45,000 workers at US communications giant Verizon have been on strike for nearly two weeks. Adam Ford, of Infantile Disorder, examines the lengths the company and the state have gone to to undermine the strike.
Since 19th of July, Russian anho.org (shorthand for "Anarchist Hosting")
has been targeted with a DDoS - attack. Since then, numerous activist
s have been unaccessible - including Indymedia-Siberia and various
anarchist groups (Autonomous Action of Kazan, Autonomous Action of
Irkutsk, Inter-Professional Union of Workers etc.). Main goal of the
attackers is antijob.anho.org - website, committed to defence of workers
against employers. This project includes popular feature "black list of
employers" http://antijob.anho.org/black_list/, where workers are
reporting problematic employers.
Geeks are a nice species of creature. Cutely dressed, delicate, fragile, softly spoken to the point of mutism. Yet, they have managed to colonize the collective imagination of an entire generation. This generation. But who are the geeks? And how could this species of shy elves take over the innermost sanctums of the western cultural environment?