The university is a crafted as an apolitical space, where political engagement is only an option as long as it is figured as a consumer choice that does not disrupt or antagonize other student’s private enjoyment.
Podcast – Is a genderless world possible, and what does fighting for one mean for those living in one where gender norms and roles define all aspects of our lives?
“I came out here for a protest, what the hell is this?” It was bureaucratic bullshit and an amazing example of imposed hierarchies thwarting the ability and power of natural, collectivized direct action.
Banner dropped in solidarity with the ACJ noise demo arrestees and Dane Powell.
The Tilted Scales Collective is coming to The Big Idea Bookstore on July 19 at 7pm for community discussions based on their new book, A Tilted Guide to Being a Defendant.
Take whatever it is that you love, nurture it, and make it dangerous. Anyways, below is an (in)complete rundown of some cool shit to do this week.
For an education that liberates. For a campus culture that terrifies Pitt’s board of trustees. For a campus that celebrates life.
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…
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.
This issue of Filler explores the growing resistance to the Pitt Patriarchy.
Perspectives on respectability, power disparities within movements, and the whitewashing of struggle.