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Organising the unorganisable? Voices from the bottom up 23rd – 24th April | P2P Foundation

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Book Panel for “Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropecene” by McKenzie Wark

Originally posted on Alexander Bogdanov Library:
Historical Materialism conference in New York will have a session on McKenzie Wark’s new book – Molecular Red – and will include discussion of Bogdanov: Saturday, April 25th – Session One (10am – 12pm):…

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Cybersocialism by Paul Cockshott | Deterritorial Investigations Unit

← Technics in the Rear-view Mirror http://p2pfoundation.net/Towards_a_New_Cybernetic_Socialism via Cybersocialism by Paul Cockshott | Deterritorial Investigations Unit.

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[Re]Build: A Call for Contributors and Participants | Deterritorial Investigations Unit

Shock and austerity. Stock market instability. Stagnant wages and the decline of purchasing power. War. Climate change. Despite these multiplying crises, capitalism retains an essential tool that allows it to perpetuate itself on a global level despite its internal contradictions: … Continue reading

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All That Is Solid Melts: Comments on McKenzie Wark’s Politics for the Anthropocene (Part 1 of 2)

Originally posted on synthetic zero:
A: Proletkult Can we be infrapunks, builders of tiny bits of a structure of another life?[1] I. Living in Shadows Last month I made the trip from Louisville to Frankfort, Kentucky’s state capitol, to attend…

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Universe.city, a global little school pre-launch: Collective mapping of the disciplinary knowledge production in corporate university

Originally posted on GNUnion:
There will be 15 min. presentation and status update, and 45 min. ‘mapping of the knowledge production processes in corporate university’ in groups, 30 min. exchange on ‘How to Occupy, produce, open, share, and protect the…

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Event proposal for Friday the 27th for #OccupyInternet #Maagdenhuis #LSEOccupatin #GlobalSquare #manif2apriv | ‘How to produce, open, share, and protect the emancipatory space-time collectively’

This week several important events are taking place in Tunis. One is World Social Forum, which has lost long time ago its fame as the world’ unique gathering space for progressive, horizontal, democratic, left social movements; a movement of movements … Continue reading

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#GlobalSquare goes‬ On Air, follow Live and Rec Videos from @OccupyWSF | Networked Labour Network

Bambuser Channel: http://embed.bambuser.com/broadcast/5372923   via #GlobalSquare goes‬ On Air, follow Live and Rec Videos from @OccupyWSF | Networked Labour Network.

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Students protest in Montreal over government austerity measures

Originally posted on Montreal Gazette:
Several thousand students protesters gathered in downtown Montreal on Saturday afternoon to voice their displeasure with government austerity measures. Organizers of the protest said this will be one of several demonstrations to be held over…

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#Maagdenhuis met #OccupyLSE: Short report from the day when Sun got eclipsed, Moon got ascended, and the night became equal to day..

Follow and spread virally: #maagdenhuis and @hetmaagdenhuis for details of growing story … Today we did cover United Faculties Rally, where academics from other universities and faculties of uva were rallying and expressing their rage against the knowledge-machine university Inc: … Continue reading

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The United Faculties Rally, Live streamed from #Maagdenhuis 20/3/2015

Event Page https://plus.google.com/events/cio2ifukplbj46tnfv47ng9f32g YouTube Page http://youtu.be/iCyFDPVKz50 Video Embed http://aclass=

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Whose profit? Reply to Schram on rendementsdenken – ReThink UvA

By Enzo Rossi (Political Science) & Dan Hassler-Forest (English) In Friday’s issue of De Volkskrant, Arthur Schram argues that all is well with the managerial university. Colleagues and students in the Maagdenhuis should just abandon their left-wing romanticism and get down to … Continue reading

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United Faculties Rally  | ReThink UvA | 20 March 2015 – 16:30

Date/Time Date(s) – 20 Mar 16:30 16:30 – 17:30 Location Maagdenhuis Categories No Categories ReThink UvA organiseert aanstaande vrijdag 20 maart om 16.30 uur een UvA-brede manifestatie in het Maagdenhuis met de titel United Faculties Rally. De manifestatie brengt medewerkers uit alle faculteiten … Continue reading

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De Nieuwe Universiteit (DNU) TV, our own media channel, goes On Air: Block, Liberate and Deliberate!

De Nieuwe Universiteit (DNU) TV, our own media channel, goes On Air: Block, Liberate and Deliberate! Standing together in solidarity with #Blockupy swarm action targeting the new Troika Towers opening in Frankfurt which cost billions of Euro to the people … Continue reading

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Injustice police aggression against students protecting their university from market predators #Maagdenhuis

Source: http://www.youtube.com Excessief Politiegeweld Tegen Demonstrerende Studenten http://newuni.nl/2015/03/excessief-politiegeweld-tegen-demonstrerende-studenten/ De Nieuwe Universiteit reageert met dit bericht op de aantijgingen van de politie over de geluidsdemonstratie van afgelopen vrijdag die in verscheidene kranten zijn verspreid. Even na half negen begon de geluidsdemonstratie … Continue reading

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Maagdenhuis Appropriation Day #13, March 10, 2015

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1544490859144768/ Day Program Main Hall 06:00 – 09:00 Morning Rave – Start the Day Dancing! There will be smoothies, dj’s and coffee! 12:00 – 13:30 Lecture Anouk de Koning- “Racialized Amsterdam? Reflections on the ‘Notorious’ Diamantbuurt” 13:30 – 15:00 … Continue reading

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Amsterdam students and staff demand self-organisation of universities | REDFLAG

The University of Amsterdam chancellery building, the Maagdenhuis, has been occupied since 24 February, when students broke down the door and took over the ground floor. Since then, there has been a constant stream of teach-in discussions and organising activity. … Continue reading

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#DNU | Peer Producing FLOS and Commons University Working Group Next meeting: March 9, Monday, 14:00, Cafeteria, @Maagdenhuis, Spui 21, Amsterdam

Peer Producing FLOS (Free / Libre and Open Source) and Commons University Working Group   Contact person: Orsan Senalp (networg.nl) Email: networg@networg.nl WG online spaces:  Central Pad: https://titanpad.com/PeerProducingFLOSandCommonsUniversityWG Program Board: https://titanpad.com/PeerProducingFLOSandCommonsUniversityWGProgramBoard Meeting Minutes / Decisions: https://titanpad.com/PeerProducingFLOSandCommonsUniversityWGMinutes Loomio: https://www.loomio.org/g/R3eZtGlm/p2p-flos-commons-university-wg-dnu-re-think-uva E-list: … … Continue reading

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Liberation of #maagdenhuis, previously University van Amsterdam INC. HQ | Day#12 (March 9)

Maandag is niet voor niks onze favoriete dag van de week: vandaag verwelkomen we o.a. Rutger Bregman en uitgeverij De Bezige Bij! 10:00 – 12:00 General Assembly 12:00 – 14:00 Future Planet Studies – Bridging the Divide Across Faculties: Workshop … Continue reading

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Liberation of #maagdenhuis, previously University van Amsterdam INC. HQ | Day#11 (March 8)

Maagdenhuis Appropriation Day #11 (March 8) March 7, 2015 by De Nieuwe Universiteit —for English scroll down— Iedereen is uitgenodigd! Vandaag wordt reuze boeiend. 10:00 – 12:00 General Assembly (Kantine) 12:00 – 13:00 Legal Talk AG 13:00 – 16:00 Alexander … Continue reading

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