What is the society you are dreaming of?

What is the society you are dreaming of? β€œA society where you are able to survive.” β€œTo be able to survive, not only me, but everyone.” Survival, as a dream. Talk about being reduced to “bare life,” where even Doctors without Borders comes in and declares there is a humanitarian crisis in Athens itself, and […]

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Single-Cell Resistance in the TimeSpace of Kairos

The period of bifurcation, chaos, and wild fluctuations out of which will emerge a new order (but one impossible to predict in advance) is in fact the description of the third time of historical social systems, that of structural crisis. It is the view of many world-systems analysts that the modern world-system has entered this […]

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Uprising News for Jan. 9, 2009: Greece, Gaza

Just two brief alerts here: ON THE GREEK RIOTS promises to report on its blog today concerning today’s mass demonstrations planned across Greece today, with an anarchist assemply currently taking place in the Athens Polytechnic. Demonstrations and riots in Greece have continued, more sporadically since Christmas, and this January 9 mobilization has been planned for […]

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Occupation of the New School University, NYC

Thanks to a notice from a visitor, there is news tonight that the New School has been occupied by protesting students, following very heated conflict between faculty and the president, Bob Kerrey (see links to stories and alerts below). According to the website for the occupation (New School in Exile): As of 19:00 (7 pm) […]

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“Everyone to the Streets!”- Greek protesters take over state television

While the international mainstream news media appears determined to cast the Greek riots as “subsiding,” “waning,” and “easing,” reports from the protesters themselves paint a very different picture. Today, for example, Greek protesters seized state run television and interrupted a broadcast of Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis’ speech to parliament — watch: The youths who are […]

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The Greek Uprising Continues and Widens Here, There, Everywhere

Call for an International Day of Action Against State Murder, worldwide demonstrations for Saturday, December 20, 2008: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=62832383528 and On The Greek Riots see also: “We don’t forget, we don’t’forgive” – day of international action against state murders, 20 – 12 – 2008 Today (Friday, Dec. 12), the assembly of the occupied Athens Polytechnic decided […]

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The Greek “Intifada”: News, Views, Overviews, Day 7

“Until now, our society was full of dirty but calm water; nothing was moving, nothing improving, all the problems of our society remained unsolved for years. People pretended that everything was going well. But now this false picture has been broken and we are facing reality.” — Vicky Stamatiadou, a kindergarten teacher in the rich […]

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Solidarity with Fire: The Insurrection to Come

“solidarity with the fires in Greece, the insurrection to come” Today is the sixth continuous day of protest riots in Greece, with some of the biggest developments being the international spread of the protests and the magnitude of the damage done to private business in Greece. This is just a roundup from mainstream news sources […]

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