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Alt-Right ‘Proud Boy’ Gets Warm Welcome from Chicago Antifa

Full Article Here On the night of May 13th a group of young white men met up at McKesey's Irish Pub in Madison, WI. What started out as a quiet meeting in a booth near the...

Episode #42: Steps Forward

Listen and Download Here This week we share news and stories from two people who have been caught up in very different ways in the web of prison. Both Bresha Meadows and Patrick Pursely have recently...

Longterm Resistance Encampment Against Fracking in Ohio

Monroe County, Ohio: After a three-day long action training conference near the Wayne National Forest, organizers from multiple groups have launched a long-term resistance encampment to defend the Wayne National Forest from fracking and...

Chicago: Barnett Capital and Police Move to Destroy Squat for Condos

Donate Here On Thursday, May 11, residents were woken up to six cops breaking down their door and ordering them onto the ground. Walking behind them was Steve Mallon, a property manager for Barnett Capital, a...
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Chicago Stands In Solidarity With Incarcerated Moms for #MothersDay

On Saturday May 13th, Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration brought people together outside Chicago’s Cook County Jail to stand in solidarity with incarcerated mothers. Cook County Jail (CCJ) is the largest single-site jail...

Kite Line #40: Commissary

For prisons to function smoothly and profitably, the major tools of control – violence, surveillance, separation – must be complimented by a host of less obvious instruments and technologies. These include censorship in the...

Plain Words #2

The second issue of Plain Words is here, featuring continued analysis of the poverty of social media and the internet, instructions on keeping yourself safe from enemy eyes, a look at the Aachen bank...

May Day Festival of Resistance in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Flowers blossom and, fitting the theme of spring, there seems to be a growing sense of mobilization as communities compost their old ideas. On May Day this year, Ann Arbor was host to a...

Rustbelt Abolition Radio #5: Abolition & the Commons

Listen and Download Here In this episode we explore the relationship between the abolitionist horizon and the defense and reinvention of the commons. We speak with author and historian Peter Linebaugh about the ways the...

The Battle Continues: An Update on Michigan Prison Strike Repression

In a surprising move, the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) released up to 100 prisoners from solitary confinement sooner than anticipated, while another 80 or more remain. Last fall, a strike and protest at...