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In San Francisco's Mission District, Black Bloc Breaks Windows, Fails to Have An Impact (tags)

From the new issue (#111) of Berkeley, California's 'Slingshot' newspaper.

Photos and Videos: Anarchist Gathering (tags)

Southern California Anarchist Gathering, Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Southern California Library of Social Studies and Research, 6120 S. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA. 90044. Video from the event : http://youtu.be/d_YzlbOoBF4

Opponents of Corrupt "Trade" Agreement Stage March, Rally July 7 (tags)

About 200 opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the so-called "trade" agreement that has been negotiated in secret between government and corporate representatives, marched on the Bayfront Hilton Hotel in San Diego July 7 during the most recent round of TPP talks. The march and rally finished a week of events protesting the secret negotiations of a corporate-welfare treaty under the guise of "free trade."

"The Activism Entry Point: Critiquing The Cancer in Occupy Debate" — by Joseph Anderson (tags)

Longtime Berkeley activist Joseph Anderson weighs in on the ongoing debate around Occupy Oakland on the issue of diversity of tactics and the use of BlackBloc style tactics. He weighs in on the recent debate between Chris Hedges and Occupy Oakland organizer Kristof Lopaur. The Occupy movement, Anderson says, cannot have both a diversity of people and a ”diversity of tactics” at this time – and the movement can’t shortcut the process of attaining, and retaining, the first by jumping to the second. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Some Critical Notes on the Nov. 2 Oakland General Strike (tags)

Remember, remember,the second of Novemeber -- and what can be imporved on next time...

Competing Ideologies: G20 v. US Social Forum (tags)

state terror on Toronto streets

BTL:Use of Twitter in U.S. G-20 Protest Leads to Arrest; Erodes Civil Liberties (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Journalist Snow Offers Alternative View of Africa (tags)

Independent journalist Keith Harmon Snow began his February 5 presentation at San Diego's World Beat Center with a promise to "piss you off" — and he succeeded. He took on innumerable progressive sacred cows, including the United Nations, the Peace Corps, the Nation magazine, Jane Goodall and Ben Affleck, and he presented an alternative view of recent African history focused on the role of Uganda, Rwanda and the U.S. in the continued war and exploitation in the Congo.

The Ground Noise and the Static: A Chronicle of the Battle of Saint Paul (Illustrated) (tags)

“Please, please, my friends, my dear friends, please, please don’t be diverted by the ground noise and the static”—John McCain, on being interrupted just before he can accept the GOP’s nomination, 9/4/08

GREY ANARCHY: THE STORY OF THE NW ANARCHISTS AND THE BATTLE FOR OLYMPIA (tags)

This is all fiction.

Corporate Disobedience: A Shrill Hysteria in the Fascist Press (tags)

The Bill Maher incident exposes the blanket media censorship of the 9/11 cover up. The violent and reactionary responses to protest expose the fascist mindset endemic in right wing (and other) media.

Help Infoshop publish the Black Bloc Papers (tags)

Infoshop.org and the Alternative Media Project are excited about the first book being published this month by our new imprint, Breaking Glass Press. We are publishing the revised edition of the Black Bloc Papers, which has been edited and compiled by David Van Deusen & Xavier Massot.

Making Sense of "Anna's" Posts - Banned on LA IMC (tags)

LA IMC makes very poor decisions in deciding what to show and what to hide.

Making Sense of "Anna's" Posts (tags)

A few thoughts on FBI infiltrator "Anna's" posts.

Whoever Doesn't Really Try, Consents. (tags)

Mass symbolic, sanctioned marches that do nothing to actually change the status quo serve as painless absolution rituals, that allow the participants to “bear witness”, to “speak truth to power” and to “wash their hands of the blood of empire.” Marches, with their biting satire and snazzy costumes, do not provide a real means for stopping the carnage they deplore. A “functioning” democracy needs some form of sanctioned, orderly protest to stimulate discussion, and if the current regime were really “that bad” they wouldn’t allow big demonstrations, right? Ineffective activism, like regulated marches, actually provides a façade of healthy interchange and is welcomed by the status quo. The majority of demonstrators are aware well in advance that their actions will likely have no tangible effect on the negative of the empire, but they go to a huge rally and can sleep better at night having chanted out their guilt. Just as it can be said qui tacet consentive videtu (whoever is silent consents) it can also be said “whoever doesn’t really try, consents.”

The Age of PsyOps: 911 and Bush's Second Inauguration (tags)

Loughrey argues that the US national media is employing PsyOps to control the general population.

Call for Anarchist Contingent at Million Worker March (tags)

Washington DC, October 17th, 11:00 AM

Insurgent Ideas (tags)

Federal, state, and private security forces converged to police not actions but ideas at the Student Animal Rights Organization (SARO) conference on animal liberation, which included the first ever academic symposium on the Animal Liberation Front (ALF).

Anarchist Pride Month parade. (tags)

ANARCHIST PRIDE MONTH PARADE. MEET AT: DUBOCE PARK [BETWEEN CHURCH AND DIVISIDERO STREETS]--SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. TIME: 11AM. PARADE STARTS: 11:30AM.

