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This Is America #95: Brooklyn Takes to the Streets, FBI’s “Iron Fist” Exposed

Sat, 11/09/2019 - 09:21

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Welcome, to This Is America, November 8th, 2019. In this episode, we were lucky enough to speak to an organizer in New York about the explosion of anger on the streets of Brooklyn following weeks of high profile police shootings and brutality on mass transit, as well as ongoing campaigns such as #NoNewJails and #SwipeItForward.... Read Full Article

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Kinetik Justice Enters 11th Day of Hunger Strike In Protest of ADOC Abuses; Phone Zap Called

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 17:00

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Update and information on phone zap to support Kinetik Justice, who is currently on the 11th day of a hunger strike. The Alabama Department of Corrections is once again targeting and repressing incarcerated hunger striker Robert Earl Council (AKA Kinetik Justice) for exposing the inhumane conditions at Limestone Correctional Facility. This demonstrates just one case... Read Full Article

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SubMedia: What Is Property?

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 23:53

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New video from subMedia.Tv which discusses the role of private property in capitalist civilization. Part of the A Is for Anarchy series. All power structures are rooted in ideology. A shared belief in this ideology is what keeps the structures of power in place. Under capitalism, the edifice of social control is built on the... Read Full Article

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An Anarchist and Antifascist Guide to Debunking Racist Alt-Right Pseudoscience

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 23:26

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The following is an excerpt of the new zine You Just Call Everyone You Don’t Like a Fascist by Mike Isaacson, a researcher of fascism and neo-fascism. The zine reviews the decades of attempts at defining fascism and important considerations to take into account when researching or reporting on the phenomenon. The following excerpt reviews... Read Full Article

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Power to Disrupt: Limits and Possibilities of Campus Sit-Ins

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 22:18

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Analysis from the Radical Education Project on the limits and possibilities on the “open occupation” and sit-in model utilized in a variety of on-campus struggles. College campuses are systems of capitalist domination: of workers, students and surrounding communities. But campus revolts have been on the rise in recent years. In the US, for instance, as... Read Full Article

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Anti-Prison Protesters Face Jail Time for Blockading DOJ Building

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 22:02

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Report from Unheard Voices on unfolding court case against group of protesters who blockaded a DOJ building in October. Five people are in court today after arrests stemming from an October 1st, 2019 protest outside of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), when dozens of activists gathered in solidarity with the demands of the incarcerated... Read Full Article

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Kite Line: Families Speak Out Against the Gladiator Fights, Part Two

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:36

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Long running anti-prison podcast and radio program Kite Line presents the second part of their look at how families of prisoners in California are fighting so-called Gladiator Fights. Listen and Download HERE As we covered last week, prisoners in California have been subjected to a new and disturbing round of gladiator fights – conflicts between... Read Full Article

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Social Movements Gave Rise to the “Teachers’ Revolt,” Not Bernie

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 21:27

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With the 2020 election already on the horizon we republish this commentary responding to the deeply flawed narrative that Bernie Sanders’ campaign played a key role in the teacher strike wave rather than social movement organizing with much deeper roots. The authors are a West Virginia teacher active in the 2018 strike and an education... Read Full Article

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Logging Work Continues to be Disrupted on Rainbow Ridge with Aerial Road Blockade

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 04:21

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Action report from Humboldt Earth First! on continued eco-defense actions in Northern California. Log trucks headed into Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) timberlands were stalled Monday morning when workers discovered a thirty foot tripod blocking the road with a forest defender perched at the apex. The forest defender called for HRC to stop cutting trees on... Read Full Article

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Confidence, Courage, Connection, Trust: A Proposal for a Robust Security Culture

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 04:01

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Originally published on North-Shore Counterinfo, this piece argues for a new approach to security culture within broad social movements. There are two version of this text for printing and sharing. The first is a full version of this text laid out as a printable pamphlet. The second is a short excerpt of the text laid... Read Full Article

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Graffiti in Oaxaca City in solidarity with CODEDI, Indigenous Organization under attack by the State

