Saturday, April 08, 2023

Main Blog Moved to Kersplebedeb.com!

Since March 2013, the main Kersplebedeb website has been migrated to a primarily wordpress format.

What this means in practical terms is that everything you are used to seeing on Sketchy Thoughts is now being posted straight to Kersplebedeb and simply being automatically mirrored here. So in general, you will probably have a better reading/viewing experience if you head over to Kersplebedeb.

For those who prefer the Sketchy Thoughts blogger layout for whatever reason, this page will continue to be automatically updated whenever something is posted to Kersplebedeb, for at least the short-term future. However, as additional functionality is added to the Kersplebedeb site via wordpress, the Sketchy Thoughts page will probably begin to show its age more and more.



Wednesday, July 26, 2017

«Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois (repost)

A Lille, c’était le gars dont on évitait la route, un skinhead réputé pour sa violence.

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«Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois



A Lille, c’était le gars dont on évitait la route, un skinhead réputé pour sa violence.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

A New Class Politics



Class is back on the agenda of the European left. That is good news. The reasons, however, are unfortunate. It is primarily the growing working-class support for right-wing parties and movements that troubles left-wing authors, activists, and organizers. Two poles have emerged in the debate.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at A New Class Politics



A New Class Politics (repost)

Class is back on the agenda of the European left. That is good news. The reasons, however, are unfortunate. It is primarily the growing working-class support for right-wing parties and movements that troubles left-wing authors, activists, and organizers. Two poles have emerged in the debate.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at A New Class Politics



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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right (repost)

Women bradish US flags and shout at the “March Against Sharia” at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images) The nationwide “March Against Sharia” rallies on June 10, 2017, brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets.

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Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right



Women bradish US flags and shout at the "March Against Sharia" at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images) The nationwide "March Against Sharia" rallies on June 10, 2017, brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The Birth of Canada’s Armed, Anti-Islamic ‘Patriot’ Group (repost)

In front of Calgary City Hall a couple dozen of them stood, shoulder-to-shoulder, in an attempt to make an unbreakable human wall. Each of them wore a uniform consisting of a black T-shirt emblazoned with a Roman helmet—a look that wouldn’t be out of place in a biker gang.

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The Birth of Canada's Armed, Anti-Islamic 'Patriot' Group



In front of Calgary City Hall a couple dozen of them stood, shoulder-to-shoulder, in an attempt to make an unbreakable human wall. Each of them wore a uniform consisting of a black T-shirt emblazoned with a Roman helmet—a look that wouldn't be out of place in a biker gang.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Birth of Canada's Armed, Anti-Islamic 'Patriot' Group



Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Naxalbari@50: Meet the woman who lit the first fire of uprising



Her frail frame hides her fiery past. At 74, Shanti Munda walks with a hunch and her coarse cotton saree clashes violently with the trendy jeans and buzz cuts of her grandsons. But they hold their grandmother in awe.

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Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna?



New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided muc

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Annie Mathieu



(Québec) « On a eu beaucoup de soutien de la part des partis au pouvoir, mais des partis d'opposition, ça a été le silence radio. » Saïd El-Amari a été grièvement blessé lors de l'attentat au Centre culturel islamique de Québec (CCIQ) le 29 janvier.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans



I have been following Far Right movements for more than a decade as a researcher and journalist. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an increase in the visibility of a new, violent, right-wing street protest movement that I call “Independent Trumpism.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans



The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans (repost)

I have been following Far Right movements for more than a decade as a researcher and journalist. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an increase in the visibility of a new, violent, right-wing street protest movement that I call “Independent Trumpism.

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right (repost)

The increasingly illiberal European country offers shelter to a growing number of international nationalists.

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How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right



The increasingly illiberal European country offers shelter to a growing number of international nationalists.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

My month with chemtrails conspiracy theorists (repost)

Standing between beds of golden beets and elephant garlic in the garden of Lincoln Hills, a small organic farm in Placer County, California, Tammi Riedl looks up and points to a stripe of white haze running across a cloudless blue sky. I look up.

