Post by: CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective

Documentation

The Uprising in Ecuador: Inside the Quito Commune

15 Okt , 2019  

In early October, a wave of protests swept the streets of Ecuador against cuts in gasoline subsidies and, consequently, rising costs of living. This has become the country’s largest popular uprising in decades. Indigenous marches arrived in Quito, the capital, and occupied the Parliament building; thousands of protesters confronted President ...

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Documentation

Three Months of Insurrection

2 Okt , 2019  

In the following timeline and interview, an anarchist collective in Hong Kong presents a complete overview of the months-long uprising, reviewing its achievements, identifying its limits, celebrating the inspiring moments of mutual aid and defiance, and critiquing the ways that it has yet to pass beyond a framework based in ...

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Documentation

Hongkong: AnarchistInnen im Widerstand gegen das Auslieferungsgesetz

3 Sep , 2019  

Seit 1997, als es nicht mehr die letzte große Koloniagebiet Großbritanniens war, gehört Hongkong zur Volksrepublik China und verfügt gleichzeitig über ein eigenes politisches und rechtliches System. Im Februar wurde ein unbeliebtes Gesetz vorgestellt, das es ermöglichen würde, Flüchtlinge in Hongkong in Länder auszuliefern, mit denen die Regierung Hongkongs keine ...

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Documentation

The New War on Immigrants and Anarchists in Greece

31 Aug , 2019  

An Interview with an Anarchist in Exarchia

Filled with squatted social centers and characterized by a combative anti-authoritarian spirit, the neighborhood of Exarchia in Athens, Greece has long been an important reference point for autonomous movements around the world. The new right-wing government that has come to power in Greece ...

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NonPolitics

Looting Back: An Account of the Ferguson Uprising

19 Aug , 2019  

The world is fire: a sun, hot, elusive, exploding and yet constant at the same time.

The world is water: carving millions of pathways through the land and our bodies, distinct and subtle, converging and diverging.

Confounding all algorithms, it violates all commandments, moralities, and religions, contradicts all political ideology, ...

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NonPolitics

Hong Kong: Anarchists in the Resistance to the Extradition Bill

28 Jul , 2019  

Since 1997, when it ceased to be the last major colonial holding of Great Britain, Hong Kong has been a part of the People’s Republic of China, while maintaining a distinct political and legal system. In February, an unpopular bill was introduced that would make it possible to extradite fugitives ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

The Yellow Vest Movement in France

29 Nov , 2018  

The past weeks have seen a massive confrontational movement arise in France opposing President Emmanuel Macron’s “ecological” tax increase on gas. This movement combines many contradictory elements: horizontally organized direct action, a narrative of being “apolitical,” the participation of far-right organizers, and the genuine anger of the exploited. Clearly, neoliberal ...

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Biopolitics

There is No Migrant Crisis: Against the Militarization of the Border

11 Nov , 2018  

A text co-produced by Crimethinc and It’s Going Down, discussing Trump’s threats to use the army against migrants.

Several thousand migrants have fled Honduras, hoping to escape poverty, violence, and repression. Donald Trump and his fellow nationalists and racists have been fearmongering about this so-called “migrant caravan” in hopes of ...

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NonPolitics

To Our Compas in Buenos Aires

28 Sep , 2018  

Comrades in Germany, France, and elsewhere have prepared the following overview of the 2017 G20 summit in Hamburg and the resistance it provoked. As a gesture of solidarity with others who fought the G20 and with those who will face it in Buenos Aires this November, we present their text ...

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NonPolitics

Resisting the Eviction of the ZAD

15 Apr , 2018  

Since the government’s decision to cancel the construction of an airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes (NDDL) on January 17, 2018, life on la ZAD—the Zone a Défendre (Zone To Defend) where the airport was to be built—has been a complicated series of conflicts about whether to negotiate with the government for the ...

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NonPolitics

La ZAD: Another End of the World Is Possible

9 Apr , 2018  

On January 17, 2018, the French government announced on television, via the voice of Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, that it had given up on pursuing the highly controversial project of building a new airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes (NDDL). This decision capped five decades of political, economic, legal, environmental, and personal struggle. ...

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NonPolitics

Confronting Escalating Repression in Germany. In the Aftermath of the G20, a Call for Resistance from the Rigaer 94

10 Jan , 2018  

Following the popular rebellion in Hamburg during the 2017 G20 summit, the German state has sought to crack down violently on dissent. In August, the police shut down the most widely used German-language platform for radical politics. In September, the neo-fascist party Alternative für Deutschland secured seats in the German ...

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Documentation, NonPolitics

DON’T TRY TO BREAK US – WE’LL EXPLODE 7 Der G20 Gipfel 2017 in Hamburg – umfassender Bericht und Analyse.

25 Okt , 2017  

taken form CrimethInc.

 

Der G20 Gipfel 2017 provozierte die bislang heftigsten Auseinandersetzungen in Deutschland in diesem Jahrhundert. Wir waren vor Ort und haben kontinuierlich berichtet; in dem Monat, der seitdem vergangen ist, haben wir die Berichte aus Hamburg zusammengebracht und einen komplette Chronologie und Analyse hergestellt. Herausgekommen ist eine

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Necropolitics

The Spiral of Police Violence A Work of Art Criticism

12 Okt , 2017  

It has recently come to light that over 31,000 police officers were on duty in Hamburg during last summer’s G20 summit. Of all the footage taken that week, one photograph truly captures the spirit and quality of policing during the G20. What is it about this picture that fascinates us?

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Necropolitics

The Rise of Neo-Fascism in Germany

2 Okt , 2017  

Last week’s elections in Germany brought the ultra-nationalist, neo-fascist, and partly neo-Nazi party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) into the German parliament for the first time with approximately 13% of the vote. They join the far-right parties that have significant political power in over a dozen other European countries. Why is ...

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NonPolitics

God Only Knows What Devils We Are: An Apopologia for the Black Bloc from the Community of those who do not have a Community.

4 Sep , 2017  

What they find so disturbing about the black bloc—the contagion of an anonymous collective force—is precisely why and how it continues to outlive every social movement from which it emerges. These generations—we who fantasized about Columbine and now only know metal detectors at school; we who expected September 11 and
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NonPolitics

German Government Shuts Down Indymedia What It Means and What to Do

26 Aug , 2017  

The German government has shut down the German Indymedia site, the most widely used German-language platform for radical politics and organizing. They have also conducted raids in Freiburg to seize computers and harass those they accuse of maintaining the site, absurdly justifying this on the grounds that the alleged administrators

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NonPolitics

DON’T TRY TO BREAK US–WE’LL EXPLODE. The 2017 G20 and the Battle of Hamburg: A Full Account and Analysis

9 Aug , 2017  

taken from CrimethInk.

 

The 2017 G20 summit provoked the most intense clashes in Germany yet this century. We were there providing continuous coverage; in the month since, we’ve synthesized the reports from Hamburg to produce a complete chronology and analysis. This is an epic story of state violence and ...

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Necropolitics

“Solidarity with the Police” – Debunking Excuses for State Violence in Hamburg (English/Deutsch)

19 Jul , 2017  

When the government concentrates 20,000 police in a city to violently suppress protest and people respond by defending themselves, it takes a real fascist to argue that the problem is “left extremism.” Yet this is precisely the kind of opportunism we are seeing from politicians and pundits in response to ...

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