Saturday 25th of February in Kupoli, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor Doors open 4PM, lecture starts 4:15 PM Postdoctoral researcher Tiina Seppälä, University of Lapland
12th of February 2017, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor. Food served 4PM, lecture 4:30 PM In the 19th century the tsar of Russia ruled one of the most glorious countries in Europe and it was because of the tsars army that the european autocrats could still stay in power. Still at the same time Russia was one of the most underdeveloped countries in Europe as it only abolished serfdom in the 1860s. Tsars of Russia believed that they were ruling by divine right and were very hostile to any new reforms. You could end up in Siberia for just toasting the revolution in Poland. This year Finland is celebrating the 100th year of it’s independence, but the independence of Finland or any other Central European country would have not been possible without the revolution in Russia. The freedom of...
Architecture and Politics: Renovation, Co-Housing and Coops are essential to tackle our Democracy and Environmental crisis Housing and the construction industry play a decisive role in going away from an extraction centered economy into a circular one.
From 7th to 8th of January 2017 fourth Father Frost against Putin-festival will be organised in Helsinki. Exact festival location will be announced later. As in earlier years, various Russian grassroot initiatives will present themselves in festival.
On Saturday 17th of December, at Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor. Doors open 6PM, lecture starts 6:15 PM In summer of 2016, pamphlet "From signs to revolutionary practice" was published.
Food served 4PM, beginning of the lecture 4:30 PM 15-M is the most important protest in the Spanish history since Spain gained democracy in 1977. 15-M began in 2011 at the square of Puerta del Sol in Madrid and spread rapidly into all cities of Spain.
"Avtonom" magazine is the most well-known and fancy anarchist paper of the exUSSR, published since year 1995. Now, the next, 37th issue is ready to be published. It will tell you: how the state is destroying education system; about sweatshop exploitation in "Magnit" chain stores;
Capitalism and markets have always been fought back. Reforming and countering market mechanisms has brought about welfare and innovation for example in all Nordic countries, but inherent problems of capitalism have not disappeared.
Sunday 6th of November, at Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor. Food served 4PM, beginning of the lecture 4:30 PM.
Dmitry Buchenkov interviewed in prison: it turned me into a convinced revolutionary big time
Detainees in the case of serial murders in Irkutsk were neo-Nazis
Statement of collective Anarchist Black Cross - Moscow: anti-fascist and anarchist Serebrennikov Oleg needs your help and solidarity!
Anarchist Dmitry Buchenkov: "I was arrested for my political convictions"
Interview with a member of the fan club Gate 4 (PAOK Thessaloniki)
Near the sacred Mount Parnassus and the ruins of Delphi there is a small town of Levadia. Will of fate I was fortunate enough prove to be in this place and get acquainted with the local fan scene.
In February, a critique of Moscow-based bands What We Feel(WWF) and Moscow Death Brigade(MDB) written by “Antifascist Subculture Worldwide”-collective appeared on the German website, Linksunten (in English).
Despite the bleakness of the situation in Ukraine, at least I was amused by the fact that Nazis were fighting on both sides of the front, killing each other.
On Friday, the 2nd of May, the House of Trade Unions in Odessa caught on fire. Altogether at least 42 people lost their lives during the clashes in the city, most of them in the fire and the others in streetfights. There is an excellent Russian language, eyewitness account of the events available here. Events began to unfold when armed pro-Russian AntiMaidan fighters attacked a demonstration organised by football hooligans with nationalist sympathies. This attack resulted in lethalities, but soon the pro-Russians were overpowered. They escaped back to their protest camp in the Kulikovo field, but pro-Kiev demonstrators followed and lit the protest camp on fire. The pro-Russians then escaped to the House of the Trade Unions, which soon caught on fire. The fire spreading, is visible in this...