Posts Tagged ‘ direct action ’

Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

Durham, NC: “NO WALL NO BORDER” Graffiti in Solidarity with #J20 and FL Prison Strikers

From It’s Going Down The following short report was sent anonymously to It’s Going Down: A group of friends spent a casual and soon-to-be snowy evening decorating a huge wall in view of Durham’s highway 147. We hope this can warm the hearts of friends and comrades facing repression on both sides of the...
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Two Paychecks Podcast: Blockade Against McKenzie Forest Logging

Two Paychecks Podcast: Blockade Against McKenzie Forest Logging

From It’s Going Down In Oregon, Cascadia Forest Defenders are resisting the logging of public lands of the McKenzie Forest by by setting up blockades and occupying treesits. Logging the McKenzie would be harmful to the water table for surrounding communities, it is also one of the last bits of unlogged forest. Resistance to...
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“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

from It’s Going Down   https://ia601509.us.archive.org/13/items/bridgepipe/bridgepipe.mp3 This is the first time in Louisiana that we have seen environmental justice, African-American communities, we have seen indigenous communities, we have seen crawfishers, we have seen faith leaders – stand together, united to say: “This is just a company we don’t want to give access to our...
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Germany: RWE Compound Sabotaged

Germany: RWE Compound Sabotaged

submitted to Earth First! Newswire HIT REPORT! 4th January, Hambacher Forest. anonymous report: “2018 has begun — RWE are smashed! We are a group of autonomous anarchists. We are nature defending itself, acting to protect the Hambacher Forest and the world from RWE and capitalism. In this action, an area of RWE was destroyed....
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Olympia, WA: Indigenous Woman Occupying State Capitol Lawn Arrested

Olympia, WA: Indigenous Woman Occupying State Capitol Lawn Arrested

By Puget Sound Anarchists / It’s Going Down In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) and arrested by state patrol troopers, while 3 other occupants were allowed to...
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Animal Liberationists Kick off the New Year With Multiple Actions

Animal Liberationists Kick off the New Year With Multiple Actions

from Bite Back reported anonymously: “On New Year’s Day the ALF entered a chicken facility in the north of England and liberated 10 chickens from a life of suffering and misery. The ALF started 2018 the same way they want to end it, with animal liberation. Get active. Take action. Empty all cages.” anonymous...
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New Caledonia: Société Le Nickel Mine Sabotaged

New Caledonia: Société Le Nickel Mine Sabotaged

from Attaque translated by Earth First! Journal A creek in southern New Caledonia contaminated by the nickel mine. The important mining site of the Société Le Nickel (Eramet group) in New Caledonia has been the target of many sabotages during the holiday season, according to the company on Friday . The facts occurred...
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UK: Lock-On Protest at Shale Gas Site

UK: Lock-On Protest at Shale Gas Site

from Drill or Drop Two pairs of opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operations in Lancashire locked themselves together at about 5am outside the site at Preston New Road near Blackpool. The lock-on protest was the first of 2018. A team of four specialist police officers removed the campaigners by early afternoon. Police said four...
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Mexico: Communities Organize Against Forest Pillaging in Michoacán

Mexico: Communities Organize Against Forest Pillaging in Michoacán

from Its Going Down The 30 towns that make up the Supreme Indigenous Council of Michoacán began community patrols and organized groups of self-defense forces to both protect the forests and avocado groves from pillaging and to reject the collection of fees. The director of the Pamatácuaro holding confirmed that in the past few...
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Hudson Valley Earth First! Ends Treesit

Hudson Valley Earth First! Ends Treesit

from It’s Going Down Hudson Valley Earth First! has decided to end the tree sit against the Valley Lateral Pipeline. The tree sit lasted a full 23 days, and was effective in causing the pipeline company to reroute their project around the protest. Due to these circumstances and others, the brave individual(s) who occupied...
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France, Seyssins (Isère): Our Ecology, Your Sabotage

France, Seyssins (Isère): Our Ecology, Your Sabotage

from anarchistnews.org On the night of December 21, we went along Seyssins up to the Pré Nouvel eco-district, a construction site begun several years ago, supposedly to become the latest urbanized area of ​​this bourgeois enclave. There we struck in three places, accompanying our acts of sabotage with tags. We will briefly give the...
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Australia: Adani Activists Stop Coal Train Before Being Arrested

Australia: Adani Activists Stop Coal Train Before Being Arrested

by Andrew Backhouse / reposted on Popular Resistance ACTIVISTS have halted a train carrying hundreds of tonnes of coal headed for the Abbott Point Coal Terminal. Anti-Adani protest group Front Line Action on Coal reported two activists climbed on top of a coal train and hung a banner across a 15-metre-long carriage. After over...
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