community

Proposed Glastonbury Tesco site is occupied

After years of bullying locals, Tesco have finally been given permission by bureaucrats to build a new Tesco in Glastonbury on the site of a formers plastics factory. Unfortunately for Tesco, travellers have now occupied the site, and are trying to rally local support against them.

Wukan peasant victory sets stage for Chinese turmoil

Adam Ford reports on the Wukan rebellion and asks what it means for the future of social struggles in China

Report on the recent days of struggle of the NO TAV movement

As I wrote a few days ago, the NO TAV movement was planning a huge day of mobilisation on December 8, for the anniversary of what has become known as “The Battle of Venaus” in 2005, where activists managed to defeat police and security forces and take back parts of the valley that had been evicted and cleared up in the previous days.

Occupy Pisa: take back the neighboroughood!

Last Sunday, December 4, the town of Pisa in Tuscany saw a successful day of struggle and community involvement. More than 100 people responded to the call out by the Occupy Pisa folks and turned the day into a great opportunity for socialising and debate. During the last few weeks the Occupy Pisa group have already reappropriated 2 buildings in the historical city centre.

Earthquakes, crack-heads and utopias

Review article: A Paradise built in Hell: The extraordinary communities that arise in disasters by Rebecca Solnit, Viking, 2009.

Ambivalent Memories of Virtual Community

tale of toil: programming at berkeley's community memory, by g.s. williamson

The elite and community protests in South Africa

Shawn Hattingh gives an anarchist view on the community and workers revolt sweeping South Africa.

Anarchy and community in the UK

Article examining the meaning of 'community' in the current society, and what it would mean under communism.

"No Poll Tax Here": DAM pamphlet against Poll Tax

This is a short pamphlet put out by the DAM in around 1988, as interest was growing in England and Wales against the Poll Tax, which was already well advanced in Scotland.

Community struggles in South Africa, 1994-2004

Strikers in 2001

A pamphlet about anti-eviction, water and electricity cut-off movements, and some workplace struggles in South Africa.