Skins 1, Squatters 0

“No aggression without response.”

La Barraqueta, Virtut 14, Barcelona: “Today, Friday 10th. Young Gr├ácia man Roger died after four months in hospital, murdered by the Fascists. No aggression without response.” The squatters are good at slogans and running illegal drink ‘n’ drugs bars. However, although many proclaim terrorist violence as the only way, they tend to be less good at knife fights than the espa├▒olista right. (How did anarchists come to be bomb-throwers rather than blade-twiddlers?)

Similar posts

  • Nunca digas nunca Hamas
    A pun on Never say never again on Gracia’s only SWP bodega (one of the proprietors claims to have known Yigael
  • Home schooling in Spain
    God knows there are reasons enough to want to do it: school failure rates, currently 30% and rising; the lack of
  • Squats demolished c/ Amor, Horta
    One of Barcelona’s last patches of pre-war farms, small factories and cottages is under assault from planners.
  • Urban terrorism 101: don’t kill furry animals
    John Chappell’s got the latest on the anarchist bomb down town this morning. Everyone hated the squatters anyway–squatting has largely become
  • Filth: progress
    I’m still researching the new Filth walk, which I hope to market multilingually in conjunction with another blogger. One of the


Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *