If the FBI Approaches You to Become an Informant

CrimethInc Federal agents approach you. Perhaps they just ask a couple offhand questions; perhaps they have a deal to propose. They might tell you they are trying to help you; they might tell you that you are in a lot of trouble and it will just get worse unless you cooperate with them; they might…

The Sixth Declaration, the Zapatistas, Nationalism and the State

By Anonymous Understanding exactly what is meant by the Sixth Declaration is a difficult task. While the Declaration opens with a reference to it being the ‘simple word’[1] of the EZLN there is a certain, perhaps deliberate, lack of theoretical clarity. This can, completely understandably, cause problems interpreting the document and the Zapatista position. This…

A Dozen Shades of Far Right

The growing threat of authoritarianism demands mass movements and broad-based anti-fascist action on the basis of internationalism and genuine solidarity. By Maik Fielitz Earlier this year, a site in the German city of Dresden that had originally been designated for a refugee shelter was turned into a court room. Ironically, it now hosts a terror…

Radical Democracy: The First Line Against Fascism

The Kurds’ democratic resistance to ISIS demonstrates that anti-fascism cannot be separated from the wider struggle against capitalism, patriarchy and the state. By Dilar Dirik It was in the fall of 2014, only months after the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) made massive territorial gains inside Syria and Iraq, committing genocidal and feminicidal massacres, that a…

Surveillance State: Cameras Everywhere, Safety Nowhere

By CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective We know that police violence is a real problem in the US, and it makes sense that people are strategizing ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from being assaulted or murdered by the police. Many who are concerned about this issue have begun advocating for police to wear video…

Ida B. Wells: Anti-lynching Crusader

By Abayomi Azikiwe The many references by African-American women intellectuals and activists to educational achievement, economic self-reliance, sobriety and religious adherence suggest that Western bourgeois values influenced their thinking and organizational approaches. However, the social conditions created by Reconstruction’s failure must be considered. The profit-driven system of institutional racism and national oppression required super-exploitation of…

Surveillance State: Algorithmic Control and the Revolution of Desire

Editorial Comment: It is impossible to entirely escape the all-pervasive global surveillance apparatus, but we can take measures to secure a certain degree of privacy. Technology is designed to appeal to our false “corporate-imposed” notions of what it is that we think we desire or need. These notions have absolutely no foundation in reality. They…

El Che en la Revolución Cubana

Fiery Prophet of the Dawn – Poem by Che Guevara Por Fernando Martínez Heredia Via Tortilla Con Sal Palabras de Fernando Martínez Heredia en la presentación del tomo 7 de la obrar El Che en la revolución cubana, durante la Feria del Libro de La Habana. La publicación de este séptimo tomo de El Che…

Black Reconstruction and the Paris Commune: Two Momentous Revolutions

By Jeff Sorel Black History Month brings back to life long-buried struggles of African-American people for liberation and justice. One of the most stirring such struggles took place a century-and-a-half ago during Reconstruction, when a revolutionary upsurge in the 1870s led to formerly enslaved people winning political power throughout the U.S. South. A contemporaneous revolutionary…

How to Do Operational PGP

By Anonymous Contributor February 15, 2017 This is a guide on how to email securely. There are many guides on how to install and use PGP to encrypt email. This is not one of them. This is a guide on secure communication using email with PGP encryption. If you are not familiar with PGP, please read…

Antifa Worldwide: A Brief History of International Antifascism

Fascism, as we know it today, came amid the sweeping nationalism accompanying World War I. Numerous leftists shifting from left to right ported their watchwords of solidarity and insurrection over to militant formations designed to destroy the left and seize power. They were not unopposed in this mobilization of a left and right so-called “revolution.”…