EL goes Blockupy

4.EL-Congress, 13.-15.12.2013, Madrid DIE LINKE / Antrag Blockupy The Party of the European Left (EL) for common Blockupy protests in Frankfurt / Main and throughout Europe The programs of austerity and privatizations of the Troika determine the lives of millions of people in Europe. The German Agenda 2010 was just an archetype for what now is enforced especially in Southern Europe to an even more dramatic extent. The further dismantling of social and democratic rights is imminent. The so- … [Read more...]

Protokoll / Minutes of the European Action Conference

From November 22nd to November 24th 2013 in Frankfurt The following decisions were made in two big plenary-discussions on Saturday evening and Sunday noon. These were not only the results of three days of intense discussions in the assemblies, dozens of workshops and four working groups in Frankfurt, but they also take up suggestions and ideas which were made on previous transnational meetings like the “strategy meeting” in Amsterdam and the Agora99 in Rome. Each of the plenary discussion was … [Read more...]

Mobilization to “Day X”: Blockupy wants to disturb ECB opening

Press Release International Blockupy Alliance 24th of November 2013 450 participants at international Blockupy Action conference in Frankfurt + + + Decentralized actiondays in May + + + transnationalization of the Alliance The opening of the new building of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main will be in focus of the Blockupy protests next year. This was decided at the weekend in Frankfurt with more than 450 participants attending the international Blockupy Action Conference. … [Read more...]

You are leaving the democratic sector – interim reports about five years of the crisis.

Public opening Freitag, 22. November 2013, 18:00 Studierendenhaus Uni Frankfurt A European talk about living under the Troika rule, about disparate consequences of the crisis and crisis politics in Europe, about social upheavals, stagnation and new class societies, about newly developed solidarities and the drawing up of deadly frontiers. We want to use this occasion of a European Get-Together to discuss with activists from all over Europe regional and temporary different consequences and … [Read more...]

Blockupy European Action Conference / Europäische Aktionskonferenz

Blockupy European Action Conference - November 22 to 24 in Frankfurt/M. Blockupy will return to Frankfurt in 2014 to resist the opening of the ECB's new headquarters. Yet much remains open. It is the main objective of the European Action Conference to make plans together, to build structures and to decide about action dates and concepts. > Program out now! Deadline for solidarity accommodation: November 16th, 2013 In order for us to get a overview on how many people will show up for the … [Read more...]

Donate for Blockupy’s European Action Coference and let Blockupy 2014 be a success!

Blockupy 2013 has been one step on the path towards becoming part of a huge, common European and global movement. We want to continue down this path together with you. Therefore we invite you, our friends, colleagues and comrades from all over Europe and beyond to participate in the Blockupy European Action Conference from November 22nd to November 24th 2013 in Frankfurt. To get everything started there are a lot of things to organize. With your donation you can have an impact on the … [Read more...]

Prosecutions and Criminal Proceedings after Blockupy Kettlingl

Information Blockupy AG Antirepression / 14th October, 2013 Over the past few weeks, the German left-wing newspaper „Junge Welt“ (*) has reported several times about the prosecutions concerning the kettling of the Blockupy demonstration on June 1, 2013. The reporting also referred to the preparation of criminal proceedings against 943 demonstrators that had been identified and viedeolised by the police during the kettling. What happened? … [Read more...]

22nd to 24th of November: Blockupy’s European Action Conference

Against the European austerity regime, against the rule of the EU-Troika, for the transnationalisation of our resistance, for real democracy! Invitation to Blockupy’s European Action Conference November 22nd to 24th 2013 in Frankfurt Call for Contributions and Workshops On May 31 and June 1, the European Central Bank was effectively blockaded by thousands of protesters against the politics of troika. The central commercial zone of Frankfurt was blocked and stores had to shut down, … [Read more...]

Keep moving / Let’s meet in Frankfurt! Invitation to Blockupy’s European Action Conference

November 22nd to 24th in Frankfurt/M. Against the European austerity regime, against the rule of the EU-Troika, for the Europeanisation of our resistance and for real democracy: Blockupy 2013 - they were intense and powerful days of collective action and resistance. Our many disobedient actions highlighted the ways in which the politics of crisis and impoverishment affect our lives and the lives of millions of people around the world. … [Read more...]

“Taksim is everywhere, and everywhere, there is resistance” – The struggle for democracy is a global struggle

Calling the Action Alliance "Taksim is everywhere and everywhere is resistance" A protest against the construction of a shopping mall has turned into a battle for democracy. When, at the end of May, a group of environmentalists, anticapitalist anti-gentrification campaigners, feminists, anti-racist groups and Kurdish BDP-parliamentarians began to occupy Gezi Park, nobody could yet imagine what the results would be. Only a few days later, hundreds of thousands were gathering on neighbouring … [Read more...]