Smash the State's weekly summary of news, actions, reactions, call-outs, updates, and music, with an anarchist twist. This week, we cover the Quebec election call, a G20 update and more.
The widespread surprise and alarm over Barack Obama's recently revealed "kill list" for suspected terrorists, including U.S. citizens and innocent bystanders, is a case of misplaced shock.
We talk anti-olympics in the UK, anti-Harper in Canada, unfortunate anti-strike actions in Newfoundland, and anti-cooperation from the new minister, and a request to free Omar Khadr
At least in the 20th century the Games were about something, though it wasn't athletes, it was ideology. Now all that sport-inflected ideology is obsolete, though of course the issues aren't.
While mainstream pundits are celebrating the recognition of women's boxing as a step forward for women, one writer insists that it is more complicated than that.
On Saturday, July 28, the Counter Olympics Network (CON) held a demonstration in London on the first full day of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.