🦄 Borders

Greece’s First Housing Squat for Refugees & Migrants, Notara 26

Athens, Greece – Notara 26, a refugee and migrant housing squat in Athens, has housed over 7,000 refugees and migrants since its inception in September 2015. Unicorn Riot visited and toured Notara 26, the self-organized squat in the Exarcheia neighborhood of Athens, Greece. During our…

🦄 Eco

Deadline Days Away in the ZAD After Weekend of Defiant Rebuilding

Notre-Dam-Des-Landes (NDDL), France – As the deadline of April 23 looms with a threat of full ZAD-NDDL eviction by the police, Zadistes have submitted about forty agricultural and artisan projects to the French authorities. Two weeks after the start of the massive eviction attempt of…

🦄 Eco

ZAD Gathers to Rebuild as More Police Attacks Loom

Notre-Dam-Des-Landes (NDDL), France – Barricades continue to go up around the ZAD-NDDL as the French state announced an end to eviction operations and attempts a new hand at negotiating agreements with the self-organized autonomous territory. We spoke with ‘Camille’, a Zadiste inside the ZAD-NDDL, for…

🦄 Eco

A Report From the Frontlines of the ZAD-NDDL Eviction Attempt

Notre-Dame-des-Landes (NDDL), France – Zadistes continue to hold onto about 70% of the ‘zone to defend’ (ZAD) into the fourth day of a massive eviction attempt despite many injuries by French state police crowd control weapons. On April 11th, 2018, Unicorn Riot journalists interviewed Zadiste…

🦄 Tech

Blockchain: Revolution or Business as Usual?

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN?
The term “blockchain” describes a type of internet-based decentralized ledger system which can be used to record transactions and store data in a manner potentially more secure than one might find in a centralized database system. Blockchains are managed using peer-to-peer (p2p)…