE GREEK STATE!

To Mark Duggan, never forget, never forgive

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‘This is an insurrection of the masses of the people’ (UK)

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

In the video above, Darcus Howe, writer and broadcaster, names the 2011 UK riots an ‘insurrection of the masses of the people’ on the BBC. In this important turn in the discourse on the 2011 riots, Darcus Howe also links these events with those in Port of Spain Trinidad, Syria and other parts of the world. As shown in the link below he refers to the violence as the ‘nature of the historical moment’. Darcus Howe, as part of the Mangrove Nine, was acquitted decades ago of trumped up, racially motivated charges of “rioting”. The BBC will not repeat this video. (more…)

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Urgent Communique from Athens Anarchists (Greece)

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

9-12-2009 : RECENT DAYS HAVE SEEN INCREDIBLE JUNTA ORGIES IN GREECE

EXAMPLES:

1 ) Cops with guns in the demonstrations.
2 ) Motorbike raids against protesters.
3 ) Cops following peaceful demonstrators in their tracks, wild and indiscriminate arrests.
4 ) Staged events such as the alleged assassination attempt against the rector of the Pritanea.
5 ) An enormous number of vague and even criminal charges and arresting people young and old.
6 ) Closing schools on the pretext of swine flu and the merciless beating of students who wanted to get to their schools.
7 ) Undercover cops kidnapping young protesters.
8 ) Higher level visible collaboration between Golden Dawn neo-nazis and the Police.
9 ) Secret meetings between Chrysohoides and the bosses of the TV channels and journalists to decide on how TV reporting was going to be done over these days.
10 ) Secret covert cameras and helicopters hovering constantly.
11 ) Zero tolerance makes a bitter orange and a stone against a bank a felony and a pretext for a police attack.
12 ) BAN on demonstrations and political gatherings in the conversion areas with massive police intimidation and outrageous controls/databasing.
13 ) Hacker attacks on indymedia, and sites of squatted places and TVXS (no borders TV), deleting comments.
14 ) Invasion and PREVENTIVE ARRESTS in many self-managed spaces.
15 ) In an Orwellian way anarchists and the rebels are referred to “fascists and Nazis!”.
16 ) Junta-like removal of asylum [in the universities].

AND HOW MUCH MORE!

Some of these things happened in isolation, and some only happened before under the junta in 1967-1974; others have never happened before, only now.

They never ever happened altogether in such a short space of time!

It seems that the crash which happened here and they are hiding, like the indomitable December, has the power to activate an emergency plan, a new ‘PLASTER CAST’ [repeating the pronuncement of the junta in 1967].

These moments are more than historical. We are witnessing for the first time since 1967 an attempt to impose a fascist police coup. If a parliamentary democracy are able to commit those crimes, the junta is something different and we have all have begun to understand that. The anarchist slogans in the streets are beginning to say bluntly: “DOWN THE JUNTA”.
A collusion of prosecutors, rectors, the upper classes, TV media and police, and still we do not know what other local and foreign forces have been mustered. You hear of missing people. The climate is heavy like under the junta.

THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO BE SILENT! THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO RELAX!
EVERYBODY IN THE STREETS – SQUATS EVERYWHERE!
PLEASE HELP TO SMASH DOWN THE GREEK JUNTA!
THE REGIME IS GOING THE WAY OF 1967!

Wake up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

translation fixed a little by act for freedom

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'Insurrection' PDFs online now (Elephant Editions Classics)

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

‘Insurrection’ is an anarchist magazine of the 1980’s which was edited by Jean Weir of Elephant Editions, UK. Amongst agitational news reports of rebellion and repression, the publication carried some of the first English language translations of the work of Italian anarchist insurrectionist, Alfredo M. Bonanno, and remains an example of a high-quality revolutionary anarchist publication which has a confrontational analysis coupled with lasting insight.

