PITTSBURGH: Comrades Maxx and Shea are Free!

Statement from the Pittsburgh Anarchist Black Cross Received 5.18.2017 Today we are happy to report our friends Maxx and Shea were released early from the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh. Far from being an example of goodwill and magnanimity from Judge Mariani, their initial 3-12 month sentence from him (when the D.A. only asked for…

Pittsburgh: A Response to “Solidarity in the Streets”

Torchlight, a new anarchist counter-info site based here in Pittsburgh, released this response to an anonymous submission we published several weeks ago. (Pretty cool to see a dialogue starting, although it looks like they think we wrote “Solidarity in the Streets,” which we didn’t. We just used to be the only counterinfo game in town,…

Pittsburgh, PA: Solidarity Needed on Multiple Fronts for Arrestees

anonymous submission On April 13th 2016, our friends Shea and Maxx were arrested for protesting then-candidate Trump outside a campaign rally at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Both were charged with felony aggravated assault, felony riot, and resisting arrest. Last week they were sentenced to 3 to 12 months in Allegheny…

For a University Against Itself

For an education that liberates. For a campus culture that terrifies Pitt’s board of trustees. For a campus that celebrates life.

Filler #6 – Promo Video!

Filler issue #6, “For a University Against Itself,” is out now! Physical copies are available for sale – all proceeds will go to our comrades’ legal defense funds here in Pittsburgh. The print-ready pdf and an online reading version will be released next week. In the meantime, if you can’t get ahold of us for…

Solidarity in the Streets

We’ve seen again and again that if people trust their comrades, they’re willing to take risks. If we’re going to be serious about escalating resistance we need to be serious about a real process for building solidarity in the streets.

Donate to arrestees at ACJ demonstration on 3/20!

This is the Pittsburgh Autonomous Anti-Repression Fund! Your contributions will go directly to paying bail, bond, legal and/or medical fees for those arrested at Allegheny County Jail (ACJ) on March 20th!

Pittsburgh: Rebellion Inside and Outside Allegheny County Jail

Originally published on It’s Going Down CLICK HERE TO DONATE to the arrestees On March 18th, prisoners at Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania began a sit-in. Eighty prisoners took part in the action to demand more case workers, better medical services, and a legitimate grievance procedure. Last night, masked demonstrators converged on the jail in solidarity…

Beyond Another Gender Binary

Who gets to be femme? Who is actually oppressed? Who is femme enough to be considered oppressed? Are all women femme?