Tägliche Archive: 2. August 2013

BLOCKUPY 2013: Fight capitalism and the austerity regime. fuck the police.

Thousands of protesters from all over Germany and many European countries joined this year’s two-day Blockupy protest in Frankfurt (May 31st/June 1st). But the main demonstration was crushed by hours-long kettling and police violence – resulting in a wave of solidarity with the protest. Here’s a quick report for our comrades abroad, written by the media group of the umsGanze! alliance. A thorough political assessment will follow. What’s Blockupy? The concept of “Blockupy” emerged in 2011/12 as a mix of grassroots mobilization, traditional networking and the idea of a metropolitan strike or mass blockade. From the start, its perspective has been […]