“To be sure, corrections and detention still make up the lion’s share of both companies’ bottom line. Both GEO and CoreCivic derive about half their revenue from contracts with the federal government—mostly by providing detention facilities for Immigration and Customs Enforcement."
On #ThisWeekInFascism we got everything from Oath Keepers talking about murdering journalists live on TV, a SWAT team leader with violent fantasies of killing #BlackLivesMatter protesters, to a member of the III%ers starting trial for a series of bombings. https://itsgoingdown.org/this-week-in-fascism-83/
Via Free Jeremy at birdsite!!! 🔥
I am absolutely overjoyed to announce that Jeremy has been released from FCI Memphis.
He is safely at a halfway house in Chicago & even got to spend a little time with his support crew.
We thank you so much for your support throughout the years. Until all are free! #FreedJeremy
Jeremy Hammond is officially out of prison!!!!!!!
"Day of the Rope” is a white supremacist slogan referring to mass murders of “race traitors”.
"Proud Boys: Uncensored
This is just the beginning. Anti fascists Marxists will no longer hold this nation hostage.
Anti fascists will no longer be safe while they're terrorizing cities.
The pendulum is swinging back and the day of the rope is coming for every single violent marxist in this nation."
Lisa Simpson : Mom, I know your intentions are good but aren't the police the protective force that maintains the status quo for the wealthy elite? Don't you think we ought to attack the roots of social problems instead of jamming people into overcrowded prisons?
Marge : [pauses] Look Lisa, it's McGriff, the Crime Dog!
[uses a hand puppet]
Marge : Hey, Lisa, help me bite crime, ruff, ruff!
The Simpsons "The Springfield Connection" Season 6, Episode 23, 1995
Heads up Toronto!
Via Hudson Valley Antifascist Network:
"Gavin McInnes' brother, Kyle McInnes, is unsurprisingly also a racist white supremacist terrorist gang member. Lil Brother PissBoy can fuck off."
Doxer Gets Doxed: “Proud Boy” Chadwick Jason Seagraves of NCSU Libraries
On November 11, 2020 a Twitter user claimed to have been “wardriving antifa rioters, letting them associate with mobile honeypots to access internet” so they could “look at their traffic.” Included in the tweet was a network diagram that outlined what the poster purported was a Portland “antifa” network derived from the data culled from this alleged collection of wifi signals.
How it might should be done: 10 Thesis
Under cover of US elections, Israel wipes entire Palestinian community off the map
Israeli forces demolished the entire Bedouin community of Khirbet Humsah in the northern Jordan Valley, leaving 41 Palestinian children homeless just as winter storms spread through the West Bank.
“No End in Sight”: 9 Months into Pandemic, Nurses Are Tired, Demoralized & Still Lack Adequate PPE
As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its ninth month, a new report by National Nurses United, the largest nurses’ union in the United States, finds hospitals are still failing to provide adequate PPE and are unprepared as the surge is expected to get worse during the flu season. Nurses also report mental health struggles related to the pandemic.
A community in arms: the Indigenous roots of the EZLN
"By building a “democracy from below,” the Zapatistas recognize the leadership of, and carry on a long tradition of resistance by Indigenous communities in Chiapas."
“Point of No Return”: Western Sahara Declares End to 30-Year Truce
"We have declared a full-scale war against the occupiers [Morocco] of the West Sahara. The Moroccan military has breached the terms of the peace deal many times, and we have reached a point of no return. We'll continue with our armed struggle until the international community intervenes and provides an immediate and final solution to the issue."
(ICYMI, June 20, 2020) Black #Antifa AF
"As Black people waging a battle for our very lives, we must remember that our freedom is tied to the fall of fascism, and that many antifa protestors are working alongside our movements as allies. Next time you share that portrait of Malcolm or Black Panther Party members toting guns, remember they became and were anti-fascists. And, in times like these, we should all strive to be unapologetically anti-fascists, too!"
Anarchist antifascist abolitionists in so-called "Durango, Colorado, USA", occupied Nuchu ("Ute"), Diné ("Navajo"), and "Pueblo" territory.
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