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A letter from Seattle to Hong Kong Protestors/ 从西雅图给香港战友写信

中文版正在翻译当中! Fighting For Our Common Freedoms: A letter from Seattle to Hong Kong Protesters Dear Hong Kong protesters, We write to you as people who participated in the Occupy Wall Street movement and Decolonize/Occupy Seattle. We are writing to express … Continue reading

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Event: More 4 Mann – Seattle Public Schools’ Board Meeting

We are reposting a call out for solidarity. Members of the Black community in Seattle have been holding space in the abandoned Horace Mann School building (owned by the Seattle Public Schools). Free classes for youth and childcare have been … Continue reading

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Teacher organizing, unions, and lessons from the Decolonize/ Occupy Port Shutdown

A few weeks ago, I wrote a document called “In the wake of the testing boycott: a 10-point proposal for teacher self-organization”  for the Creativity Not Control blog.  Creativity Not Control is an embryonic organizing project that I’m helping build … Continue reading

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Anti-Repression, Anti-Fascist Strategizing Suggestions

With the rise of the Golden Dawn fascist group in Greece, and their attempts to build a base here in the U.S. (link) , anti-fascist strategies are becoming more and more crucial. Also, I wouldn’t be surprised if the police continue … Continue reading

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The Chicago Teachers’ Strike and Beyond: deepening struggles in the schools

“This aint about money! That’s far from the truth, they want better work conditions to teach the youth. Politicians, I don’t trust em, its all in the name the president, the mayor all want political gain. Theyd rather put the … Continue reading

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May 1st flyering

This is the flyer that some of us in Black Orchid Collective have worked on and been distributing. We have been flyering consistently with friends in the South End. If you are interested in joining us, please email us at … Continue reading

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Action Feb. 6th: stop firing UW custodians

Rank and file custodians, and shop stewards from their union, are taking action at the University of Washington.  These were the same workers who mobilized against budget cuts in 2009-2010, launching the student-worker anti-austerity struggles that culminated in the March … Continue reading

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