NonPolitics

Arson with Demands – on the Swedish Riots

5 Nov , 2017  

30-40 years ago, the state could afford to BUILD 1 million flats in 10 years, now it’s too poor to even RENOVATE them.

– Megafonen – ‘Alby is not for sale!’1)

This exclamation is highly representative of the activism that has flourished in the suburbs of Stockholm these past years. ...

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Riots und Nachbarschaftsorganisierung

19 Jul , 2017  

Als Kulisse dieser Überlegungen lodern noch die Barrikaden im Hamburger Schanzenviertel: Duft der Freiheit, rauschhafte Grenzüberschreitung, polizeilicher Kontrollverlust. Augenblicke, im Aufbegehren gegen den G20 Gipfel nicht enden wollende Momente, die eine andere Welt sinnlich spürbar machen. Nicht als Konstruktionsplan – wer in welcher Verkrümmung auch immer die Gleichsetzung von Anarchie ...

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Guy Debord – Riots

14 Jul , 2017  

August 13-16 1965, the blacks of Los Angeles revolted. An incident between traffic police and pedestrians developed into two days of spontaneous riots. Despite increasing reinforcements, the forces of order were unable to regain control of the streets. By the third day the blacks had armed themselves by looting accessible ...

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Zu den Vorfällen anlässlich der Welcome-to-Hell-Demo

8 Jul , 2017  

Wer gestern Nachmittag zum Fischmarkt lief, um an der G-20 Wellcome-to-Hell-Demo teilzunehmen, bemerkte auf den ersten Blick zweierlei: Zum einen eine gegen 17 Uhr etwa 5-6tausend Menschen große Ansammlung, die mehr oder weniger guter Stimmung waren, ohne den Ausdruck von Verhärmung, Verhärtung oder ohnmächtiger Wut. Zum anderen sah man sofort, ...

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THE BLACK BLOC WHICH WAS NOT/ Comments on the Hamburg G20 – englisch/deutsch

4 Jul , 2017  

Could she be a member of the black bloc?

In the 1 July copy of the German newspaper Taz one finds the statements of two leftist organizations – Campact and Interventionistische Linke – each of which expresses their desire to be distanced from anything seen as ‘criminal’, and especially anything ...

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Now: The Invisible Committee (1)

20 Mai , 2017  

taken from Autonomies

 

It’s useless to wait-for a breakthrough, for the revolution, the nuclear apocalypse or a social movement. To go on waiting is madness. The catastrophe is not coming, it is here. We are already situated within the collapse of a civilization. It is within this reality that ...

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No Way Forward, No Way Back: China in the Era of Riots

26 Jan , 2016  

The following is a preview article from the forthcoming first issue of the Chuang journal.

Denim and its Discontents

 The story is now familiar: One morning in the spring of 2011, a migrant street vendor is harassed and beaten by police. That evening, rumors fly over the internet that the ...

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