We Are Everywhere: The Irresistible Rise of Global Anti-Capitalism

We Are Everywhere is a whirlwind selection of writings, photographs and concepts for direct motion by way of humans at the frontlines of the worldwide anticapitalist flow. it is a flow of untold tales, simply because these from under aren't those that get to jot down background, even if we're the ones making it. We Are Everywhere wrenches our historical past from the clutch of the robust and returns it to the streets, fields and neighbourhoods the place it was once made.

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Wielding a revolver, one of many gunmen then threatened to set fireplace to the bus with every body within it, and understandably the driving force, who had additionally no longer identified previously that he was once wearing humans for a land invasion, had refused to move to any extent further. At approximately noon numerous jeeps and vehicles drew up close to the church, and a few 30 males marched in a phalanx in the direction of the camp. approximately part wore the clever beige uniforms of reliable Petribu defense guards, whereas the remaining, donning denims, previous t-shirts, and cowboy boots, have been our buddies from the former evening. on the sight of them marching in the direction of the camp, women and men seized their hoes and ran to dam their course. It used to be transparent that the guards and gunmen must use violence to evict the households and so they hesitated. They admitted, once we puzzled them, that the land a hundred thirty “The so much dramatic and far-reaching social switch of the second one 1/2 this century, and person who cuts us off ceaselessly from the area of the prior, is the dying of the peasantry. ” – Eric Hobsbawm, Age of Extremes – the quick 20th Century 1914–1991, Michael Joseph, London, 1994 round the church didn't belong to Petribu. In threatening language, they warned the villagers to not movement into the adjoining cane fields, rotated, and strode again to their Toyotas. extra celebrations. We have been nonetheless chatting with Antonio Severino da Silva while the camp bought its first viewers – José Servat, a French priest who has been dwelling during this sector for 35 years, and a nun, who instantly busied herself with the intention that the kids had adequate to consume and weren't in poor health. they'd introduced a number of sacks of rice and beans, which the ladies instantly started to prepare dinner. Father José have been thrilled by means of the scoop of the profession. “Workers in those sugar plantations have been geared up within the Nineteen Fifties and early Nineteen Sixties yet then they skilled dreadful repression and the circulate collapsed,” he acknowledged. “They have been deserted through the Catholic Church. only one or folks struggled on. a few contributors of the Church are apprehensive through those occupations, yet I’m now not. the folk are easily announcing that they’re now not animals, they’re people. they wish land. they wish to be part of society. I’ve been hoping for years that whatever like this could occur. ” even though in actual fact ill, Father José spoke to a rapidly convened meeting. To a lot applause he stated, “This land doesn't belong to Votorantim or Petribu. There was once a neighborhood round this church and, with God’s aid, you are going to construct it back. ” extra cheers. “I may still prefer to make an offer, that you simply christen this new group with its previous identify – Nossa Senhora de Boa Viagem. ” At which aspect Cicero intervened in order that the MST’s democratic tactics for providing an offer and balloting on it'd be undefined. The meeting voted by means of an overpowering majority to just accept the proposed identify. the top of the safety fee instantly referred to as at the males to volunteer for 2 shifts, one from 6. 00 pm to nighttime and the opposite from hour of darkness to six.

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