Mexico: anarchist political prisoner begins hunger strike

Last Friday Miguel Angel Peralta Betanzos, an anarchist political prisoner from Oaxaca, has decided to begin hunger strike. Peralta, who prior to his arrest was an anthropology student, is one of the 7 indigenous members of the Community Assembly of Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón, a Mazatec community in Oaxaca, who are imprisoned in different prisons

Russia: jailed Ukranian filmmaker enters 100th day of hunger strike

Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian filmmaker and critic of the Kremlin government who is incarnated in Russia, entered 100th day of hunger strike yesterday. Sentsov, a Crimean native, has been on hunger strike since May, demanding that Russian government releases all political prisoners. He was arrested and charged in May 2014 with heading a terrorist group that

On Education: An Interview with David Gilbert and Jalil Muntaqim

Political struggle, anarchism, and education have a long, complex history. To help shed some critical light, and cut through layers of academic debris, I sought two political prisoners’,  and long-term peer educators’, views on education and struggle. How important is education in radical or revolutionary struggle? Jalil: You did not define what you mean by