Like everyone else we’ve been in lockdown, spending a lot of time at home with our stockpile of beans in our Antifa™ bunker. But we’ve also stayed active playing our part in local organising initiatives in Brighton and further afield – food banks, food deliveries, mutual aid groups, projects manufacturing PPE etc. And we’ve also made time to chat to some comrades from Oregon about what’s going down in the USA, where they have also had to contend with a social situation that is in some ways more extreme and also with right-wing street movements protesting the lockdown. The following is an interview with Alexander and Thomas, two anarchists who are active in anti-fascist and left organizing in Portland, Oregon.Continue reading Solidarity against barbarism: The fight against #coronavirus and the far-right in the USA
Portland. Oregon. Last month Steven Shane Howard, a former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard, announced that he was holding a white-nationalist rally for the KKK in Portland on February 8th. This was quickly followed by a call from Rose City Antifa, PopMob, and other local organizations to gather as anti-fascists and oppose the KKK with a counter-protest.Continue reading #Portland: ‘No KKK In #PDX’ Anti-Fascists Rally Against the Klan [Video]
Reportback from the Stand With Survivors Against Patriot Prayer rally in Portland, Oregon.
A red light shone down upon the camp, casting a light reminiscent of fires of civilizations past. Similar camaraderie hung in the air. It was somewhere around midnight in Portland, Oregon; in front of the soon to be former ICE offices.
We are happy to announce that the sixth issue of Black Seed has returned from the printers. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Black Seed, it is a FREE, newsprint, green anarchist publication in the spirit of the old Green Anarchy magazine out of Eugene Oregon.