PITTSBURGH: Plastic trash left at Rich Fitzgerald’s home to protest petrochemical buildout, communique encourages everyone to do the same.
Tag: pittsburgh protest
PITTSBURGH: Over 60 Protestors Still Facing Felony Charges
One year after the uprising reached Pittsburgh, over 60 protestors still face felony charges. Here’s how you can support them.
ZINE || Fuck Identity, We Need Solidarity
This is a critique of how privilege theory and cultural essentialism has been a boom in our city and how it has incapacitated antiracist, feminist, and queer organizing in this country by taking identity categories and equating them with culture, and culture with solidarity.
An Annotated Response to Peduto’s “Equity Action In Pittsburgh”
An annotated response to “Equity Action In Pittsburgh” [an official press release from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s government].
This is What Happens When We Stop Rioting || TORCHLIGHT PGH
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.
An Open Letter to ‘Pittsburgh I Can’t Breathe’
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.”
PITTSBURGH: Black Mamas Bailout Car Caravan Targets Courthouse and Jail
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.
Pittsburgh: No One is Surprised
A white cop can shoot a black kid three times in the back and get away with it.
A Brief Look at Pittsburgh’s New Protest Guidelines — TORCHLIGHT
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.