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Voltuan, l'homme aux mille manifestations. Il déplace quelques verres, pose sa pancarte sur la table, agite ses feutres Posca… Et commence à écrire, dans cette salle de restaurant, au sous-sol d'un hôtel du 5e arrondissement de Paris.

Voltuan, l'homme aux mille manifestations

A quelques pas de La Sorbonne. "C'est symbolique, mai 1968, tout ça…" Pour samedi et la marche contre l'austérité, Voltuan a choisi sa phrase : "Hollande Valls casseurs de social". Le geste est précis. "Les slogans? C'est une maturation. La pancarte avec laquelle il marchera contre l'austérité samedi. Sous François Hollande, il ne pensait pas qu'il aurait autant à descendre dans la rue pour défendre ses idéaux. En 2010, un cliché fait "le tour du monde"

Istanbul #occupygezi #direngeziparkı

Cyberguerre / internet war. Occupy protests around the world: full list visualised.

"951 cities in 82 countries" has become the standard definition of the scale of the Occupy protests around the world this weekend, following on from the Occupy Wall Street and Madrid demonstrations that have shaped public debate in the past month.

Occupy protests around the world: full list visualised

We wanted to list exactly where protests have taken place as part of the Occupy movement - and see exactly what is happening where around the globe. With your help, adding events in our form below, we've been able to show 750 Occupy events world wide. As we wrote this week: Protests inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York and the "Indignants" in Spain have spread to cities around the world. Tens of thousands went on the march in New York, London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Rome, Sydney and Hong Kong as organisers aimed to "initiate global change" against capitalism and austerity measures. So, we have started listing all the events we can find verified news reports for. But what have we missed?

Download the data More open data. QUATRE-VINGT-DIX-NEUF : Après l'indignation. End-of-Growth Uprising Goes Global. It began in Tunisia and Egypt, then spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

End-of-Growth Uprising Goes Global

It spilled into Spain, Greece, and Ireland. It leapfrogged to Wall Street. And this past weekend it erupted in London, Rome, Paris, Tokyo, Taipei, and Sydney. In hundreds of towns and cities around the world the uprising’s refrain is similar: economic misery resulting from fizzling economic growth is leading protesters to question corruption both in governments and in financial institutions, and to demand an end to extreme economic inequality. As long as economies grew, inequality was tolerable. The universal solution: austerity—a strategy of cutting government spending, government jobs, and government services to the poor and middle classes.

The only thing that could stop the uprising is a return to growth—which would generate new jobs, higher tax revenues, and solvency in the financial industry. DRY INTERNATIONAL. Arab Revolutions. A Tunis, les altermondialistes veulent redonner du souffle aux révolutions arabes - Forum social mondial. Revolt in Tunisia.

Egypt Revolution & Internatl. Impact. In Pictures: Egyptian Street Art. The creativity of the Egyptian revolution – often marked by a sort of national humor, viewed by many Arabs as a local specialty – has made the city its theater, with Tahrir Square the centre stage.

In Pictures: Egyptian Street Art

The activists have taken over the urban space, in the truest meaning of the term, writing their slogans and pictures on the walls of public places. It’s a battle field, with activist artists organizing themselves into commando units, generally working at night, to install their creations in strategically selected locations. (They choose) places that are particularly popular, but also places that delineate the boundaries of the area that’s “under the control” of the insurgency. Security forces decide whether or not to turn a blind eye, depending on the situation. The beginning of the first wave of mobilisation in January 2011 was marked by a piece of work by the artist Ganzeer that payed tribute to Islam Raafat, one of the first victims of the revolution. Révolution de Jasmin.


Spanishrevolution. #rev11 : Espagne (en cours) – France : (loading) L’Espagne, qui se réveille ces jours-ci, à la grande surprise de certains, a semble-t-il donné des idées aux Français.

#rev11 : Espagne (en cours) – France : (loading)

Ce soir, quelques précurseurs tenteront d’établir un camp à la Bastille à partir de 19 heures. Dans le sillage de ce qui se passe Puerta del Sol. est curieux de savoir quelle sera la réaction des forces de l’ordre face à un campement de ce genre qui ne ressemble en rien à une manifestation classique… Comme en son temps place Tahrir, vous pouvez suivre ce qui se passe Puerta del Sol via cette caméra : Free Videos by Ustream.TV. London riots.


#greekrevolution #12fgr. #campmap for #worldrevolution.