occupy movement

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

May Day and the Fight Back We Need

Occupy Iowa City held a rally and march as part of Occupy May 1st and the national Day of Action / General Strike. This was given as a speech there by Wild Rose Collective member R. Spourgìtis.

Who is Oakland: anti-oppression activism, the politics of safety, and state co-optation

An extensive criticism of anti-oppression politics, their relation to non-profits, capitalism and the state, as well as how they play out in movements such as Occupy.