pittsburgh

For a University Against Itself

  • Posted on: 22 April 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Filler Collective

Our material environment arranges life into a procession of neat little rituals. All that is possible or desirable is administered according to the routines built into Campus Life.

No one is quite sure why the lobby of Litchfield Towers is first and foremost a place to glide through in passing, to dodge the solicitations of student clubs, or to purchase coffee. Nor is there much reason to question such fixtures of everyday life; these structures are simply taken for granted as part of our unspoken consensus on reality.

Solidarity and Broken Windows in Pittsburgh

  • Posted on: 27 March 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

On March 18, around 80 inmates at Allegheny County Jail participated in a one-day sit-in strike demanding access to adequate medical care. Healthcare at the jail is reported to be among the worst in the country. The same day, a community organization that had formed to address healthcare issues at the jail, the ACJ Healthcare Justice Project organized a rally outside the jail in support of striking inmates.

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Report from Pittsburgh Anarchists on Clashes at Trump Rally

  • Posted on: 18 April 2016
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

On April 13th Pittsburgh anarchists participated in an attack on a Donald Trump campaign rally. This is a message from some of the organizers of this anarchist contingent as well as thoughts on our current situation.

University of Pittsburgh Disorientation Guide (Very Dank)

  • Posted on: 26 August 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)
Woah super scary police at Pitt

The following is a text version of a zine that has been floating around at Pitt. Printable PDF's of the zine should be available at the Anarchist Library relatively soon. The text is adapted from "The Task Ahead of Us" - Filler #3 (Pittsburgh 2015), "Communiqué from an Absent Future" - Research and Destroy (California, 2009), and "Welcome to NYU" (New York, 1968).

Disorientation: The Task Ahead of Us

Pittsburgh: Vandals Smash Windows On Several Storefronts In Shadyside

  • Posted on: 10 April 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are searching for more than a dozen people who, wearing all black and carrying signs, went on a vandalism spree, smashing storefronts, Friday night in Shadyside’s busy business district.

According to Allegheny County emergency dispatchers, much of the damage happened in the 5500-block of Walnut Street.

5 reasons why Pittsburgh's Whats Up is fucked up, an anarchist critique

  • Posted on: 25 January 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

For some time there has been a simmering animosity amongst many Pittsburgh anarchists towards the study/activist group Whats Up (Working and Healing to Abolish Total Supremacy Undermining Privilege), that has until now remained mostly silent. With Whats Up moving into the spotlight for instigating and promoting the Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron MccLay holding a sign promising to "challenge racism at work", we can no longer stay inactive in what we perceive to be an approach which is foolish and harmful.

Pittsburgh Fuck the Police march reportback

  • Posted on: 26 November 2014
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Approximately 30 people gathered at Liberty Ave and Ella at 6pm in the dark for a solidarity march with Ferguson and against the police. This was an impressive turnout for an event which was called for the day of. Nearly everybody who showed up was dressed in black and face well covered.