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Anarchist Statement on Riots That Broke out On Ayotzinapa Anniversary

  • Posted on: 7 October 2019
  • By: thecollective
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From It's Going Down, Mexico City

The following statement was written by some anarchists in Mexico City and addresses the riots that broke out on the anniversary of the disappearance of Normalista students in Ayotzinapa. Statement has been translated by Abolition Media Worldwide.

An Anarchist Analysis of the Impeachment Crisis

  • Posted on: 5 October 2019
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast (originally recorded for Pacifica Radio), we present a discussion and analysis on the evolving impeachment crisis. Fundamentally we ask if we have a dog in this fight, as the Democrats, who have spent years advancing and helping to fund Trump’s drive toward war, his growing attacks on migrants, Muslims, and the poor, and his massive transfer of wealth into the hands of the elites through his tax cuts, are now pushing for an impeachment inquiry over totally unrelated matters.

Building Self-Defense Against Electronic Surveillance

  • Posted on: 22 September 2019
  • By: thecollective
Building Up Electronic Self-Defense Against Surveillance

From It's Going Down

On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with Bill Budington, a long-time anarchist and senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) based out of the San Francisco Bay area about government and corporate surveillance and how to build up electronic self-defense on your phone, on your computer. and to defend your data. We also got to nerd out on many applications that many of use everyday; from Signal to Protonmail.

The Greek Anarchist Movement Responds to Assault on Exarchia

  • Posted on: 8 September 2019
  • By: thecollective
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From It's Going Down

In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with a long-time anarchist based in the Greek neighborhood of Exarchia. This discussion takes place at a time when the new government, New Democracy, is in the middle of launching a violent assault against the neighborhood which for decades has been a hotbed of anarchist activity, squats, guerilla gardens, rebel art, and is largely a cop-free zone.

Announcing the Boston Anarchist Bookfair on November 9th-10th.

  • Posted on: 3 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

Join anarchists and community members for two days of learning and organizing for a better Boston and a better world. Against a backdrop of a Trump presidency and polls showing historic levels of disgust with both the government and capitalism, anarchists are building toward a world without politicians or billionaires.

Mark Bray on Anarchist Revolution In Spain & Lessons for Today

  • Posted on: 1 August 2019
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak again with historian Mark Bray about the anarchist movement in Spain as well as the Spanish Civil War and Revolution that broke out in 1936 against a fascist coup. We discuss how the movement grew, in all its complexities, and Bray describes the discussions and tensions over tactics and methods of struggle contemporary anarchists with find many similarities with. We then discuss what was achieved during the period of the revolution, from the taking over of industry in some cities, to the communization of land and agriculture in rural areas, to attacks on patriarchy and class society within everyday life.

Wind In Our Sails: On Repression & the #FreeCedar Explosion

  • Posted on: 25 July 2019
  • By: thecollective

From It's Going Down

In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with two long-term anarchists from so-called Hamilton about the period of time from the Locke Street Riot to the recent events at Pride and the explosion of solidarity and action in the wake of targeted repression.

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