Federico Abal writes on the broad repression of progressives which is being carried out by the Macri government, and how people are fighting back including with a mass march on December 18th. In Argentina, Mauricio Macri`s government repeats the old reasons of conservatism: cut spending to balance the budget, balance the budget to reduce inflation.
Last week saw a series of deletions of some groups and fan pages using the name “Dziewuchy Dziewuchom” – an umbrella term for a large grassroots group of women who organised the recent Polish Women Strikes.
The six squatters who occupied a water tower in Utrecht last October to mark 7 years since squatting were made illegal in Netherlands were sentenced this week.
Iceland has been shocked to hear of the death of Hilmarsson, a well-known anarchist activist caught in a Turkish airstrike just outside the Kurdish enclave of Afrin — now his friends are calling for help confirming his death/finding his body and say they may travel to Syria to get him.
Freedom’s long-running US correspondent Louis Further does his monthly roundup of some of the lesser-known stories that have emerged over the last few weeks.
Last weekend fascists from alt- right group Generation Identity held the ‘European Reunion’ conference in London.