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Company Vehicle Torched at ‘Johnson Controls’ Facility

Company Vehicle Torched at ‘Johnson Controls’ Facility in Cypress, California (U$A)

In the early hours of October 24th, fire was set to a company vehicle at the Johnson Controls facility in Cypress, CA. This was a direct attack against the structural machinery of the prison industrial complex. Johnson Controls—along with their division Tyco Integrated Security—produces surveillance technologies for jails, prisons, and ICE detention centers.

Between Electoral Politics and Civil War

from CrimethInc.

As Election Day approaches in a context of anxiety about the prospect of Donald Trump attempting to hold onto power by force or cunning, the revolutionary potential that was palpable in early June has receded almost beyond the horizon. Anarchism, abolitionism, and direct action tactics have gained traction throughout the Trump era; thanks to the fearmongering of the administration, anarchists have as much visibility as we have experienced in a century. Yet once again, we are watching the election crowd out any other subject or strategy.

Do Anarchists Vote in State Elections?

It obviously depends on the individual anarchist whether or not they choose to participate in the political process, but I'm writing this piece to point out that the act of voting in state elections stands in direct contradiction with anarchy. If an anarchist chooses to vote, that action has nothing to do with furthering anarchy or anarchist principles. No anarchist worth their salt would pressure other anarchists into voting for their favorite politician.

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