BY BILL DUNNE (2004)
The U.S. invasion of Iraq was a no-doubt-about-it crime of imperialism. So is the continuing U.S. military occupation of Iraq without even the fig leaf of approval by other imperial powers or their vassals and sycophants. “Shock and awe” inflicted death and destruction on the Iraqi people as well as no few working class American people and elicited revulsion and condemnation from most of the rest of the world’s people.
What prompted the minority ruling elite of the U.S. to leap into this quagmire? What motivated it to accept the huge political costs of such a risky adventure? vspace=”2″ Was it an altruistic desire to protect the world from weapons of mass destruction? Was it some noble democratic impulse to free the Iraqi people from a vicious dictator and build a shining democratic model state for people in the oppressive autocracies of the region to emulate? Was it a battle in the war on terrorism? Superficial cases have been made for these and other justifications for the U.S. seizure of a sovereign country. Or was it mere greed for Iraqi resources and labor and fat reconstruction contracts as surface events suggest? A deeper look at the circumstances indicates it was something else entirely.
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FOR OVER A DECADE, June 11th has been a day of action in solidarity with environmentalists and anarchists imprisoned for their actions in defense of the Earth. The day has its origins in an international outcry over the extreme and unprecedented sentencing of Jeffrey Luers to 22 years in prison for damaging several SUV’s at a car dealership. Since its inception in 2004, the June 11th day of action and other acts of solidarity have been instrumental in winning shorter sentences or early release for eco-prisoners, including Luers himself as well as Eric McDavid, who was entrapped by an informant. Yet committed earth defenders such as Marius Mason, targeted in the FBI’s “Green Scare,” are still serving harsh sentences in maximum security prisons for taking direct action against earth destroying industries.
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Výberovka rýchleho HC/punku z Ľublany. Pôvodne to vyšlo ako LP v roku 1986, neskôr ako CD doplnené o ďalšie kapely v r. 2004.
Toto je tá rozšírená verzia.
Compilation of raw HC/punk bands from Slovenia.
Carta abierta al movimiento anarquista y antiautoritario.
Federación Anarquista Informal,
enero de 2004.
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Últimamente se está generando una gran confusión entre individualismo e insurreccionalismo, como si fuesen la misma cosa. Pero como yo lo veo el insurreccionalismo es más una hipótesis estratégica
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Monday the 16th of November, 26 year old anti-fascist
Ivan “Vanya Kostolom” Khutorskoy was shot to death at the entrance to
his home at Khabarovsk street in the east side of Moscow; according to
some information with two shots to his head.
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Hello, my name is Oleg Serebrennikov. I’m 32 years old and I’ve been anti-fascist and socialist over the last 15 years, so I am one of the few people who was at the origin of the anti-fascist movement in Izhevsk.