When you set out at night with the intention of burning or putting something out of action, interrupting the paralysis inherent in everyday life, you never know exactly what you will find once you are on the street. Which is how it was one night in mid-June when we came across a Diplomatic Corp car and one belonging to ENJOY* parked side by side next to the footpath.
From Black Rose Anarchist Federation, by BRRN Social Media Team
In a move to expand the atmosphere of repression against the left, a bill specifically targeting anti-fascist or “Antifa” protesters was introduced to the Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives in June. Titled the “Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018,” the bill is sponsored by Republican Rep. Daniel Donovan of New York (@RepDanDonovan) and calls for fines and prison up to 15 years for anyone who “injures, oppresses, threatens, or intimidates any person” while wearing a mask or disguise. Police and law enforcement are, of course, exempted.
It seems that in France more and more officials of the State and Economy understand that the energy that keeps their world going has a not insignificant flaw: it doesn’t come from nowhere, it is generated in specific places and flows along long uncontrollable paths. Which brings certain ideas to the hotheads …
A few weeks ago we went to the Nautilus aquarium, a prison for marine species, which as such is part of a macro-structure that assimilates the detention of free beings into its own interests. We attacked a part of its structure scattered around several blocks. In this case the goal was to vandalize the aquarium advert on the avenue with paint, write slogans near the aquarium and leave leaflets explaining our action for the closure of this prison.
Reflections from the ICE Blockades
Starting in mid-June, occupations sprang up around the United States in protest against ICE (US Immigration and Customs Enforcement) on account of how US border policy breaks up families, incarcerates and forcibly drugs children, and deports millions—in some cases, to war zones in which they have no homes or resources. In the following accounts from the ICE occupations in Portland, Tacoma, and Atlanta, participants reflect on some of the internal challenges facing movements against the border regime.
From ediciones inéditos
The following text was published in Spanish by Comuna P’urépecha yesterday. A Facebook page dedicated to disseminating the history, knowledge, political education and struggles of the P’urépecha people1 in what is known as the Mexican state of Michoacán. So-called México is set to have presidential elections on July 1st, 2018.
Connecting J20 to Other Cases of Police Violence
We’ve prepared a new poster series connecting the police violence during Trump’s inauguration with the everyday violence and oppression that police carry out in Washington, DC and around the world. Please print these out and post them in your community.
Amidst the early morning fog on the 22nd of June we immobilized and sprayed up multiple pieces of heavy construction equipment along US 220 in North Carolina. An excavator, a bulldozer, and a number of front loaders all tasted exquisite venom, by way of maple syrup and bleach. Fire extinguishers on-site were also rendered useless.
The term White Group (Golput or Golongan Putih) emerged to describe a group of people who opposed 1971 General Election during the New Order era (Orde Baru or ORBA). Largely made up of students and youth, they protested Soeharto’s dictatorship and militarism. At the time, Soeharto’s party, the Golkar Party (Golongan Karya), was known for its institutional fraud and intimidation of opposition.