Updates on the Midwest “Finding Our Roots” Anarchist Conference

The group organizing this summer’s Finding Our Roots Midwest anarchist conference have announced an update on the organizing so far: So we’ve made it through Chicago’s winter and Finding Our Roots 2011 is starting to come together!   The dates are set for June 10th-12th and don’t forget we’re still accepting workshops! We are also … Read moreUpdates on the Midwest “Finding Our Roots” Anarchist Conference

Fifth Estate #384 (Spring 2011) Out Now

The spring 2011 of the long-running Michigan anarchist/anti-authoritarian newspaper Fifth Estate is out now. Among the many articles in this issue are two articles pertaining to Michigan: a look at Detroit’s Trumbullplex and the anarchist convergence that took place as part of the U.S. Social Forum last summer in Detroit. The rest of the content: … Read moreFifth Estate #384 (Spring 2011) Out Now

Lansing May Day March and Celebration Planned

The Lansing Workers’ Center has planned a May Day march and celebration in Lansing on May 1st: May Day 2011 International Workers’ Day Immigrant Rights March & Celebration Sunday May 1st 2pm – March/Marcha March Begins at the Lansing Capital 3-6pm – Celebration/Fiesta Celebration is at 106 Lathrop St, MI 48912 (couple blocks east of … Read moreLansing May Day March and Celebration Planned

Grand Rapids IWW Hosting May Day Celebration April 30th

The Grand Rapids branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is hosting their second annual May Day picnic on April 30th: May Day is also known as International Worker’s Day, a holiday honored in several countries as a celebration of the organized labor movement and labor rights. It’s also near the anniversary of … Read moreGrand Rapids IWW Hosting May Day Celebration April 30th

ELF Indictment in Grand Rapids for Logging Equipment Sabotage

The Earth First! Newswire reported recently that federal prosecutors in Grand Rapids indicted Jesse Waters for his alleged role in sabotaging logging equipment near Mesick, Michigan. The sabotage took place more than ten years ago during an environmental campaign aimed at halting deforestation. The indictment in the case alleges that Waters set fire to the … Read moreELF Indictment in Grand Rapids for Logging Equipment Sabotage