‘Week of Solidarity Against Repression’ Across the World

By  It’s Going Down      The idea for the Week of Solidarity Against Repression started as networks of friends began talking, thinking, and writing about the build up of repressive forces following the inauguration of Trump. This reality manifested itself in the felony charges leveled at over 200 people arrested in the mass kettle in Washington DC on January 20th, over 800 water protectors targeted by grand juries, and over 100 antifascists in Sacramento who await the ruling of the local DA.

During the week, we saw a wide variety of actions, from people vandalizing one of Trump’s golf courses, wheat pastes and banner drops in small towns, to large fundraising events throughout the country, a mass educational event in DC, rallies organized by the General Defense Committee (GDC) in Minneapolis and Seattle, and much more. We also saw inspiring solidarity from across the world: in Greece, at the ZAD in France, and in Germany. Continue reading “‘Week of Solidarity Against Repression’ Across the World”

Madrid: Threat to evict the Gatonera occupied social center today

We received a letter from the police threatening to evict the Social Center unless we cancel the concert of January 5
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The door has been forced but they had not entered
Our position is the same as the last time this happened and for our part the concert will go ahead, assuming the consequences that this may entail.

We appeal to those who identify with our position, come to defend the  Gatonera all day.

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Serial of The Free. Ch37 Maxie’s Fall. Ch38 Macker’s Goats

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Act Four

Chapter thirty seven

Maxie’s fall

-‘I settled down to spend the long day crying.’

Maxie narrating

             I woke with a throbbing headache. It was day, but still dark and gloomy. A bullet or bit of metal had grazed my left arm, causing a cut, that’s all. If it had passed a bit deeper, they told me later, I’d have bled to death. And I didn’t even know I’d been hit! Continue reading “Serial of The Free. Ch37 Maxie’s Fall. Ch38 Macker’s Goats”

Hunger Strike (Chile)

Mónica Caballero Sepúlveda, Prisionera Política Anarkista. Andrea Urzúa Cid, Prisionera Política Libertaria. Sección de Alta Seguridad (SEAS). Centro Penitenciario Femenino. Santiasko, $hile, 21 de Febrero de 2011.
Imprisoned August 14th comrades begin hungerstrike 21/2 (Chile)
via ACT FOR FREEDOM NOW!: Statement from Maximum Security prison: Regarding Hunger Strike (Chile).