Als de wijken zichzelf organiseren: berichten uit Madrid

20150423_Benefit_for_Popular_Assembly_of_Lavapies_in_MadridDonderdag 23 april, vanaf 19:00 benefiet voor het buurt assemblly van Lavapiés, Madrid in Joes Garage, Pretoriusstraat 43.

Eerst eten en drinken daarna een kort praatje over de wijk Lavapiés in
Madrid,met name over de repressie tegen de buurtgroep “Popular Assembly of
Lavapiés” En kort daarop rond 21:00 een optreden van Almudena en Davide,
akoestische Spaanse en Latijns-Amerikaanse folk en strijd muziek. Continue reading

Oranges & Olive Pits

The AGA is hosting a (benefit) theatre/storytelling event in Teatro Munganga  Saturday March 7! There will be music, food and …stories!
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The fantastic Spindlevine Collective will be performing their show ‘Oranges & Olive Pits’, a story they’ve put together especially for, and at the request of the Internationaal Storytelling Festival.

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Benefit for Anarchist Black Cross Moscow

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Thursday 5th of February
In the MKZ, Eerste Schinkelstraat 16 Amsterdam
food at 19:00 infonight at 20:00
Political prisoners in Russia.

We will talk not only about political prisoners but also about the whole system of punishment in contemporary Russia. The way people survive inside prison system and the way society perceives them. Who are the average inmates of a prison? Prisoner consciousness as a common place. All these and much more we will cover in the talk on 5th February.

The MKZ cooking crew will donate all the profits of this night to the ABC Moscow, also we provide a donation jar where all of you all can put in extra money. So if you want to eat before the info night and spend your cash on prisoner support phone: 020-6790712  Phone around 3 ‘o clock otherwise the reservation list is full and there is no food left to eat for you. :(

Website of the Anarchist Black Cross Moscow:

Lawaaidemonstratie Schiphol / Noise demonstration Schiphol

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Op oudejaarsavond, 31 december 2014, is een groep van 100-120 mensen naar het Schiphol Detentie Centrum gegaan in solidariteit met de vluchtelingen die daar gevangen zitten. Zoals elk jaar protesteren we met oud en nieuw het feit dat mensen die vluchten opgesloten worden. Continue reading

Eetcafe en infoavond ‘No More Deaths’

2014-03-02 18.05.17In het grensgebied tussen Mexico en de Verenigde Staten vallen jaarlijks meer dan 600 slachtoffers onder migranten op zoek naar een beter leven.
De beter begaanbare delen van deze grens zijn inmiddels hermetisch afgesloten, waardoor de enige optie die overblijft voor migranten een gevaarlijke
voettocht door de meest desolate delen van de woestijn is. Continue reading

Free filmscreening: For Those Who Can’t Breathe, Shut It Down: Revolt in the USA

11 december 2014, 20.00 o’clock, Bollox, Eerste Schinkelstraat 14-16, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Global Uprisings Media: Free Screening/Discussion

Join the Global Uprisings media collective for a special multi-media presentation on the blockades and riots that have spread to more than 170 United States cities following the failure to indict the police for killing Eric Garner and Micheal Brown. They will show their material from actions in Oakland, San Francisco, and New York City along with material filmed by others in Ferguson and Berkeley. There will also be a discussion on state repression, racism, and resistance in the USA.

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The ethics of political solidarity – benefit night in the anarchist library

manifestacion-caso-scalaOn January 15, 1978 during a general strike in Barcelona, Spain, a building arson to Scala (event venue) resulted in the deaths of four people (members of CNT). Five teenagers (also members of CNT) served 5 months to 17 years in prison for the arson. The consequences of this incident was the low popularity and mass distrust of CNT. An additional result was the premature conclusion of the wave of protests against the government financing trade unions and thus making them dependent to the government. Continue reading

Amsterdam: Spandoeken-actie voor vrijplaats De Vloek

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Amsterdam: Spandoeken-actie voor vrijplaats De Vloek.

Onze kameraden uit Den Haag roepen iedereen op die zich solidair voelt met vrijplaats De Vloek een spandoek op te hangen aan hun gevel. De Vloek werd 12 jaar geleden gekraakt en wordt nu met ontruiming bedreigt. De internationale spandoeken- en solidariteitsactie vindt plaats op maandag 13 oktober.


In Amsterdam gaan we daarom donderdag 9 oktober spandoeken schilderen in de Vondelbunker. Doek, verf en kwasten zijn aanwezig. De afbeelding wordt op het doek geprojecteerd met een beamer en kan overgetrokken worden, maar je mag natuurlijk ook zelf creatief zijn. Het enige dat je hoeft mee te nemen is dus jezelf, al is alle materiaal welkom. Deuren gaan open om 18 uur en sluiten rond 22 uur. Kom dus langs, maak een spandoek en hang het maandag de 13e aan je gevel.

