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.

Florida Prisoners Set to Strike January 15th Against Prison Slavery

This January prisoners in Florida will continue to build on the momentum of nearly two years of uprising and rebellion, launching a statewide strike on January 15th. We had the opportunity to speak with...

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...

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...
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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...

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,...

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 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...

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...