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Test Their Logik: Crash the G20/G8 Toronto

Posted in Animal Liberation, Corporations, Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Environment, Feminism, Housing Rights, Immigration & Borders, Indigenous, Police State, Prisoner Support, Revolution, Technology, War & Peace with tags on June 2, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato
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Pushed by the Violence of Our Desires

Posted in Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Feminism, Revolution with tags , , on March 13, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

A statement regarding March 4

Over the past few days, dozens of communiqués, letters, and statements have been circulating regarding issues of race, gender, and disrespect on M4. We have no intentions of addressing or disputing particular accusations or narratives regarding M4 in this statement; these things will inevitably be argued about elsewhere. Here, we attempt to discuss the language and politics that have been used in framing these issues.

As queer women of color, we feel as if we are trapped in the middle of all of this talk about identities. We have had, for some time, our own frustrations with and critiques of a number of white men with whom we have worked. At the same time, we are uncomfortable with the way in which the identities of “people of color” and “women” are being used to critique and condemn the events of M4, because we – as queer women of color – don’t agree with how these critiques and condemnations are being framed. In fact, we’re not just uncomfortable; we’re actually really angry about the way a small group of people, purporting to speak for the entire population of CUNY, has hijacked this rhetoric of talking about privilege and identity and deployed it in a fashion entirely too simplistic, generalized, and essentialist. Issues of privilege and identity are incredibly important to us and we wholeheartedly agree that they should be talked about. But as it stands now, identities like “person of color” and “woman” are being invoked in order to mask reactionary politics, and furthermore, are being employed in ways that contribute to the erasure of our identities as active participants in militant struggle.

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March 4 Social War!

Posted in Corporations, Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Feminism, Police State, Prisoner Support, Revolution with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 5, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

Our fellow Communards at Occupy Everything! bring you an extensive round-up of coverage about the March 4th students, faculty, and worker strikes, picket lines, walk-outs, protests, and occupations. We stand in solidarity and struggle with student occupations worldwide.

Click here to read more about the March 4 Social War…

ALL POWER TO THE PUPIL!

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Wild Roots Feral Futures 2010

Posted in Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Environment, Feminism, Indigenous, Police State, Prisoner Support, Revolution, Technology with tags , , , , , on February 9, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

The 2010 Wild Roots Feral Futures will take place for a seven-day duration, a quarter moon cycle, from June 19th-26th (from the First Quarter Moon on the 19th through the Summer Solstice on the the 21st to the Full Moon on the 26th) in the foothills of the mighty and wild San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado.

We are looking for folks of all sorts to join us and help facilitate workshops, conflict resolution and management, direct action and medic trainings, wild food walks, and much more! We will be focusing on many things, including but by no means limited to anarchist theory and praxis, unpacking privilege, decolonization, rewilding, ancestral skills, indigenous solidarity, direct action, forest defense, security culture, civil disobedience, hand to hand combat, survival skills, evasion tactics, green anarchism, anti-civ, post-civ, star watching and navigation, maps and orienteering, shelter building, and whatever YOU care to bring and provide. But we need everyone’s help to make this as safe, positive, and productive a space as it can be. Our own knowledge, skills, and capacities are limited. We need YOUR help!

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Say You Want an Insurrection

Posted in Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Feminism, Police State, Revolution with tags , , on January 8, 2010 by Ⓐb Irato

So do we—a total break with domination and hierarchy in all their forms, involving an armed uprising if need be. Until that’s possible, we’ll settle for recurring clashes in which to develop our skills, find comrades, and emphasize the gulf between ourselves and our oppressors.

But how do we bring about these confrontations? How do we ensure that they strengthen us more than our enemies? What pitfalls await us on this road? And what else do we have to do to make our efforts effective?

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Resistance Spreads Like Wildfire

Posted in Direct Action & Civil Disobedience, Environment, Feminism, General News, Housing Rights, Immigration & Borders, Indigenous, Police State, Prisoner Support, Revolution, War & Peace with tags , , , , , , , on December 22, 2009 by Ⓐb Irato

Last month Guerrilla News brought you “Is America Already a Police State? An incomplete overview of police state legislation, domestic military deployment, and other fascist developments in the United States,” an article originally published on the now-closed Guerrilla News Network website. That article was in turn a follow-up to two previous articles published on GNN.tv by the same author surveying the global economic crisis and the revolts that accompanied its first phases. Below are both articles, combined into one, archived here for posterity, in chronological order of publication. As you can see from the embedded links, the decision on the part of the GNN™ owners to shut the site down effectively cut off access to vast swaths of information, which is truly a shame. In the coming days, your friendly local Guerrilla News editor will comb through the links and attempt to alter them to accessible sources. Thank you for your patience and patronage. Words are weapons. Write like war.

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