2020Uprising

July 4 in Minneapolis: The Logic of Autonomous Organizing

From Crimethinc.

July 4 saw fiercely ungovernable demonstrations from Olympia to Atlanta. The following report from south Minneapolis describes a march that took place that evening, exploring the logic of autonomous organizing and concluding with a gallery chronicling the graffiti that the march left in its wake.

Anti-Police Revolt in Oaxaca

(México) Oaxaca joins in the acts of revolt against police (June 14)

Received via email on , translated by Anarchist News

These events are added to the streak of violent protests against police in various locations across the country like Guadalajara, Ciudad de México, Xalapa y San Luis Potosí, where anarchist groups and other protester gathered to give an anarchic and violent response in the streets.

Stonewall Means Riot Right Now

From Crimethinc

What the Queer Uprisings of 1969 Share with the George Floyd Protests of 2020

“Stonewall was a riot.” In the 51 years since the uprising at the Stonewall Inn in New York City catapulted the movement for LGBTQ+ liberation into public consciousness, this phrase has become a cliché. Yes, it was a riot—but what kind of riot was it?

Uprising Against Amazon: A Chronology

From The Transmetropolitan Review

Now that we’re in the midst of a new uprising, the editors found it appropriate to remind our readers that Amazon is still as powerful as ever in the US, even more so because of the COVID-19 lock-down. With thousands of businesses shuttered under government orders, Amazon has filled this supply gap and gobbled up even more consumers into its Prime empire.

Hostis Issue 3: Fuck the Police

From Hostis Journal

On Halloween 2016, we invited submissions for Issue Three of Hostis, titled “Fuck the Police.” Rather than beg for forgiveness, let’s just chalk it up to shit getting in the way. The recent George Floyd uprising has lit a fire under our feet, and we hope it will finally come to fruition.

Attack on Manpower Group in Greece

From Athens.Indymedia via AMW

Explosive Attack on Manpower Group in Thessaloniki, Greece in Solidarity with Revolutionaries in US

From Greece to America, deep breath until the death of white supremacy

The arson of the ManPower Group is a practical statement of solidarity with the comrades of the Revolutionary Abolition Movement, calling on the international revolutionary community to take immediate and unequivocal action in solidarity.

Questions in the Face of Counterinsurgency

From IGD

by Peter Gelderloos

As the rebellion that has rocked the US and spread internationally approaches a full month, the counterinsurgency strategy being used to pacify it has become well defined. Police repression and vigilante violence from the outside, and rumors of agent provocateurs to divide the movement from the inside. But another method of internalized, soft counterinsurgency has also been omnipresent: the use of liberal identity politics to spread the idea that fighting back against a racist society is in itself racist. This practice was already well developed by the time of the Michael Brown rebellions in 2014, making use of white allies to put all their power and privilege behind the ostensible leaders of oppressed communities

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