community activity

#Hueyapan: Manifesto for Autonomy

The indigenous Community Council for Hueyapan Autonomy is struggling for self-government, a collective economy, direct democracy and the strengthening of its community guards against state police and clandestine destruction of the forests.

CRAC-PC: take the arms and the destiny of our lives in Guerrero, Mexico

CRAC-PC (Regional Coordinator of Communitary Authorities – Communitarian Police) has achieved substancial changes in the life of more of 153 communities, in 22 municipalities of Guerrero state, since October 1995. Changing completely the concept that we have of “police”, for these territories, the “comunitarios” (volunteers) become guardians elected by their own regional assemblies, guarding day by day, the dreams of their families and communities.

Unionism and Anti-Fascism - Twin Cities General Defense Committee

Statement on Opposing All Oppression from the Twin Cities GDC Local 14 on the importance of fighting fascism and all of the oppressions faced by different sections of the working class.

Why we liberate Mother Earth through direct action in Cauca?: a resistance message from Colombia to the world

From "The Guanabano" in Corinto, Cauca, one of the millenary liberators of Uma Kiwe (Mother Earth) explains what the dreams of the Nasa people in the ancestral lands, that are realised through direct action are: food sovereignty and self-management, self-organization of their economic activities, respect for indigenous governances and expansion of education under the worldviews of ethnic groups and peoples of Colombia, are some of the goals.

Mexico: "We have a dream; may Hueyapan become an autonomous municipality"

The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."

The life and work of anarchist Omar Aziz, and his impact on self-organization in the Syrian revolution - Leila Al Shami

Omar Aziz

Article about the impact of the ideas of Syrian anarchist Omar Aziz in encouraging community self-organisation in the Syrian uprising, prior to the start of the civil war. Tragically he died in prison in 2013, aged 63.

Ready to fight: Developing a 21st century community syndicalism

As we develop new strategies to work on community organizing campaigns, what ideas and strategies can we port over from the history of syndicalist workplace struggles?

Don't Mourn. Organise.

A statement from Edinburgh Anarchist Federation on the results of the Scottish independence referendum, and what comes next.

Spontaneous insurrections: the story of Alicia Jackson's eviction defense

Alicia Jackson, long-time Portland, Oregon eviction resister is finally seeing the confrontation with the banks coming to a head. Here is the story about how the community came together almost immediately to form an eviction defense when the danger was imminent.

North Devon community occupy local pub

Community outside pub

Residents of Forches housing estate in Barnstaple, North Devon, occupy their local.