CA Anarchist Gathering 2004 FEB 18-20, 2004 (tags)

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More Radical, Less Extreme: From Weatherman to the ELF (tags)

Violence is not the issue. I don’t think it ever was. Not back in the day when the Weather Underground blew up toilets in the Capitol Building and not today as the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) flips out over SUVs and condominiums. Revolution isn’t a leather-jacket tactic radicals adopt – it is a transformation of the whole society made by millions. It can be violent, but it’s not about violence. And it’s definitely not, as the old saying goes, a dinner party.

BLACK BLOC CALL TO ACTION OCT 25 in SF (tags)

BLACK BLOC CALL TO ACTION OCT 25 in SF

OCT 25 Black Bloc Tactic (tags)

OCT 25 Black Bloc Tactic

Lefty Hooligan Breaks it Down for Activists (tags)

You can't tell the players without a program. Lefty Hooligan, an old timer in the left scene, breaks it all down for you. This article is a few years old, but nothing much has changed, and the various organizations discussed are still around. Cults of personality tend to have long lives. Just look at Lyndon Larouche's longevity.

THE BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IS FASCIST (tags)

The Boston Police Department violates Free Speech by trashing political commentary. They are fascist, and there should be a Black Bloc action against them.

Attack On RaiseTheFist Was Really An Attack On WEF Protest (tags)

Here's the real reason raisethefirst.org webmaster Sherman Austin was railroaded by the entire US Government.

Letter from Inside the Black Bloc (tags)

Communique from the Black Bloc. July 4, 2003 Happy Independence Day America. When will we be free?

L.A. Black Bloc contingent requested for May 24th (tags)

We are reaching out to all L.A area Black Bloc members to come down to the KOBE hq protest on May 24 to protect the peace.

State of California monitored war protesters (tags)

Oakland Tribune: State monitored war protesters Intelligence agency does not distinguish between terrorism and peace activism

LAPD infiltrates protestors to watch the Black Bloc (tags)

LAPD infiltrates protestors to watch the Black Bloc. Some pictures and a brief description.

LIBERTY FOR THE 500 OF SAN FRANCISCO ! (tags)

There are many Black Bloc call to action. It is very good idea. Strikes and riots ! Yes !

ONLY A REVOLUTION CAN STOP THE WAR ! (tags)

Remember : at Seattle, Black Bloc has stopped OMC in 1999 !

BLACK BLOC CONTINGENT REQUESTED FOR 3-20 PROTEST AT FEDERAL BLDG. (tags)

calling all black bloc to descend on the federal bldg for protection of the protesters and to bring the war home.

Police Oppression at Anti-War Protest (tags)

Police clearly make is known that Black Bloc is not welcomed in Los Angeles.

The Fifth Column Left Declares War (tags)

The peace movement is not about peace, that it is a fifth column communist movement to destroy America and give victory to our totalitarian enemies.

George W. Bush: An Intolerable Act (tags)

A royal message to the people of the United States - THE GAME (of democracy) IS OVER

LA Demo Breakaway Attacked!!! (tags)

Black Block Breakaway attacked by LAPD. At least 4 demonstrators clubbed by police that this reporter witnessed. 1 or more arrested. Police charged breakaway marchers.

FEB 15 BLACK BLOC - L.A. (tags)

Black Block call to action for Feb. 15th March!

Pig Cabin Lonely, Tecumpse’s Contempt: Thinking ShawanoeNabeg or thinking ..... (tags)

Scary Pig Cabin Lonely People Need Good Will Too, to remember when tricking or treating this Ween. Trick, I didn’t proof read, your treat, but how much Nabeg-ness is on IMC. And that is the question, personally in the costumes of social constructions and maybe identity when and where they create bad or ill will. This is Dave ‘Min-like musing for a Indigenous or Nabeg Ween for everybody’s global tribal ‘anti-globalizm/anti-war’ door knocking. One reference article follows.

Long Beach CA: Police State USA (tags)

This is an excellent summary of the past two years of police repression in Long Beach CA.

Resistance of Seattle (tags)

The intesification of the war with Iraq must be stopped but it can only be accomplished with widespread civil disobediance.

While Inglewood Reacts: LONG BEACH CA: POLICE STATE USA (tags)

Here's the report which is in the current issue of Turning the Tide. Repression has continued. A June 14 Flag Day (flag burning) show at the info shop was shut done by the cops after repeated harassment. Young people living or shopping in the area of the info shop -- with no connection to anarchism, copwatch or the info shop-- have been stopped and hassled on the street by LB cops. The city attorney made a report to the LB city council last week about 'prosecution of anarchists' --

TTT report on persecution of Long Beach anarchists, activists (tags)

Here's the report which is in the current issue of Turning the Tide. Repression has continued.

Northeastern Anarchist #4 out now! (tags)

Magazine of the Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists (NEFAC)

Auntie Racist on Hogs and Tactics (tags)

On McVeigh, Bin Laden and the plump end of a hog.

