Disaster

Two Paychecks Podcast #9: Mutual Aid Disaster Relief with Jimmy

Two Paychecks podcast returns with a brand new interview featuring Jimmy from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief. https://soundcloud.com/user-497504753/two-paychecks-podcast-9-mutual-aid-disaster-relief-with-jimmyCraven from Two Paychecks spent time in Panama City, Florida working with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief after Hurricane Michael....

A Parallel Movement Rising: On Mutual Aid and the Borderlands

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (MADR) discusses the growing amount of mutual aid projects based in the borderlands. In the blur of heat rising from the searing sands of the Sonoran Desert, there is a cascade...

Concrete Can’t Keep us from Growing: On Spring and Dandelions

Report from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (MADR) on Midwest responses to devastating floods. As part of our 2018 Fall tour, we rolled through Lincoln, Nebraska. Friends there have continued to discuss and organize, and when...

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...