A local anarchist who has recently been involved in legal support sent us this compendium of repressive activities by law enforcement. It has been edited for spelling and grammar, and supporting links added, but is otherwise unchanged.
Anonymous submission received on 07.14.20 || “Fred Hampton said that we fight racism with solidarity, and it is in the spirit of solidarity that I write this message.”
On May 12th, a caravan of almost 30 vehicles circulated downtown, demanding that Allegheny County Jail release prisoners, especially Black mothers, in light of the ongoing Covid19 pandemic. The action was organized by Dignity Act of PA.
The old axiom goes on. Stare into the abyss long enough and the abyss stares back.
Don’t blink. Stand your ground and the abyss nervously averts its gaze.
The zine “Why I’m Queer” was submitted to Filler on 02.21.20 by Thomas, a student at the University of Pittsburgh.
We talk about the DIY ethic and community(ies), their recording process, the band’s radical shift in sound and style, their upcoming tour, and a whole bunch of other shit.
This zine was created by members of the Housing Committee of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), with contributions from housing experts and organizations from around the Greater City of Pittsburgh.
A white cop can shoot a black kid three times in the back and get away with it.
On Tuesday, October 30th, thousands of people took to the streets of Pittsburgh to mourn the passing of 11 people at the hands of an Alt-Right white nationalist, who attacked the Tree of Life synagogue several days ago for their work in supporting refugees and immigrants.
In September, Philly Antifa announced, “For the next 30 days, every day, we will be profiling/exposing a member or supporter of Keystone United (KU) and Keystone State Skinheads (KSS). We will be largely concentrating on Pennsylvania fascists, with a few exceptions.”
Philly Antifa not only followed through, but they even threw in a few bonus boneheads.
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.