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Interview with Comrade Parvati of the CPN(M)

i am happy to be able to pass on this brief interview with Hisila Yami, nom de guerre Comrade Parvati, of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist). While i am wary of some features of the revolutionary movement in Nepal (see here or here for instance), i am also inspired …

Calle Santa Fe: Remembering Those Who Fought

Calle Santa Fe 2007 / 35 mm / Colour / 163 min, Dir. Carmen Castillo, Chile – France. On October 5th 1974 the Chilean military and political police (DINA) raided a safehouse in a working class neighbourhood in Santiago. Miguel Enriquez, a leader of the underground resistance to Pinochet and …

[Movie Review] Songbirds, a Musical Documentary about Women in Prison

Songbirds, a film by Brian Hilllyrics by Simon Armitage, music by Simon BoswellUK / 2005 / Betacam / 62 min / englishContact: Sue Collins, Century Films, Studio 32, Clink Street Studios, 1 Clink Street, Londres SE19DG Angleterre. T: +44-207-378-6106 F: +44-207-407-6711 | sue.collins@centuryfilmsltd.com | www.centuryfilmsltd.com i saw Songbirds somewhat by …

Buttons, Quirks and Quarks and Women and AIDS

Goddammit it can be difficult to keep up with this blogging thing… Especially as a sense of propriety really makes me feel like i have to mention some things, even things i may have nothing particularly intelligent to say about. And of course, as i may have mentioned earlier, there …

Caliban And The Witch by Silvia Federici, Reviewed by Kersplebedeb

Caliban and the Witch Women the Body and Primitive Accumulation (Sylvia Federici, Autonomedia 2004) reviewed by Karl Kersplebedeb Back in May 2005, at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, i bought a copy of Silvia Federici’s latest book, Caliban and he Witch: Women, The Body and Primitive Accumulation. Suffice to say, i …