On 30th October 2021, collectives in Liverpool welcomed a group of special, rebel visitors from abroad: a delegation of the Autonomous Zapatista Communities and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) in Chiapas.
From the mountains of Mexico and across the Atlantic, a delegation of Zapatistas have arrived on the shores of Europe to meet those who have signed the Declaration…For Life.
Cornelia Gräbner celebrates 30 Years of International Solidarity with the community Nueva Esperanza in El Salvador.
Cornelia Gräbner reports from Germany on the grassroots community response in the aftermath of the Hanau Shootings.
Dr Thomas Phillips introduces the Capitalocene, and Rojava’s model of ecologically conscious democratic confederalism.
Nadia Baha writing from Vienna brings us up to date on the response in Austria to the Climate Emergency.
Nerve contributor Lisa Worth, who is visiting India, has written an article about tea plantation workers in South India.
Nerve contributor Lisa Worth has written a feature about Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, in which she puts forward the view that the city’s narrative is as rich and fascinating as it can be bleak. Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia – Herzogovina, is an enigma. Mosques, synagogues and churches vie for position on the horizon, in a city where temperatures can hit plus 30, and plummet to minus 30. It
Feature by John Owen who was part of a delegation to the Fête de Lutte Ouvrière, a socialist festival held every year in France.
Darren Guy talks to Jananne from Basra in Iraq about her experience of growing up under Saddam and the situation in the country now.
Kitty Spathia writes about the impact of plastic on the world’s oceans and what we can do about it.
Interview with Alexis Daloumis, who made the film Belkî Sibê/Maybe Tomorrow: A Journey Through the Syrian War and the Rojava Revolution.
Lisa Worth writes about the threats to Abu Dhabi’s mangrove forests, one of the largest in the world, from sedimentation, pollution and human impact.
Feature by Lisa Worth about the ongoing battle against the Mafia in Sicily who have controlled the Mediterranean island for over a hundred years.
At the Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool on Saturday 13th October there is a public meeting about the Kurdish Question in Erdogan’s Turkey.
Next To Nowhere and Merseyside Animal Rights are very excited to be hosting Gerardo Tristan, anti-speciesist and queer activist from Mexico, on Wednesday 19th September in Next To Nowhere.
Charlotte Kenny discusses period poverty and looks at the charity Binti who have a fashion show on 28th of June launching new ‘Period Underwear.’
Nerve feature writer Lisa Worth attended the peaceful demonstration in Liverpool for Ghouta, organised by the ‘Syrian Community In Liverpool.’
Katy Brown interviews three people living in Catalonia who identify as anarchists for their thoughts on independence from Spain.
To mark the centenary of events that Shook the World there is a book launch, video and scripted readings at Liverpool Central Library on Saturday 29th July.
Darren Guy interviews Adan, a Syrian Kurd, whose city Kobani was under siege by heavily armed ISIS.
Meeting about the revolution in Rojava with a discussion with Havin Guneser, on Friday 28th October at the Quaker Meeting House.
Interview with Kurdish Freedom fighter, Sama, from Kobane, a city in Northern Syria on the Turkish border who is now a refugee living in Liverpool.
A little over a year ago, in February 2015, an invisible nation rose to its feet in the Syrian town of Kobanî and successfully defended its territory from a band of rapists and torturers who hoped, and still hope, to one day bring about a glorious apocalypse.