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The ne plus ultra of social oppression is being shot at in cold blood.

What: presentation / discussion Where: 16 Beaver Street, 4th floor When: Thursday Night 12.11.08 @ 7:15 PM Who: Open To All For more info: http://www.16beavergroup.org/monday http://www.ludiccrew.org/wark/

In some recent readings and discussions in Paris this summer, two of us wandered across the following text:

"The idea of investigating the conditions for a 'recuperation of political radicality' in contemporary art derived from the sudden proliferation of

20 Theses against green capitalism Tadzio Mueller and Alexis Passadakis

1. The current world economic crisis marks the end of the neoliberal phase of capitalism. ‘Business as usual’ (financialisation, deregulation, privatisation…) is thus no longer an option: new spaces of accumulation and types of political regulation will need to be found by governments and corporations to keep capitalism going

Stony Brook research assistants vote to unionize Andrew StricklkerNewsday

Research assistants at Stony Brook University have voted to unionize after a nine-month campaign that organizers called the largest union drive on Long Island in recent memory.

Workers Take Over Factory in Chicago

Workers who got three days' notice their factory was shutting its doors voted to occupy the building and said Saturday they won't go home without assurances they'll get severance and vacation pay they say they are owed.

In the second day of a sit-in on the factory floor that began Friday, about 200 union workers occupied the building in shifts while union leaders outside criticized a Wall Street bailout they say is leaving laborers behind.

Cities and new wars: after Mumbai Saskia SassenOpen Democracy

The Mumbai attacks of 26-29 November 2008 are part of an emerging type of urban violence. These were organised, simultaneous frontal assaults with grenades and machine-guns on ten high-profile sites in or near the central business and tourism district.Also in openDemocracy on the assaults of November 2008 in Mumbai:

Finance and Social Production Adam ArvidssonP2P Foundation

Spanish Bank Occupied by WorkersHildy Johnson

In the southern Spanish city of Granada today, a powerful workers demonstration has been taking place. It includes the simultaneous occupation of the offices of a local developer/estate agents and the main branch of the BBVA bank.

An Expose of the Abuse Perpetrated by Bob Black, Written by One of His Victims Bill Brown

Terrorism or Tragicomedy Giorgio AgambenFree the Tarnac Nine


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