🦄 Community, Global

Origins of the PKK and the ‘Rojava’ Revolution: PT. I

The Arab Spring movement of 2011 – 2012 initiated one of the largest and most impactful international waves of protest in recent world history. This movement began in the small North African country of Tunisia, which soon toppled its longtime dictator, Zine El Abidine Ben…

🦄 Eco

Reclaiming Space in South Africa: I.D Green Camp Gallery

Durban, South Africa – As polar ice caps melt and forests burn there is much uncertainty about what the future holds for the human race. One organization’s response has been to launch a unique experiment unlike any other. In 2012 a man named Xolani Hlongwa…

🦄 Arts & Culture

Anti-Fascist Solidarity Fostered At NYC Extreme Metal Festival

Brooklyn, New York City – 2019 marked the USA’s first anti-fascist extreme metal festival, Black Flags Over Brooklyn. Punks and metalheads of all ages traveled to Brooklyn in January to attend the two-day music-fest and mini anarchist bookfair.
At the festival we interviewed anti-racist organizer…

🦄 Eco

Building Autonomy Through Ecology in Rojava

Rojava – After almost seven years since the war in Syria began, battles between Kurdish-led democratic forces (SDF/YPG/YPJ) and Daesh (IS) have left the Islamic State nearly defeated throughout the region.

When Rojava was liberated from direct Syrian government control in summer 2012, this set…