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My month with chemtrails conspiracy theorists



Standing between beds of golden beets and elephant garlic in the garden of Lincoln Hills, a small organic farm in Placer County, California, Tammi Riedl looks up and points to a stripe of white haze running across a cloudless blue sky. I look up.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at My month with chemtrails conspiracy theorists



Sunday, May 21, 2017

Secret plans to 'protect' France in the event of Le Pen victory emerge



Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows It was never writ

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Secret plans to ‘protect’ France in the event of Le Pen victory emerge (repost)

Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows It was never writ

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence



His people are getting arrested in Boston, and he lost a speaking gig in Chicago. Folks are becoming wise to this scumbag’s plans, and a guest contributor breaks him down.

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Trans cartoonist's website hacked and replaced by Nazi imagery by 'alt-right' trolls



Sophie LaBelle, who created the Assigned Male cartoon, was known for taking on transphobia and transmisogyny with her well known strip. But then an orchestrated attack deleted every comic, she was sent thousands of death threats, and her address was published on several forums.

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Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence (repost)

His people are getting arrested in Boston, and he lost a speaking gig in Chicago. Folks are becoming wise to this scumbag’s plans, and a guest contributor breaks him down.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence



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Trans cartoonist’s website hacked and replaced by Nazi imagery by ‘alt-right’ trolls (repost)

Sophie LaBelle, who created the Assigned Male cartoon, was known for taking on transphobia and transmisogyny with her well known strip. But then an orchestrated attack deleted every comic, she was sent thousands of death threats, and her address was published on several forums.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Read J. Sakai’s Settlers for Free

2_settlersGiven the increased interest and chatter about J. Sakai’s Settlers: Mythology of the White Proletariat, Kersplebedeb is making this book available for free download from Amazon for the next five days, until May 21st.

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Settlers is a uniquely important book in the canon of the North American revolutionary left and anticolonial movements. First published in the 1980s by activists with decades of experience organizing in grassroots anticapitalist struggles against white supremacy, the book soon established itself as an essential reference point for revolutionary nationalists and dissident currents within the predominantly colonialist Marxist-Leninist and anarchist movements at that time.

Always controversial within the establishment Left Settlers uncovers centuries of collaboration between capitalism and white workers and their organizations, as well as their neocolonial allies, showing how the United States was designed from the ground up as a parasitic and genocidal entity. Settlers exposes the fact that America’s white citizenry have never supported themselves but have always resorted to exploitation and theft, culminating in acts of genocide to maintain their culture and way of life. As recounted in painful detail by Sakai, the United States has been built on the theft of Indigenous lands and of Afrikan labor, on the robbery of the northern third of Mexico, the colonization of Puerto Rico, and the expropriation of the Asian working class, with each of these crimes being accompanied by violence.

This new edition includes “Cash & Genocide: The True Story of Japanese-American Reparations” and an interview with author J. Sakai by Ernesto Aguilar.

Please note that none of the illustrations from the paperback edition are included in the digital version.

RELATED WRITINGS

* J. Sakai interviewed following Trump’s election: “Entscheidend ist die Besatzungsmentalität: What’s crucial is the mentality of conquest and occupation”: http://ift.tt/1miuxsGposts/conquest-and-occupation/

* When Race Burns Class: Settlers Revisited: http://ift.tt/1miuxsGposts/raceburn/

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Settlers is a critical analysis of the colonization of the Americas that overturns the ‘official’ narrative of poor and dispossessed European settlers to reveal the true nature of genocidal invasion and land theft that has occurred for over five hundred years. If you want to understand the present, you must know the past, and this book is a vital contribution to that effort.”
—Gord Hill, author of 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance

“Great works measure up, inspire higher standards of intellectual and moral honesty, and, when appreciated for what they are, serve as a guide for those among us who intend a transformation of reality. Settlers should serve as a reminder (to anyone who needs one) of the genocidal tendencies of the empire, the traitorous interplay between settler-capitalist, settler-nondescript, and colonial flunkies.”
—Kuwasi Balagoon, Black Liberation Army

“When Settlers hit the tiers of San Quentin, back in 1986, it totally exploded our ideas about what we as a new class of revolutionaries thought we knew about a so-called ‘united working class’ in amerika. And what’s more, it brought the actual contradictions of national oppression and imperialism into sharp focus. It was my first, and as such my truest, study of the actual mechanics behind the expertly fabricated illusion of an amerikan proletariat.”
—Sanyika Shakur, author of Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member



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Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Perspectives on Anarchist Theory in Canada

Perspectives on Anarchist Theory is the annual publication of the Institute for Anarchist Studies; it includes recent essays by IAS-supported writers, feature articles with anarchist views on contemporary issues, book reviews, and updates about IAS activities. While people in the united states can order it directly from AK Press without much trouble, postage costs of doing so from canada have been exorbitant.

