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: Learning as We Go, an Interview with a J20 Defendant

As we are sure our readers are aware, the inauguration of Donald Trump was marred by protests, blockades, and plenty of other rowdiness. Shortly after a black bloc of around 700 people chased off...

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: When They Knock on Your Front Door

The last few months have had all of us who do anti-repression work on a strict regime of too much coffee, not enough sleep, and a whole lot of Signal loops. The support work...
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Bloc Party: We’re Going to Need Our Ghosts

This last year was just long. We lost friends, lovers and comrades. We saw how beautifully connected and interdependent our relationships to one another actually are, for better and for worse. Our friends are...

Bloc Party: Interview with Feminist Skate Crew BRUJAS

Originally posted to It’s Going Down We have been dropping not so subtle hints in our column over the last couple of months that we would be adding new types of content through Bloc Party. We...

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 with Firehawk of Unstoppable

Originally posted to It's Going Down We've been busy, as it seems many of you have. At the end of the Summer we mentioned that we were working on new kinds of content for Bloc Party...

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: 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: The Road Ahead

Originally published to It's Going Down Well friends, it finally fucking happened right? That same thing so many have been saying was impossible. We don't need to go into the back and forth about who is to...