New York

International Call For New Year’s Eve Noise Demonstrations

from NYC Anarchist Black Cross

This is a call for a night of strong solidarity with those imprisoned by the state. Historically, New Year’s Eve is one of the noisiest nights of the year. This year, most of which has been consumed by a global pandemic, we encourage folks to take whatever measures are necessary to insure individual and community well-being, in response to both the virus and the state, understanding the balance each of us must strike for ourselves. Given our current reality, on New Year’s Eve gather your crew, collective, community, organization, or just yourself to raise a racket and remind those on the inside that they are not alone.

In Defense of Black Bloc at NYC Protests

via AMW

On the Breonna Taylor March

While the language of “No Bad Protesters” and “No Peace police” is common amongst abolitionists, anti-fascists, and anarchists, many within the broader Black Lives Matter movement were shocked to see the Black Bloc. One protester accused the Black Bloc of being outside agitators and inciting violence. Another questioned why the Black Bloc insisted on thoroughly disguising their identity.

Finding the Thread that Binds Us

From Crimethinc

Three Mutual Aid Networks in New York City.

This is the first installment in a series exploring mutual aid projects across the globe.
With politicians such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling for the people to engage in mutual aid in order to survive the COVID-19 crisis, those not previously familiar with the term might never guess it was coined by an anarchist scientist who advocated against central government.

Looting, Fires and Gunfire Against Police in United States

From Sans Attendre Demain via AMW

To give a quick overview of the day on Monday, in Los Angeles rebels set fire to a shopping center and looted many stores; in New York, the rebels took possession of the streets of the Manhattan district; in Saint Louis, they clashed with the cops for hours; then, around midnight, gunshots wounded four police officers who had to be hospitalized.

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