‘Insurrection’ is the first publication to carry the key basic perspectives of anarchist insurrectional theory and methodology emerging at that time. Texts such as ‘Affinity Group’, ‘Why Insurrection’, ‘Beyond Workerism, Beyond Syndicalism’, ‘Informal Organisation’, ‘Beyond the Structure of Synthesis’, ‘Towards A New Projectuality’ and ‘Autonomous Base Nucleus’, all back to back with action reports informing and illuminating these theoretical ideas which have developed and spread around the world, becoming ‘dangerous’ tools in the hands of uncontrollables everywhere.

From direct action, strategy, organisation, rebellion, anti-militarism, to current affairs, ecology, changes in production, economy, Palestine, urban riots, anti-nuclear struggle and more; the scope of the magazine was very broad. The art and design of ‘Insurrection’ is superb, with many issues being treated to the illustration and graphic design of renowned radical artist and anarchist, Clifford Harper, as Graphic Editor. ‘Insurrection’ was designed to be an instrument of struggle for the revolutionary project and it certainly retains its coherent vitality to inform, educate and inspire fresh anti-state and anti-capitalist struggle over twenty years later.

‘Insurrection’ is a joy to read and it is our pleasure to host these newly released PDFs from a publication which has stood the test of time, which still appears current and relevant, unlike so many ‘anarchist’ and ‘radical’ publications of the left, which are seemingly consigned to historical irrelevance and terminal boredom the moment they are printed.

Some capitalist parasites (so-called ‘antiquarian’ & ‘rare’ second-hand booksellers) sell ‘Insurrection’ and other Elephant Editions publications for expensive prices due to their strong production values and continuing appeal, so part of the intention to put these PDFs online is to make available to everyone these publications and undermine the creation of a new commodity market – namely – ‘rare’ anarchist books! Don’t ever give your money to any online ‘antiquarian’ bookstores for any Elephant Edition, support your local anarchist distro who print their own copies or order them direct from Elephant Editions at reasonable prices or download free online in our Library section. Make your own print run of Elephant Editions texts and distribute them in your local area, ideas are weapons! Watch out for new releases coming soon.

In an over-saturated digital world of the information economy, Elephant Editions spreads the ‘anti-info’ for destructive and passionate individuals who seek nothing but the end of the present system and the beginning of our path into unknown freedom and anarchy.

Insurrection #0 (Dossier ‘Comiso’) / December 1982

Sample articles:

Why Insurrection?
Dossier ‘Comiso’ (about anti-militarist struggle in Italy)
Towards Anarchist Anti-Militarism
Torture in Italy
Document Azione Rivoluzionaria

Insurrection #1 / April 1984

Sample articles:

The Logic of Insurrection
Stop the City – Politics in Wolves Clothing
Vandalising for Fun not Profit
Stop the City? – From Information to Attack
Street Politics in Barcelona

Insurrection #2 / 1984

Sample articles:

Strategy & Methods
The Question of the Miners
New Forms of Counter-Revolution
Interview from Sergovia Prison with the Autonomous Groups
Letter from Orazio Valastro

Insurrection #3 / 1985

Sample articles:

Violence and Non-Violence
On Amnesty
Pannekoek on Trade-Unionism
The Miners Strike at Carmaux
Anarchism and the National Liberation Struggle
In Times of Danger Half-Way Measures Lead to Certain Death – Revolutionary Cells

Insurrection #4 / May 1988

Sample articles:

Social Conflict
Beyond Workerism, Beyond Syndicalism
Autonomous Base Nucleus
Affinity Group
Beyond the Structure of Synthesis
Informal Organisation
Internationalism
Palestine

Insurrection #5 / October 1988

Sample articles:

A Question of Class
Against Technology
Against Ecology
Pinelli, Nineteen Years On
Sabotage of Information Technology

Insurrection #6 / September 1989

Sample articles:

A False Problem
Anarchists Against Aparthied
The Pylons of Death Come Crumbling Down
Ecological Luddism: The Montedison Explodes
Towards A New Projectuality
China: Deng’s Guarantee
ALF: Striking the Laboratories of Power
Palestine: Time for Action
The Catastrophe Psychosis

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