Repression

Statement From the Gathering of Life Against Repression

To Bety Cariño Trujillo To those assassinated, our loved comrades, brothers and sisters Today your children, your mothers, your brothers, your comrades, your people are here. We have gathered beneath the shade of a tree to...

A Response to “Solidarity in the Streets”

Pittsburgh activism has long and sordid history of cooptation by the police. Liberal organizers invariably honor a tacit agreement in which they guarantee that their “actions” generate minimal material disruption of the prevailing order,...

Students Vs. the State: The True History of the Free Speech Movement

"There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can't take part. You can't even passively take part! And you've got to...

A Word On Security

Who can you trust? Recently or not, we have realized that the U.S. political system and capitalism as a whole cannot be trusted to act in our best interests, and so we turn to each...
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FBI is Harassing an Activist’s Friends and Family in Asheville, NC

In early April, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents began contacting friends, acquaintances, and the family of an activist and Earth First!er in Asheville, North Carolina. Beginning on April 4, the agents—specifically an agent named Miriam...

Denver, CO: Posters and Graffiti in Solidarity with Those Facing Repression

Starting with the Week of Solidarity with Those Facing Repression in early April and continuing throughout the month of April we wheatpasted 45+ posters and did countless tags in solidarity with all those currently...

New Blanket Felony Charges Pressed against J20 Arrestees: An Unprecedented Use of Punitive Charges

On January 20, when downtown Washington, DC was crowded with massive protests against Trump’s inauguration, police cordoned off an entire city block and mass arrested over two hundred people, slapping the same charge of...
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Mexico: Police Attack Parents and Classmates of Ayotzinapa Disappeared

The mothers and fathers of the 43 disappeared teaching college students (normalistas) were attacked with tear gas by federal police on April 25 as they tried to approach the Ministry of the Interior (SEGOB),...

Notes on Recent FBI Activity in the Northwest

On Wednesday April 26th four different houses in the Seattle area were visited by FBI agents who left cards. At least one of the cards was signed Special Agent Michael Baldino and another by...

Sign On to Statement of Solidarity with J20 Defendants

The following statement was drafted by supporters of those arrested at Inauguration protests in DC on January 20th, with the intent of providing a public platform for organizations around North America to express their...