Support Herman Bell’s Attempt at Parole

We’re writing to ask if you are able to write a letter in support of Herman Bell’s next parole attempt, which will be taking place in February 2018. As you probably all know, it’s been a difficult fall for Herman, as he was assaulted viciously by guards earlier this year. However, his health is recovering and he has been so deeply touched by all of the support that he was showered with from all of you. And of course beating the charges was such an incredible win!

Because of the tremendous support Herman received behind the assault, and because ...........READ MORE

REVEALED: The white supremacists behind alt-right posters around the city (repost)

Two groups were photographed on U of T campus last night, and Torontoist has identified several participants. Last night, two groups of white supremacists were caught on camera putting up “It’s Okay To Be White” posters up around the University of Toronto campus.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at REVEALED: The white supremacists behind alt-right posters around the city ...........READ MORE

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montreal: GRANDE MANIFESTATION CONTRE LA HAINE ET LE RACISME / Mass Demonstration Against Hate and Racism

A quick reminder: in Montreal this Sunday November 12 come out to the mass demonstration against hate and racism, at place emelie gamelin at 2pm (metro berri uqam)

For more information, see http://manif12novembre.com/ or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Grande-manifestation-contre-la-haine-et-le-racisme-139212963361495/

For more information on the struggle against the far right in Quebec, see https://montreal-antifasciste.info ...........READ MORE

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4th Annual Ottawa Feminist Fair, November 12

The Feminist Twins are proud to present the 4th annual Ottawa Feminist Fair taking place on Sunday November 12th at the Montgomery Legion.

Where: Montgomery Centretown Legion; 330 Kent St., Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2A6
When: 11am-4pm, November 12
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/133487480616824

This event is a vendor’s craft market, fundraiser, and showcase for several non-profit organizations. It is ALL AGES, pay what you can (no one turned away for lack of funds!), with proceeds going to Voice Found. We are also accepting toiletries donations for STORM which support STW and women at risk. We are also seeking volunteers.

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Some Antifascist Events in Montreal October 26-Nov 12

Lancement du livre: Antifa – The Anti-Fascist Handbook, de Mark Bray / Book Launch: Antifa – The Antifascist Handbook, by Mark Bray
vendredi 27 octobre, 19 h 30 / Friday October 27, 7:30pm
@ CEDA , 2515 Rue Delisle, Montréal; Métro Lionel-Groulx
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/485923575096911

Contingent Antiraciste ET Antifasciste dans la manif contre l’austerité organisés par la Coalition Main Rouge
Samedi, 28 octobre, 1pm / Saturday Oct. 28, 1pm
PARC VILLERAY (coin Jarry et Christophe-Colomb)
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1470283673007698

Grande manifestation contre la haine et le racisme / Mass Demonstration Against Hate and Racism
dimanche le 12 november, 14h00 / Sunday, November 12 ...........READ MORE

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David Gilbert’s Looking at the U.S. White Working Class Historically

Looking at the U.S. White Working Class Historically tackles one of the supreme issues for our movement, the contradiction embodied in the term “white working class.” On the one hand there is the class designation that should imply, along with all other workers of the world, a fundamental role in the overthrow of capitalism. On the other hand, there is the identification of being part of a (“white”) oppressor nation. Gilbert seeks to understand the origins of this contradiction, its historical development, as well as possibilities to weaken and ultimately transform the situation. In other words, how can people ...........READ MORE

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Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook

In the wake of tragic events in Charlottesville, VA, and Donald Trump’s initial refusal to denounce the white nationalists behind it all, the “antifa” opposition movement is suddenly appearing everywhere. But what is it, precisely? And where did it come from?

As long as there has been fascism, there has been anti-fascism — also known as “antifa.” Born out of resistance to Mussolini and Hitler in Europe during the 1920s and ’30s, the antifa movement has suddenly burst into the headlines amidst opposition to the Trump administration and the alt-right. They could be seen in news reports, often clad all ...........READ MORE

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Robyn Maynard’s POLICING BLACK LIVES available now!

Delving behind Canada’s veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave ships to prisons, classrooms and beyond. Robyn Maynard provides readers with the first comprehensive account of nearly four hundred years of state-sanctioned surveillance, criminalization and punishment of Black lives in Canada.

While highlighting the ubiquity of Black resistance, Policing Black Lives traces the still-living legacy of slavery across multiple institutions, shedding light on the state’s role in perpetuating contemporary Black poverty and unemployment, racial profiling, law enforcement violence, incarceration, immigration detention, deportation, exploitative migrant labour practices, disproportionate child removal and ...........READ MORE

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2018 Slingshot Organizers Have Arrived!

By far the most popular way for anarchists to stay organized, the Slingshot 2018 organizers are here, complete with mini-calendar, daybook planner, address book section, international radical contact list, and nifty what happened on this day notes scattered throughout. The artwork, as ever, is wonderful in a chaotic punk rock way.

Now in its 24th year of publication, Slingshot is a 176 page planner/agenda with radical dates for every day of the year, space to write your phone numbers, a contact list of radical groups around the globe, menstrual calendar, info on police repression, extra note pages, plus much more. ...........READ MORE

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Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar 2018 — Back from the Printers!

The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar is one of the most important and wonderful products that i am lucky enough to be able to distribute — and the 2018 calendar is back from the printers and available now! (you can order from leftwingbooks.net here)
Certain Days is a joint fundraising and educational project between outside organizers in Montreal, Toronto, and New York, in partnership with three political prisoners being held in maximum-security prisons in New York State: David Gilbert, Robert Seth Hayes and Herman Bell. As the calendar collective explains, “The initial project was suggested by ...........READ MORE