Month: September 2018

Amsterdam: Hambach solidarity vigil

Hambach solidarity vigil. Thursday September 20th 20.00hr German consulate Honthorststraat 36-38 Amsterdam Last Wednesday afternoon a person died during the eviction of the Hambach forest in Germany, after falling from a 20 meter high walkway between the trees. We are

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London: The Battle for Deptford and Beyond

In Deptford in south east London, local campaigners have occupied a 20-year old community garden to prevent it from being boarded up and razed to the ground by Lewisham Council and the housing association, Peabody. They are also highlighting the

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Summer visit to ZAD NDDL

[…] what matters has everything to do with a logic of difference and possibility, autonomy and self-determination: the perpetuation of the possibilities of common life that place-based social relations can create, even amidst a striking diversity of beliefs. Where once

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Amsterdam: Attack on the free spaces

Things are going well with Amsterdam. The city is extremely popular. More visitors come every year. While there were still plans to demolish the entire ring of canals in the 1950s, the same canal belt is now Unesco’s cultural heritage.

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‘Commercialism eradicates the soul of the city’

ADM in newspaper Het Parool (Tuesday, september 4th 2018): ‘Commercialism eradicates the soul of the city’ (by Dimitris Dalakoglou, professor social anthropology VU university Amsterdam): “The closure of ADM and the rest of the squats is the death of Amsterdam.

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CALLOUT FOR INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY FROM THE HAMBACHER FORST

Right now a large scale police action in the Hambach Forest occupation is taking place! The protest camp fighting against energy company RWEs destruction of land and climate must be sustained until the last tree is standing! The eviction of

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