Police

No Cop Zone! Durham, NC Hosts a Block Party

On the initially gray, but eventually sunny Saturday afternoon of March 18th, a group of neighbors, activists, and artists gathered for Durham, NC’s first “No Cop Zone” block party, hosted by the abolitionist group...

Future is Feminist Calls to Shut Down Heart of D.C.

The Future is Feminist will shut down the heart of D.C. on Friday, March 24th, 2017 outside of the Wilson Building to resist nominated Police Chief Peter Newsham’s pending confirmation. We will not allow...

Pittsburgh: Rebellion Inside and Outside Allegheny County Jail

Health conditions at the jail are also notoriously bad; eleven people died while incarcerated at ACJ in just 2014 and 2015. On March 18th, prisoners at Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania began a sit-in....

March 15th in Montreal: Police Attacked, Kettle Broken

A couple hundred people gathered yesterday evening at Place Valois in Hochelaga for the 20th annual edition of the Demonstration Against Police Brutality, organized by the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality (COBP). It was...

Cameras Everywhere, Safety Nowhere: Why Police Body Cameras Won’t Make Us Safer

We know that police violence is a real problem in the US, and it makes sense that people are strategizing ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from being assaulted or murdered by...
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Montreal Marches Against Police Brutality

Hundreds of people gathered to denounce police brutality against indigenous people, people of color, women and the homeless. People marched despite a snow storm and some even brought skis. Masked militants attacked cops with...

Slave Patrols and Civil Servants: A History of Policing in Two Modes

The police are the absolute enemy. Grounded in slave patrols in the early American South, the institution has an unbroken history of protecting and upholding white supremacy. Recent movements in the United States have...

NYC: Report Back from People’s Monday March

My purpose in writing this is to share inspiration and a tactic allowing a small number of people can deliver a political message in a way that cannot be ignored. Let me begin by saying...

Bloomington, Indiana: Sabotage in memory of Lambros Foundas

A few nights ago we sabotaged about 50 parking meters by gluing their locks, coin slots, and card readers. This was a simple act which took no specialized skill. Get some superglue, cover your...

Donate to the Legal Fund for Ferguson Mart Protestors!

Donate Here Last night, March 12th, at a demonstration in response to a newly released video of Mike Brown that challenges the bullshit narrative the police rolled out in August 2014, protesters near Ferguson Market &...