There still is no Iranian nuclear threat!

U.S. government intelligence has stated that there has been no Iranian nuclear weapons program since 2003, so why is everyone still talking about it?

As of 2007, a U.S. intelligence estimate was released which stated that Iran had abandoned its nuclear weapons program in 2003. This intelligence estimate was reaffirmed in 2010 and 2012.12

  • 1. Risen, James, and Mark Mazzetti. "U.S. Agencies See No Move by Iran to Build a Bomb." The New York Times 24 Feb. 2012: A1. Web. 19 Nov. 2013.
  • 2. Dilanian, Ken. "U.S.

Romania: resistance against corporate environmental destruction and politics-as-usual

This article, on insistent protests against an environmentallt destructive mining project in Romania, was written for, where a slightly differently edited version can already be found, together with a very useful comment on the article.

For 8 consecutive days, people in Romania have been protesting a planned mining project in Rosia Montana, a mountain village. The protest is directed against threatened environmental destruction. But protests also express distrust of the government, of parties and the political establishment in general. There is already talk of a “Romanian Autumn”.

Romanian working class: sitting ducks in open fire of capitalism

An anarchist analysis of the working class in Romania.

There are about 5 million employees in Romania, currently. Some other 3 million people (a quarter of the local work force) work in other countries from the European Union, mostly Spain and Italy. The official unemployed people are said to represent 6.7%, but this is not accurate.

Look forward in anger (film)

Look forward in anger (subtitled in English) is a Romanian film directed by Remus Mărgineanu. The film takes place in Romania after 1989 (the Romanian Revolution).

A shipyard on the banks of the Danube in "the transitional period", uncertain and troubled which confuses, overturns the scale of values not without leaving behind countless victims.

What is the Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania?

Statement of ASIR (Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania)

What is the Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania?

The Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania is an anarchist project, more accurately – an anarcho-syndicalist project, initiated in order to promote the principles of revolutionary syndicalism.

Which are our objectives?

IASR interviewed by Radio Libertaire

IASR (Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania) interviewed by Radio Libertaire at the International Anarchist Gathering in St. Imier, Switzerland.

IASR (Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania) interviewed by Radio Libertaire (the radio station of the French Anarchist Federation). The interview was taken at the International Anarchist Gathering in St. Imier, Switzerland, which took place between 8-12 August 2012. The interview is in English and French.

The Hajduks of Cotovschi

A short history of The Hajduks of Cotovschi, an anarchist communist partisan organization from Romania, that pursued its activity in Bucharest, between 1939 to 1941.

The name of the organization was chosen to honor the name of Grigory Cotovschi (alternate spelling: Kotovski) and was created by Ion Vetrila in 1939, being active in the period when the legionaries from the "Legion of Archangel Michael" were collaborating with Antonescu government. The Hajduks of Cotovschi were organized according to a classical scheme: basically 5 people in a group.

MASA interviewed by IASR

IASR (Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania) interviews MASA (The Network of Anarcho-syndicalists) in Croatia. A very thought provoking interview.

IASR: What is MASA?

Direct Action: An anarcho-syndicalist journal

Direct Action: An Anarcho-Syndicalist Journal, a new anarchist publication from Romania.

Direct Action: An Anarcho-Syndicalist Journal is the publication of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Initiative from Romania (IASR), representing the voice of Romanian anarcho-syndicalism. The publication is bimonthly and intends to provide the Romanian public with an accessible introduction to anarchism and anarcho-syndicalism, spreading the influence of such ideas in Romania.

Gheorghiu, Stefan, 1879-1914

A short biography of writer and revolutionary syndicalist from Romania, Stefan Gheorghiu.

89 years ago, on the 19th of March 1914, at the Filaret hospital in Bucharest, the writer and revolutionary unionist Stefan Gheorgiu died at the age of 35.

”The bad things we suffer from, will not be removed by those above us, but by our will, strength and determination”– Stefan Gheorghiu. </blockquote>