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Anarchist counter-information website based out of Pittsburgh.

Some Notes on the Demonstrations for Antwon Rose

A critical look at recuperative and reformist elements with the Antwon Rose struggle and their impact in Pittsburgh. As everyone now knows, on June 19th East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld murdered Antwon Rose Jr....

Pittsburgh, PA: Friday Night March for Antwon Rose Jr.

Pittsburgh anarchist counter-info website Torchlight reports on the ongoing Antwon Rose demonstrations.  Friday saw more protests over the police murder of Antwon Rose in East Pittsburgh. The evening’s action started conventionally enough, meeting at the...

Reportback From the First Rally for Antwon Rose

This reportback was originally published on Torchlight, and was sent from an anarchist who attended the first rally for Antwon Rose on Wednesday evening. There was also a larger rally and march Thursday night...

Don’t Panic: The Internet Isn’t Dead Yet

In the wake of the Federal Communication Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules on December 14, CrimethInc. teamed up with Bill Budington of the Electronic Frontier Foundation to produce a jeremiad entitled “Anarchist Perspectives on...

A Response to “Solidarity in the Streets”

Pittsburgh activism has long and sordid history of cooptation by the police. Liberal organizers invariably honor a tacit agreement in which they guarantee that their “actions” generate minimal material disruption of the prevailing order,...