Cracks in the Steel City: Anarchist News from Pittsburgh || J.1 – M.22

Cracks in the Steel City is a filler column that recaps local news that anarchists in Pittsburgh may find interesting, with a particular focus on autonomous, illegalist, and insurrectionist activity. We also include information about fascist activity, state repression, and capitalist maneuvering.

PITTSBURGH: Anti-Fracking Noise Demo at Rich Fitzgerald’s Home

On Sunday March 14th in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, the Ohio Valley Environmental Resistance with the help of several affinity groups held a noise demo outside the home of Allegheny County Executive Richard “Fitz” Fitzgerald to protest his support of the petrochemical industry in Southwestern PA.

ZINE | Pittsburgh Mutual Aid – Issue #1 (Spring 2021)

In this first issue of their new zine, PMA elaborates on the autonomous & anti-capitalist ethic of mutual aid, reflects on the events of January 6, offers some leads for those in Pittsburgh looking to get organized, and more!

ZINE | Youth Liberation Now (Issue #1)

‘Youth Liberation Now’ is the first issue of a new zine from a local “anarchist, anti-fascist, and 16 year old girl” that covers “everything that relates to youth, education, and youth liberation.”

Lessons in Expropriations

I’m writing today from occupied Cherokee territory to describe a failed action undertaken by myself, inspired by media seen on the Filler Distro social channels.