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 […]

UPDATED: April 6th, 2013 GUIDELINES FOR WRITING PRISONERS Use pencil or non-gel pen in blue or black ink. No staples or glitter. No torn-out pages of newspapers or magazines. You can print or photocopy articles and write your letter on the other side, however. You can include photographs, but some prisoners have a limit to […]

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. […]

The school bus drivers strike by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 continues, now in its 18th day, with less than a third of its routes running last week, and attendance of special needs students down 20%. Of those eighteen days, sixteen have featured temperatures below freezing, with picketers ostensibly still called to be present for […]

As part of its Urban Uprisings series of screenings and discussions, the Brecht Forum is hosting a panel around Jacob Crawford’s These Streets Are Watching (2003, 53 minutes) on Monday. From the Brecht Forum: “2012 saw an upsurge in protests against the NYPD’s policy of “stop and frisk,” a tactic aimed at criminalizing Black and […]

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 called for a strike to begin Wednesday January 16th at 6am. The strike includes almost 9,000 yellow school bus drivers and matrons, and will affect upwards of 150,000 students who regularly use the buses to get to school. The strike hinges on the Employee Protection Provision, where any new […]

o, Cosas que hay que tomar durante la insurrección que viene   1. La Central Eléctrica de NYU La Universidad de Nueva York, el tercer mayor terrateniente de la ciudad, tiene su propia central eléctrica independiente. En la noche del apagón, casi todas sus propiedades repartidas por todo el Greenwich Village en Manhattan, estaban iluminadas, […]

1. Set in the middle of the long wave of social struggles and political conflict of the 60’s and 70’s, the Portuguese revolution was the single moment in which state power almost entirely collapsed and left the space open for grassroots movements and political radicalism. “Your letter magnificently describes the very atmosphere of a revolutionary […]