The state is threatening to take away the children of our friends and newly-wed comrades, Mara & Daemon. After recently winning a months-long legal battle to keep their oldest child, the state is once again attempting to disrupt their lives – this time threatening to remove both children from their home.
On July 13th, Willem Van Spronsen was killed by police as he attempted to burn a fleet of vehicles that mere hours later would be used to destroy the lives of working people and families. That alone should be enough to know who he was.
A SCAM FOR THE BIG IDEA is a Pittsburgh anarcho-punk compilation album benefiting The Big Idea Cooperative Bookstore & Cafe.
The latest guidelines for unpermitted street protests issued by the Pittsburgh cops have generated a lot of outrage, but not much in the way of tactical or strategic analysis. We gave the document a quick glance to see what it might reveal about the cops’ plans and thoughts.
The Torchlight crew outlines some notes, critiques, and considerations that may be relevant to local anarchists.
The shit Eric went down for was an action in support of the Ferguson Uprising; in the wake of the murder of Antwon Rose Jr. by a killer cop here in Pittsburgh, his action resonates deeply right now especially.
Friday saw more protests over the police murder of Antwon Rose in East Pittsburgh. Report from TORCHLIGHT – Anarchist News from Pittsburgh
A Torchlight operative managed to get a picture of an undercover cop filming the rally for Antwon Rose yesterday afternoon at the Allegheny County courthouse.
Torchlight received the following reportback from an anarchist who attended the first rally for Antwon Rose on Wednesday evening. There was also a larger rally and march Thursday night that blocked Parkway East for over five hours. The reportback has been lightly edited for spelling and grammar, but is otherwise unchanged.
When we first came to Pitt, we had to reinvent the wheel when it came to spreading anarchy, and we made a fuckton of mistakes along the way.
Nightshade stands in solidarity with those striking and protesting around the world, today and every single day.
While the rivalry on the football field between WVU and Pitt is well known, on the streets we declare our comradely support.