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US prisoner solidarity updates: Vaughn uprising anniversary and more

A few quick updates on various US-held prisoners: Supporters of Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald, an elderly Black Panther prisoner who’s been incarcerated since 1969, have launched a website with information about steps people can take to help get him free, like … Continue reading

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The end of the affair: some reflections on 2019

The party’s over I always try to do a little end-of-year round-up thing, and had been toying with the idea of an end-of-decade one, but (as the lateness of this probably shows) I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed to even … Continue reading

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Extra late May notes on workplace disputes, prisoner updates and more

A few further notes I didn’t manage to fit into the last update: In radical/anarcho news, a new issue of London’s anarchist paper, Rebel City, is out now, along with the latest issue of the Anarchist Communist Group paper, Jackdaw. … Continue reading

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The Vaughn/Smyrna 17 face trial, and other US prison/repression news for early October

The Vaughn/Smyrna 17, prisoners facing charges for alleged participation in a prison uprising at the time of Trump’s inauguration, will be going to trial from October 8th onwards, and are asking for displays of solidarity. Further info on the case … Continue reading

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Repression news and general upcoming events for late June and July

Following on from the workplace and antifascist roundups, here’s some other news and events that didn’t fit into those categories: In the UK, Picturehouse security guards recently physically assaulted strike supporters. The brave miners who stuck out the entire length … Continue reading

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Repression updates: Fabio from the Hamburg G20, Vaughn uprising prisoners and more

A few more pieces of prison-related news: In Germany, the case of Fabio, who’s been detained since the Hamburg G20 this summer, drags on. There’s really not a lot of English-language news about his case, it’s almost all Italian or … Continue reading

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