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Solidarity with the Toronto 900!

From Four Star: Between June 26th-27 2010, the G-20, an international organization between the protectors of capital, met to discuss how to secure profit during failing economic recession.  Amidst housing and labor crisis, global poverty, lack of international medical care and aid, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and environmental disaster (THANKS BP!) they spent close […]

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On Building Revolutionary Consciousness in Practice: Some Brief Reflections on the Insights of Paulo Freire

by Thomas Recently during a discussion on organizing strategy that I was observing, more than participating in, a friend and comrade of mine emphasized the importance of listening in organizing.  He wasn’t talking about listening in the sense of listening only to figure out how to market your ideas in more attractive language, or the […]

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Batay Ouvriye- A Worker’s Flag Day (May 18)

Batay Ouvriye Port-au-Prince, May 27th, 2010 In the context of the Workers Mobilization Month launched during the camps’ first march on April 28th, 2010, and following up on the various activities developed May First, May 18th was a major date (see our previous document: “The mobilization is launched!”). In Haiti, May 18th is Flag Day. […]

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Twin Cities Nurses Prepare For Largest Nurses Strike in History

by S. Nappalos Over 12,000 Minnesota nurses are set to strike in 14 hospitals across the Twin Cities area. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association, a union for nurses, are presently in contract negotiations with hospitals in their region. Negotiations have stalled over patient-to-staff ratios, with the union demanding strict safe-staffing ratios, and hospital management […]

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Justicia Divina

por Carlos El Padre Anselmo, somnoliento y errático aún, activó la cerradura de la puerta doble que le separaba del resto  de la residencia parroquial, (y básicamente del resto del mundo), para encontrarse ante la incomoda respuesta de un crujir trabajoso y rechinante hasta el ruido.  Lamentó no estar en sueños y que su cuerpo le […]

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What I would do with $55,000: Our need for accountability and our failure to realize opportunities and build movements

Posted by atrain On May 2nd 2010, I received an email in my inbox calling for “solidarity” and “emergency donations” to pay the bail of 11 self-identified anarchists in Asheville, North Carolina. They were alleged to have smashed ATMs, bank windows and small shops in celebration of May 1, International Workers’ Day. The price to […]

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Solidarity with the Greek workers’ struggle!

A  statement of solidarity from several anarchist groups Posted by atrain Greece is a test case for the social dismantling that awaits us all. This policy is being enacted by all the institutional parties, by every government and by all of globalised capitalism’s institutions. There is only one way to hold back this policy of […]

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