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.

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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: 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...

Bloc Party: From All Sides

Originally posted to It's Going Down As of tonight, the prison strike has entered into its second week. All of the news is pouring in like a tidal wave. The amount of solidarity actions across the...

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...

Bloc Party: Still Bashing Back

Originally posted to It's Going Down In true bad kid fashion, one of us ended up in jail again. This time a night in jail brought with it a lot of mixed feelings about the state...

Bloc Party: A Key for Every Lock

Originally posted to It's Going Down We took a bit of a Summer vacation, traveling around the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. After some much needed rekindling of connections with our far away comrades, we feel ready...

Bloc Party: May Day and Beyond

Originally posted to It's Going Down Lets all acknowledge it, May Day has grown to mean a lot to a lot of different people. That is pretty fucking awesome. Well, then again maybe it is basically the...

Bloc Party: Interview on Certain Days Political Prisoner Calendar

We're back. Remember when 2016 ended and we all thought it just couldn't be any worse? This year. Damn. We don't have to explain it, because we know you're feeling it too. That being...

Bloc Party: Fire of Beltane

Originally posted to It's Going Down I'm keeping things short this week because the other half of Bloc Party is sitting in a jail cell tonight. No matter how many times you watch your friends get fucked...