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Trans Day of Rage Reportback — #Portland, #OR, Nov. 20

Portland. Oregon. On November 20th for trans day of rage, a call was spread underground through the community to meet in the Hollywood neighborhood, a gentrified area far from downtown, which has gone relatively unaffected from the past months of protesting. Another action was being promoted publicly for downtown portland which shifted the focus of the pigs and gave us cover.

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Two Water Protectors Lock Down To #Enbridge Line 3 Excavators Blocking Active Construction

Two Inlets, MN. November 18. 2020. This morning, two water protectors locked their bodies through the treads of excavators working on a pump station for Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline, as dozens of others rallied in support.

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Life, War, and Politics: After the George Floyd Rebellion

A talk delivered by K.N. and Paul Torino of the Vitalist International on November 14th, 2020, at the “The Undercommons and Destituent Power—Between Pandemic and the Uprising.”

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Cars, Riots, & Black Liberation: #Philadelphia’s Walter Wallace Rebellion

The US saw some of the largest riots and protests in its history this year in response to police murder of black people. Yet there has been scant attention paid to the innovations in struggle specific to these rebellions. Shemon & Arturo take another look at the phenomenon of car-looting and argue that this tactic is inseparable from black liberation.

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The Final Straw: Eviction Defense, Community Resiliency, and Getting Free

This week I got the chance to sit down with Olive and Yousef of the Durham NC based eviction defense group HEDS-Up! HEDS-Up! stands for Housing Eviction Defense Solidarity and is a group which formed in Durham North Carolina when COVID was first hitting the area and folks’ housing was becoming more and more unstable.

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#Anathema A #Philadelphia Anarchist Periodical: Volume 6 Issue 7, November 2020

Anathema, a Philadelphia anarchist periodical: Volume 6 Issue 7, November 2020.

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16 Things You Can Do To Be Ungovernable. P.S. F*ck Biden

We are ungovernable on stolen land. F*ck Biden. Biden has replaced Trump. While some are celebrating a “safer” form of settler colonial violence, we have been bracing for the war to resume.

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A Fundamental Thesis of Revolution and the State

Can Radicals Use the State?

A fundamental thesis which all varieties of revolutionary socialists and anarchists once generally accepted: this state cannot be used to create socialism (communism or anarchism). It must be overturned, destroyed, and replaced by alternate social forms.

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#Trump on his way out but big struggles ahead

“In the final analysis, Trump may want a personal dictatorship. But the other guy [Biden], he’s an agent for the state and he’s an oppressor in his own right. He’s helped to get the prison system to the point where it is. His running mate, Kamala Harris,—well she is just as much of an establishment Democrat as he is. She’s just as much in favor of using the police and the government against the poor. We need to be able to educate masses of people about these things while we’re creating an alternative, so they will not be fooled. We need a new society and a new world, not more capitalism.”

Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin, black American anarchist and ex- Black Panther, from interview with William C. Anderson: Ungovernable: An Interview with Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin
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