Why do we shout ‘THERE WON’T BE A WORLD CUP’?

Soccer is the sport of multitudes; a sport that gives the most intense passions for people all around the planet. We do not deny the importance of football to the Brazilian people and even the role of sport and leisure in society. However, the FIFA World Cup is not just a sporting event.


Oakland anti-war protesters wreak havoc

Anti-war protesters smashed storefronts, shattered car windows and threw paint during a march through downtown Oakland, targeting banks, City Hall and other buildings, police said Monday. No one was arrested during the Sunday night protest, which coincided with the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan. About 200 people gathered at Frank [...]

Anarchists face felony charges after central Athens clashes

Fifteen people that were arrested in Athens’s central Aghios Panteleimonas district late on Sunday during clashes between self-styled anarchists and supporters of Greece’s neofascist Chrysi Avgi (Golden Dawn) party on Monday faced felony charges. Some of the defendants, believed to be self-styled anarchists, were also charged with disturbing the peace, causing bodily harm to a [...]

Greek Terror Suspects Vanish in Middle of Trial

Two suspected members of a Greek domestic terrorist group have gone missing in the middle of their trial, officials said Thursday, prompting orders for a judicial investigation and the suspension of an Athens police official.

Nikos Maziotis and his wife, Panagiota Roupa, have been on trial since October along with six other people as alleged [...]

Report back on the student strike on Quebec

The following detailed report comes courtesy of a comrade in Montreal-Its a very useful summery though we must note that we disagree with the authors excessively pessimistic line on the potential for proletarian hegemony over mass movements in the metropole as the crisis of imperialism continues and deepens-Signalfire editor.

We are now in the [...]

Brief takeover of radio station by anarchists; 20 arrested

A group of some 30 self-styled anarchists staged a brief takeover of private FLASH radio station just before noon on Tuesday.

The group stormed into the studio and disrupted the programme on air at the time, read out a statement of support for the Revolutionary Struggle terrorist group broadcast on air, and an extensive economic [...]

Greek far-left militants on trial for bombings

The trial of eight alleged members of a prominent far-left extremist group, Revolutionary Struggle, began on Monday over a year after the principal suspects were caught.

The outfit, which appeared in 2003, was deemed by authorities here to be the country’s most dangerous far-left organisation and is on a European Union and a US [...]

Italian cops raid suspected anarchists

Rome – Italian police conducted raids on Monday throughout the country against suspected anarchists and their sympathisers following riots in Rome that marred a march against Wall Street greed, a top security official said.

Interior Ministry Undersecretary Alfredo Mantovano told Sky TG24 TV that the crackdown targeted far-left suspects. He gave no details because the [...]

US labels Greek leftist group a terror organization

WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday slapped a terror designation on Greece’s “Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei,” making it the third anarchist group on Washington’s international terror blacklist since 2009.

The elusive, far-left group “has targeted civilians and government officials, both Greek and foreign, in an attempt to spread its violent anarchist ideology,” the State [...]

Lawyer Strike Postpones Greek Far-Left Group Trial

The trial for the eight Greek terrorist suspects has been postponed until later this month, as lawyers have announced a 24-hour nationwide strike today.

Additionally, the court held inside high security Korydallos prison near Athens cancelled the case to the 24th of October in order to enable the new defendant, a 36-year-old former civil servant [...]