For that reason, we’re happy to say that Kersplebedeb LeftWingbooks.net has begun distributing the journal in canada: the Justice, Strategy, Care, Movements, Climate, and Anarcha-Feminisms issues are now all available in Canada, via the Kersplebedeb Leftwing Books website!

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman, Locked in Solitary Confinement and Facing Repression for Speaking Out for Human Rights

jaanlaamanTAKE ACTION for Anti-Imperialist Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman, Locked in Solitary Confinement and Facing Repression for Speaking Out for Human Rights

Jaan K. Laaman, long-time anti-imperialist political prisoner, is currently solitary confinement (“the hole”). Jaan has been in solitary confinement since his birthday on March 21, 2017 simply for issuing two political statements, a clear violation of free speech and human rights. [More details below.]

How you can support Jaan:

Write to Jaan and let him know he’s in our hearts and on our minds.

Jaan has no access to news and almost no access to phone calls. It’s important we send him some letters right now. Send him articles, so that he gets some world news.

Jaan Karl Laaman #10372-016
USP Tucson
P.O. Box 24550
Tucson, AZ 85734

Write and call the Warden and ask him to end the repression against Jaan.

Please write and call the Warden at USP Tucson and ask that Jaan be released from solitary confinement and that he not be punished for expressing his support for women’s rights and for writing a statement mourning the passing of his friend, Lynne Stewart. Remind the Warden that Jaan is an elder prisoner, and you’re concerned about his health in solitary confinement and you would be concerned about his safety if he is moved to another prison.

Warden
USP – Tucson
9300 South Wilmot Road
Tucson, AZ 85756
Email: TCP/ExecAssistant@bop.gov
Phone: 520-663-5000
Fax: 520-663-5024

You can also contact:
Mary M. Mitchell, Regional Director
BOP Regional Office
7338 Shoreline Drive
Stockton, CA 95219
Regional email: wxro/execassistant@bop.gov

Thomas R. Kane, Director
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Central Office HQ
320 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534

Background Information

Jaan is imprisoned at United States Penitentiary (USP) Tucson in Arizona, and is one of the last two remaining Ohio-7 political prisoners still locked up. The Ohio-7 were convicted in 1986 of direct actions to protest U.S. support for the white-supremacist apartheid regime in South Africa, illegal U.S. attacks on Nicaragua, and repression against advocates for Puerto Rican self-determination.

Jaan was placed into solitary confinement because of two short messages: one in support of the “Day Without a Woman Strike” (International Women’s Day, March 8, 2017) which was printed in the NYC Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) update, and his “Farewell Thoughts to My Friend, Lynne Stewart” which was broadcast on Prison Radio. Lynne Stewart, revolutionary peoples’ lawyer passed away on March 8, 2017. When the NYC ABC magazine arrived by mail to the prison, Jaan was promptly placed in solitary confinement. Prison officials charged Jaan with “threatening the security of the prison” because of these First Amendment protected statements.

No one should be punished for exercising their First Amendment Rights. The United States District Court in Pennsylvania recently ruled in a case involving efforts to censure Mumia Abu-Jamal: “A past criminal offense does not extinguish a person’s constitutional right to free expression. The First Amendment does not disappear at the prison gate.”

Pattern of Increasing Repression

Being placed in solitary confinement is the latest act of repression by the prison administration, following increasing actions against Jaan. Over a year ago, the prison shut down Jaan’s access to email, and they have been censoring him in various ways since then, including withholding his mail and limiting access to his lawyer.

Jaan was placed in solitary confinement on his birthday and has been there ever since. There is a growing consensus as to the psychological harm caused by solitary confinement. In 2011 the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture concluded that solitary confinement for more than 15 days constitutes torture and can cause irreversible harmful psychological effects.

Jaan previously wrote about the increasing censorship he has been facing, here. Jaan has been writing reflections about global events since he was first captured in 1984, so this level of censorship is certainly something new and different.

