A social movement that aims to communicate the course of events free from party political frameworks and regime censorship, the necessity of counter-information media is undeniable. The existence of counter-information media is self-evident for the anti-authoritarian movement. It is defined by the nature of information that resists the propagandist character of mainstream media. It is also defined by the need for expression of those whom the mass media insist to ignore, to marginalize and ultimately to isolate.This kind of necessity is not new. In Greece, the first anarchist newspapers emerged in two major urban centers, Patras and Pyrgos (Northern Peloponnisos), in the late 1800. Specifically, the anarchist association of Patras was publishing the newspaper “Epi ta Proso” (1896) and the anarchist association of Pyrgos was publishing the newspaper “Neon Fos” (1898). In this presentation, however, we will make a short description of counter-information media that emerged from 1985 onwards, when the anarchist movement in Greece sought to establish organizational structures. Continue reading A brief historic review of anarchist newspapers in Greece
A statement written by Jeremy Hammond for the Barrett Brown/Jeremy Hammond fundraiser held at ThoughtWorks NYC 19/08/2013
I hope this evening finds you all in the best of health and highest of spirit.
Thanks for coming out to show support for me and Barrett Brown.
I want to shout out to all my brothers and sisters locked down, here at New York Metropolitan Correctional Center, at Brooklyn MDC, at Rikers Island, in the Tombs, at Cook County Jail in Chicago, and to all those on hunger strikes in California prisons and Guantanamo Bay. And to Bradley Manning, Barrett Brown, Julian Assange, the Tinley Park Five, the NATO Five, Jerry Koch, and my wonderful twin brother, Jason Hammond. Continue reading USA: Latest Message From Imprisoned Anarchist Hacker Jeremy Hammond