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Class conflict and its cultural expressionThe mystery of ‘populism’ finally unveiled

Viktor Orbán (Bálna, Budapest, Hungary).

The philosopher of post-Fascism enters the populism fray with his own candidate for post-truth – Left betrayal.mehr...

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Misleading index and bribery by foreign companiesCorruption in Africa

Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 from Transparency International.

Internationally, African countries are considered to be particularly corrupt. This reputation amounts to an immense oversimplification of a much bigger problem and partly results from questionable ...mehr...

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The 99 years old revolutionary history of Eastern EuropeInto the Dustbin of History

The ‘changes’ in Eastern Europe took place on the 200th anniversary of the French revolution. It seemed to many that it might be a second coming: a new revolution about, and for, human rights.mehr...

International

Europe should rid itself of the tax havens it shelters withinThe current system has run out of steam

CEO of Société Générale, Frédéric Oudéa (in the middle), lied at the French Senat.

As strange and as sudden as it may be, thanks to the revelations by several international news sources concerning the magnitude of tax evasion facilitated by a Panamanian firm, elected officials and ...mehr...

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Why the commoning of work and labour is a political struggleA people’s redefinition of the economy

Social movements across the globe mobilize the commons as non-capitalist economies that are rooted in social relationships and that are motivated by community needs and not by markets.mehr...

A society of oligarchsHow Mark Zuckerberg’s Altruism Helps Himself

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO at Facebook headquarters in Mountain View, California.

International

Zuckerberg set up a limited liability company, which was a public relations coup and will help minimize his tax bill.mehr...

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Selective EmpathyPublic Response to Tragedy is Disproportionate

Paris shootings, the day after near the Bataclan.

In light of the Paris terror attack that killed over 130, I have some observations to share regarding the social media response.mehr...

International

Periphery capitalismBack to Banality

Dom Crossley

As a former dissident and as an opposition politician and theorist around 1989, I am of course frequently asked to draw a balance sheet of the great changes in Eastern Europe. There is a huge temptation ...mehr...

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Competitive immigrationThe Meaning of the Refugee Crisis

I am not qualified to write about the crisis which sends Syrians, Afghans, Iraqis, Eritreans and others to Europe. I know only what I read in the newspapers and in a few specialist books.mehr...

International

Loop musicMaker’s Paradise

I’m going to build an amazing instrument. That’s crazy, me an instrument maker, but it is apparently going to happen. I’m only an amateur hobby musician more big headed than ambitious. Yet, this instrument.mehr...

International

Sofia Central PrisonA Visit To See Jock Palfreeman

Prison in Sofia, Banischora, Sofia.

A visit to see Jock Palfreeman at Sofia Central Prison usually means the normal bureaucracy i.e. waiting 2-3 hours, body searches and food stuff weighed, checked and an item or two confiscated.mehr...

20 years in a bulgarian prison for defending himselfFree Jock Palfreeman

Jock Palfreeman.

International

Twenty one year old Australian Jock Palfreeman started his travels around Europe in early 2006. Having visited numerous countries and stayed in a small town an hour drive from Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, living and working with his friends, he returned tmehr...

International

Political and Social Aspects of the Nationalist Populism in PolandNationalism in Poland

In the years 2005-2007 in Poland there was a period of governmental coalition between 3 parties: conservative Law and Justice (PIS), social-conservative-agrarian Self-Defense (Samoobrona) and ultra-catholic League of Polish Families (Liga Polskich Rodzin mehr...

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Drone Warfare

Vortrag der US-amerikanischen Journalistin und Aktivistin Medea Benjamin über ihr Buch «Drone Warefare - Killing by Remote Control» - Drohnenkrieg, Krieg aus heiterem Himmel, Morden per Fernbedienung.mehr...

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Changing Ownership Patterns in the Global Oil Sector

Referat von Tom Keefer über die sich verändernden Strukuren des globalen Ölsektors. Gehalten im Rahmen des Internationalen Seminar zu «Energie, Arbeit, Krise und Widerstand».mehr...

Dirty Wars

Eine Northrop Grumman X47B Drohne auf dem Flugzeugträger USS George H.W.

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Vortrag des US-amerikanischen Autors Jeremy Scahill über sein Buch Dirty Wars. Der gleichnamige Film lief vor kurzer Zeit in der ARD. Thema ist der amerikanische Drohnenkrieg.mehr...

