We caught up with @RebelSteps on our latest podcast to talk about autonomous organizing + action in #NewYork in 2020 + the lessons they leave us with today. From mutual aid + the pandemic, the George Floyd rebellion, rent strikes + fighting the far-Right. https://itsgoingdown.org/rebel-steps-on-autonomous-organizing-and-action-across-nyc-in-2020/
Richard Barnett faces only "up to a year in prison," J20 defendants faced a staggering 80 for being on same march were bank windows were broken, Loren Reed faces 10 years for private Facebook comments + hundreds of BLM protesters still face heavy charges. This isn't by accident.
"In the face of fascist state violence, don’t blame anarchists— learn from them." https://knock-la.com/anarchy-in-the-usa-f2c6d66c3bad
Anarchist News: **This is What Energy Transition Looks Like**
"From Verso Books by Alexander Dunlap L’Amassada Eviction One Year Later On 8 October 2019, riot police and other armed security forces violently evicted what had come to be known as L’Amassada, a ZAD (Zone-to-Defend) occupation in Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu in southern France. The following, written a ye…"
Passed my ham radio exam. Inspired the comms blog post by @IAF__FAI . Though opsec would definitely be a challenge in the amateur band https://iaf-fai.org/2020/10/11/skills-for-revolutionary-survival-5-communications-equipment-for-rebels/
**Arizona's Blue Shift Rooted in Years of Grassroots Latinx Organizing Against GOP's Xenophobia**
"One of the crucial states that could decide the presidential election is Arizona, where Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump with thousands of ballots left to count. Trump won Arizona in 2016, and if Biden's lead holds, he will be just the second Democratic presidential candidate to win the st…"