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: 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...

Bloc Party: Everything You Need to Know About Writing to Prisoners

Not too long ago we hosted a small letter writing night amongst friends. It wasn't a public event, just friends getting together over some food and writing letters to our anarchist comrades who have...

Rising in the Smoke: Prison Rebellions Across the US

This week we've got quite a lot to catch you up on, friends. Because there is just so much to share we've decided to publish Bloc Party this week in two parts. Below you'll...

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: Interview on Certain Days Political Prisoner Calendar

We're back. Remember when 2016 ended and we all thought it just couldn't be any worse? This year. Damn. We don't have to explain it, because we know you're feeling it too. That being...

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:...

Bloc Party: Whether Together or Alone

Originally published to It's Going Down This past weekend we had the opportunity to sit in the woods with about 50 folks, mostly anarchists, engaged in prison organizing across North America. This is the 6th year...

Bloc Party: May All Your Punches Hit Nazis

There is no denying that we are in perilous times. The reality that is developing around us looks much more like a resistance than a social club. Potlucks and kickball games that taunt the...

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: 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...