PHOTOJOURNALIST HANS BENNETT DOCUMENTS ANARCHIST BLACK BLOC SINCE SEATTLE 1999 (tags)

Hans Bennett (photographer and writer for INSUBORDINATION magazine) interviews Bobo (an anonymous black blocker) and photodocuments black bloc action during and since the 1999 Seattle uprising.

Black Bloc Ruckus at Taco Bell HQ (tags)

Ruckus explodes at the Taco Bell Headquarters

O22 (tags)

About 500-700 protesters successfully demonstrate against police brutalitiy in Los Angeles.

Strategic Resistance Organizing Conference- a look back (tags)

At the begining of August, the Strategic Resistance Congerence was held in Venice CA. With an invitation only guest-list of 200 activists from around the Americas, the conference focused on goals, sexism and white supremacy within the movement today. Larry George writes the inside scoop.

Genoa - Ashamed of the Left: A Black BLoc Perspective (tags)

A criticism of many of the Reformist/Marxist organizations on the left an their complete lack of solidarity with the Anarchists who founded the anti-globalization movement.

Black Bloc (or not?) in Genoa (tags)

There seems to be evidence that provacateurs dressed as black bloc were active in Genoa.

Berlusconi's new regime born in Genoa (tags)

Info from http://italy.indymedia.org/ front page

Militance or sexism? (tags)

Allegation have been made against anarchist militant protestors that they are sexist, sometimes people even say they are racist. This exams the falsehoods and the lies that the neo-liberals use to discredit the anarchist youth.

Police Officers Exposed as Black Bloc Wannabe's (tags)

These cops were trying really hard to "look" like they were black bloc demonstrators. The Black Bloc are typified as thin young looking fellows, and these guys, well.... We just don't know what they were thinking. I guess they were trying to be slick, and put up a front that obviously didn't work. Here they are exposed by one of the SDIMC cameramen. This is also a photo exported from video, and so we have footage of these guys strolling along with the activists acting as if they were one of them.

Black Bloc (tags)

Black Bloc at the protest

Black Cop Bloc (tags)

Cops posing as Black Bloc resting with their fellow pigs in front of McDonald's.

Long Beach action (tags)

Long Beach Police Attack

Long Beach May Day (tags)

Everything started ok in Long Beach. But, I was dreading that everything would deteriorate rapidly. It did.

Black Bloc incite the San Diego Police at the FTAA Protest (tags)

The San Diego Police for no apparent reason decided to march along the adjacent fence along Highway 5 right before the Tijuana Border crossing, before stopping in front of the Black Bloc. The Black Bloc responded by first throwing flowers and then stones at the police. The police responded by brandishing tear gas guns, yet luckily never fired them.

Flag in a Tree (tags)

A Black Bloc protester sets up a flag in a Larsen Park tree.

Blue Red Black (tags)

Blue sky, red banners, Black Bloc

#2 Black Bloc and SDPD at border (tags)

sorry - last one was incorrect - I'm reposting the right video

Black Bloc and SDPD at the fence (tags)

56 seconds Video clip of San Diego Police in riot gear facing Black Bloc protestors at the fence near the Tijuana-U.S. border

Report of protestor death in Quebec... (tags)

Quebec - report of death and brutality of protesters...

Black Bloc's Refusal To Bow To Liberals (english) (tags)

(originaly published on www.indymedia.org. Is this dude for real?) by SKAA 1:09pm Mon Apr 16 '01 Response to appeals made by non-violent activists for the BB not to show up at the FTAA Border action

DAN-LA, the Black Bloc, and Anarchism (tags)

This is a message from Shawn McDougal, an anarchist organizer in LA, about some of the dispute about LA DAN, the D2K protests, Black Bloc anarchists being angry about exclusion, and so on.

Smoke bomb outside Staples - Aug 14 (tags)

This was thrown Monday August 14 about ten minutes after Rage Against the Machine finished playing. Black Bloc rushed the fence at this spot seconds later. Illegal assembly was declared about fifteen minutes later.

Coverage and Analysis of the Anarchist Convention (tags)

Coverage and Analysis of the Anarchist Convention, from an outsider for outsiders (and a somewhat mainstream audience). I wanted to spend more time at the NAAC, but felt like I didn't fit in! There is discussion of putting on "our own" anarchist conference in Arizona by and for AZ anarchists.

Open Letter to Ted Hayes from an Anarchist (tags)

One anarchist feels that Ted Hayes has taken it upon himself to slam anarchists in front of the corporate media as well as do everything possible to disrupt and cause dissent within anarchist ranks. Hayes seems to find it necessary to videotape fellow activists presumably to turn them into the police.

Black Bloc for Dummies (tags)

A nice attempt at explaining what Black Blocs are for those who want to know. http://www.infoshop.org/blackbloc.html

IMC Staffer Taken Into Custody By LAPD (tags)

"Clown Guy," who does work for the IMC, was taken into custody after informing members of the Black Bloc via mic about their rights

Police Account of Demonstrations Not Based in Reality (tags)

Police did not live up to the terms of their dispersal order at the Human Needs Not Corporate Greed, March for Our Lives festival at the DNC and violently attacked demonstrators who were dispersing from the area (audio, listen in, 26:00).

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