Ñoo Lank, against the raise of electricity prices, takes thousands of people to the streets.

Since the president of Senegal, Macky Sall, decided to raise the price of electricity, the collective Ñoo Lank was created, it’s supported by AAR LI NU BOKK Platform, that gathers different social actors, like M23, Rado, AFRAP, YEM, Students of University Cheikh Anta Diop and many other collectives. In the

Letter from Guy Marius Sagna after 2 months imprisoned #Senegal

Original in French From the back of Room 8 of the High Security District (QHS8), activist Guy Marius Sagna, arrested in front of the gates of the Palace of the Republic for demonstrating against the increase in electricity prices, cracked a letter. In this correspondence sent on the eve of

#SunuPetroleGaz A claim for the responsibility to self-manage Senegal’s own natural resources

Until first hours in the morning of the 21st June, it didn’t circulate the information that #SunuPetroleGaz gathering was allowed. After the ban of the rally last week, the police repression and arrests that took place, it was not clear what would happen this time. The authorities had very difficult

#SunuPetrole or the plundering of natural resources in Senegal

14.6.2019 Senegal the platform AAR LI NU BOKK, meaning “Protect our common wealth” in wolof, did a call to take to the streets to denounce the plundering of natural resources in Senegal, particularly Oil and Gas. Previously the movement Y EN A MARRE, in a public declaration addresses the fact

Letter from the Zapatista Women to Women in Struggle Around the World

EZLN (ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION) MEXICO February 2019 To: Women in struggle everywhere in the world From: The Zapatista Women Sister, compañera: We as Zapatista women send you our greetings as the women in struggle that we all are. We have sad news for you today, which is that we

8M Manifesto: we become more when we are united. Together we are more.

Source: hacialahuelgafeminista Every March 8th we honour the women’s alliance to struggle for our conquered rights. In the past, It was because of many women fighting together that we succeeded and got some of the rights we have today. A long genealogy of activists, suffragettes and unionist women has fought

Human galsen rap

Human galsen rap” is a visual anthropology document that gathers the human essence of Senegalese rap. Through the reflections of the rap artists is presented a mosaic of diversity of one of the most influential music of the twenty-first century of Africa. It is a rap performed from the human

Senegal: les saï sai au coeur

It’s traditional that on the 31st of December the president of Senegal addresses the people and gives the balance of the year. NThis year the rappers from KEUR GUI decided to release their own balance, the song “Les saï saï au coeur”, a harsh critic on president Macky Sall and

The assembly of assemblies #GiletsJaunes

Original source labournet.tv In Commercy, a small town of 6,000 people in Lorraine, the yellow vests have launched an appeal. They are calling on a national coordination of local gatherings, to unite the movement and to give it a structure. “From Commercy we are inviting all local groups and gatherings

#Occupied: Reports from the Front Lines

YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS Written by Jennifer Sacks for The Occupied Wall Street Journal This week in Occupy, AT&T employees declared victory in Atlanta, more media got #occupied, an abandoned building in San Francisco was annexed for use as a homeless service center and SB 469, Georgia’s anti-protest bill, was defeated. #Atlanta […]

Occupy with a General Strike on May 1st

On December 19th, 2011, the Occupy Los Angeles General Assembly consented upon the following statement: “Occupy LA supports in principle a General Strike on May 1, 2012, for migrant rights, jobs for all, a moratorium on foreclosures, and peace – and to recognize housing, education and health care as human rights, and calls for the […]

#Occupied: Reports from the Front Lines

YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS Written by Jennifer Sacks for The Occupied Wall Street Journal This week in Occupy, the arrival of Spring brought everyone back into the streets, thousands rallied for Trayvon Martin, Union Square was #occupied and Occupy UC Davis permanently closed a bank branch. #After Liberty Square was raided and […]

#Occupied: Reports from the Front Lines

YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS Written by Jennifer Sacks for The Occupied Wall Street Journal This week in Occupy, we turned six months old – and law enforcement noticed, Occupy Seattle’s Chase 5 was found not guilty, spring training for the nation’s May 1 actions commenced, SXSW was #occupied and we couldn’t stop […]

#Occupied: Reports From the Front Lines

YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS Written by Jennifer Sacks for The Occupied Wall Street Journal This week in Occupy, International Women’s Day was #occupied, the bill for NYPD misbehavior came due, the CEO of B of A was mic-checked and New York City lined up for unemployment on Super Tuesday. #On March 3, […]

#Occupied: Reports From the Front Lines

YOUR WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF OCCUPY MOVEMENT NEWS Written by Jennifer Sacks for The Occupied Wall Street Journal This week in Occupy, more than 80 Shut Down the Corporations actions on #F29 signaled a spring resurgence, student activists across the nation marched for an affordable education and the Occupy movement introduced the mainstream media—and the country—to […]

thepoliticalnotebook: Photos from the ongoing police-protester…

thepoliticalnotebook:

Photos from the ongoing police-protester standoff in Oakland right now. All of the photos were taken by Intifada Tent, a Twitter user currently live-tweeting from Oakland. The tear gas canister pictured above is, according to …

Occupy protester ‘banned’ from flight home for Christmas for possession of anarchist literature

anticapitalist:

A member of the Occupy London protests was stopped from boarding his flight home for Christmas after he was found carrying anarchist literature, it has been claimed.
The demonstrator, who is part of the group occupying the empty UBS b…

There’s a Priest, a Rabbi and Santa Claus…wait, this is not a joke…

I attended the Duarte Square action on Saturday…another amazing gathering of the movement.  Wanting very badly to avoid arrest, I stood to the side as I watched religious leaders climb the fence and try to Occupy a space for the movement from one of the richest religious institutions in the world.  The energy is electric […]

Russians come out in force to protest against alleged electoral fraud

Russians come out in force to protest against alleged electoral fraud:

Up to 50,000 people braved the cold and snow on Saturday to turn out for the largest ever protest against the rule of prime minister Vladimir Putin.
Bolotnaya Square, across th…

Wall Street protesters vow to reoccupy on movement’s anniversary

Wall Street protesters vow to reoccupy on movement’s anniversary:
Activists at Occupy Wall Street have issued a call to thousands of protesters across the US to reoccupy outdoor public spaces to mark the movement’s three-month anniversary.
The Occ…