Author Archives: liensjournal

Can dialectics break sheet glass?

The following text, published collectively by a Parisian assembly, deals with the unhappy events at Place de la Bastille, where an occupation of the opera there was liquidated by the police with astonishing efficiency which led many to speculate that … Continue reading

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INDEX

This blog is dedicated to the translation and circulation of documents and communiques from the international response to the austerity just now settling in. For the moment we’re focussing on France. A blog is not an ideal platform for the … Continue reading

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From Jusqu’ici: interview with a striking worker at Saint-Nazaire

There should be more material on what’s coming up in France – as everyone in the struggle tries to hang on through the school holidays after the CGT went back to work. But here’s something about the moment that just … Continue reading

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After the ‘end of the movement’

As the national and international media lines up with Sarkozy in announcing the movement over after the main CGT strikes wound up (in the refineries and ports), we’d like to offer a few obstinate declarations from the last couple of … Continue reading

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Le front commun des casseurs

A few notes on the following: erudite and isolated, this ‘free electron’ offered a few days ago (french original) a few thoughts on the material reality of the media-construct ‘casseur’ (literally ‘breaker’, meaning hooligan, vandal, parasite, almost psychopath) in the … Continue reading

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A pretty important manifesto. RENNES.

There’s increasingly a solid flow of documents from France, (the best English-language source is libcom) but the following contribution’s worth a special mention for its international focus. If you’re going to read one thing from that burning country then, etc. … Continue reading

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Address to the wage-earners, unemployed and precarious workers of all the countries in the European Union

There’s more forthcoming, but this ‘Address’, issued a few days ago by some guys around the various assemblies in Rennes (“Some participants in the general assembly of the students of the University Rennes 2, in the movement of unemployed and … Continue reading

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