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Interference Fest 15-17 Augustus


Waar: Binnenpret, 1e Schinkelstraat 14-16, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Wanneer: 15/08/2014 – 12:00 t/m 17/08/2014 – 19:00


Interference is a gathering of people, perspectives, theories, and actions that share a critical approach to society and technology. The event comes as a response to the lack of a common ground for confrontation and discussion over themes like hacking, technology, art, and politics that could break out of the existing containers and roles for such concepts and practices.

During the day, expect a wide range of talks, workshops, installations and discussions on topics like hacktivism, human-machine interfacing, cybernetics, liquid surveillance, artistic interventions, cryptocoins, anti-capitalism, and many others.


When night falls, OCCII will transform into a cyberpunk (dys/u)topia, filled with volatile soundscapes, DIY audio synthesis, algorithmic beats, noise, glitches, and experimental performances.


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Zaterdag 23 augustus: On Prisoner Resistance and Anti-Prison Struggles in Canada

Saturday 23th of august
at 20:00  in the Anarchist Library/Bollox
Address: Eerste Schinkelstraat 14-16,  Amsterdam.

A comrade from Canainfoavond_canada_prisoner_struggle_kleinda will visit Amsterdam and she will do a short talk:

A Brief History of Prisoner Resistance and Anti-Prison Struggles in Canada.

This presentation will explain the Canadian prison system and how it works as well as talk about prisoner resistance since the 1960s and anti-prison struggles on the outside.
After the talk, there is a solidarity bar for Amelie, Carlos and Fallon. They are anarchists in Mexican prison and are in big trouble, more information will be provided on the evening.

This little meeting is our modest contribution to the
Week for Anarchist Prisoners – August 23-30, 2014

The talk and discusion will be in English.
Dutch website:

Book presentation: ‘Translating Anarchy: The anarchism of Occupy Wall Street’

Occupy-posterBook presentation: ‘Translating Anarchy: The anarchism of Occupy Wall Street’ van Mark Bray

Friday, August 1 2014, 17:30
Het Fort van Sjakoo, Jodenbreestraat 24, 1012 NK Amsterdam

Mark Bray is a historian and an active member of the American anarcho-syndicalist union the IWW. He was involved with the Washington Occupy Wall Street (OWS) chapter. In his book ‘Translating Anarchy’, a bundling of 200 interviews with OWS activists, he shows how a relatively small number of Occupy activists in Washington could turn the Occupy-movement there in a more radical and anti-capitalist direction without loosing support from fellow participants.

Het Fort van Sjakoo in-cooperation with
Vrije Bond & Anarchistische Groep Amsterdam

Boekpresentatie: ‘Translating Anarchy: The anarchism of Occupy Wall Street’’

Vrijdag 1 augustus 2014, 17.30 uur

Het Fort van Sjakoo, Jodenbreestraat 24, 1012 NK Amsterdam

Mark Bray was een Occupy Wall street (OWS) activist en is actief lid van de Amerikaanse anarcho-syndicalistische vakbond IWW en historicus. In zijn boek vertelt hij aan de hand van interviews met 200 OWS-activisten hoe een beperkte groep de Occupy-protesten in Washington een radicale draai kon geven richting een antikapitalistische beweging en veel mensen met zich meekreeg. Het Fort van Sjakoo i.s.m. Vrije Bond & Anarchistische Groep Amsterdam Jodenbreestraat 24 1012 NK Amsterdam

Benefit Bar in solidarity with Thodoris Sipsas

sipsasIn the past few years, the Greek state has become a state of emergency that aims to repress those who resist policies of increasing austerity and social segregation. Police raids, investigations and the host of false charges constitute an endless witch-hunt that targets anarchists and anti-authoritarians in particular.

On May 5, 2010, the first major general strike since the beginning of the crisis against austerity measures took place in Greece and it was marked by the tragic death of three bank employees in Athens who were trapped by their manager in a burning building. Continue reading

Film Festival: Gentrification

8960748‘Gentrification’ is the term used to describe the arrival of wealthier people in a neighborhood, the related increase in rents and property values and the inevitable change in the culture and character of a neighborhood that comes with it.

With mounting rent prices, a decrease in social housing and a rise in police intimidation, lower-income residents are forced out of the neighborhood. This global phenomenon is visible in various stages in different area’s of Amsterdam such as; De Pijp, De Baarsjes and Amsterdam Noord.

On May 3rd, we’ll be organizing a small film festival at the Bollox, on the topic of gentrification. To come to a better understanding of the process and to talk about strategies to counter it’s destructive consequences. Continue reading