gentrification

Calais: new squat in town, evicted same afternoon by riot cops

  • Posted on: 28 March 2016
  • By: thecollective

UPDATE: The squat was evicted this afternoon by 12 vans of riot police, a few hours after being announced in the morning. See report on the eviction here. 8 people have been arrested. The Calais authorities clearly intend to enforce their “zero tolerance” clampdown on migrant and other autonomous spaces in the town centre, and with hundreds of CRS now stationed in Calais they have the force to do so.

Attacks in Hochelag'

  • Posted on: 27 February 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From MTL Counter-info

Last night, we destroyed the windows of Antidote, Mâle Bouffe, Electric Children (which was also sprayed with paint), and attacked the businesses of the Place Valois. This morning, flyers were thrown in the metro stations Préfontaine, Joliette and Pie-IX and at the Place Valois explaining the attacks of the night before.

Flyer:

During the night of February 25, 2016, some businesses in Hochelaga were attacked. We smashed the windows and threw paint everywhere.

New Year’s Eve attack on a yuppie car in Montreal

  • Posted on: 11 January 2016
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From MTL Counter-info

“Because Black December is not a staged repetition of previous insurrectional events, but rather a circle of struggle that connects the past with the present, in search of a future where our everyday life will be inundated with acts of attack and rebellion against Power.

Attack on yuppie clothing boutique in St-Henri

  • Posted on: 29 December 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From MTL Counter-info

In the early morning of Tuesday, December 22, we used chunks of porcelain to break a window of the yuppie clothing boutique at the corner of Notre-Dame and Delinelle in the Montreal neighborhood of St-Henri. We then used a re-purposed fire extinguisher to spray the interior of the store with vomit-colored paint, wrecking the merchandise inside.

Melbourne Anarchist Club in battle with property developers

  • Posted on: 5 December 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

They are locked in a struggle for freedom. Freedom from oppression, freedom from the ruling classes, freedom from "the man".

Now, the battle is on their doorstep. Literally.

The Melbourne Anarchist Club – home to a group of social outliers who reject "hierarchical power structures" and believe profit is evil – is staring down its capitalist overlords as their headquarters is engulfed by boutique apartments.

Power Lines: Police Brutality, Public Transit, and Development in the Twin Cities

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)
photo of Metro Transit light rail train

The Metro Transit police made the news this weekend in the Twin Cities for their significant size increase over the past few years, almost the same day as a video surfaced showing a police officer slam a handcuffed passenger onto the ground for not paying the light rail fare.

Cameras Snatched in Philly

  • Posted on: 7 May 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

On the night of May 3 a few surveillance cameras were taken down from the unfinished developments they were attached to in the Mantua neighborhood, just north of University City in Philadelphia. Removing plastic cylindrical cameras is not hard, grabbing and pulling down or using a long stick is enough to knock one down quickly.

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