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CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective

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.

Dodging A Bullet: On Trump’s Trans Ban for the Military

Today I wake up to the news that Trump has banned trans people from serving in the military, and I laugh. I cackle, really. I think, “Good!” I wish for a moment that meant more...

From Inclusion to Resistance: Neither Ban Nor Assimilation

Well-meaning allies and earnest trans activists responded with dismay to Trump’s announcement that transgender people are to be banned from military service once more, recognizing it as a rollback of LGBT inclusion. Behind the...

J20 International Solidarity Actions: All around the World, People #DefendJ20

This is day six of the Week of Solidarity to support defendants arrested protesting the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20. Here, we will share reports from a couple solidarity actions on other...

#Defend20: Week of Solidarity Starts Tomorrow

The Week of Solidarity with J20 Defendants begins tomorrow! July 20th marks six months since the mass arrest on L and 12th Street in Washington, DC; more than 200 defendants are now facing up...

A Field Guide to Wheatpasting: Everything You Need to Know to Blanket the World...

Like graffiti, wheatpasting is a direct action technique for communicating with your neighbors and redecorating your environment. Because it’s easy to mass-produce posters, wheatpasting enables you to deploy a nuanced, complex message at a...
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Debunking Excuses for Police Violence in Hamburg

"So the question is: when you see storm troopers assaulting people, do you identify with the storm troopers or the people? This is the most fundamental political question of the 21st century."When the government...

In Praise of the Police-Free Zone in Hamburg

“Dear citizens, this is your police,” proclaimed a loudspeaker from behind a line of armored water cannons on Friday afternoon, July 7. A handful of unarmed young people dressed in bright colors were playing...

Hamburg vs. the State: How the City is Fighting Back and the Police Are...

Despite massive police violence, crackdowns, and raids, over 100K people have mobilized in Hamburg, Germany against the world's leading neoliberal politicians and bankers to reject a world of austerity, war, ecological collapse, and capital....
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The Police Lost Tonight in Hamburg: First Day of Resistance to the G20

While the city of Hamburg is slowly quieting down, there are still many streets on which demonstrators continue to keep the police at bay, pelting them with projectiles and building barricades. It is fair...

Why Do We Oppose the G20? What Do We Want Instead?

Some organizations are protesting at the G20 summit in Hamburg to express opposition to specific G20 policies: the ongoing colonial exploitation of Africa, government pandering to profiteering financial institutions, rampant environmental destruction hastening climate...