Disaster

Mutual Aid Group Reports from Pine Ridge As Flooding Crisis Grows

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in so-called South Dakota across Native communities in the wake of massive climate change fueled flooding. Blizzards and heavy rains have flooded homes and cut off access to roads...

Facing the Disaster: Looking Back on a Year of Autonomous Relief

This is the first episode of the It's Going Down podcast looking back on 2018 and anarchist and autonomous activity on a large scale. In this specific episode, we talk with several people involved...

Facing A Storm: Mutual Aid In Response to Cold Front in Olympia

Report from Olympia about how various autonomous groups came together and combined community organizing, infrastructure, and outreach to respond to a large scale fold front. The Storm: A record breaking storm hit Olympia last weekend....

Mutual Aid Group Provides Free Lunch as Snow Closes Tacoma Schools

Donate HEREIn the face of an ongoing State of Emergency in Washington State, which has closed schools and grounded planes, the Tacoma Mutual Aid Collective (TMAC), has stepped in to provide free lunches to...

Proud for What? Part 2: “Western Chauvinism” and Fascism

In the coming months, look for the first two parts of Proud for What? to appear in a single pamphlet edition. Also, look for the launch of the Edelweiss Pirates blog where this and...

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Tour Recap: Fall 2018

At the end of a long year, our second workshop tour is complete! Over the course of three months, we worked our way from Albuquerque to San Diego, then north toward Seattle, and across...

Relief Nonprofit Bulldozes Hurricane Survivor Tent City

On December 11, 2018, in Panama City, Florida, a large tent city located in the parking lot of a church was transformed into a demolition site. Hundreds of people were left with nowhere to...

The Eviction of Wallywood: Dispatch from Chico #2

Continued personal reflection on the self-organized Wallywood encampment in Chico, CA. Describes many events that took place directly after the first dispatch. If you want a picture that sums up America in 2018, it's this:...

We Are Rooted Here: North Valley Mutual Aid

The following is a report back from the North Valley Mutual Aid group, which is organizing an autonomous response to the Camp Fire from Chico, CA. Originally published on Mutual Aid Disaster Relief.WHO WE...

Defend Wallywood: A call for Material Support for our Friends, Elders and Community Members...

Call to support the continuing autonomous encampment in Chico, California that was organized in the wake of the Camp Fire in early November. Many people have come to Wallywood: those displaced by the Camp Fire,...