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May 7, 20

Chicago, IL: Heartland Alliance Prison Vans Tires Slashed

The following communique was originally anonymously published on the anarchist platform, 325, and is republished below.

It reads:

“As for me, I have chosen: I will be on the side of crime. And I will help the children, not to win back access to your houses, your factories, your schools, your laws and sacraments, but to destroy them.” – Jean Genet

As the realities of school and rent vanish at our backs we find ourselves unleashed into a world of urgency and play. The ubiquity of masks transforms even delayed grocery trips into hunting expeditions guided by howls of distress.

It is not naive to claim that we are the one’s we have been waiting for and emerge from quarantine to lay siege to the colony. Surviving Covid-19 and attacking at the heart of the plague-making machine calls for lots of affinity groups, shared risk thresholds and games to sharpen our claws. It is not enough to someday ‘burn a prison to the ground’ when new forms of captivity are being engineered to rise from it’s ashes as we speak, disguised as clinics, hospitals, shelters…

So just like that, we descended on Heartland Alliance’s driveway, slashed six tires, and disabled three vehicles.

(A)

Cover image stock photo from UnSplash.

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