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#NobodyPays: An Initial #Seattle Fare Strike Reportback

Seattle. The fare strike emerged for many reasons. It’s away to assert our shared power and take it back from the rich and the state. It’s a way to reveal the ongoing social war. For some it’s a way to protest. For some its a way to build capacity to act directly together.

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Roundup Of November 29th #NoBodyPays Transit Actions in the so-called USA

On November 29th, cities across so-called North America responded to a call to engage in fare strikes and other autonomous actions around mass transit. The call itself was inspired by similar actions in Chile and the #FTP marches in New York which have demanded an end to law enforcement on public trains following a string of police shootings and brutal beatings.

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#Toronto: November 29 Nobody Pays fare evasion report

Toronto. Canadian territory. In response to the worldwide “Nobody Pays” call to action on November 29 for fare evasions, a small but spirited crew did just that after the climate march in downtown so-called Toronto. We joined the march as a Free Transit Now bloc, and passed out leaflets [offsite link, full text below] with some ideas about why transit is a climate, race, and class issue, why it should be free, and why fare enforcement is bad and fare evasion is cool, especially in the context of international solidarity.

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