Reading group – non-violence & violence
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On the 30th of October, ASEED organised a reading group on the topic of direct action: non-violence and diversity of tactics. The evening was very inspiring and filled with new insights. Thank you to everyone who joined and contributed. The first two chapters of Peter Gelderloos’ book “How nonviolence protects … verder lezen

A chance encounter with a dairy farmer’s husband on a train – are we not all fighting the same fight?
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The past months have been a wave of direct actions. Through this, our minds have been jumbled with thoughts of what is effective and what is not, and what message we should be sending out with our actions. This reflection has led us to much frustration, as well as many … verder lezen

Learning and reflections from Non-Violent Communication training
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On Wednesday 2nd October members of our ASEED team and the Cityplot collective participated in a Non-Violent Communication workshop in the beautiful venue of Stadsborderij Osdorp. The last month has been intense with multiple direct actions of civil disobedience and high-pressure situations in which violent confrontations emerged. The training was … verder lezen

FFA info & benefit dinner in Amsterdam
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On Thursday 3 October, the Fossil Free Agriculture folks will be cooking and sharing a delicious 3-course vegan meal at the Fabriek Volkskamer, in Amsterdam. Come join us!

Free the Soil report #4: getting ready for action day!
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Today is the last preparation day before the action. Just by taking a look around, you can see excitement and determination on people’s faces. The atmosphere is joyful, yet a bit nervous…

Yara: A Mass Producer of Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer and What This Means for the Planet.
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Who Is Yara? Yara International ASA is a Norwegian chemical company. Its largest business area is the production of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer, however it also encompasses the production of nitrates, ammonia, urea and other nitrogen-based chemicals. It is the second largest fertilizer company, and is active all over the world. … verder lezen

Successful blockades in the Rhineland; ASEED report from Ende Gelände, June 2019
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Last weekend around 6,000 activists gathered in Viersen for another Action Camp organized by Ende Gelande in order to “SHUT SHIT DOWN” and celebrate mass civil disobedience actions aiming to disrupt the coal mining activity of Rhineland. Some of the ASEED comrades took part of the action!! Contrary of what … verder lezen

Updates from Free the Soil campaign
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In case you haven’t been following our current campaign and involvement in Free the Soil here is a very brief introduction to what it is:   Free the Soil is a campaign being organized by several collectives from around mostly northern Europe which aims to educate folks and raise awareness … verder lezen

Food Autonomy Festival #3 Evaluation Meeting
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After about a month to collect thoughts and work on other projects ASEED would like to cordially invite all of the volunteers, participants, and other organizations that helped to transform the FAF from a one day festival into a 3 day action camp to join us for an open evaluation. … verder lezen

When Racism Rears its Ugly Head: ASEED’s Statement about FAF Theatrical Performance
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On Saturday night, just like on Friday, several performances were on the schedule to relax and have fun after a long day, packed with activities and discussion. One of the performances was a theater play intended to mock Trump’s view of the world. During this play, several people felt uncomfortable, … verder lezen

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