Missouri Prison Newsletter #7-Ferguson Part 2

Missouri Prison Newsletter #7-Ferguson Part 2

Issue #7, January-February 2015-Ferguson Part 2 The Missouri Prison Newsletter is distributed to (about 200) people in prisons across the U.S., but focusing on those incarcerated in Missouri and Illinois. This issue provides an updated chronology of major events, protests and riots since the August uprising and personal accounts of three significant moments of collective […]

Beyond Innocence: On Recent Police Murders in and Around St. Louis

Beyond Innocence: On Recent Police Murders in and Around St. Louis

LeDarius Williams was shot and killed by St. Louis police on Tuesday afternoon. Shortly after, around sixty people gathered in the neighborhood where the shooting occurred. Through tears his mother cried, “People need to stand up. This shit is just gonna keep happening.” The crowd dispersed after a couple hours. As usual, the next day […]

The Dirt: Issue #1

The Dirt: Issue #1

The Dirt is a new print anarchist publication that takes on the prison-industrial complex and works to dig up “the dirt” on the powerful people who benefit from it. Also featuring a variety of news and resources of interest to anarchists, prisoner writings, and tips and info on techno-security.  From the first issue: “Hello! We […]

Online Resources for Anyone Disillusioned with Ferguson "Movement"

Online Resources for Anyone Disillusioned with Ferguson “Movement”

For everyone who participated in the Ferguson unrest, we all have our unique experiences. And at some point, either on Day 1 or Day 101, we all inevitably ran up against some internal force that sought to limit the creativity and explosiveness of the moment, mirroring the actions and words of the State and business […]

Inanimate Objects and Human Bodies

Inanimate Objects and Human Bodies

The following is an excerpt from the zine One Four Seven: Some Notes on Tactics and Strategy from Durham’s Recent Anti-Police Marches. On Friday, December 5th protesters in Durham, NC took over the Durham Freeway (Rt 147). What follows is a reflection on the tactic used there of pulling objects into the streets to aid in […]

Berkeley, MO // December 23, 2014

Berkeley, MO // December 23, 2014

A line forty or fifty cops long blocked the Mobil parking lot in Berkeley, MO where Antonio Martin had been shot and killed several hours earlier. It was chilling to see his body still lying covered on the ground when we got there. The horror, loss and pain felt palpable watching his body placed on […]

What’s Worked in the Past: Learning From Ferguson

What’s Worked in the Past: Learning From Ferguson

Download a PDF of this article here. From Counter Punch /by Peter Gelderloos The announcement of the non-indictment of Darren Wilson caught me on the road, traveling to visit family for the Thanksgiving holiday. The next day I found myself in a protest, one of over a hundred occurring across the country. There I witnessed […]

Live Streamers Make Great Informants

Live Streamers Make Great Informants

From We Cop Watch There are many ways to effectively document the movement while protecting the space, its movements and people’s privacy. Live Streaming is generally NOT one of them. A common issue with Streamers is their display of entitlement, often citing the value of bringing the movement to the people. But Streamers have a […]

Why Break Windows?

Why Break Windows?

From CrimethInc.: From the initial revolt in Ferguson last August to the demonstrations in Oakland and Berkeley last week, property destruction has been central to a new wave of struggle against police violence. But what does vandalizing businesses have to do with protesting police brutality? Why break windows? First, as countless others have argued, because […]

In Defense of Looting

In Defense of Looting

From: The New Inquiry As protests in Ferguson continued unabated one week after the police killing of Michael Brown, Jr., zones of Twitter and the left media predominantly sympathetic to the protesters began angrily criticizing looters. Some claimed that white protesters were the ones doing all of the looting and property destruction, while others worried […]