The Zad and the global civil war

The government’s offensive against the Zad, a decades-old occupation of the site where an airport was to be built close to Nantes in France, aims to destroy the possibility of alternative ways of living. It is part of a global trend of neo-liberal ruling classes to crack down on people. Read the article in ENGLISH  […]

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Tank goodness we are here.

This text is an update from some inhabitants of the zad claiming that they will continue to fight to defend this unique territory, this “commons of resistance”. Written just before the 15th of May which was the deadline after which the French government promised to evict the Zadists who had refused to enter the process […]

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ZAD – REMATCH

On Monday morning, 9 April 2018, shortly before the French police offensive, some friends on the ZAD (Zone á Défendre) circulated this text on the platform lundi.am For five years we’ve been preparing for this, despite taking steps up until now to make it impossible. Nonetheless, we are now at the dawn of another large-scale […]

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A CALL FOR INTERGALACTIC SOLIDARITY ACTIONS EVERYWHERE TO END THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZAD OF NOTRE DAME DES LANDES

  We are writing with the smell of tear gas rising from our fingers. The springtime symphony of birdsong is punctuated by the explosive echo of concussion grenades. Our eyes are watering, less from the gas than the sadness; because our friends’ homes, barns and organic farms are being destroyed. Bulldozers, supported by 2500 riot […]

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