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CNN, “Far-left protesters clash with police in Germany over jail term for woman who attacked neo-Nazis”
By Tatiana Arias, Nadine Schmidt and Sophie Tanno, June 4, 2023 Hundreds of far-left protesters clashed with police in the eastern German city of Leipzig on Saturday night, during demonstrations over jail terms handed down to several people convicted of vigilante attacks against neo-Nazis. Earlier this week, a court in Dresden convicted four left-wing activists, including a well-known student identified in German media as Lina E., of committing violent acts against neo-Nazis, sentencing them to jail for two to five years. Groups sympathetic to Lina E., who is from ..read more
Truthout | May 27, 2023 We can build broad anti-fascist coalitions while blocking far right demonstrators to make clinics safe for patients. Clinic defense has been a crucial part of left-wing social movements since Roe v. Wade affirmed the constitutional right to abortion in in 1973. The effort to defend clinics against an increasingly violent anti-abortion movement was where incredibly broad coalitions could be built to unite various ideological tendencies behind one clear goal: blocking far right demonstrators to make the clinic safe for patients. In the 100 days after the Do ..read more
Inc., “Of Course the Anarchist Café Closed for Lack of Profits, Funding. But Anti-Capitalism Didn’t Doom It”
The demise of this Toronto coffee shop is easy to joke about, but counterculture can be a seriously profitable business By Bill Saporito, May 16, 2023 If you ordered a white mocha frappuccino with hazelnut syrup from a self-described anti-capitalist coffee shop called the Anarchist Café, could you ever really expect to get what you wanted? Wouldn’t it be reasonable to expect the barista to serve you whatever the hell she chose? Bet you could never get a café au laissez faire. Irony was always going to be on the menu at the Anarchist Café in Toronto. Especially when the founder ..read more
Amid brazen abuses of state power and growing inequality, anarchist principles have been creeping back into the mainstream. Jak Hutchcraft talks to some of people the leading the charge. By Jak Hutchcraft, April 19, 2023 There’s a boarded-up venue on a busy road in Brighton. Wedged between an Oxfam and a Card Factory, it has no fancy signage, no clear indication of what goes on inside, or if the place is even open. But on the boards covering the windows there are some words: “For a social system based on mutual aid and voluntary co-operation: against all forms of oppression. To establish a sha ..read more