Community Self Defense During the Time of Trump

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

A Crossroads in Saint Cloud: Culture War or Rebuilding Together

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.

Twin Cities GDC Calls for Mobilization at Donald Trump Fundraiser

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