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CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective

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Crimethink is everything that evades control: the daydream in the classroom, the renegade breaking ranks, the spray-painted walls that continue to speak even under martial law. It is the persistent sense that things could be otherwise, that there is nothing natural or inevitable about the prevailing social order. In a world optimized for administration, everything that cannot be classified or displayed on a screen is crimethink. It is the spirit of rebellion without which freedom is literally unthinkable.

Affinity Groups: Essential Building Block of Anarchist Organization

Download Print Version Here Turbulent times are upon us. Already, blockades, demonstrations, riots, and clashes are occurring regularly. It’s past time to be organizing for the upheavals that are on the way. But getting organized doesn’t...

It’s Not Your Speech, Milo: Understanding the UC Berkeley Protests

On Wednesday, February 1, noted misogynist and Islamophobe Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at the University of California at Berkeley. Fierce protests forced the university to cancel the event, prompting much handwringing about...

This Is Not a Dialogue: Not Just Free Speech, but Freedom Itself

Maybe you missed this, but you’re not in a dialogue. Your views are beside the point. Argue all you want—your adversaries are glad to see you waste your breath. Better yet if you protest:...

A Narrative from the SeaTac Shutdown, J28

From Crimethinc You Don’t Get to Protest When It’s Convenient When my partner and I first got to SeaTac, it took some time to get oriented and figure out what actions were taking place. We eventually found...

Making the Best of Mass Arrests : 12 Lessons from the Kettle During the...

From Crimethinc January 20, 2017 saw the fiercest resistance to a presidential inauguration in US history. The day also saw well over 100 demonstrators surrounded by police at the intersection of 12th and L and arrested....

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport: Resistance and Cooptation

From Crimethinc The Dallas-Fort Worth international airport was a major site in the wave of protests against the #MuslimBan. Yet the action itself raised an important question that will be debated in the days to come:...

Washington, DC Rises against Trump’s Muslim Ban

From Crimethinc Multiple protests took place in DC today in response to Trump’s ban on Muslims entering the United States. First, a crowd of hundreds gathered near the Capitol to oppose the nomination of Betsy DeVos for...

Narratives from the J28 SFO Protests

From Crimethinc Last night about 40 people out of the thousands who were here protesting at midnight spent the night in SFO airport. Today, all international departures gates have been blocked here, with many human barricades...

Report Back from Seattle-Tacoma Airport

From Crimethinc Reports said that thirteen people from various countries were detained as they exited planes at Sea-Tac Airport outside of Seattle. Area folks quickly mobilized to occupy the airport. Within hours, local media was estimating...

Report back from Raleigh Durham Airport

From Crimethinc When we arrive at the airport, the police have designated a protest area. It’s outdoors, past all the departures entrances, along the side of the access road. They are herding people along the sidewalk,...