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Europe Calling: It is just the beginning!

Posted in Corporations, Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Police State, Revolution with tags , , , , on December 11, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

Declaration from students in Rome

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows: occupation of universities everywhere in Europe, blockage of the cities, manif sauvage, rage. This is the answer of a generation to whom they want to cut the future with debts for studying, cuts of welfare state and increasing of tuition fees.

The determination of thousand of students in London, the rage of who assault the Italian Senate house against the austerity and the education cuts, has opened the present time: this is because the future is something to gain that start when you decide collectively to take risk and to struggle.

The extraordinary struggles that we are living have the capacity to show a present with an intensity that exceed the linearity of the time, that refuse our precarity condition: it is an assault to the future!

We don’t want to get into debt, we don’t want to pay more fees to study in London as well as in Paris, Wien, Rome, Athens, Madrid, Dublin, Lisbon. This European movement is about refusing austerity policies, refusing to get into debt for these miserable politicians. Que se vayan todos!

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March 4 Social War!

Posted in Corporations, Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Feminism, Police State, Prisoner Support, Revolution with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 5, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

Our fellow Communards at Occupy Everything! bring you an extensive round-up of coverage about the March 4th students, faculty, and worker strikes, picket lines, walk-outs, protests, and occupations. We stand in solidarity and struggle with student occupations worldwide.

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D-FUK Says, ‘It’s on!’ to Arizona State University

Posted in Corporations, Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Police State, Revolution with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

From So What if all the colleges burn down:

We are a Cadre of Anarchist students who happen to attend or have attended mainstream educational institutions; State Universities, Private Universities, Community Colleges and so on. We view Academia as, an institution that reifies claims to privilege and systems of oppression. Our work around the University consists of using it as strategic location to cause ruptures, confront enemies, build alternatives, and explore ideas. At the very least it is a place with a lot of resources for us to take. We personally do not see any use in dropping out, but if you want to, go for it! We encourage diversity of tactics. We position ourselves against all forms of oppression and hierarchy. We’re kind of over this whole thing they call ‘civilization’ too.

We are not fucking concise.

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To The Communards of March 4th

Posted in Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Police State, Revolution with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 1, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

A sealed note to the communards of March 2010

From The Brilliant

Thanks to you the world has opened up, again—tired folks were reminded that energy is generative, not finite, and the size of your ambitions has been shown to exceed the University. There is a beginning of a twisting road, without a foreseeable end, with beautiful vistas and shadowy cul-de-sacs.

In the past the brilliant attacked capitalism at its strongest, pointing out that even the upper and middle classes – the people who were supposed to benefit from the system – even those people led lives of misery and impoverishment. The school occupations are the latest chapter of that story. And the communiques, full of toothy poetry, point out that debt is the only consistent product of a university education, that the university – the gleaming icon of personal betterment and fulfillment – is no longer good for either the “creation of a cultured and educated citizenry,” nor for the economic benefits that used to go with a degree. That the university becomes just one more way of categorizing people, defining one more type of inmate, a different control group for the experiments that are constant, ubiquitous.

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