About

It’s Going Down is a digital community center from anarchist, anti-fascist, autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements. Our mission is to provide a resilient platform to publicize and promote revolutionary theory and action.

We publish original content alongside anonymous submissions as well as repost articles from websites which share our perspectives.

We maintain active Twitter, Instagram and Facebook social media accounts, in addtion we publish a yearly magazine.

On Content:

  • We accept submissions.
  • Content may be reviewed and edited by the editorial collective at It’s Going Down. You can read our guidelines here.
  • We ask projects that are also asking for money (like Unicorn Riot, Submedia.tv, Indigenous Action Media, Gods and Radicals,  etc…) for permission to repost their work.
    • If you are an author of re-posted content to which we have failed to get in touch with you and you would like us to edit or remove our rebroadcast, please email us at info [at] itsgoingdown [dot] org.

On Submissions:

  • We accept original content that shares perspective and intentions with It’s Going Down.
  • Examples of contributions are communiques, editorials, first hand accounts, interviews, documentaries, report-backs, essays, original research, etc.
  • Photos, tweets, and videos are strongly encouraged. Make that shit pop!

Types of Posts:

  • Articles that originate from outside of IGD are marked at the top of the post linking to the original website. If you do not wish IGD to repost your content, email us at: info [at] itsgoingdown [dot] org.  
  • Articles that are submitted to the website, meaning that an anonymous person submits their article to IGD for review for possible posting, is marked as such. These articles are only found on IGD but are not written by the collective.
  • Articles, columns, and podcasts that are created by the IGD collective are marked as coming from IGD originally. These articles come from IGD itself and represent overall the sentiment of the project.

Regional Breakdown:

With the understanding that States are an arbitrary concept with real implications we did our best to create categories that reflect the complex cultural trends inside the anarchist movement. We recognize there are implications of being from a certain place and that affinities may not follow the lines we have created.

US:

  • Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho)
  • Southwest (California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico)
  • Central (Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas)
  • Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, Arkansas)
  • Northeast (Maine, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware)
  • Southeast (Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, DC, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida)
  • Pacific (Hawaii, Alaska)

Mexico:

  • Northern Mexico (Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinoloa, Chihuahua
    Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, Tamulipas, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas, Durango, Nayarit, Aguascalientes, Guanajuto, Queretaro de Artega, Hidalgo)
  • Southern Mexico (Mexico City, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Morelos, Oaxaca, Chiapas)
  • Gulf States (Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo)

Canada:

  • British Columbia (Vancouver)
  • Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba)
  • Ontario (Toronto)
  • Quebec (Montreal)
  • Maritimes (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Foundland)

Technology:

Legal Notice:

IGD publishes original work, anonymous submissions, and material from other websites for educational purposes only. We do not condone or promote illegal, violent, and unlawful behavior or actions, or acts of intimidation against individuals or groups.

IGD is does not organize protests, demonstrations, or other actions, although we do give space for various groups to report, build, and create capacity for various actions as they relate to social manifestations, struggles, and movements.

Copyright and/or abuse claims can be made to:  legal [at] itsgoingdown [dot] org

Special Message to News Media:

IGD is an anarchist news website and platform. We do not organize demonstrations or carry out actions, therefore we cannot represent something we did not organize. Often journalists will read something on IGD submitted by an anonymous source and assume that IGD as a group carried out so said action, but this is not the case.

Additionally we are not a neutral and unbiased agency (neither are you) in our writing, nor do we intend to be.

We do at times speak to the media, and at times give interviews.

Donations:

IGD accepts monetary donation via the anonymous digital currency bitcoin and through regular Credit or Debit Card / PayPal. Your donation helps to keep this site running and can help provide monetary support to authors for original contribution and direct reporting. Please sign up to become a monthly sustainer of the project.

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Why do we ask for money?:

Sadly we have not freed ourselves from capitalism. We too need to eat and pay the bills.

IGD is not a hobby or a part time project, we have never and will never accept grants, advertisement revenue, payments, or donations from any organization or wealthy billionaire.

IGD is a daily commitment of volunteers. Your donations monetarily support the work of full time Editors, Podcasters, Technical Engineers as well as the Artists who design and print t-shirts, booklets, magazines, and so on. Your donations help send reports to uprisings and rebellions in so-called North America. $3,000 a month is our bare minimum budget to sustain the work of these individuals.

You’ll also notice that sites that we repost from, we don’t put an ad at the bottom, out of respect for the featured project. Plus, we try and post all of the calls for funds for political prisoners, autonomous spaces, and other projects we can get our hands on. A lot of what IGD does is signal boosting for smaller sites that don’t have as large an audience.

IGD Magazine:

In the Winter/Spring of 2016, IGD came together to publish a magazine documenting the first 6 months of the website and collected some of the most powerful articles that we published and re-published. Below are links to the PDF, both in color and in black and white, as well as the video which promoted the crowdfunding campaign which helped give life to the project. We encourage people to print out copies and share. Check out our promotional video that was made thanks to the help of our friends at the Final Straw and Sub.Media!

The second issue of the magazine was published in the spring of 2017.

Issue #1

Issue #2