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Repression round-up: news from courts and prisons in the UK, Eastern Europe and the USA

A brief disclaimer: I’d been working on this post on and off for a few days now. The fascist killing yesterday feels like it needs some kind of a response, but I don’t know exactly what, and I really don’t … Continue reading

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A year in the shadow of bullets and ballots: looking back at 2015

Saying you prefer bullets to ballots is often used as a shorthand for wanting revolutionary change rather than working within the system. But in fact, the politics of armed struggle and electoralism can have a surprising amount in common – … Continue reading

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Baltimore and beyond

So, there’s various things I’ve been meaning to catch up on, but the events in Baltimore have grabbed my attention a fair bit. A quick round-up of sources worth paying attention to: For those of us too far away to … Continue reading

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Black lives still matter: more reading recommendations

For anyone trying to keep up with the movement against racist police murders in the US, a few suggestions: Peter Gelderloos has run a great three-part series in Counterpunch, covering the nature of the police and the role of the … Continue reading

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New kids on the blockade: thoughts on the new anti-racist, anti-police revolt

As in previous weeks, I’ve spent a fair amount of time this week trying to keep up with the ongoing revolt against racism and police brutality in the US. As always, the Ferguson Fighting Fear With Fire page is worth … Continue reading

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Ferguson round two: solidarity with the rebels everywhere, against all managers of revolt

To start off with, a round-up of useful sources for trying to keep on top of what’s been going on in Ferguson and elsewhere: Mask Magazine published this guide to the situation in the run-up to the Wilson verdict, and … Continue reading

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“I’m trying to tell you it’s a purgatory”: support Ceebo!

Ceebo, the rapper and organiser who became active in anti-police brutality struggles after the LAPD killed his cousin Ezell Ford earlier this summer, has now been sentenced to 17 years in prison on the basis of a very dubious conviction. … Continue reading

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