The State

The Liberal Myth of Free Speech

Being unabashedly opposed to fascism has become, strangely, a position that requires increasing amounts of justification in modern America. Mainstream voices have used the growth of unapologetic hate movements with codified genocidal platforms to...

Confronting Trump’s Police and the Fascists Who Support Them

On the night of August 22, following a turbulent week in which Trump’s sympathies with far-right and fascist groups became even clearer, Trump made an appearance in Phoenix, Arizona to rally his far-right base in a...

J20 to Charlottesville: Repressing Dissent from Above & Below

Over the past two years, the right-wing has declared war on protest in the United States. They’ve fought this struggle from the top down with police, courts, and legislatures—and from the bottom up with...

Against the Democratic Co-optation of #Charlottesville

This is the body of a flyer (PDF: Charlottesville text) distributed at yesterday’s vigil, called by Indivisible Bloomington (a front for the Democratic Party). The organizers of the vigil hoped to recuperate the tragedy of...

When the Statues Fall, Uproot the Pedestals: The Promise of Direct Action

Courageous demonstrators pulled down a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina yesterday. In the face of state indifference and racist backlash, they took matters into their own hands; within minutes, they had demolished a century-old...

Of Courage and Resistance: Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement Statement on Charlottesville

Editor Note: What follows is a statement from the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement - A political movement dedicated to freeing people from bondage and building resistance in the United States. Today we mourn Heather Heyer, a comrade who...

“Under No Circumstances Will I Ever Cooperate”: A Statement on Resisting FBI Harassment, from...

My name is Jayden Savino and I am an Anarchist and Earth First!er currently living on occupied Cherokee land, often referred to as Asheville, North Carolina. Since April 3rd, the FBI has been harassing folks in...

One Dead in Charlottesville: Why the Right Can Kill Us Now

Today, in Charlottesville, Virginia, participants in a fascist rally did what they have been threatening to do for a long time, driving a car into a crowd and murdering at least one person. https://player.vimeo.com/video/229414449 News coverage of Nazi driving...

Path of Least Resistance: The Liberal Bloc and the Myth of the “Alt-Left”

Over the past six months, the facade of the American Empire has frayed significantly. The mythology of this nation, purported to be a grand temple of personal liberty, even-handed government, and financial opportunity, has...

Jeff Sessions’ False Promise of a Safer Lansing

On June 20, 2017, the Department of Justice (DOJ), led by Jeff Sessions, announced a new “Public Safety Partnership” with the stated intent of curbing violent crime across the U.S. Lansing was chosen as...