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The D19-20 Alliance Call to Action Against TTIP and Austerity #D19_20


The Belgian D19-20 Alliance, in which CEO is a coordinating committee member, has put out a call with French trade union Solidaire asking all Europeans to take to the streets on December 19th, 2014, as the second day of the … Continue reading

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December 18, 2014: Fourth Global Day of Action for the Rights of Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People!


Let’s give identity and dignity to the thousands of migrants deceased and missing along the migratory routes around the world! PERSONS NOT NUMBERS! 40 thousands are the migrants dead on the terrestrial and maritime migratory routes since 2000. It is … Continue reading

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Charter for Europe, 1.2 – articles – L’internationale


(BY WAY OF) INTRODUCING THE PROJECT OF A CHARTER FOR EUROPE by Francesco Salvini & Raúl Sánchez Cedillo (Fundación de los Comunes) To think Europe as a space to be invented, to be drawn up, to be constructed. This is … Continue reading

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MyCreativity | On the Creative Question | Manifest by Geert Lovink, Sebastian Olma & Ned Rossiter


On the Creative Question – Nine Theses By Geert Lovink, Sebastian Olma and Ned Rossiter ‘Culture attracts the worst impulses of the moneyed, it has no honor, it begs to be suburbanized and corrupted’. ― Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge ‘We … Continue reading

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6pm this Friday – #OccupyDemocracy to re-occupy Parliament Square


Originally posted on OCCUPY DEMOCRACY:
6pm this Friday - #OccupyDemocracy to re-occupy Parliament Square #occupydemocracy protesters have called on supporters of democracy to join them as they re-occupy Parliament Square from 6pm this Friday at 6pm (21 November) for a long weekend. [1]…

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On the recent return of ‘acceleration’ ideas in relation to transition/rapture ‘strategies’ from above


I recently did a post on the networked-labour list [http://lists.contrast.org/mailman/listinfo/networkedlabour], and re posted here [http://snuproject.wordpress.com/2014/09/18/coding-the-algorithyms-of-emancipatory-modes-of-production/], of the Algorithms of Capital, an edited volume, by Matteo Pasquinelli. In my post, joining McKenzie Wark’s friendly critique of the ‘accelerationist’ revolutionary politics, I provided an … Continue reading

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Call for Urgent Action and Solidarity for Karabulut Family and all Asylum Seekers [EN, NL, TR]


Date: Friday, 14 November 2014 Time: 14:00 Place: Tweede Kamer (Dutch Parliement) Main Entrance Adress: Plein 2 On 10 November 2014, Leyla and Ali Karabulut together with their 6 years old daughter Defne Naz and 1,5 years old son Ernesto … Continue reading

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Blockupy-Festival – „#talk #dance #act – Blockupy


The Festival highlights Nov. 20th to Nov. 23rd 2014 Thursday, Nov. 20th | 20:00 CET | Gewerkschaftshaus (trade union house, Wilhelm-Leuschner Str. 69-77, close to the central station in Frankfurt): “Start Offs and Counter-Power” – Lecture by Costas Douzinas (Philosopher … Continue reading

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Program: Digital Labor Conference


PROGRAM Download the full program (PDF) Flip through the program here. November 13, 2014 06:00 PM Workingman’s Death November 14, 2014 08:00 AM Speaker Check-in 10:00 AM Opening Plenary 10:45 AM (Not) Getting Paid to Work & Play 10:45 AM Research … Continue reading

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Unionizing solidarity with Palestine: Support grows for BDS among grassroots labor movement


“We, representatives of Palestinian civil society, call upon international civil society organizations and people of conscience all over the world to impose broad boycotts and implement divestment initiatives against Israel.” This call for solidarity was issued in July 2005 by hundreds of … Continue reading

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Geert Lovink on Bifo, Dark Media, and Resistance


Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations Unit:
Geert Lovink recently gave a speech on Franco “Bifo” Berardi’s phd thesis, which is being published by Semiotex(e) sometime next year. In the meantime, Lovink muses on Bifo’s relationship to Deleuze (particularly the “Dark…

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Against Social Determinism by McKenzie Wark


Getting anything done generally requires the collaboration of people who do different kinds of work, and whose various kinds of work has shaped various kinds of thinking. It calls for some kind of translation or code switching. It can be … Continue reading

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Issue #5: Shared Machine Shops » Journal of Peer Production


Despite the marketing clangour of the “maker movement”, shared machine shops are currently “fringe phenomena” since they play a minor role in the production of wealth, knowledge, political consensus and the social organisation of life. Interestingly, however, they also prominently … Continue reading

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Speech at Franco Berardi’s PhD Defence by Geert Lovink


It has been a special honour and a pleasure for me to act as opponent for Franco Berardi’s PhD defence at Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki on October 23, 2014. You can read more about … Continue reading

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Caferağa Solidarity Hosts #Agora99 Pre-meeting 24-26 October in Kadıköy Istanbul


[scroll for english] – Agora99 İstanbul’da AVRUPA’DAN YOLDAŞLARI AĞIRLIYORUZ! Son dönemde Avrupa’da gerçekleşen ayaklanmalar sonrası kurulan Agora99’u 24 ve 25 ekimde Mahalle Evi’nde ağarlıyoruz. İşgal fabrikalarından özyönetim kliniklerine, emek örgütlerinden mega-proje karşıtı hareketlere, mahalle evlerinden feminist örgütlere uzanan esinlendirici bir … Continue reading

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Strength and Power Reimagining Revolution | Guerrilla Translation!


Image by Olmo Calvo by Amador Fernández-Savater Translated by Stacco Troncoso, edited by Jane Loes Lipton – Guerrilla Translation! How is it possible that fifty people can stop a forced eviction? Not just once, but over and over again (as … Continue reading

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Social (Network) Unionism and Social (Networked) Strike by Tiziana Terranova


Social unionism and digital labor in the transnational space of European austerity Over the past few years, European social movements have struggled to find new ways of cooperating and connecting in order to oppose the verticalization of European governance. Following … Continue reading

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Agora 99 » 24-26 Ekim 2014 İstanbul, Üçüncü Agora99 için Önhazırlık Toplantısı


Mücadelelerden mücadelelere bir çağrı: barınma ve kent hakkı için müşterekler için; güvencesiz emeğe ve neoliberal kentleşmeye, savaş ve devlet militarizmine karşı ve yurttaşlık hakkı ve sığınmacılık özgürlüğü için yerel ve küresel mücadeleleri bağlayabilecek örgüt pratiklerini geliştirelim. “Üçüncüsü yapılacak Agora99’u 2015’te İstanbul’da düzenleyelim!” … Continue reading

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Kobanê refugee girl: “ISIS destroyed my dreams” | ROAR Magazine


Kurdish refugees from Kobanê are in want of solidarity and support while the Turkish army is accused of sharing intelligence with ISIS forces in Syria. ROAR editor Iskender Doğu is in North Kurdistan on the Turkish-Syrian border to report on … Continue reading

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P2PCollab Campaign for the 2nd International Networked Labour Seminar | Networked Labour


This is an appeal for an institutional p2pfunding and p2p collaboration campaign, for realising the 2nd International Networked Labour Seminar, in Amsterdam, at around May 2015. Draft proposal for the 2nd event can be seen here: https://titanpad.com/networkedlabour2ndencounterproposal Project will be designed, managed and executed, … Continue reading

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