Chihuahua, MX: Revolt Demands Access to Water Allotted to US

by Difusión Comunista Anárquica / It’s Going Down English translation of a report from Difusión Comunista Anárquica about the recent uprising in defense of water in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Since Wednesday July 29, self-organized protests by campesinos and community members have kicked off in the municipality of Rosales in the Mexican state of […]

Solidarity with the People in the Streets of Portland

from CrimethInc. Against the Federal Occupation and the Police On Thursday, both Donald Trump and his white nationalist and nativist advisor Stephen Miller announced that they will begin deploying armed officers from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the streets of cities that have seen large-scale protests—specifically, cities governed by Democrats. According to The Daily […]

George Floyd Uprisings: Anatomy of a Counterinsurgency

by Martin Schoots-McAlpine / MR Online Introduction On May 25, 2020, police in Minneapolis Minnesota murdered George Floyd in cold blood. Responding to allegations of counterfeit money, police arrested Floyd, with one officer kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes, ultimately suffocating him. The killing was captured on video and quickly spread across the […]

Mapping the State’s Strategy of Repression Against the Rebellion

from It’s Going Down While the recent rebellion against the police and white supremacy has been historical, it has also been coupled by an attempt by the State to drown the uprising in a sea of tear-gas and rubber bullets. While demonstrations and actions continue, the State is now gearing up for a more long-term […]

Port of Oakland Shut Down by Dockworkers in Observation of Juneteenth

by Shwanika Narayan and Roland Li / San Francisco Chronicle Economic activity at the Port of Oakland came to a halt on Friday as thousands of workers and supporters gathered on Middle Harbor Road to protest police brutality and racism in the United States. The demonstration, organized by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, coincided […]

#SixNineteen Weekend of Action Kicks Off With 300+ Events Nationwide

submitted to the Earth First! Journal In response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other Black people at the hands of police or vigilantes, the Movement For Black Lives is organizing a weekend of mobilizations to commemorate Juneteenth, the day the last enslaved people found out they were free […]

Two police officers stand behind a toppled confederate statue.

How to Topple a Statue Using Science

Bring that sucker down without anyone getting hurt. by James Stout / Popular Mechanics It hasn’t been a great past few weeks for statues. From Bristol, England to Birmingham, Alabama, people all over the world have been grappling with the legacy of racism by tossing their grappling hooks around the heads of problematic monuments. Should […]

Delbert Africa, MOVE Member Released from Prison in January After 41 Years, Has Died

He died of prostate and bone cancer, said his daughter, Yvonne Orr-El, who was among a handful of speakers at a news conference during which she and others alleged that he did not receive medical treatment in prison for 18 months after first noticing symptoms.

“Had my father received the treatment he needed, the healthy, strong, smiling, humorous, sarcastic man that I called my father would still be here today,” Orr-El, of Chicago, said standing in front of a MOVE-owned home in the 4500 block of Kingsessing Avenue.