This update was written by friends of Jaan Laaman.
Email  jaanlaaman@gmail.com
Facebook: Free Jaan Laaman
Twitter: @4StruggleMag.



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Certain Dais Call for Art and Article Submissions: Awakening Resistance

certaindays2016coverCall for Submissions

CALL FOR ART AND ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS: AWAKENING RESISTANCE

What: A call for art and article submissions on Awakening Resistance for the 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar

Deadline: May 15, 2017

The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar collective (www.certaindays.org) is releasing its 17th calendar this coming fall. The theme for 2018 is ‘Awakening Resistance,’ reflecting on organizing in the current political climate.

We are looking for 12 works of art and 12 short articles to feature in the calendar, which hangs in more than 2,500 homes, workplaces, prison cells, and community spaces around the world.

We encourage contributors to submit both new and existing work. We also seek submissions from prisoners – please forward to any prison-based artists and writers.

THEME GUIDELINES

The current political moment changes the landscape for radical organizing. Beyond the White House, communities worldwide are facing a climate that is more openly white supremacist, misogynist, and Islamophobic. Trump’s election, specifically, has woken up many elements on the left as well as the right, both north and south of the U.S.-Canadian border.

Some questions to consider: What can other periods of history teach us about what brought us to this moment, and what we can anticipate in the next few years? How do we bring in/work with newly politicized people, or those who could become politicized? How do we openly and decisively oppose fascist organizing? What does this moment look like, uniquely, within the Canadian state and in other global contexts? What does resistance look like for radical movements of all kinds — ecological, anti-colonial, migrant justice. queer- and trans-liberation struggles?

We would like Certain Days 2018 to contribute to our collective answer to these and other questions that the current political moment presents for social justice movements.

For some more inspiration, we invite you to read “The Context for the Trump Phenomenon” by political prisoner and calendar co-editor David Gilbert.

“There’s been an outpouring of Left analysis on who voted for Trump and why. Some of it is very helpful about race, class, and the economy. From what I’ve seen there’s been very little that puts all that in the global context, with the U.S. as the premier imperial power but in decline. Nor has there been enough that has rooted Trump’s rise in the developments of the past 45 years. This is the challenge for our ongoing project of analysis and activism.” – David Gilbert

FORMAT GUIDELINES

ARTICLES:

• 500 words max. If you submit a longer piece, we will have to edit for length.

• Poetry is also welcome but needs to be significantly shorter than 500 words to accommodate layout.

• Please include a suggested title.

ART:

1. The calendar is 11″ tall by 8.5″ wide, so art with a ‘portrait’ orientation is preferred. Some pieces may be printed with a border, so it need not fit those dimensions exactly.

2. We are interested in a diversity of media (paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, computer-designed graphics, collage, etc).

3. The calendar is printed in colour and we prefer colour images.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

1. Send your submissions by May 15, 2017 to info@certaindays.org.

2. ARTISTS: Please send images smaller than 10 MB. You can send a low-res file as a submission, but if your piece is chosen, we will need a high-res version of it to print (600 dpi).

3. You may send as many submissions as you like. Chosen artists and authors will receive a free copy of the calendar and promotional postcards. Because the calendar is a fundraiser, we cannot offer money to contributors.

Prisoner submissions are due June 7, 2017 and can be mailed to:
Certain Days c/o QPIRG Concordia
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. O.
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8
Canada

or

Certain Days
c/o NYC ABC
PO Box 110034
Brooklyn, NY 11211

ABOUT THE CALENDAR

The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar is a joint fundraising and educational project between outside organizers in Montreal, Toronto, and New York, in partnership with three political prisoners being held in maximum-security prisons in New York State: David Gilbert, Robert Seth Hayes and Herman Bell. We are committed to doing work grounded in an anti-imperialist and anti-racist perspective. We work in solidarity with anti-colonial struggles, Political Prisoners and the rights of undocumented citizens and migrants. We are queer- and trans-liberationist. We raise awareness of Political Prisoners and Prisoners ofWar in the United States and abroad, many of whom are now in their fourth decade of imprisonment. People on the streets should understand the history of today’s social justice movements and how that history is linked to solidarity for PPs/POWs. In addition to building that historical awareness, we emphasize the ongoing involvement and continued commitment of PPs/POWs in these same movements.

