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: Prisoner Updates and Beyond

Bloc party here to give you several repression and political prisoner updates. Just a reminder, as New Year's Eve gets closer, there is a call for noise demos across the US and the world....

The Rankest Riot: Saskatchewan Prison Uprising One Year Later

"When I talked to this inmate and from letters and Facebook messages I’ve received, they said this was one of the rankest riots they’ve ever seen. It’s definitely one for the books, is what...

Bloc Party: Going in Style

On a blustery late November morning we rolled out of bed, threw on a pair of boots and our balaclavas. One never leaves the house without a balaclava! We made our disheveled way to the...

Virginia is for Grand Jury Resisters! What You Need to Know

On November 27th, 2017, federal grand jury subpoenas were received by at least two anti-racist activists and victims of the attack by neo-Nazi James Alex Fields, Jr. on August 12th, 2017. The US Attorney,...

Bloc Party: Vaughn & Building Support for Prison Rebels

"We have patience, a lot of time, and most importantly, nothing to lose." -A prisoner at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center "They called the media, released a list of demands, and explained their actions as...

“Like a Wind Blowing Flames”: Prison Rebels Speak From the Cages

Photo from the Miami Herald. The past few months we've been closely following the Twitter accounts @JLawSpeak and @SlaveryPrison, which have been doing an excellent job of covering rebellion from within the prison walls. https://twitter.com/SlaveryPrison/status/928726708718526465 https://twitter.com/JailLawSpeak/status/926586225699577856 With hunger...

Bloc Party: Prisoner Updates

We are happy to announce anarchist prisoner Casey Brezik's brand new support site and post-release fund. As he mentions in his updates below, Casey is trying to raise an additional $1,000 over the next two...

Bloc Party: Behind the Wire

We told you that we had a lot to share this week! Now for all that news from the bloc. Bloomington ABC is still trying to raise money for their amazing and inspiring Anarchist Prisoner of...

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...

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...