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…

From George Wallace to the Alt-Right: Resisting White Supremacy

By Lorenzo Raymond The history of the civil rights movement is often used to pressure militants into passive resistance. But how nonviolent was the Black Freedom Movement, particularly when it was winning? Historians now agree that the use of force played a constructive role for many liberation projects of the period, including not just the Black…

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…

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…