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Ferguson and Further

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Over the past two weeks, there has been a considerable amount of discussion about what has been happening in Ferguson in response to the police killing of Michael Brown. In many ways, the act is representative of how police function everywhere, both in terms of its daily brutality and in the brutal response to those … Continue Reading »

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SHAC Ends… The Future is Ours

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Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC)–an innovative ten-year campaign launched by animal liberation activists–has ended. While claiming success in terms of exposing Huntingdon Life Sciences animal exploitation and almost driving the company into bankruptcy, organizers with SHAC in the United Kingdom cite ongoing repression as the impetus behind calling it quits, saying that they need time … Continue Reading »

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Hey, Step Back with the Riot Shaming

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With another anti-police riot taking place in the United States, in this case Ferguson in the greater St. Louis area, there has been the usual round of anti-rioting propaganda coming from community activists and politicians. The following article from Mask Magazine does a good job of de-bunking many anti-rioting arguments. We’re always excited to see … Continue Reading »

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August Political Prisoner Birthday Poster

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The August political prisoner birthday poster from the Chapel Hill Prison Books Collective is out now: Hello Friends and Comrades, 1) Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for August. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own. 2) Celebrate the Ten-Year Anniversary of … Continue Reading »

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TCN Radio on Fire at the Mountain Bookfair

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The most recent (and final?) episode of TCN Radio features an extended report-back from the Fire at the Mountain Anti-Colonial and Anarchist Bookfair that was held last fall in Flagstaff, AZ. The event aimed to foster connections and conversation around anti-colonial and anarchist struggles. Since taking place last fall, we’ve heard good things about the … Continue Reading »

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Article on the History of the IWW in Grand Rapids

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As a result of our research into the history of anarchist activity in Grand Rapids, we recently had an article published in the Industrial Worker that provides an overview of the activity of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) in Grand Rapids during the 1910s and the 1970s. While a lot has changed politically … Continue Reading »

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Book Review: Translating Anarchy

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As an anarchist who participated in the larger Occupy phenomenon (in my case, Occupy Grand Rapids) I never really followed much of what was happening with Occupy Wall Street in New York City. When the occupations spread across the country, my inspiration came from elsewhere, cities like Oakland, Seattle, and St. Louis seemed to offer … Continue Reading »

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July is International Zine Month

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While July is half way over now, to we wanted to point out that it’s “International Zine Month” which is an event started back in 2010 by the folks at Stolen Sharpie Revolution to highlight zines. The month features suggestions for doing a “zine-related” activity a day. There is a poster for the month and … Continue Reading »

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Online Ordering is Back

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For the past few months we haven’t had the capacity to do online ordering, but we’re happy to announce that it now works again. You can access our online catalog at http://sproutdistro.storenvy.com In the coming weeks we’ll add better integration with our website, but for now check out our store. And as always, while we … Continue Reading »