Category: Analysis

Nazi Squatters Fuck Off

NAZI SQUATTERS FUCK OFF On Saturday April 22 2018, some muppets from the latest flavour of a small neo-nazi group “squatted” a house in Amsterdam Oost. They did this to “protest” at We Are Here, a group of undocumented migrants

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One but Many Movements Two Translations from the ZAD on Isolation, Division, and Pacification

From Crimethinc: Two weeks ago, thousands of French police attacked the ZAD—the Zone a Défendre (Zone To Defend)—an occupied area in which the French government tried for decades to build a widely unpopular airport. Yet every conflict conceals other conflicts

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Conflict and Autonomy in Bologna (2016)

“We made Làbas to create a rupture in the linearity of our history and identity.” Transcript from the seminar ”Conflict and Autonomy in Bologna – Building the Common” held in Lymy, Helsinki 13.4.2016 with guests from the collective Làbas based

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Flipping a coin

“Flipping a Coin” is less an essay than a narrative construction, an indeterminate, deliberately ramshackle form, built up of quotes, long and short, a variety of digital images and photomontages, appropriated texts, anecdotes, personal history, reports, shards of literary, historical,

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Squatting: the urban space as a common good

“Housing is a need, not a privilege”, “Housing for people, not for profit”. Banners with slogans like these hang from windows in any number of European cities. Across Europe, increasing social inequality is making some urban spaces inaccessible to those

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Punk and Anarchist Squats in Poland

Punk and Anarchist Squats in Poland A peer-reviewed article by Jim Donaghey Abstract Squats are of notable importance in the punk scene in Poland, and these spaces are a key aspect of the relationship between anarchism and punk. However, the

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Reclaiming Inclusive Politics: Squatting in Sweden 1968-2016

Reclaiming Inclusive Politics: Squatting in Sweden 1968-2016 A peer-reviewed article by Dominika Polanska Abstract Squatting, or the use of property without authorization, can take many forms in different contexts. It has been used as both a means in a struggle

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The Micropolitics of Criminalisation

This PhD research by Deanna Dadusc [pdf] analyses how the criminalisation of the Amsterdam squatting movement works. Tweet

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Calais: Total jungle eviction may begin on 17 October

The French State has been spreading word that it will evict the whole of the Calais Jungle, meaning the homes of 10,000 people, by “the end of October”. The latest rumour is that the attack will begin on 17 October

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Mapping the Movement: Producing maps of squatted social centres in Western Europe

This text was produced by people working on a project mapping squatted social centres at maps.squat.net. Tweet

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