Peter Storm

Anarchism: basic concepts

This is an introduction in basic anarchist conceptions, ideas and argumentation. The text started its life in the winter of 2010-2011, in Dutch. It was meant to clarify my own mind as a relative newcomer to the anarchist movement. It has been published, October 2018, as a small booklet. Complete text and publication info: https://ravotr.noblogs.org/anarchism-basic-concepts/

A serious public transport strike in the Netherlands

Stop work pressure - less work pressure, less people sick

There is some serious strike action going on in the Netherlands in regional public transport. This is like a breath of fresh air in a country where the Right is on the rampage and workers' struggles have been quite subdued for much too long.

Nicer ways to do it? Bolivian miners fighting back

Struggle, repression and contradictions in Bolivia

Sanders campaign reaches its climax

On Bernie Sanders' announcement of support for Hillary Clinton.

Racist tide in the Netherlands encounters opposition

"No against asylum seekers center"...

The Netherlands is experiencing a wave of racist, sometimes openly violent, actions andstreet mobilizations, mainly against refugees and the sheltering of refugees.

The Hague, Netherlands: the heat is on

Riot cops charge in the Schilderswijk

The police killing of Mitch Henriquez has led to three nights of protest and anti-police resistance in The Hague, Several hundreds of young people were out on the hot streets, confronting the cops

Dear cheerleaders, we need to have a chat about imperialism

Wearing the flag of Ocalan

On the process of change in Northern Syria often called the Rojava revolution, the PYD as proponent of the process, and its alliance with Western imperialist powers.

Student protests escalate in Amsterdam

Protest near Bungehuis

Students at the University of Amsterdam have launched a protest movement against authoritarian an neoliberal management. The movement has been escalating rapidly, at first the occupation got evicted, more police repression may be imminent.

'Europe' in Ukraine: many things to lots of people

piano man

Again, on the protests in Ukraine; this time mostly on the attitude towards 'Europe' among the several forces within the protests.

Ukraine: what's going on, and what does it mean?

Riots in Ukraine

Some thoughts on the protests happening in Ukraine. Things are not completely what they may seem.