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CHOCOLATE FISH, RED HERRINGS AND BILLIONAIRES

We read about the amazing feats of the rich and powerful and are encouraged to accept them. Their existence is seen as natural and beneficial. A look at the story of the soon to be richest person in Aotearoa shows we don’t need to buy into this and shouldn’t.

A Workers Story #2

In ancient times, known as BC (Before Corona) we at Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) put a call out for workers to share their personal stories about difficulties they have or are experiencing at work. We had positive feedback and began with the story of an educator in Southland .https://awsm.nz/?p=4390. Here is the second contribution to the series by Richard, a worker in Wellington

Viktor Filinkov, political prisoner: “An idealist who takes on responsibility for the big picture”

One of the "Network" case defendants, jailed for seven years on trumped-up charges

Class War 10/2019: “Yellow vests”

“Here we are / Here we are”
“For the honor of the workers / And for a better world”

The Network Trial against anti-fascists in Petersburg: Closing Statements by Defendants

The trial of the “Network terrorist community,” whose alleged members
have been charged with violating Article 205.4.2 of the Criminal Code,
is winding down in Petersburg. The Second Western Military District
Court has heard the case made by the prosecution, who asked the court to
sentence Viktor Filinkov and Yuli Boyarshinov to nine and six years in
prison, respectively.

Long Live The Revolt!

After another night of revolt in the streets of The United States due to the killing of George Floyd, president Trump, from a bunker in the White House, announced that he would designate “Antifa” as a terrorist organization. This finger-pointing seeks to frame a spontaneous and manifold movement (without capitals) as an Organization, not only assigning it an ideology but also a functionality that is hierarchical and in consonance with state logic.

The pandemics of capital

# The pandemics of capital [Grupo Barbaria]
# Against the Holy Family of capital, we defend our lives by means of social antagonism [Grupo Barbaria]
# Against the pandemic of capital, social revolution! [Proletarios Internacionalistas]

Making good use of epidemics

The State’s counting pennies, we’re gonna count the dead…

Action Group for the Reconstitution of Proletarian Autonomy
Communique #77 – March 2020

Boletín La Oveja Negra nro.69: Coronavirus and social issue

We find ourselves in a state of exception although it is within capitalist normality. State reason knows not of exceptions but of rules. It is not the end of the world. And it is not necessary to suspend reflection or action due to force majeure.