Tag: Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Mobiele Eenheid Film 2018

We see that the commercialisation, gentrification and growing tourism are making of Amsterdam an expensive and exclusive city. Amsterdam is becoming more individualistic, more monotonous and boring. Also, the city is now a playground for tourists and a board game

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Amsterdam: No eviction for hotels! The squatting collective ‘De Mobiele Eenheid’ stays!

Building squatted The squat collective De Mobiele Eenheid has squatted the Gedempte Hamerkanaal 86 / Spijkerkade 2 building a few weeks ago and has started a non-commercial social centre with a program of activities almost every day. After only a

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Amsterdam: An outing in the future of ADM

ADM site, August 2030. It is a bright summer day in this wild, green park area, the poster child of the green cultural harbor of Amsterdam, an area that provides fresh air, oxygen, biodiversity and culture. It is a special

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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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Residents of ADM take the municipality of Amsterdam to court

Today, the residents of the cultural free-haven ADM summoned the Amsterdam municipality in ‘Kort Geding’ (=> interim proceedings). They are claiming that Amsterdam enforces the perpetual clause in the purchase contract and thus prevents the public- and social interests of

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Amsterdam: Antifa activists forced Generation Identity fascists to leave “squat”

Amsterdam: Antifa activists forced Generation Identity fascists to leave “squat” Netherlands: Generation Identity fascists claimed to have squatted an apartment next to the “We Are Here” refugee squats in Amsterdam. Squatted or not, the fascists had to leave after antifa

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Memories of ELF squat Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 1998 (It must be noted that my recollection of events, being as they took place so long ago, has been altered from the reality in ways I can only begin to imagine in the retelling of it. The following

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Book Review – Seances: Re-wiring images in the Amsterdam Underground

Book Review – Seances: Re-wiring images in the Amsterdam Underground E.T.C. Dee 2016, Self-published in an issue of 600 copies. Jeffrey Babcock is well-known in Amsterdam for his underground cinema screenings, which take place in funky venues across the city,

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Undocumented – a letter to de groene amsterdammer

Thanks for the extended article about the parallel world of undocumented fellow towns-men. Chris Keulemans sketches in the article a pretty complete image of the world in which people without documents try to live, both the daily reality as well

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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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