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Beyond Blockupy – Evaluation and Perspective

Dear friends and comrades, from May 16th to 19th we had the Blockupy days of action in Frankfurt. The city was in a state of emergency. For the first three days all demonstrations were banned. More than 5000 riot cops … Continue reading

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Impressions from Frankfurt

Here you find some press reviews and impressions from the action days in Franfurt. This list will be updated and extended soon… Italian impressions: review of the demonstration in italian, interviews with activists in english Italian press English press: Wall … Continue reading

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A brief note after the action days

After three days of being denied basic rights, our demonstration on Saturday was a grand success – a colorful and diverse group of 30,000 people, from all over Europe and even the world, protested resolutely against capitalism at its European … Continue reading

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#OWS announces solidarity with Blockupy

…Last week, the government banned Blockupy and all related events in Frankfurt (protesters pledged to demonstrate anyway). The incident caused an uproar among those who saw it as a blatant attack on social and political rights of people to gather … Continue reading

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Blockupy is happening. First assemblies in Frankfurt am Main starting on Wednesday

Dear friends, the Blockupy days of action begin on Wednesday. We are looking forward to protesting together with you against the crisis diktat of the troika of ECB, IMF and European Commission on the streets of the banking metropolis. We … Continue reading

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12M: Solidarity with the movement in Spain! Solidarity with 12M everywhere!

The alliance coordinating Blockupy expresses solidarity with 12M, and especially with the movement in Spain as the political situation grows more difficult (espanol abajo): Europe is in motion. After countless May 1 demonstrations around Europe, the people of France and … Continue reading

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Stop the neo-liberal crisis politics – dispossess the beneficiaries!

New international call to Blockupy from attac academic advisors and others. Reposted from www.stop-neoliberal-crisis-politics.org (in DE, FR, IT, ES there): We are experiencing the deepest crisis of capitalism since the great depression of the 30s – and the European governments … Continue reading

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Blockupy press announcement on City of Frankfurt’s ban on demonstration

Press announcement Blockupy Frankfurt May 8, 2012 * City answers Blockupy’s offer to talks by banning the demonstration * expedited proceedings handed in to administrative court / blockades are non-violent The city of Frankfurt responded to the renewed request of … Continue reading

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