demands

Olympia Commune Makes Demands

  • Posted on: 26 November 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

( a letter from the Olympia Commune to the so-called City of Olympia, Wa., undated)

Dear City of Olympia,

some of us at the Olympia Commune have come to the understanding that “no demands” is an incoherent strategy which does not lend itself to “”progress”” or “”results”” with this bright, new understanding, we have investigated our desires and come up with some ideas about what we really want the result of this blockade to be

Remembering the 2013 Indiana University Strike

  • Posted on: 4 August 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Plain Words

After months of build-up and preparation, hundreds of students, campus employees, and city residents went on strike at Indiana University on April 11 – 12, 2013. A number of things are interesting about this struggle from an anti-authoritarian perspective, including a heightened focus on collective action as a way of building power, and a dismissal of dialogue with the administration as unimportant and distracting.