A downloadable version of this Press Release may be downloaded here: gdc.14.2017.03.17.M31.PR.1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: The Twin Cities General Defense Committee, Local 14 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: March 22, 2017 STAND FOR EACH OTHER! STOP FASCISM & HATE - ALL OUT ON MARCH 31st! In solidarity with the antifascist who was shot and nearly murdered in … Continue reading All Out Against Fascism and Hate on March 31st!
[UPDATE: This post originally and mistakenly linked to another organization's anti police terror project. This post is not properly updated with a link to the GDC Anti-Police Terror Working Group's vision statement.] The Twin Cities GDC Local 14's Anti-Police Terror Working Group has released their first public vision and position document, which you can find here. … Continue reading New Anti-Police Terror Working Group Page
The KEXP 90.3 radio program Mind over Matters has recorded a roughly 30-minute interview with Fellow Worker Hex, the IWW and GDC member who was shot on January 20th outside of the Milo Yiannopoulos event on the campus of University of Washington, Seattle.
Fascists attempted to hold a “White Lives Matter” rally at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. An anti-fascist coalition exposed them and prevented them from organizing, facing fascist violence in retribution. Anti-fascists were unharmed in the scuffle.
A 17 minute interview with the IWW Seattle Press Secretary, offering updates on the UW Shooting (1/20/17) and the need for working-class defense against fascists.
An interview with DACA student from UC Berkeley, and anti-fascist GDC member, regarding the shutdown of Milo Yiannopoulos' planned event at UC Berkeley, and the use of militant tactics against the far right.
University administrations are collaborating with violent fascists, sexists, and racists, claiming that the first amendment prevents them from securing the safety of their campus communities.
A second press release from the General Defense Committee on the shooting of a member on the University of Washington's Seattle campus on Friday, January 20.
Received from "Stockholm/Swedish Syndicalists" "As a local branch we are stunned by the new of shooting of a Fellow Worker (FW) and comrade. Not surprising though, after what we understand what is happening in the US. Please let us know if more help is needed. Please forward - when and if possible - our solidarity … Continue reading Solidarity Letter to Seattle FW from Sweden
UW-Seattle Shooting Victim is Anti-Racist Organizer ; Victim was de-escalating conflict at protest when shot. The victim of the shooting at University of Washington's Seattle Campus (UW-Seattle) on Friday, January 20, 2017, is a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the IWW's General Defense Committee (GDC), an anti-racist and anti-fascist organization. He was present at the protests against Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos on Friday night to oppose Milo's hateful speech, which encourages violence towards minority groups, and has resulted in actual violence in the past. The victim spent the period prior to being shot de-escalating conflicts between protesters and counter-protesters.