Tag Archives: Shilan Ozcelik

The centre cannot hold: 2016 in review

So, this was a pretty brutal year in a lot of ways. It wasn’t all grim all the time, but there was certainly more than enough pain and misery to go around. This is an attempt to try and trace … Continue reading

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Unquiet pasts: mid-February round-up

When doing a general class-struggle round-up, it’d be a serious omission to not have anything about the doctors’ strike, but I also don’t have anything particularly new to say about it either: you know where your nearest hospitals are, and … Continue reading

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A year in the shadow of bullets and ballots: looking back at 2015

Saying you prefer bullets to ballots is often used as a shorthand for wanting revolutionary change rather than working within the system. But in fact, the politics of armed struggle and electoralism can have a surprising amount in common – … Continue reading

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Boxing day round-up: news of repression, housing struggles, workplace disputes and more

It’s been a while, but I’ve finally got around to catching up with the news and events I’ve been meaning to share over the last month or two. In repression news, Shilan Ozcelik is still inside after having been convicted … Continue reading

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Resisting ISIS is not a crime: stand with Shilan!

In the wake of the horrific massacres in Paris and Beirut, hopefully we can all agree that wanting to resist ISIS should not be criminalised. Sadly, the Crown Prosecution Service doesn’t seem to see it that way, and so, as … Continue reading

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Late October round-up: speaking tours, court dates, eviction resistance and more

Another round-up of upcoming events and the like: Following on from the bookfair, there are at least two speaking tours happening with anarchist speakers visiting the country: scott crow will be speaking at various locations on creating power from below … Continue reading

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Dear people writing articles on the internet, how would you feel about maybe having a chat about practice?

As the social experiment in Rojava continues, so the mountain of statements, counter-statements, and counter-counter-statements from Western radicals analysing the situation continues to grow higher. One of the latest offerings is Petar Stanchev’s “Mr. Anarchist, we need to have a … Continue reading

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