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What About Prisoners?

In just 4 months Covid-19 has infiltrated every state and major U.S. city. Unemployment is higher than anytime since the 1930’s. Businessmen from Mom + Pop businesses to major corporations are going under, global trade is crippled. Travel sports and entertainment industries are mostly shut down with some reopening slowly. Psychological, social, and political strains of the Corona Virus, though not easily measured, are palpable products of a medical and economic nightmare.

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#URGENT – #Berlin, #Syndikat: Cops want to make Long Night on Weisestrasse impossible

Berlin ++++ Syndikat ++++ URGENT ++++ Cops want to make Long Night on Weisestraße impossible ++++ Street in front of the syndicate is to become a closed off police zone starting tomorrow noon ++++

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#Revolt Against Water Payments to US in #Chihuahua, #Mexico

English translation of a report from Difusión Comunista Anárquica about the recent uprising in defense of water in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.

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#Paris: eviction of the young migrants camp set up in Jules Ferry Square

Paris. France. The camp, which housed more than 70 young people considered by several associations as foreign minors, in the Jules Ferry square in the centre of Paris, was evicted Tuesday morning. The young people were directed to a gymnasium and hotels.

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#Madrid – Series of lectures: “Anarchy in times of pandemic”

Madrid. A series of lectures about anarchy in times of pandemic will take place on August 7 and August 21.

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Hambacher Forest September 24- 27: International call for anti-spe weekend

Join us in the Hambacher Forest for a weekend of discussion, workshops and revolt for animal liberation. September 24-27, 2020.

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Tools and Tactics in the #Portland Protests – From Leaf Blowers and Umbrellas to Lasers, Balloons, and Power Tools

Across over two months of protests, demonstrators in Portland have experimented with a variety of tactics and strategies. The clashes in Portland drew international attention starting in mid-June, when footage spread of federal agents in unmarked cars snatching demonstrators off the sidewalks and Donald Trump announced that federal agents would be using this model to intervene in other cities around the United States. After Trump’s announcement, the demonstrations in Portland grew exponentially, drawing thousands each night, until the governor of Oregon declared that federal agents would be withdrawn from the streets. In the following overview, participants in the Portland demonstrations describe some of the tools and tactics they have seen employed there.

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The Final Straw – Keep Calm and Get Prepared: A Look Into Month 3 and Beyond of the #Portland Uprising with the Portland GDC

This week we (The Final Straw) got to sit down with two members of the Portland General Defense Committee, AC (they them) and Raoul (they he), about the ongoing Uprising in Portland OR in the months since the murder of George Floyd. We get to touch on a lot of topics in this interview; the neo-liberal whitewashing of the image of the city of Portland which masks a lot of ultra racist and colonial tendencies, personal timelines of engagement in the Uprising, and a lot of tips and tricks for newer and older anarchists and radicals for dealing with and anticipating state repression and violence.

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Porto Alegre, Brazil: Burning Barricade & Banners at Dawn in Solidarity with Mónica & Francisco

Porto Alegre. Brazil. Burning barricade and banners at dawn in solidarity with Mônica and Francisco. In front of the enemy: Indomitable!!!

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