terrorism

A half-blind communist with a sharp eye for the future. Marinus van der Lubbe (1909-1934) and his Reichstag Fire

Marinus' mugshot, 1931

Interesting history of Marinus van der Lubbe, the young communist building worker who burned down the Reichstag, and was falsely denounced as a Nazi agent by the Communist Party, by Joep de Visser.

The weaker sex? Violence and the suffragette movement

Police survey Saunderton Railway Station after a suffragette arson attack, 1913

Fern Riddell examines violence used by the UK suffragette movement in the early 20th century, and why it is often ignored by historians.

The human costs of militarization in Latin America - Arturo Jimenez

Portraits of missing persons, victims of Operation Condor

An article about the establishment of Operation Condor, an alliance between multiple right wing dictatorships in South America to target exiled dissidents.

Califat et Barbarie - Tristan Leoni

Tristan Leoni's three-part series of articles on IS and its 'caliphate', first published on DDT21 blogs.

Brouillards de guerre - Gilles Dauvé

June 2016 article by G.D. on IS, Syria, war, the state and rhetoric, first published on the DDT21 blog.

Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America's Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba

2015 article giving a brief overview of US/Cuban relations. "The imperial mentality is wondrous to behold."

Class War 04/2016: Paris November 13th 2015, Brussels March 22nd 2016 – Just like an ordinary day in Syria, Iraq, Yemen or Afghanistan…

“The terrorist threat” and militarization of society against the re-emergence of class war
A (very) small example: France and Belgium

Islamic State, A Project Of Civil Society

Beyond the clichés that portray the Islamic State as simply a barbaric and fanatical occupation force shot up with petrodollars from smuggling, we cannot grasp it in its reality without considering its full dimension as a social project...

Secrets and bombs: The Piazza Fontana bombing and the Strategy of Tension

The Italicus Express bombing by fascists, 1974

Extremely informative set of writings on the Italian secret state counter-subversion program during the mass struggles of the 1960s and 70s.

9-11 And Radical Islamism

Bin Laden, Taliban, ayatollahs and generally speaking radical Islamists are our enemies for the same reason that all States and religions are. However, we have to recognize that their bombing attacks provided them with a stronger aura of radicalism than the one they had before.