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:31

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Report from solidarity action in Oaxaca, Mexico in solidarity with indigenous groups under attack by the State. We painted messages of solidarity on some accepting walls in the tourist-packed center of Oaxaca City (sometimes known as “La Ciudad de la Resistencia”). CODEDI, from their base on the occupied Finca Alemania in Santiago Xanica, Oaxaca, have... Read Full Article

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A Discussion on the Growth of Black & Anti-Colonial Anarchist Formations

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 03:28

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In this episode we were lucky enough to speak with two people on the growth of Black, New Afrikan, and anti-colonial anarchist formations. One of the people joining us in the discussion is a part of the Philadelphia chapter of the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement and the other person is from the Afrofuturist Abolitionists of the... Read Full Article

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Alt-Right Trolls Just Doxxed Richard Spencer’s Right Hand Man; Hypnotist & Guitarist in “Woke” Band

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 21:46

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Yesterday, news went viral that former Breitbart tech editor, Milo Yiannopoulos, had released an audio clip of Richard Spencer throwing a racist, anti-Semitic temper tantrum following the disastrous Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA. Yiannopoulos was attempting to play defense for another white nationalist, Nick Fuentes, who is leading an online “movement” of “Groypers,”... Read Full Article

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Atlanta, GA: Railroad Occupation Targets Arms Manufacturer in Solidarity with Rojava

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:58

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Report back from Atlanta on occupation of train tracks outside of arms manufacturer tied to the Turkish State. Around 4:00 pm a crowd of mostly costumed people gathered together for a “Halloween Isn’t Dead” potluck at Whittier Mill Park in the North West part of Atlanta, GA. They ate, played football, and explored the woods.... Read Full Article

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From Embers: New Episodes in October 2019

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 02:15

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Anarchist podcast From Embers, out of so-called Kingston, Ontario, presents its content from the month of October. From Embers is a regular anarchist podcast produced in Kingston, Ontario. We produce a few episodes each month about actions and projects going on in so-called Canada that inspire us, or about topics that we think will be relevant... Read Full Article

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Washington DC: All Out Against Erdogan November 13th

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 01:58

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Call from the American Rojava Center for Democracy to mobilize against Erdogan coming to Washington DC on Wednesday, November 13th. President Erdogan of Turkey is coming to Washington, DC. It is time to stand together and oppose Erdogan’s attack on Northern Syria, Rojava. His plan of ethnic cleansing in Syria has already displaced hundreds of... Read Full Article

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Dallas Moves to Counter Far-Right Anti-LGBT Hate Rally on November 16th

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 01:28

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Call to oppose far-Right rally in Dallas, Texas on November 16th. It has recently come to our attention that an organization known as Protect Our Next Generation (PONG), based in the Longview, TX area, has organized a hate rally at Dallas City Hall on November 16th at 10 AM. The leader of this organization, Teresa... Read Full Article

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Announcing: November 29th Seattle Fare Strike

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:40

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A call for a fare strike in Seattle, Washington on November 29th which was originally published on Puget Sound Anarchists. For an analysis on transport struggles and a critique of mass transit in neoliberal society, go here. Cover photo from @AshAgony. A strike is both the halting of an action as well as the application... Read Full Article

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Fire Ant: Anarchist Prisoner Solidarity #5

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 22:38

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Bloomington ABC presents a new issue of Fire Ant, a publication featuring writings of anarchist prisoners. Download PDF for Printing Fire Ant is a quarterly publication focused on spreading the words of anarchist prisoners and generating material solidarity for our imprisoned friends. Begun as a collaboration between anarchist prisoners and anarchists in Maine, Fire Ant... Read Full Article

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This Week in Fascism #34: Let Them Fight

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 21:42

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Welcome, fellow antifascists! This week, we’ve got a Unite the Right 2 organizer in federal custody; the Chairman of the Proud Boys running for Congress, making doxxing Proud Boys easier than ever; plus a Proud Boy cop exposed by antifascists, Greg Johnson getting deported from Norway; an inter-Alt-Right civil war brewing, and antifascists outnumbering neo-Confederates... Read Full Article

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