A new website has been launched which challenges "to the core" the thinking of the industrial capitalist system. It presents the ideological alternative of an "organic radicalism" which it sources from a wide range of thinkers, past and present. This philosophy, it says, is based on the idea of a living community, a social organism … Continue reading Organic radicals: new site launched
Report by Paul Cudenec of Shoal Collective. There weren't too many hi-vis jackets in evidence when we arrived at one of a series of roundabouts on the "rocade", the ring road, at Alès in south-east France on Tuesday March 19. Would there be enough protesters to pull off the roadblock that had been agreed … Continue reading Roadblock!
Report by Paul Cudenec of Shoal Collective. Saturday March 16 2019 will probably go down in history as the day that Macron and his government gave up waiting for the Gilets Jaunes movement to fade away. Huge numbers of Yellow Vests packed the Champs Elysées in Paris for Act 18 of their revolt and were … Continue reading The sunshine revolution
Activists in the UK are getting organised to oppose the NATO summit announced for London in December 2019. The first meeting will be held in the Whitechapel area of the capital city on Sunday March 24 from 2.30pm. The last NATO summit in the UK was in Newport in 2014 and a campaign by Stop … Continue reading Stop NATO in London!
Photo : Mathias Zwick / Hans Lucas Here is a translation of a new article from Lundi matin, a website close to the Invisible Committee, famed authors of The Coming Insurrection. After four months of full-on revolt in France, the promised insurrection seems closer than ever to fruition... On the streets, the Algerian authorities are … Continue reading Ultimatum
Number 47 In this issue: Yellow voices Defending nature means fighting capitalism Zombie archaeology Everybody expected the Neoliberal Inquisition Tall tale of "eco-terrorism" Acorninfo 1. Yellow voices The Gilets Jaunes, or Yellow Vests, movement in France is the most important political phenomenon to emerge in Western Europe so far this century. It has smashed through the … Continue reading The Acorn – 47
An eye-witness report from Act 16 of the ongoing Yellow Vest uprising against neoliberalism, by Paul Cudenec of Shoal Collective. We had just positioned ourselves downwind from the teargas canisters that had been fired towards us from the ranks of riot police protecting the Sous-Préfecture, the French state's HQ in Alès, southern France. Then suddenly … Continue reading Tear gas and rubber bullets on the streets of southern France