Movements

using space six

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using space is a zine about squats, social centres and alternative ways of living.

this is issue six, produced january 2o12.

previous issues are also hosted here apart from five, which was too large, but it's hosted at other places, including northern indymedia uk

contents:

* Facing Up to Mike Weatherley's Fearsome Gauntlet
* A Secret History of the City
* The CoolTan Arts Centre  read more »

When Should You Shoot a Cop?

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"Basic logic dictates that you either have an obligation to LET “law enforcers” have their way with you, or you have the right to STOP them from doing so, which will almost always require killing them."

Dan Savage Un-welcoming Party! Pamphlet

Dan Savage Un-welcoming Party

Radical queers and their allies came together to form an un-welcoming party for Dan Savage on January 21, 2012, outside the Vogue Theatre on unceded Coast Salish Territories. After successfully glitter-bombing Dan Savage outside the theater, the Homomilitia handed out over 200 pamphlets (each with a tiny glitter packet stapled inside!) to people attending the talk.  read more »

Fourth Generation Warfare & Standing Orders for Open Source Insurgencies

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Collection of principles and guidelines as enumerated by military affairs analyst John Robb. Some of the world's top guerrilla groups have formally adopted Robb's work on warfare as their own. According to Robb, torrential improvements in technology and globalization have combined to make it possible for small groups of violent individuals to go to war against nation-states and win.

Decolonizing Anarchism: An Antiauthoritarian History of India's Liberation Struggle

Decolonizing Anarchism

Decolonizing Anarchism looks at the history of South Asian struggles against colonialism and neocolonialism, highlighting lesser-known dissidents as well as iconic figures. This approach reveals an alternate narrative of decolonization, in which achieving a nation-state is not the objective.  read more »

Franklin Rosemont, 1944-2009

Franklin Rosemont, 1944-2009

"A stranger to neither love nor laughter"

by Don Lacoss

The Fifth Estate, Summer-Fall 2009, Vol 44, No. 2 (Whole number 381), page 34  read more »

Remembering Rosemont

In my Mind's Eye

Remembering Rosemont

by Joseph Jablonski

Communicating Vessels, Issue 22, Fall-Winter, 2010 - 2011, page 18

FALL IN SPRING  read more »

Throwing Garbage: In Support of Garbage Workers

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One-page zine for passing out to anyone involved in garbage-related things. Two highlights on history of Memphis strike in 1968 and the Young Lords' Garbage Offensive in 1969. To print as zine, go to Print Settings and select Booklet printing options.

Promoting Your Union

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Six!strategies!to!get!more!organizing!leads!and!
union!members

On the recent occupations...

Occupy communique from the Baltimore Feminist Reading Group // Women and Trans* Conspiracy from Hell (W.A.T.C.H.)

Subversion of Politics, The : European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life by Katsiaficas

The Subversion of Politics

Since the modern anti-globalization movement kicked off with the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, a new generation has been engaging in anti-capitalist direct action. Its aims, politics, lifestyles, and tactics grow directly out of the autonomous social movements that emerged in Europe from the 1970s through the mid-1990s.  read more »

Why Critical Mass?

Promotional/informational flier circulated at Critical Mass rides, which addresses the following issues:
* Problems with car culture
* Why ride a bike?
* Why Critical Mass?
* Why do some people dislike Critical Mass? (How to answer the critics)
* The future?

Occupy Riverside Zine Issue # 1

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The 'Zine Working Group of Occupy Riverside has produced our first zine! Enjoy!

16 page PDF file, available both in color and in b-w grayscale.

10 Points on the Black Bloc

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Introduction

The February 13th heart attack march successfully clogged the arteries of capitalism by having a riotous time through the streets of Vancouver during the convergence against the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

In the immediate aftermath, supposed allies of the social denounced the tactics and attempted to distance themselves from the more radical elements in this movement.  read more »

Supporting the Prisoners of the G20 Police State

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"What more human response could there be to a financial district—an urban space devoid of life, deprived of affordable rents, scoured of autonomous livelihoods, subordinated to the needs of traffic and commerce, held under the eye of surveillance cameras, occupied by police, and plagued with corporate outlets and banks—than to destroy it?"  read more »

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