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: Paper Pushers and Prison Wardens

Originally posted to It's Going Down Can we just start this week’s column with deafening round of Fuck You’s? In fact, we’re going to put this weeks column into a list of all the people and...

Bloc Party: May Day and Beyond

Originally posted to It's Going Down Lets all acknowledge it, May Day has grown to mean a lot to a lot of different people. That is pretty fucking awesome. Well, then again maybe it is basically the...

Bloc Party: Revolt on the Inside, Revolt on the Outside

Originally posted to It's Going Down The warm weather is here, and prison rebels are wasting no time to get moving. After the short-lived but intense revolt in Holman Prison in Alabama, Texas prison rebels...

Bloc Party: Repression and Political Prisoner Updates

While there's been a lot going on around the bloc, we wanted to get out these very important political prisoner and repression updates as fast as possible. First up, Scott Walker, a volunteer with No...

Bloc Party: Fire of Beltane

Originally posted to It's Going Down I'm keeping things short this week because the other half of Bloc Party is sitting in a jail cell tonight. No matter how many times you watch your friends get fucked...

Bloc Party: Claim No Easy Victories

Originally posted to It's Going Down We're certain that if you use social media and have any friends on the social justice spectrum your feed was flooded with celebratory posts about the recent news out of...

Bloc Party: Interview with Firehawk of Unstoppable

Originally posted to It's Going Down We've been busy, as it seems many of you have. At the end of the Summer we mentioned that we were working on new kinds of content for Bloc Party...

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...

Bloc Party: From All Sides

Originally posted to It's Going Down As of tonight, the prison strike has entered into its second week. All of the news is pouring in like a tidal wave. The amount of solidarity actions across the...

Bloc Party: To the Streets, And Beyond

Originally posted to It's Going Down In less than twenty-four hours time we got word that Chelsea Manning attempted to hang herself in her cell at Fort Leavenworth and that another two Black men were murdered...