On the night of November 29, we snuck into the engineering department of McGill University and jammed the locks of the Aerospace Mechatronics Lab using superglue as a minimum gesture of solidarity with the survivors of the Israeli state's summer attack on Gaza, in which 800 drone strikes took place over the course of a 50 day period.
On Saturday, about 50 assorted anarchists and others took their anti-cop message right to the heart of conspicuous consumption in the Valley: Old Town Scottsdale.
Organized online by the group Wave of Action PHX, the purpose of the demonstration was to express anger and outrage over the failure of a Missouri grand jury to indict white Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown.
2 December 2014 ~ Following a big solidarity protest to anarchist Nikos Romanos, where 8.000-10.000 people took part in Athens last night, fierce riots broke out in the “Exarchia” area of Athens, while Romano’s health is in a critical condition (22 days on hunger strike) and the greek government pretends he does not exist.
3 other anarchists are also on hunger strike in solidarity to Nikos Romanos.
The following is a series of vignettes from the march that took place in downtown Durham on Tuesday night, November 25th, in solidarity with the struggle in Ferguson. The march was promoted online as well as with handbills and posters distributed in the thousands all over the city, and occurred before and simultaneously with a rally organized by multiple leftist groups. This series of personal accounts does not seek to establish a linear or all-encompassing narrative of what occurred, so much as provide some impressions, sights, sounds, and emotional reactions.
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Rather than engage in a war of attrition with the RCP, some anarchists decided to call for a distinct demonstration in solidarity with Ferguson rebels for Saturday night November 29. The callout was titled "Ferguson's burning. What's Seattle gonna do?". The intention was to create a space where people could act their rage however they saw fit, instead of trying to manage and control popular anger for a narrow political platform.
In honor of Mike Brown, and in response to the grand jury decision not to
prosecute Darren Wilson, protests and disturbances occurred across the
country on Black Friday. Protesters invaded malls and shopping centers, shut
down public transit, halted commerce, and demanded vengeance for Mike Brown
and all victims of police shootings.
In Seattle, several events were called for, but all blended together in a 5
hour long roaming march and disruption of Capitol Hill and downtown. Energy
was high, as was antagonism against the police and business as usual. What
follows is a partial account—the authors were not present for the entire
event, and could not have seen everything in any case. This is from our
perspective, but more perspectives, and more reportbacks, are always
Portland went HARD AS FUCK last night!
Yesterday, 1,500 people gathered downtown infront of the justice center. This place is not only the central precinct for the police, but also serves as a jail. The perfect place to hold a rally within the context of darren wilson, and police violence in general.
This event was organizing by the AMA coalition, a group host organizations that are known collaborators with the police. Old church men who would rather sing songs to them, and invite the police chief himself, then confront them.
After the non-indictment of Darren Wilson came out, a spontaneous demonstration occurred and congregated at College Town. From there the march meandered through the University of Rochester campus where it ended at Rush Rhees Library.
After this, a flag was burned by a group in black covering there faces, after the flag burning a demonstrator was chased, tackled, and eventually hauled away by campus security to the U of R public safety building. He was released soon after with no charges or involvement from the RPD.