police brutality

A Principled Stand on Diversity of Tactics: Avoiding Uniformity of Failure

The St. Paul Principles

1. Our solidarity will be based on respect for a diversity of tactics and the plans of other groups.

2. The actions and tactics used will be organized to maintain a separation of time or space.…

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Hedging Our Bets on the Black Bloc: The Impotence of Mere Liberalism

Chris Hedges has written some of the most insightful analysis of the U.S. war machine in recent years. His 2009 book The Empire of Illusion was an exploration of how exhibition has eclipsed truth and meaningful connection in American society. His acknowledgment of the ease in which one can buy into such spectacles is a small part of why it was so odd to read his article on Truthdig attacking both anarchists and black bloc tactics entitled “The Cancer in Occupy.” Read more »

The “Pepper Spray Incident” and the Inevitable Radicalization of the UC Student Body

The participation of thousands of students across the state in the anti-Wall Street movement represents the rapid radicalization of California students, which in itself is indicative of the quick move to the left by millions of movement sympathizers. Read more »

Colectivo Zapatista

Hacemos un llamado para organizarnos contra las injusticias que vemos en nuestras comunidades. tenemos que crear alternativas al capitalismo y al sistema actual de los EEUU., alternativas que en verdad nos beneficien. ¡Abajo con la migra! Exigimos vivienda y cuidado medico gratuito para todos/as Exigimos una educación relevante, de calidad, y gratuita para todos/as Exigimos la abolición de toda frontera política y económica Exigimos el fin a las guerras, las invasiones estadounidenses, y a la militarización de nuestra juventud Exigimos el fin a la brutalidad policiaca y al perfilado racial que causa el encarcelamiento de nuestra juventud vistan de negro y traigan un paliacate Read more »