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The People’s Gong

People’s Gong 1. hup 2. circle up (form concentric circles and hold hands) 3. face out 4. mic check text 5. face in 6. countdown from 10 7. DING x 3 9:30am & 4pm People’s Gong The closing bell is the symbol / of the colonization of the 99% by the 1% The closing bell […]

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People’s Gong

People’s Gong 1. hup 2. circle up (form concentric circles and hold hands) 3. face out 4. mic check text 5. face in 6. countdown from 10 7. DING x 3 9:30am & 4pm People’s Gong The closing bell is the symbol / of the colonization of the 99% by the 1% The closing bell […]

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Another City is Possible: Upcoming Post-Strike Actions!

We’re two days out. The General Strike is nearly upon us and the symptoms of apprehension are visible in all of us. Finger nails bitten down to the nail bed, jumpiness around the NYPD that slightly resembles hup, maniacal outbursts of Officer Winski, and tight circles of activists chain smoking cigarettes in a fast-paced fervor […]

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General Strike Vocabulary: Scab

The term “scab” is a strikebreaker, it refers usually to an employee that formerly was not hired by the company entangled in the contemporary trade dispute or an employee (union or non union) that disrespects picket lines and attends work during an ongoing strike. A quote commonly attributed to Jack London begins: After God had […]

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Training Day!

The Final Spring Training is here! It’s been 6 weeks of training in street tactics. We’ve learned how to creatively move and communicate together as a unit, and disperse and swarm to reach a target. Along the way, we’ve built community of trust by practicing together. And we’ve rung the People’s Gong, a call to action, […]

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#99PKTS

As we approach May 1,we will be setting up 99 Picket Lines to expose, disrupt, and shut down the 1% who rule our city. This is an opportunity to fight back against austerity, union busting, the attacks on immigrant rights and the entire system of the 1% rule with a tactic and framework that is […]

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Mutual Aid

Mutual aid is a practice that has existed for thousands of years if not more. In essence, it is the exchange of resources and services in a way that is both voluntary and mutually beneficial to those involved. Everyone has something of value to offer in this society. Instead of looking to corporations or the […]

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Politics in the Streets: UPCOMING DIRECT ACTION TRAININGS

From the Labor Movement, to Women’s Suffrage, to the Civil Rights Movement, to the Anti-War Movements and the Anti-Nuclear Movement, Non-Violent Direct Action has been a powerful force for justice, liberation and change.  Come out to an introduction workshop to learn how we can participate in Direct Action and help create a better world. Monday […]

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A Very Subversive Invitation!

  You are cordially invited to attend ongoing May Day Action Spokescouncils! This body aspires to inspire autonomous actions and collectively create a space where different groups can support each other through mutual aid and solidarity. We will not be meeting to make decisions or critique others’ tactics but to coordinate the various actions that […]

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the system has got to die, hella hella occupy

here are some chants for the weekly friday marches on wall street. feel free to add more. Wall Street, Wall Street take a hike, Now’s the time for General STRIKE!! Ole’ / Ole’ Ole’ Ole’ Occupy / Wall Street Ole’ / Ole’ Ole’ Ole’ All day / All week We’re not back, We never left […]

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