Occupy Pittsburgh Now just dropped a new issue.
On Saturday August 28th, Pittsburgh protesters occupied the area outside the home of Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in Squirrel Hill for most of the day to call for his resignation.
PITTSBURGH: Plastic trash left at Rich Fitzgerald’s home to protest petrochemical buildout, communique encourages everyone to do the same.
The Ohio Valley Environmental Resistance (OVER), a land defense group based in southwestern Pennsylvania, returned to the house of Rich Fitzgerald, the Allegheny County Executive, to confront him about his response to a letter that OVER recently sent to him, demanding that he rescind his support of fracking and the petrochemical industry.
One year after the uprising reached Pittsburgh, over 60 protestors still face felony charges. Here’s how you can support them.
Report-back from an autonomous action that took place on 04.17.21 in Pittsburgh, PA.
A group of about 15-20 comrades in bloc gathered in solidarity with Minneapolis & the family of Duante Wright as well as expressing support of police /prison abolition in general.
Cracks in the Steel City is a filler column that recaps local news that anarchists in Pittsburgh may find interesting, with a particular focus on autonomous, illegalist, and insurrectionist activity. We also include information about fascist activity, state repression, and capitalist maneuvering.
Pgh city gov, universities, developers are trying to bulldoze through two neighborhoods & Schenley Park to build a road used exclusively by “autonomous” vehicle shuttles for students & techies.
On Thursday morning, a collection of autonomous activists blockaded the sole access road to the Shell Polymer’s office in Beaver, PA to protest the transformation of the Ohio Valley into a manufacturing hub for the petrochemical industry.
As Pittsburgh joins the ranks of cities disappearing protesters into unmarked vans, we implore our fellow residents of Pittsburgh to resist the urge to fixate on procedural details.
An annotated response to “Equity Action In Pittsburgh” [an official press release from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s government].