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(A-Radio) Brazil: The Passe Livre movement in Sao Paulo
The struggle for the right to the city, against the intensification of exploitation and valorization is complex and diverse. May it be people in Berlin stopping an eviction, squatting houses in Amsterdam, taking squares in Greece or fighting for free public transportation in Brazil. A state with a massive territory, huge cities and as in so many places a classist, racist and sexist division of labour that expresses itself among other ways through the public transportation system. As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity to talk with an activist of the Passe Livre movement from Sao Paulo, Brazil, about their struggle.
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13 Jan 2016 | Filed under: Interview / International : Politics
(A-Radio) Audio documentation: CrimethInc presentation in Prague 2015 - To Change Everything
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we documented a CrimethInc presentation on "To Change Everything", recorded at the anarchist bookfair in Prague, Czech Republic.

You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/2015/08/26/a-radio-auf-englisch-audio-documen/

Length: 57:39 min

You can find other English and Spanish language audios here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/englishcastellano/.
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26 Aug 2015 | Filed under: Commentary / Politics
Grassroots Opposition Derails Boston Olympic Bid
poor_marty.jpgYahoo! News has reported that Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics has come to an end, after new mayor Marty Walsh declined to sign an agreement committing the city to cover cost overruns from the event.
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28 Jul 2015 | Filed under: News / Politics : Social Welfare
Congolese president’s nephew, likely successor to Denis Sassou N’guesso, in shady French political deals
Jean Dominique Okemba, the newphew of the Congolese president, is involved in shady deals in France together with financial institutions from France and PROPARCO, the French investment agency.
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09 Jan 2015 | Filed under: News / Politics
Reading, Writing, and Revolution: Boston Anarchist Bookfair to Convene Hundreds from Across the Country
2014-babf-poster-bw.pngJoin Us for a Weekend of Books, Art, and Workshops

November 23 - 24, 2013
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Boston University George Sherman Union
775 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA
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11 Nov 2014 | Filed under: Announcement / Politics : Radical Culture
Argentina Braces For Default
Argentina is likely to default barring a last-minute breakthrough in negotiations with hold-outs or a court order. Argentina's grace period to pay bonds restructured after its 2001 default expires July 30th. Predatory funds and hold-outs may use court ruling to target Grenada and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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30 Jul 2014 | Filed under: News / International : Politics
UMass Amherst meeting in support of Ayyub Abdul-Alim
Umass 0000.jpgAfter being frisked in public and placed in a police car with no weapon, a man is searched again and police claimed he had a weapon.
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17 Mar 2014 | Filed under: News / Politics
Minimum Wage Hikes
raiseupma.jpgReposted from Cradle of Liberty

During the 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama expressed his intent to sign an executive order that would raise the minimum wage for new federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour. Though some very vocal pundits and politicians were outraged by the president’s decision to bypass the legislative branch to enact a wage hike, the executive order he wrote is limited to new contracts starting in 2015 and does not apply to contract renewals unless there are significant changes to the terms of the contract, such as the number of employees or type of work involved. The budget for federal contracts shrinks every year, decreasing the number of new contracts with it. So President Obama’s executive order will actually have very little impact. But the brazenness of a unilateral action to give the lowest-wage earners working for the federal government a little bump called attention to two issues that have been on the minds and placards of many in the past few years: poverty and inequality.
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11 Feb 2014 | Filed under: Commentary / Labor : Organizing : Politics
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