Proceeds from the calendar will be used for direct support work for Political Prisoners and anti-colonialist and anti-imperialist struggles in the U.S. and Canada.



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Silvia Federici : Un salaire pour le travail gratuit (FR/EN)

federiciJeudi le 18 mai, à 19h / Thursday May 18 at 7pm
Collège de Maisonneuve, au Vivoir (local B-2210)
3800, rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal
À proximité du métro Joliette et Pie-IX (entrée libre)
By Joliette and Pie-IX metros, free admission

*** FRANÇAIS SUIVRA ***

 

CONFERENCE – DISCUSSION
A SALARY FOR UNPAID WORK: A REVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE

With SILVIA FEDERICI, activist and author of “Wages Against Housework” and of “Caliban and the Witch”

Since the 1970s, Silvia Federici, a leading figure in the Wages for Housework campaign, has been advocating for the importance of fighting for wages for women’s work. This feminist strategy aims to end the association between women and unpaid work and, doing so, exacerbate the contradictions of capitalism. This international campaign has at the same time launched a general struggle for the recognition of unpaid work, in particular that of housewives, students, sex workers and migrant workers.

Today, these demands echo the international Ni una menos call for a women’s strike issued on March 8th. It explicitly denounced the various forms of violence experienced by women by highlighting the extent of women’s work. It is in this spirit that on May 18, Silvia Federici will discuss current feminist perspectives to counter exploitation and domination as well as the contribution of these to the revolutionary movement of our time.

This conference is organized by the activists of the Comités unitaires sur le travail étudiant (CUTE), who have set in motion a mobilization campaign for the recognition of student work as intellectual work that deserves wages and good conditions. The Comités call for an interns’ strike, a women’s strike, as the student component of the struggle for the recognition of unpaid work.

Thursday May 18 @ 7 PM
Collège de Maisonneuve, at the Vivoir (room B-2210)
Near Joliette and Pie-IX stations, Montreal (free admission)

Conference in French and in English (free live French-to-English translation service available on site)
Vegan snacks available on site
Babysitting available on request by Facebook CUTE Campagne sur le travail étudiant. Just request the day before the event.
Organized by CUTE Campagne sur le travail étudiant

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CONFÉRENCE – DISCUSSION
UN SALAIRE POUR LE TRAVAIL GRATUIT: PERSPECTIVE RÉVOLUTIONNAIRE

Avec SILVIA FEDERICI, militante et auteure de “Salaire contre le travail ménager” et de “Caliban et la sorcière”

Par les CUTE Campagne sur le travail étudiant

Silvia Federici, figure de proue de la campagne Du salaire au travail ménager (Wages for Housework), défend depuis les années 1970 l’importance de lutter pour la rémunération du travail des femmes. Cette stratégie féministe vise à mettre fin à l’association entre femmes et travail gratuit et, par le fait même, exacerber les contradictions du capitalisme. Cette campagne internationale a lancé du même coup une lutte générale pour la reconnaissance du travail gratuit, notamment celui des ménagères, des étudiant.es, des travailleuses du sexe et des travailleurs.euses migrant.es.

Aujourd’hui, ces revendications font écho à l’appel international NiUnaMenos à la grève des femmes lancé le 8 mars dernier. Il dénonçait explicitement les diverses formes de violences vécues par les femmes en rendant visible l’étendue du travail des femmes. C’est dans cet esprit que Silvia Federici discutera le 18 mai des perspectives féministes actuelles pour contrer l’exploitation et la domination ainsi que la contribution de celles-ci au mouvement révolutionnaire de notre époque.

Cette conférence est organisée par les militant.es des Comités unitaires sur le travail étudiant (CUTE), qui ont mis en branle une campagne de mobilisation pour la reconnaissance du travail étudiant en tant que travail intellectuel qui mérite salaire et bonnes conditions. Les comités lancent un appel à une grève des stagiaires, une grève des femmes, qui constitue le volet étudiant de la lutte pour la reconnaissance du travail gratuit.

