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ITALY: Evitions of independent university spaces in Milan and Bologna

ExCuem bookshop eviction in Milan

201/05/10 by Struggles in Italy

ex-cuem_7-290x290 Ex Cuem was founded by a group of students at the University Statale di Milano. They reopened the CUEM, an independent 40 year-old bookshop that went bankrupt in October 2011 due to debt and false accounting, closing its 150m2 premises. CUEM’s closure created a monopoly for the sole remaining university bookshop, CUSL, well-known for its connection with the right-wing political and Catholic movement Comunione e Liberazione. Read the rest of this entry

FRANCE: Autonomous Social Center CREA, Toulouse


Presentation of the idea and activities of Collective for Requisition, Mutual Aid and Self-Management and its Autonomous Social Center established again and again, after each eviction,  in occupied public buildings to house immigrant homeless families and to create together a new egalitarian community.  Read the rest of this entry

GREECE: Battle for the squats in Athens

Αrrested Anarchists in Villa Amalias, Athens

11 Jan 2013

The battle against the eviction of squats in Greece heats up as more occupations are attacked and dozens arrested. Read the rest of this entry

Poland: Tenants’ activities in Poznan in 2011

We may consider the passing year two-way in the domain of tenants’ issues in Poznań. Firstly, it was a breakthrough year, mainly because of developing collaboration with residents of the city. Secondly, growing part of the community has begun to experience raising effects of the economic crisis, tied with antisocial policies of the city hall, as well as they perceived no influence whatsoever over the common budget management.

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