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Solidarity: AWSM newsletter #19 April 2019

This is a link to SOLIDARITY#19 the occasional newsletter of the Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM)

What is Dadaism and what does it want in Germany? - Dadaist Revolutionary Central Council

Manifesto written by Richard Huelsenbeck and Raoul Hausmann, first published in 'Der Dada 1' (1919), in the context of the unfolding, German revolution.

Experiences of Democracy in Africa: Reflections on Practices of Communalist Palaver as a Method of Resolving Contradictions

Ernest Wamba-dia-Wamba

A classic essay on popular democracy in African tradition by Ernest Wamba-dia-Wamba, who was referred to as 'the gurerilla professor', when he left his academic post to join the Rally for Congolese Democracy.

Against the Logic of the Guillotine: Why the Paris Commune Burned the Guillotine—and We Should Too

Crimethinc examine the history behind the guillotine, its current popularity as a left symbol, and try to suggest a vision of liberation not based around revenge fantasies.

Bolsonaro's conditions of existence - humanaesfera

What happened in Brazil and the history that explains it, from a practical materialist perspective (ie from the bottom up).

A brief account of the Stop 'The City' protests - Dave (London Greenpeace)

A brief account of the Stop 'The City' protests (1983/4 London) concentrating on attitudes to police repression.

Photo by: camera_obscura [busy]
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Works of Mikhail Bakunin - reading guide

Works of the founder of Anarchism Mikhail Bakunin (1814-1876) or published collections of works of Bakunin.
(for biographies of Bakunin see here)

Postscript

The two featured articles, Fire and Ice and Spatial Deconcentration, both deal with the question of space in capitalist society. Like all social categories, it has two sides. In this afterword we wish to briefly discuss some of the implications of the space struggle previously described.

Fire and Ice: Space Wars in Zurich

Midnight Notes interview with a member of the Zurich anti-work movement.