Jeudi le 18 mai, à 19h
Collège de Maisonneuve, au Vivoir (local B-2210)
À proximité du métro Joliette et Pie-IX, Montréal (entrée libre)

Présentations en français et en anglais
Collation végétalienne servie sur place
Service de garde disponible sur demande par message Facebook à CUTE Campagne sur le travail étudiant avant la veille de l’événement



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ALBERT WOODFOX!!! @ Montréal – Causerie publique/Public Talk

WOODFOX_CAUSERIEQUAND/WHEN: 19 mai, 18H00 / May 19th, 6pm
OÙ/WHERE: Concordia, Édifice Hall, salle H-110 du 1455, de Maisonneuve Ouest
Facebook Event :
http://ift.tt/2qgSdmU

 

LE FRANÇAIS SUIVRA

PLEASE SHARE IN YOUR NETWORKS

After the unforgettable visit of Robert H. King in March, we are
extremely happy to welcome his comrade Albert Woodfox, the other
surviving member of the Angola 3, to Montreal on May 19th at 6:00 pm at
the Alumni Auditorium of the Concordia University (room H-110, 1455 de
Maisonneuve blvd W.) for the Month of Anarchy. The public talk will be
hosted by Robyn Maynard.

Facebook Event :
http://ift.tt/2qS5oYR

Albert Woodfox is a Black Panther activist who has been fighting for
prisoners’ rights and against political repression and systemic racism
since 1971, the year he was incarcerated. He co-founded a Black Panther
chapter in Angola penitentiary, in Louisiana, known to be the worst
prison in the United States, where he resisted 45 years of torture. A
free man since February 2016, he continues to fight and advocate
throughout the world for the liberation of political prisoners and the
end of solitary confinement.

To find out more about Albert Woodfox and the Angola 3: angola3.org

*Free entrance*
*Wheelchair accessible*

Thank you to our partners: COBP; Concordia Student Union; CLAC; les
comités de solidarité internationale et de l’immigration du Conseil
central du Montréal métropolitain-CSN; Projections Insurgées; Toute
détention est politique; GRIP-UQÀM; Union libre (journal étudiant de
l’UQAM); Ass. étudiante du Cégep du Vieux-Montréal; Ass. étudiante du
cégep Saint-Laurent; AFESH; QPIRG-Concordia; FRAPRU; Montréal-Nord
Républik; Tout le hood en parle; Commission populaire contre la
répression politique; PASC; CKUT, Kersplebedeb.


 

À DIFFUSER DANS VOS RÉSEAUX…
Après la visite inoubliable de Robert H. King en mars, c’est avec une
immense joie que nous accueillerons à Montréal son camarade Albert
Woodfox, l’autre membre vivant des Angola 3, le 19 mai prochain à 18h, à
l’auditorium Alumni de l’Université Concordia (salle H-110 du 1455, de
Maisonneuve Ouest) dans le cadre du mois de l’Anarchie. La causerie
publique sera animée par Robyn Maynard.

Événement Facebook :
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Albert Woodfox est un militant Black Panther qui lutte pour les droits
des détenus, contre la répression politique et le racisme systémique
depuis 1971, année de son incarcération. Il a participé à la création
d’un chapitre des Black Panthers dans la prison d’Angola, en Louisiane,
réputée comme étant la pire prison des États-Unis, où il a résisté à 45
ans de torture. Libéré en février 2016, il poursuit la lutte en
parcourant le monde pour revendiquer la libération des prisonniers
politiques et la fin de la pratique de l’isolement carcéral.

Pour en savoir plus sur Albert Woodfox et les Trois d’Angola : angola3.org

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Merci à nos partenaires: COBP; Concordia Student Union; CLAC; les
comités de solidarité internationale et de l’immigration du Conseil
central du Montréal métropolitain-CSN; Projections Insurgées; Toute
détention est politique; GRIP-UQÀM; Union libre (journal étudiant de
l’UQAM); Ass. étudiante du Cégep du Vieux-Montréal; Ass. étudiante du
cégep Saint-Laurent; AFESH; QPIRG-Concordia; FRAPRU; Montréal-Nord
Républik; Tout le hood en parle; Commission populaire contre la
répression politique; PASC; CKUT, Kersplebedeb.



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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Enlightenment values? No thanks (repost)

Immanuel Kant: “The blacks are very vain but in the Negro’s way, and so talkative that they must be driven apart from each other with thrashings.

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Enlightenment values? No thanks



Immanuel Kant: “The blacks are very vain but in the Negro’s way, and so talkative that they must be driven apart from each other with thrashings.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at Enlightenment values? No thanks