International

The open-source movementOn Private Property of Immaterial Goods

The following excerpt is part of the longer essay »Free Property — On Social Criticism in the Form of a Software Licence«.mehr...

International

The Bounds of Proletarian EmancipationA Contribution to the Critique of Unions

Getreideverkehrsanlage, Pier A in Bremen, Getreidestrasse.

Everybody who is involved in one of the current labour struggles – who watches them or tries to intervene in them – has to deal with the issue of unions.mehr...

Bob BlackAnarchy after leftism

Public art in an alley adjacent to Commercial Drive in Vancouver BC Canada.

International

Leaving the twentieth century, leftism of every stripe is in disarray and defeat — anarcho-leftism included. And Murray Bookchin’s Social Ecology is certainly no exception to this trend.mehr...

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Liberty of knowledgeA Hacker Manifesto

There is a double spooking the world, the double of abstraction. The fortunes of states and armies, companies and communities depend on it. All contending classes revere yet fear the relentless abstraction of the world on which their fortunes yet depend.mehr...

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Closing statement to the nigerian military appointed tribunalKen Saro-Wiwa - Closing statement

Vigil at the Shell Centre, London, on the 17th Anniversary of Ken SaroWiwa and the Ogoni 9. 101112.

Closing statement from Ken Saro-Wiwa to the nigerian military appointed tribunal: »We all stand before history. I am a man of peace, of ideas.«mehr...

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Critical Theory of Capitalist Modernity

Moishe Postone is Professor of History at the University of Chicago, where he is also part of the Committee on Jewish Studies.mehr...

Nuclear AssaultFukushima and Capitalism

The Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

International

Consider the present situation. The Industrialized World wakes up to flnd itself in a quandary. Perhaps the technological confrontation between the two ideologies.mehr...

International

AntimilitarismExpert Workshop on Limiting Armed Tele-Operated and Autonomous Systems

Armed tele-operated and autonomous systems have the potential to accelerate the pace and tempo of warfare, to undermine existing arms controls and regulations.mehr...

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Sofia, BulgariaJock Palfreeman’s Official Statement of Events

Jock Palfreeman’s Official Statement of Events. I went out from Rock bar at Lavele Street with Lindzi and Tony and with other people I don’t know by name.mehr...

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The Communist Party and the anti-fascist movementBattle of Cable Street

The mural on Cable Street in London, dedicated to the Battle of Cable Street.

Whitechapel in the 1930s was a melting pot of races and cultures, in the last quarter of the 18th century there was an influx of immigrants from Eastern Europe.mehr...

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On the underlying causes of the current financial crisisTremors on the Global Market

Die Hafenanlage «Puerto La Boca» in Buenos Aires, Argentinien.

The causes of the current crisis in the international financial markets, have been attributed by almost all commentators and economic experts to the uninhibited freedom granted to speculation, ...mehr...

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Kamerun Bamenda: Interview mit einem verhaftetem SNSC Aktivist

Kamerun Bamenda: Interview mit einem verhaftetem SNSC Aktivist.mehr...

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Alternative “Transposition”: All Partisanship in the Clash of Cultures Should Be RefusedWeaken all the fronts

The 20th century was the bloodiest century in the history of humanity. The 21st century could break this record.mehr...

Beltane CommuniqueCybertribe rising

Young man and young woman at M’era Luna Festival.

International

Consider the present situation. The Industrialized World wakes up to flnd itself in a quandary. Perhaps the technological confrontation between the two ideologiesmehr...

International

Black Flame, Definitions, and Struggles over IdentityThe Meaning of Anarchism

Michael Schmidt and Lucien van der Walt’s book Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism published by AK Press in 2009 has caused considerable debate within the anarchist movement.mehr...

Creating communities of heartSharing one skin

Mo Riza

International

As a child of ten, I once sat on a hillside on the reservation with my father and his mother as they looked down into the town on the valley floor.mehr...

International

Anarchist approaches to housingAnarchist approaches to housing

It’s time to renew your yearly lease and once again your landlord wants to raise your monthly rent. Should you stay or should you go? Are there options to leases, rents and mortgages?mehr...

Privacy in an open society requires cryptographyA Cypherpunk’s Manifesto

Chaos Communication Camp 2007 in Finowfurt near Berlin, Germany.

International

Privacy is necessary for an open society in the electronic age. Privacy is not secrecy. A private matter is something one doesn’t want the whole world to know, but a secret matter is something one doesn’t want anybody to know.mehr...

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