The Torchlight crew outlines some notes, critiques, and considerations that may be relevant to local anarchists.
The following reports cover several of the latest autonomous actions taken during the ongoing mobilization demanding justice for Antwon Rose Jr.
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.
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.
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,…
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.
We ask you to take a moment and pause, to consider we are in this together, and that our sisters and brothers, our neighbors who grew up and live on the same streets as us, who pass over the same bridges as us, are under attack.
What other anarchists have called the social revolution is, to the conscious egoist, a massive interweaving of each individual’s personal insurrection, a coming together in a union of egoist to perpetuate what Stirner referred to as “an immense, reckless, shameless, conscienceless, proud crime.”
And I’d do it again.
[October 21, 2015] The zine is only available as a pdf: As Above So Below – Imposed PDF A goofy / overly-dramatic account of this zine’s distribution can be read below. Today Western Imperialism is the imperialism of the relative, of the “It all depends on your point of view”; it’s the eye rolling or…