The Problems of Liberal Anti-Fascism

  • Posted on: 23 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Gods and Radicals
Some Starting Thoughts

I write this piece not to drive people away from anti-fascist movements or to create sectarian division. But, I write this piece instead to draw attention to flaws in our movements and push us—collectively—to be better. If we wish to truly defeat fascism, it cannot come at the expense of the peoples and movements most affected by them and indeed, will not come through means that lack a grounding in material reality (ie. through liberalism).

Living Autonomy: Anarchists Organize Relief Efforts in Florida

  • Posted on: 21 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

By Rigole Rise on itsgoingdown.org

Recently we spoke with Dezeray about her organizing with Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (MADR) in the weeks since Hurricane Irma and how spaces such as the hub in Tampa are crucial sites for building solidarity and stability during times of crisis. They’ve had an overwhelming amount of support from the local community, especially those who have realized the practice of mutual aid is a part of the work of anarchist, anti-fascist, and anti-racist struggles. The Reverend Dr. Russell Meyer from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Tampa—the church that has provided the building now known as “the hub,”—noted during a sermon following Hurricane Irma, “a week ago these people were known as Black Lives Matter, Antifa, Terrorists. Have you ever seen a terrorist show up to a child with Pedialyte in their hand?”

The Hotwire #5: September 20, 2017

  • Posted on: 20 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

From CrimethInc.

This week we speak with two folks who’ve been active on the street of St. Louis since white ex-cop Jason Stockley was let off for the murder of black father Anthony Lamar Smith. We also remember Scout Schultz, a 21-year-old queer student organizer killed on Saturday by Georgia Tech police. There’s lots of reports from anti-fascist actions, with a particularly woop-worthy one from the Juggalo March this past weekend in Washington, D.C. At the end we announce some anarchist book fairs and upcoming actions against the alt-right in Berkeley and neo-nazis in Sweden.

Strengthening Our Politics, Commitment and Growth: BRRN 4th National Convention

  • Posted on: 19 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Black Rose Anarchist Federation
A Report on the Black Rose/Rosa Negra 4th National Convention
By Romina, Lisette and Ollie

On a Saturday afternoon in Rochester, NY, fifty members of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation gathered outside The Flying Squirrel Community Space to take a group photo. Members from 14 locals, as well as many at-large members, travelled from across the country to participate in their organization’s fourth convention. As the group walked back inside, one member was quoted saying that, “the convention so far was one of the best conversations we’ve had in the federation on strategy, the current moment and our next steps.”

Santiago: Barricades and Clashes 44 Years Since the Military Coup

  • Posted on: 18 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

From 325

BARRICADES OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY OF CHILE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Encapuchadxs (hooded ones) raised barricades and clashed with FF.EE (Carabineros Special Forces) in the vicinity of the University of Chile (FASCO) in commemoration of the murdered and disappeared during the civil-military dictatorship.

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The iPhone X proves the Unabomber was right

  • Posted on: 18 September 2017
  • By: youranonarchist

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chapman/ct-perspec-iphone-x-u...

The introduction of the new iPhone X — which features wireless charging, facial recognition and a price tag of $999 — appears to be a minor event in the advance of technology. But it’s an excellent illustration of something that has long gone unrecognized: The Unabomber had a point.

Anarchists to Confront the IACP in Philly this October

  • Posted on: 18 September 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

This October, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) will hold their annual conference in Philadelphia. This is a call for an ambitious mobilization to directly disrupt the conference, to publicly spread an explicitly anti-police position, and to attempt to open up space that is hostile to state control. We hope to do so using both coordinated and decentralized, autonomous actions in the area immediately surrounding the conference in Center City and throughout Philly.

[Video] From Charlottesville to Athens: Antifa riot 4 years after the murder of Pavlos Fyssas by neonazis

  • Posted on: 18 September 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

On September 16, 2017 thousands of antifascists in Athens, Greece marched towards the headquarters of the “Golden Dawn” fascist party, four years after the murder of antifascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas by approximately 40 neonazi members of Golden Dawn, on September 18, 2013 in the Keratsini area of Athens.

Anews podcast – episode 29

  • Posted on: 18 September 2017
  • By: thecollective

from https://podcast.anarchistnews.org/index.php/2017/09/18/anews-podcast-epi...

Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 29 for September 15. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.

Editorial: Bravery
TOTW – Natural Disasters
A101 question: Currently unanswered questions on anarchy101.org

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