Civilization

Train Stopped and Banner Dropped in Solidarity with #OlympiaBlockade

In solidarity with the ongoing #OympiaBlockade, people are taking action in solidarity. According to an anonymous post on Puget Sound Anarchists, persons unknown shorted the wires on train tracks, sending a message to the train to stop:  Dear...

Commune Against Civilization #3: The Encampment Grows

Dispatches from an uninvited guest on COAST SALISH TERRITORY, SQUAXIN AND NISQUALLY LAND “In the winter of 1846, Levi Smith and Edmund Sylvester arrived at the Bus-chut-hwud village (centered at today’s 4th Avenue and Columbia...

Decolonize Turtle Island: Olympia to Unist’ot’en & Beyond

OLYMPIA-UNIST'OT'EN-GASPESIE-SECWEPEMCUL'ECW DECOLONIZE TURTLE ISLAND For the last 10 days, an encampment has been blocking the train tracks that lead out of the Port of Olympia, preventing fracking proppants from being sent to North Dakota and Wyoming....

Commune by the Tracks: Discussion on the #OlympiaBlockade

In this episode, we discuss the ongoing Olympia blockade against fracking proppants with several locals who have watched the blockade, also known as Olympia Stand, grow. Our guests discuss how the current encampment, which...

Commune Against Civilization: Dispatch #2 from Olympia Blockade

Dispatches from an uninvited guest on COAST SALISH TERRITORY SQUAXIN AND NISQUALLY LAND “The institution of Slavery is the principal cause of civilization.  Perhaps nothing can be more evident than that it is the sole cause…...

Call for a Week of Action from the Committees for Territorial Defence and Decolonisation

This following call for action and solidarity against extractive fossil fuel industries comes from so-called Canada and was originally posted on Montreal Counter-Info.  Block the extractive economy, Support the river camp November 24-26 upcoming, the Liberal Party...

Audio Report: Behind the Anti-Fracking Blockade in Olympia

Download and Print PDF Here Photo from Tony Overman from The Olympian Over the past several days, a blockade has sprung up in Olympia, Washington against the transport of fracking proppants. A similar blockade erupted around the exact...

Commune Against Civilization: Dispatches from Olympia Blockade

Dispatch #1 from an Uninvited Guest on COAST SALISH TERRITORY, SQUAXIN AND NISQUALLY LAND – It’s been one year since the Olympia railroad blockade of 2016 found itself growing for 7 rainy days and nights, prompted...

How do We turn Olympia Stand into the Olympia Commune?

This editorial from Puget Sound Anarchist, a counter-information site in the Pacific Northwest, writes about the ongoing anti-fracking blockade of #OlympiaStand, and how it could manifest into a growing epicenter of autonomous power. Photo from @DemandUtopia It...

The Fall 2017 Earth First! Newsletter is Out! Free to Read Online or Download

Earth First! News is our quarterly newsletter that comes out between magazines to update you on environmental actions you might have missed. Shorter than our magazine and easier to copy, print, hand out, and table...