Saturday May 18th at 3:15 PM as part of the Free University in front of Cooper Union at E 7th St and 3rd Ave: Join an open discussion with Cooper Union students and veterans of the 2008-2010 student occupations at the University of California and The New School about the recent history of, and possible […]
Interviews: What do you think of the NYPD?
[UPDATE—May 9: 75+ students are currently locked down in president Bharucha's office and the NYPD are on scene.] On April 23, 2013, Cooper Union’s board of trustees announced that they will begin charging tuition, ending the university’s 154-year-old mission of providing free education to all those [...]
All are invited to an open communal dinner and potluck at the Brecht Forum this Saturday. We’ll be cooking a simple vegan meal, but encourage others to bring food as well: fruits, vegetables to cook or eat raw, breads and cheeses, wines and juices, chocolates, sweets, etc., whatever you want to bring, cook, share with others. We’re asking for a small $3 suggested donation to help cover the costs of the food we’ll be cooking.
Sunday, April 7th at 3:45PM at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center at 107 Suffolk St: We invite all to participate in an open forum on our New York Police Department. We hope to hear some different analyses, reportbacks, and ideas, as we continue to strategize towards developing a stronger force against the police, and for communism.
Occupy Wall Street as seen by AFFECT. The following questions were posed by e-mail by Ana Bigotte Vieira and Miguel Castro Caldas between November 2012 and January 2013.
We’ve decided to postpone tonight’s event, “Labor and the Strikes to Come,” to instead join the struggles currently taking place in East Flatbush. Here’s a statement from two of the panelists: “We planned for tonight a talk on austerity: how it is intrinsic to capitalism, and how it impacts different segments of the working class […]
On the one month anniversary of Christopher Dorner’s death: a new, heavily annotated edition of his Communiqué from an Ex-Cop. 127 footnotes provide extensive historical context for Dorner’s grievances with, and criticisms of, the Los Angeles Police Department. From the LAPD’s internal tribunals to [...]
All across the country, the bosses are burning our contracts. Documents that once offered a guarantee of steady if modest raises and some measure of protection against arbitrary employment policies today find better use as kindling. Only one question remains: Will we choke on the ashes or dance on the flames?
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 – 7PM Interference Archive 131 8th Street, #4 Brooklyn, NY 11215 An appropriate follow-up to Thursday’s discussion “Organizing Strategies Against State Repression”, we welcome some anti-fascist organizers from Greece to discuss the work they’re doing confronting the rise of Golden Dawn, the state government that’s sanctioning it, and the economic situation […]
Thursday, March 7th, 2013 @ 7PM / 16 Beaver Street, 4th Floor / New York, NY 10004 – As the economic system continues to stagnate and convulse, and inequality worsens, revolt and the struggle for a different society intensify. However, the repressive apparatuses of the state also intensify and expand, cracking down even harder on those forces expressing dissent and attempting change. [...]
Friday, February 22nd 2013, 7PM The Brecht Forum 451 West Street, New York, NY 10014 We’d like to invite you to an open communal meal and potluck at the Brecht Forum. We’ll be cooking a simple vegan meal, but encourage others to bring food as well: fruits, vegetables, breads, cheeses, wines, juices, chocolates, sweets, snacks, […]
I know most of you who personally know me are in disbelief to hear from media reports that I am suspected of committing such horrendous murders and have taken drastic and shocking actions in the last couple of days. You are saying to yourself that this is completely out of character of the man you […]
Or download the PDF. This zine catalogues and documents every use of tear gas by US law enforcement against demonstrations, riots, mobs, and other “crowd” formations from Seattle WTO to Occupy Oakland.
[A text we received at the beginning of the strike, in response to our “Strike Lessons:”] When the company pays us to drive in circles, they call it work. When the union pays us to walk in circles, they call it not-work. But either way, we always seem to end up back where we started. […]