Agit-prop flyer: "Join the Rebellion. Smash Fascism. Combat Racism. Join the @TCGDC ." #Antifa #Rogue1 #StarWars
A brief review of pathways into IWW and workplace organizing, via the anti-oppression work of the General Defense Committee of the IWW
An entry-level syllabus on fascism and anti-fascism, from the Twin Cities General Defense Committee of the IWW.
A member of the Twin Cities GDC's discussion document on what the GDC should mean by #CommunitySelfDefense
An interview with the Secretary Treasurer of the Twin Cities GDC, about the history and direction of the IWW's General Defense Committee in the Twin Cities.
A response to the news about Riseup.net's Canary going silent, and a reminder about staying safe, and where our safety ultimately lies.
We have a lot of work to do. Despair would be a poor choice. Can we organize a serious challenge to capitalism and white nationalism yet? Think about what it means that: THESE were the choices Americans had. Donald Trump said everything he did, emboldening White Supremacy in public, legitimizing and spurring on openly white … Continue reading Community Self Defense During the Time of Trump
Brief reflections on Sheriff Stanek sending violent officers from MN to Standing Rock to repress #NoDAPL protesters.
This is a long form essay on the situation in Saint Cloud following the knife attack by Dirhan Adan, the backlash against Somalis that followed, and the resistance to that backlash. Written in several sections, it explores how the anti-refugee far right is using Islamophobia as a cover for their attack on the working class, compares and contrasts this anti-immigrant sentiment with the historical anti-German sentiment that helped form St Cloud's history of tension and resistance, and analyzes the city's economic conditions. It puts forward a call for community working class unity to push for housing, wages, and jobs, and against attempts by the far right to push cultural warfare.
The Twin Cities General Defense Committee Local 14 of the Industrial Workers of the World calls for all anti-racists and anti-fascists who want to put a stop to Donald Trump’s racist agenda to converge in Minneapolis on Friday the 19th to confront Trump and his hateful supporters. Donald Trump’s campaign has been a crusade against … Continue reading Twin Cities GDC Calls for Mobilization at Donald Trump Fundraiser