Category: Community Organizing

Autonomous Disaster Relief Organizing in the Wake of the #CampFire

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Autonomous Disaster Relief Organizing in the Wake of the #CampFire appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with two people on the ground in Chico, California who are organizing in the wake of the devastating #CampFire… Read more »

Countering White Supremacy In the Militia & Patriot Movement

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Countering White Supremacy In the Militia & Patriot Movement appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with a member of the Puget Sound John Brown Gun Club, which is part of the Redneck Revolt network. If… Read more »

Audio Report: Anger Continues Against #DeportationBus

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Audio Report: Anger Continues Against #DeportationBus appeared first on It’s Going Down. Cover Photo from @ArthurVandelayy In the past week, President Trump referred to undocumented migrants from Central America as “animals,” protests continued to confront Georgia State Senator, Michael William’s “Deportation Bus,” and protests in New… Read more »

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief on Building Dual Power & Upcoming Tour

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Mutual Aid Disaster Relief on Building Dual Power & Upcoming Tour appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the IGDcast, we spoke with someone involved in Mutual Aid Disaster Relief (MAD), which is a network of volunteers who are engaged in autonomous, grassroots,… Read more »

“What They Awakened”: Audio Documentary on Defense of Chicano Park

This post was originally published on this siteThe post “What They Awakened”: Audio Documentary on Defense of Chicano Park appeared first on It’s Going Down. In the following audio documentary about the defense of Chicano Park in San Diego, located in the working-class neighborhood of Logan Heights, we discuss what all went down on February… Read more »

Audio Report: Burgerville Workers Union Finish Three Day Strike

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Audio Report: Burgerville Workers Union Finish Three Day Strike appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this audio report, we talked to someone with the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU), which is a part of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a revolutionary anti-capitalist union founded… Read more »

“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

This post was originally published on this siteThe post “We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline appeared first on It’s Going Down. This is the first time in Louisiana that we have seen environmental justice, African-American communities, we have seen indigenous communities, we have seen crawfishers, we have seen faith leaders… Read more »

Audio Report: Autonomous Relief In Houston Post-Harvey

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Audio Report: Autonomous Relief In Houston Post-Harvey appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this audio report with Solidarity Houston, we talk with anarchists doing autonomous disaster relief in the wake of hurricane Harvey. While the waters have receded, in the aftermath of the storm many… Read more »

Class War on the Lobby Floor: How Tenants Won a Rent Strike

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Class War on the Lobby Floor: How Tenants Won a Rent Strike appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode, we talk to an organizer with Parkdale Organize, an autonomous and grassroots working-class organization in so-called Toronto, Canada, which has worked to build the power… Read more »

Running the Pockets of the Trust Fund Fuhrer in Gainesville

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Running the Pockets of the Trust Fund Fuhrer in Gainesville appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the IGDcast, we talked with one of the organizers of #NoNazisAtUF, about the recent demonstrations organized in Gainesville, Florida against neo-Nazi leader, Richard Spencer. We discuss… Read more »