Bloc Party

Bloc Party is an ongoing column that looks at State repression, counter-insurgency, prisons, political prisoners, as well as what people are doing to resist them.

Bloc Party: Interview with Feminist Skate Crew BRUJAS

Originally posted to It’s Going Down We have been dropping not so subtle hints in our column over the last couple of months that we would be adding new types of content through Bloc Party. We...

Bloc Party: Interview with Former Vaughn Prisoner Thomas Gordon

"Sadly in an institution that is run solely off of fear and solely off of aggression and solely off of violence, the only way that they'll listen is if you, in return, apply some...

Bloc Party: Summer Heat

Originally posted to It's Going Down This week when we received the update on Jay Chase and the call for supportive actions we were left with a troubling sadness that quickly turned to rage. Jay is...

Bloc Party: Fuck Your Peace

Originally posted to It's Going Down  Well, this week has been a busy one hasn't it? Trump events were disrupted in several cities, and in the case of Chicago and Miami, they were completely shut...

Bloc Party: Sometimes Our Project is Simply Vengeance

Originally posted to It's Going Down It is likely that Jared Chase will die in prison. Phil Africa died from medical neglect in prison. Mumia Abu-Jamal struggles daily with medical neglect. Eric King continues to be...

Bloc Party: From Pipelines to Prison Cells

Originally published to It's Going Down Last week things greatly intensified in North Dakota at the #NoDAPL encampments at Standing Rock, with state violence escalating and resistance as resilient as ever. There are calls for more...

Bloc Party: Season of Renewal

Originally posted to It's Going Down Well, as promised friends, we are here with another party on the Bloc. We have pulled together some serious tips, tricks, and even more questions about whats to come this...

Dane Powell, J20 Prisoner: Interview

Dane Powell, a J20 defendant, was sentenced in D.C. Superior Court this morning to serve 4 months of two 36 month sentences, with 2 years of supervised probation to follow. In late April he...

Bloc Party: Take One From Us, Another Appears

Originally posted to It's Going Down This week we're going to do a little bit of piggy backing off the follow up to "Do Riots Work," that was released this week "Do Riots Work Part II:...

Repression, Resiliency, & Movement Support: An Interview

When we started writing this column almost two years ago, we wanted the focus of it to be on repression, prisons, and prisoner support. In our experience, those areas of organizing so often have...