Al Ditty – Working-Class Hero by Ciaran, member of the Twin Cities General Defense Committee When Jamar Clark was executed by Minneapolis police on Plymouth Ave in North Minneapolis back in November 2015 – a powerful movement erupted in response, and its reverberations are still being felt today. Many, many people made great sacrifices in … Continue reading Al Ditty – Working Class Hero
Talking Stick TV, has released a video version of a previously-shared interview with Hex, who was shot in an act of political violence on the University of Washington, Seattle campus, on January 20. The General Defense Committee (GDC) of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) has been attempting to support this Fellow Worker and Defender … Continue reading Video Interview with Hex, IWW/GDC member and UW-Seattle Shooting Survivor
The news that a Black family newly moved into Delano, Minnesota had had their home broken into, burglarized, and covered with racist and fascist graffiti, is heartbreaking. This family is also related to one of our local members. Please consider supporting them financially if you can; if they continue in their decision to leave Delano, … Continue reading Support Victims of Racist Burglary and Vandalism in Delano, Minnesota
[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.