occupy movement

The death of an Argentinian squatter in Barcelona

Juan Pablo Torroija

Juan Pablo Torroija was detained in the city of Girona. A few hours later he ended up in hospital. He was beaten and carried marks of strangulation. The police says he hanged himself in his cell. But evidence raises doubts about this version of the facts.

Pisa: the "Nuova Periferia Polivalente" has opened!

After being left derelict and neglected for 6 years, during which the only intervention by the local authorities has been the building of a wall around the old changing rooms which turned them into a dangerous sewer, Pisa’s sports centre Polisportiva della Fontina has come back to life, and being put to use by hundreds of people of all ages who want a space to hang out and practice sports freely.

The lessons of 2011: Three theses on organisation

Rodrigo Nunes looks at the social movements of 2011 and their implications for organising, rejecting the opposite conceptions of the vanguardist party and the loose virtual network.

Evicted families occupy a building in Seville and call on others to do so

Evicted families have squatted a building in Seville. They are resisting despite having the water and electricity cut off.

Bounty hunters & child predators: inside the FBI entrapment strategy

An article by Crimthinc on recent FBI 'terrorism' cases centering on anarchists and the Occupy movement.

The importance of dealing with Occupy's misogyny problem - Sasha Wiley

The importance of dealing with Occupy's misogyny problem - Sasha Wiley

An account of some misogynist dynamics within the Occupy movement and the need to challenge them.

Macao

Assembly

On May 5, Torre GalFa (empty since 1997) became the site of the Europe’s largest occupation: ‘Macao’.

The right to resistance under a controlled democracy regime

The faith that another world is possible and the courage to challenge and resists are not radicalism; they are only symptoms for sanity and consciousness.

Direct action makes history

A recent Occupy Wall Street spokes council meeting

A central part of our organising practice at Recomposition is direct action. In this piece our comrade Marianne addresses criticisms of Occupy Wall Street and the importance placed in that movement on a direct action strategy.

Occupy Abai - day 8

One day in the life of protest camp against inauguration of Putin in
Moscow - 14th of May